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INSTRUCTIONAL: Edging and Controling Speed

Whether you are trying to hold it down in overpowered conditions or drive upwind, here are some tips for having better control over your riding.

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INSTRUCTIONAL: The Costs of Kiteboarding

Many people who may be interested in kiteboarding are turned away from the sport because of the initially large investment that it takes to get going as a kiteboarder.

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INSTRUCTIONAL: Riding Toeside

Even for many seasoned riders, riding toeside seems to be an elusive skill, not because it’s hard to do, but because it’s hard to do well.

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INSTRUCTIONAL: Unhook!

The truth about unhooking is that it’s not nearly as difficult as most people think it is.

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Strapless Surfing: Getting to the Outside

Strapless riding is a great way to challenge yourself and have fun on even the flattest of days. One of the biggest challenges when riding strapless can be getting out past the waves.

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VIDEO: TKB Trick Tips: Twin Tip Tack

The Twin Tip Tack is a great way to change directions without loosing any ground downwind and is basically a low backroll transition.

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Take it to the Next Level: An Introduction to Kite Loops

When attempting a kite loop for the first time there are many things to consider, including kite size, kite type, board size, wind speed, and proper progression.

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The Kiteboarder Launches an Updated Online Version of TKB with the June 2010 Issue Available Now

With the online version of the June 2010 issue of The Kiteboarder Magazine, TKB is launching a new online magazine viewing experience.

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June 2010

*TRAVEL: Cabo Verde: Children of the Point *2010 TKB Annual Instructional Guide *INTERVIEW: Matt Sexton

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VIDEO: TKB Trick Tips: Kiteloop

The Kiteloop is not a very technically difficult move, but it takes a lot of commitment to pull off right.

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TKB Trick Tips: S-Bend

The S-Bend is a combination of the raley and front roll. This is a very basic unhooked kiteboarding move.

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VIDEO: TKB Trick Tips: The Raley

The Raley is one of the easiest unhooked moves to do in kiteboarding and is a building block for many more advanced moves.

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VIDEO: TKB Trick Tips: Back Roll to Revert

The Kiteboarder Magazine takes you through the Back Roll to Revert, a move that can easily add a bit of flair to your switch stance riding.

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The PUCKER Factor: How to Handle the Most Common Kitemares

“What do I do now?” As a kiter, you need to be mentally prepared for how you will react in different situations before they actually happen. Always be ready to activate your safety system and practice doing it so that you will know what to expect when you have to pull the trigger.

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WORKBENCH: The Ultimate Kite Pump

No more kinked nozzle hoses. No more running back to your car for extra tools or repair materials. And best of all, no more bending over to pump up your kite!

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