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PKRA O’Neill Kiteboard World Cup in Holland Results

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Kevin Langeree (NED) and Ewan Jaspan (AUS) took center stage in front of the judges, throwing down the best maneuvers and most impressive tricks they could showcase.

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VIDEO: How to Tack a Surfboard while Kitesurfing

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Tacking on a surfboard is a great way to change quickly change directions without loosing any ground downwind.

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Vela Kitesurf and Windsurf Resorts Purchased by Pryde Group Americas

HR Sports Resorts and Pryde Group America announced that PGA has purchased the Vela Windsurf Resorts and Vela Kitesurf Resorts brands from HR Sports and will be expanding the number of destination resort facilities

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2012 La Ventana Classic Projects Chosen

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Thanks to everyone who helped in the event this year - below are the first round of projects you helped raise money for -and there are more to come!

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VIDEO: Basic Kitesurfing Skills – Frontside Off the Top

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The basic frontside off the lip is every rider's introduction to riding a wave with a kite. A good top turn involves a lot of timing between your kite, your board position, and the wave and it can take some time to pull it all together.

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VIDEO: Ruben Lenten Snowkite Cliff Jump – Red Bull Ragnarok 2012

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During the Red Bull Ragnarok 2012, professional kiter Ruben Lenten did a spectacular jump off a hundred meter high cliff on the Haugastøl plateau in Norway

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PROFILED: Chelu Guardati

Photo Clara Gudlielmi

Chelu grew up in Campana, about 50 miles from Argentina’s capital of Buenos Aires. She got a degree in Advertising/Public Relations and worked various marketing jobs in the city for a few years but realized that being in an office was not what she wanted for her life.

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New York State Parks: Help remove the ban on kitesurfing !

This is already in place and could affect access at your local beach. Don't let this precedence be set for our sport and help out your fellow riders in New York! Please sign the petition and enlist the support of your other kiting friends to help out the cause.

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It’s Official, Kiteboarding to be Included in the 2016 Olympics

Photo Paul Lang

Today the International Sailing Federation voted to include kiteboarding in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Not only is kiteboarding in, but windsurfing is out as there are a limited number of medals that can be given to sailing sports.

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VIDEO: Hidden Lines Teaser – Neon Scene

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This is a short teaser of a scene in the movie HIDDEN LINES. Armed with custom designed neon light wetsuits, Youri Zoon, Kevin Langeree, and Nick Jacobsen launched their kites into the dark.

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Festival del Viento, Bucerias Mexico May 18-20

Festival del Viento is the biggest freestyle event in Mexico. It is held in Bucerias, Nayarit which is just 30 minutes from Puerto Vallarta. This year the dates will be May 18-20.

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VIDEO: The Free Ride Project with Tom Court

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The Free Ride Project is an idea that we had at the start of 2011. Four riders from different brands started traveling together and filming how we wanted our sport to look and be represented.

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VIDEO: Ride with BEST Team rider Martina Santos D’Eustachio

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Ride with BEST Team rider Martina Santos D'Eustachio in Paracuru and Taiba, Brasil.

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La Ventana to Los Barriles Downwinder

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Congratulations to the Exotikite crew for pioneering what we all believe to be the first downwinder accomplished from La Ventana to Los Barriles! Below is a reprint of the adventure courtesy of Megan O'Leary of Exotikite in Los Barriles.

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PROFILED: Slawek “Suave” Krauze

Photo Paul Lang

One of the fixtures at Sherman Island, Slawek “Suave” Krauze is usually the easiest guy to pick out on the water due to the fact that he always seems to be able to find the brightest colored gear to ride.

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