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VIDEO: Slingshot Presents: Woodgrain II

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Follow the Slingshot Kite team as they build and destroy a few unique rails.

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VIDEO: LF in HR

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After the Ro-Sham Throwdown competition in Hood river the Liquid Force crew decided to stay a few more days and ride the new 2013 Envy and HiFi-X.

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VIDEO: 2012 Ro-Sham Recap

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Here's the 2012 Ro-Sham Throwdown video. Check it out!

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VIDEO: LTD feat. Hood Kush with Eric Rienstra

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LTD visited Hood River to capture one of the most progressive and mental shredders out there. Eric Rienstra AKA The Predator shows us what the hood life is all about.

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2012 Ro-Sham Throwdown Final Report

2012 Ro Sham Throwdown Winner Sam Light. Photo Paul Lang

Bringing the world’s first-ever kiteboarding slopestyle contest to a close, yesterday concluded the third annual Ro Sham Throwdown, a week-long international pro-am event set in Hood River’s world-class terrain park.

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Ro-Sham Qualifiers Wrap Up, Men’s Semi Finals and Finals Today

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While day five of the 2012 Ro Sham Throwdown started off with super light winds, conditions improved greatly by early Friday afternoon and Heat 3 Round 2 kicked off in Hood River’s world-renowned terrain park.

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Ro-Sham Throwdown Day 4: Women’s Finals and Men’s Qualifiers.

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As the wind filled in through the Columbia River Gorge early yesterday afternoon, the Women’s Finals of the 2012 Ro Sham Throwdown resumed.

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Big Winds for the 2012 Ro-Sham

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Day three of the world’s first slopestyle kiteboarding contest received excellent conditions, perfect for women’s finals and the first round of men’s qualifiers.

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Ro-Sham Throwdown Kicks Off with Women’s Qualifiers

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Amidst strong, steady winds on Tuesday in the Columbia River Gorge, the 2012 Ro Sham Throwdown kiteboarding competition commenced with two rounds of Women’s Qualifiers.

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Ro-Sham Starts Today with Kiteboarding’s First Ever Slopestyle Event

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Thirty‐five men and eight women from Antigua, Australia, England, Scotland, the U.S., and Uruguay will battle it out throughout the week at the first‐ever slopestyle kiteboarding competition.

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Watch the 2012 Kiteboarding 4 Cancer Live Stream

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Kiteboarding 4 Cancer is streaming all the action from the 2012 event in Hood River this weekend, July 14-15.

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VIDEO: Paul Porter: Shortcut

New US Team Rider Paul Porter put together a few short clips of him throwing down on the Best HP and Profanity.

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Conquer Your Fears and Do Something Awesome

Ginette Buffone on the dance floor. Photo Quin O'Hara

Oftentimes when I ride with Danny, he yells to me out on the water, “DO SOMETHING AWESOME!” and he’ll trail me until I show him something. It pushes me. It’s fun. And, it always results in me having a better session in the end.

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2011 Ro Sham Throw Down Wrap Up/Results

While the 2010 Ro Sham Throw Down put the event on the map, this year brought in an international presence and proved to the industry that the Ro Sham is here to stay. With several new features brought to the table such as the Liquid Force Dancefloor, the Best Handrail, The Slingshot Kicker, and the extended Airush BoomBox the guys from the Slider Project pieced together a really sick park. Riders flooded the town from all over the world including New Zealand, Australia, England, Florida, Cape Hatteras, and South America.

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2011 Athletes for Cancer Tenacity Games Recap/Results

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The total funds raised in this weekend’s event have not been officially tallied yet, but funds raised by athletes alone were over $40,000. The proceeds will go to Athletes for Cancer’s Survivorship Camps, as well as regional cancer awareness, prevention, and survivorship organizations.

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