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El Nino: Blessing or Curse?

El Niño has been the scapegoat of weather phenomena for years. In fact, the Peruvian fishermen who are credited with discovering El Niño in the early 1500’s viewed it as a curse. And not without reason, for the arrival of El Niño marks the beginning of an extended period of poor fishing for these generally productive waters.

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Do You Have What it Takes to Compete in the Triple-S?

Submit your video by April 1, 2010, and you could win yourself one of three wild card spots in the 2010 Triple-S.

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INSTRUCTIONAL: Off to the Rescue: Helping Riders in Trouble

Most of us have experienced seeing another rider whose kite is down and is having trouble relaunching. Here’s my question: Did you consider helping out, or did you just watch as the kiter thrashed around, thinking to yourself that they’ll be OK?

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DISPATCH: Brandon Scheid: Action Packed Day!

It was another great day to be on Hatteras Island! I awoke to the rushing sound of wind on my window, thats got to be the worlds best alarm clock.

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Photos: Pismo Beach Riding After the KiteXpo

Of course, as soon as the 2010 Pismo Beach KiteXpo was done, the wind turned back on.

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VIDEO: Naish House 2.0 Trailer

Here is a sneak peak at the highly anticipated Naish House 2.0 Movie. The Naish International Team Riders all gathered in Hawaii this year during an ideal winter for watersports. Phenomenal kiting was coupled with island adventures and had the boys hopping from Maui to Oahu following conditions.

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Shades of Green: The Making of a Kitesurf Movie

The different variables that need to come together in kitesurfing to produce a truly memorable day of barrels make even the most consistently windy waves difficult to score.

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EVENT REPORT: Pismo Beach KiteXpo, Sunday, 3/21/2010

The 2010 Pismo Beach KiteXpo concluded today and, unfortunately, the wind never showed up as forecasted. Despite the lack of wind, the event was a success, with tons of kiteboarders from throughout California coming down to the beach to check out the latest kiteboarding gear from all of the manufacturers here.

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EVENT REPORT: Pismo Beach KiteXpo, Saturday, 3/20/2010

Despite a promising morning, the wind never showed up today at the 2010 Pismo Beach KiteXpo. The marine layer moved in today and kept the weather at the beach cool and cloudy. Hopes are high for tomorrow's promising forecast to deliver.

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EVENT REPORT: Pismo Beach KiteXpo, Friday, 3/19/2010

Well, there was no wind today at the first day of the 2010 Pismo Beach KiteXpo, but that didn't stop all of the participants who came out to check out all of the latest gear on the beach. The weather was beautiful here today...

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Snow Place Like Home: Domestic Snowkiting Travel Destinations

This year, why not do things a little differently? Here in the US, we have easy access to some of the best snowkiting available on the planet. Why head halfway across the globe, when we have such a great resource right in our own backyard?

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February 2010

*FEATURE: Behind Shades of Green *TRAVEL: 5 Domestic Snowkiting Locations *INSTRUCTION: Off to the Rescue

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South of the Border in San Quintin

Head 20 minutes south from San Diego on I-5 and you will find yourself in a wildly different place. As soon as you cross under the large green, white, and red sign that reads “MEXICO,” make sure you line up in one of the “Nothing to Declare” lanes and hope for a green light.

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VIDEO: How a Kite is Made

Check out this video from the Ozone Factory in Vietnam and watch how a kiteboarding kite is made.

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Third Annual BEST Superfly Open Results

Here are the results for the Third Annual Best Superfly Open, held March 11-14 at Powder Mountain, Utah. Stay Tuned, we will be following up shortly with more photos and an event report from roving reporter Alexis Rovira.

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