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2013 The Kiteboarder Calendar Now Shipping

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The Kiteboarder's 2013 Kiteboarding Wall Calendar is now shipping. Get yours in The Kiteboarder Store!

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The Chicken Bike Adventure

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The first test for the chicken bikes came when we stopped at the Mexican consulate on our way out of town. As we pulled up a guard actually opened the razor wire gate for us thinking we were delivering food to employees. When we asked where we go for visas he simply asked, “No pollo?” and kicked us out.

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The Great Lakes: The Forgotten Coast

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Within an hour drive from my home are eight wave riding spots, two thermal wind spots that crank with clockwork reliability, and two long jetties that provide butter-flat riding conditions. In a normal year more than half of my kiteboarding sessions are in waves that range in height from waist to well overhead.

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VIDEO: Hidden Lines Chapter 1: Chile

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Youri Zoon, Kevin Langeree, and Nick Jacobsen set out to travel the destinations on their bucket list. First up is Chile, where they discover a mountain lake called Puclaro and score a wave session at Matanzas. Along the way we get to know the different characters and their intertwined history. But most of all, this is where a road trip full of fun starts.

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VIDEO: Salt & Speed Preview

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Alex Caizergues and Rob Douglas are currently in France doing their best to reclaim the outright speed sailing record.

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Youri Zoon and Karolina Winkowska Crowned 2012 PKRA World Champions After Intense Last Day of Competition

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Today, on the biggest day of the year, the 2012 Freestyle World Champion was decided, and what an incredible day it was. In fact, no one could have anticipated how close the final results would actually be – and this day went down in history, providing some of the most epic final battles ever witnessed.

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Sugar Bowl Welcomes Snowkiting to Tahoe for 2012/2013 Season

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One of Tahoe’s most prominent ski areas, Sugar Bowl Resort, has embraced this sport and will be offering a riding and lesson area for people to learn and enjoy.

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VIDEO: Slingshot Boards: Hand Built in the USA

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Get an inside look at the Slingshot board factory where Slingshot's wakeboards and twin tip kiteboards are built.

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VIDEO: The Lisbon Project with Sam Medysky

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Join Sam Medysky as he continues his travels in Europe and meets up with Rui to build a slider.

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PKRA China Wraps Up with LIght Wind Conditions

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Each competitor retained high expectations for this closing day in such an enchanting place; however, the wind gods turned out to have different plans. Hanging around the event site checking emails, playing games, and socializing, the riders paid close attention to the official notice board and any sign of a greater breeze.

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Lord of the Wind Showdown Slated for January 10-15, 2013

The 2013 Lord of the Wind Showdown is off and running, Jan 10 through Jan 15 in Los Barriles Mexico. With the consistent north winds blowing and the warm water, this is the perfect destination for one of the sport’s top competitions.

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VIDEO: Chaos in Brazil with Alberto Rondina

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Alby Rondina steps up his game on a recent trip to Brazil.

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Lewis Crathern joins BEST Kiteboarding

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BEST Kiteboarding continues their streak of adding new team riders with wild man Lewis Crathern.

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VIDEO: Wainman Hawaii Rabbit Gang 2.0 White Edition

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Wainman Hawaii has released the Rabbit Gang 2.0 White Edition kites and has released this video starring Lou Wainman and Niccolo Porcella riding in Maui to announce the new kites.

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VIDEO: LEGO Man Goes Kitesurfing

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Another rainy day as winter approaches in the UK finds a LEGO man kiter and the kite launcher making the most of the left-hand towel reef break that was barreling in the corner of my room.

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