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VIDEO: Wainman Hawaii 2012 Rabbit 2 Kites at Surf Expo

Niccolo Porcella talks about the highly anticipated new round of Wainman Hawaii kites and control bar.

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Win a 2012 Naish Park

Naish is pleased to announce this year's Win a Kite Contest. The 2012 Naish Park is getting amazing reviews all over the world already. Now this contest, running from September 1st to October 1st, 2011, will give one lucky winner a new 2012 Park shipped right to their doorstep. Good luck!

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6 Tips to Make Your Kite Last Longer

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With over 10 years in the kite repair business, we at FixMyKite.com have seen it all. We’re often asked about what can be done to prolong the life of kites. With this in mind we’ve made a quick list below to help you keep your kite in your hands and not in ours!

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INTERVIEW: Design by Julien Fillion

Photo Paul Lang

Your first impression of Julien Fillion might be that he’s a quiet guy. He always has a thoughtful look on his face, like he’s trying to work out some problem in his head. Get him talking about kiteboarding gear and you’ll quickly realize that not only is Julien not a quiet guy, but his head is so full of ideas that sometimes he has a hard time getting them all out.

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VIDEO: Official LIQUID FORCE KITEBOARDING 2012 Promo

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Check out this very cool video that just surfaced online giving us a peak at what's to come from Liquid Force Kiteboarding in 2012.

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Epic 2011 Renegade Infinity Analyze This Kite Review

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Epic has not disclosed the actual size of the Infinity, so we were curious to see just how large it is. When compared to other large kites, our best guess puts the size at around 15m.

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Slingshot 2011 Turbine Analyze This Kite Review

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The Turbine is Slingshot’s new light wind specific kite and it looks very similar to Slingshot’s popular Rally. The Turbine features Splitstrut, which means that the ribs are built into the canopy as opposed to being attached to the underside of it.

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DESIGNER’S CORNER: 2011 Best Kahoona V3 and Nemesis HP

Photo Gavin Butler

Now in their third revisions, both the Best Kahoona and Nemesis HP kites have gone through significant design and performance changes over the years. Best Kiteboarding’s designer, Peter Stiewe, answered our questions about these two new kites.

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EVENT REPORT: 2011 Pismo Beach KiteXpo 4/22/2011

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Today was the first day of the 2011 Pismo Beach KiteXpo and the conditions delivered on the Central Coast. This morning started with clear blue skies and riders were on the water by 1pm.

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From the Ground Up: Interview with Slingshot’s Amery Bernard

Sporting dreadlocks and a goatee, Amery Bernard blends in with the typical kiteboarders on the beach, but when he looks at a kite, he sees all the details the rest of us miss. Amery’s path to becoming Slingshot’s Kite Designer was not a typical one – if there even is such a thing in this industry.

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VIDEO: Kite Race Fin Tech

Here's a very interesting video about kite race fin technology and design from Ristafins.com

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April 2011

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*TRAVEL: 2011 La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo *INTERVIEW: Slingshot Designer Amery Bernard *RUM CAY: The Best Kept Secret of the Bahamas

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Flexifoil Announces Updated Proton

The PROTON offers the easy re-launch, predictable flight, stability and quick turns that the rider needs tomaster the waves, or simply cruise across the flats with confidence... oh and did we mention it now looks betterthan ever?

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VIDEO: RRD Kiteboarding: Vision Kite

Roberto Ricci proudly shows off the features of the new 2011 RRD Vision.

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RRD 2011 Vision Analyze This Kite Review

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The Vision is a brand new kite from RRD and we were able to get our hands on the first Visions to land in North America at the 2011 La Ventana Classic. According to RRD, the Vision is supposed to fill the gap between the RRD Obsession (freestyle) and the Religion (waves).

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