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Erin Swain: First Ocean Session

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OK, so today was THE DAY! My first Ocean Kiting experience! I have been waiting for this day for what feels like an eternity! I went to a spot on the north coast of Puerto Rico called Montones. It's a cove that has a huge rock on one side where sets of waves wrap around and break. The beach is beautiful and there is a mix of sand and reef bottom. The water gets shallow in spots but mostly its pretty deep. Luckily, it's sandy by the shore so its easy to get in and out of the water.

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VIDEO: ERIC RIENSTRA – WEAPONIZED

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Slingshot has weaponized the dreaded Master Chiefa BigE, Eric Rienstra, Code Name: Predator to lead the uprising.

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VIDEO: 2012 CrazyFly Kites and Control Bar at Surf Expo

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Brent Reagan talks about the all-new kiteboarding kites and control bar from CrazyFly Kiteboarding.

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VIDEO: 2012 Ozone Kites at Surf Expo

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Steve from Ozone Kites USA talks about the latest kiteboarding gear from Ozone.

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Erin Swain: Cold Hatteras Session!

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The sun was out, but it was about 50 degrees and blowing strong. I had been out the day before in the clouds and wind and was cold but I figured the sun would warm everything up. I had a posse of 9 people ready to do a downwinder. The weathervane on top of the building was going nuts when we arrived at Kitty Hawk Kites. One minute it was south west, the next it was turning east.

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Video: How Snowkiter Tyler Brown Sees Things

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Ride With Tyler: More winter snow action with US rider Tyler Brown putting it down in the powder.

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VIDEO: Brazil Road Trippin’

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The BEST crew head off down the coast from Paracuru to Ilha Do Guajiru picking up the new Brazilian groms as they travel to the newest and sickest spots that Brazil has to offer.

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Erin Swain: Glorious Ocracoke Evening Session!

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I was on a staycation - That’s a term I adopted from my friend Billy. It’s when you take time off work and enjoy everything your home has to offer. In my case, surfing and kiting! So I woke up early and headed over to Kite Point down near Buxton.

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Erin Swain: Planet of the Apes

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After my day of light wind and a lesson with Kite Club Hatteras, I was able to go on a downwinder known as Planet of the Apes. I started at MP 46 and was going to the Kitty Hawk Kites location in Waves.

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Just Another Day in California

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How's the weather in your home town? Summer's over, and for many people that means the end of sunny days spent on the water. Not so out here in California.

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VIDEO: Wainman Hawaii in the DR

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It has been a windy and amazing summer in Cabarete, Dominican Republic. The Wainman Hawaii DR team (Kelvin Corniel, Luciano Gonzales and Aryen Gonzales), along with Canadian team rider (Simon Gill) put together some action! Enjoy the video!

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Erin Swain: Lessons for Self-Sufficient Riders?

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With a new 9M Epic Renegade and a borrowed Aggression kiteboard, I was curious to see what a lesson could do for my progress. I headed down to Avon to meet up with a Bulgarian and his girlfriend. They run a kite school and I had met them up at Jockeys Ridge a couple weeks prior to this meeting.

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2012 TKB Buyer’s Guide: 126 Pages on the Latest Kiteboarding Gear from 19 Brands

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We sat down with representatives from the different kiteboarding brands and we asked the questions you wanted to know the answers to! This electronic magazine is full of links to videos, product information pages, 2012 catalogs, and more.

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Erin Swain: Lost Board

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The last time I kited, I started to realize that I needed a smaller board. I finally decided to buy a used one, and Dimitiri Maramenides happened to have one great for me. It was 129 cm long which was perfect for me. I was stoked. Not only did I grab the board just in time for a session, but Dimitri had a 10M screamer for me to demo.

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Erin Swain: Lessons to Learn in Gusty Wind

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I went to JR after Scott told me it was blowing well until a rainstorm chased him out. He said it would continue to blow, but to watch out for storm bands. I got there and there were four kites in the air. Dimitri and his son were rocking some custom wet suits in bright colors that made them look like super heros (which I think they are!).

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