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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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PKRA Lanzarote Wave Event Final Results

It was a great sunny day with cloudy periods at the PKRA Wave event here in Lanzarote. The wind and wave conditions were similar to yesterday.

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EVENT: 2011 US F-One Pro Camp & Demo Week

For the first time, F-One Pro Riders Etienne Lhote (3rd PKRA 2005) & Charlotte Consorti (2011 World Speed record) will come to the US to dispense a few fortunate riders moves and tricks they have always dreamed of.

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EVENT REPORT: Flying Under Canopies & Kites

Over 45 kiteboarders & competitors sailed through the Flying Under Canopies & Kites event. Lyle Partnered with Neil Hutchinson from SlingShot Kites bringing in some hot shot kiteboarders who have recently taken up the sport of skydiving. And the event attracted some of the best in both sports.

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North 2011 Evo Analyze This Kite Review

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The Evo is a five-strut one pump kite that shows North’s usual attention to details. This is a bridled four-line kite (it can also be flown as a five-line) with a very compact and simple bridle.

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VIDEO: 2011 Slingshot RPM

We're proud to announce the 2011 Slingshot RPM. The RPM is changing kiteboarding with its innovative 3 strut “Open C” Canopy design. It delivers limitless high end performance options for all conditions.

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DESIGNER’S CORNER: 2011 North Surfboard Line

North’s surf lineup features four board options designed for specific wave and wind conditions. Their new bamboo sandwich construction offers excellent dampening and flex and is also really resistant to pressure dents and dings. Photo Erik Aeder

With their new Bamboo Tech construction and progressive shapes and styles, North’s Sky Solbach feels that they vastly improved the feel of their 2011 boards and tells us what we can expect from their new surf line.

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Snowkiting 102: What You Need to Know About Snow

‘Chasta’ Chastagnol is a kiteboarder who cannot wait for the winter season. Photo Pascal Boulgakow

Snowkiting is not much different than kiteboarding on the water, but a new set of rules needs to be adapted for a different environment. Much of the standard kiteboarding gear can be used and the same skills and techniques directly apply.

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Best True Blue Naples Kite/SUP Extravaganza and Race

The fun begins Friday, March 25 and will conclude Sunday, March 27. Planned activities include a kite race on the first windy day from Fort Myers Beach to Moraya Bay in North Naples.

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Close Up: Karolina Winkowska

When she was just 13 she tried kiteboarding for the first time with her dad, who attached her to a rope so she wouldn’t fly away. Now Karolina is 20 and travels the globe on the PKRA circuit, finishing the 2010 season in second place in freestyle.

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Lesson Fundraiser for KinsleyThomasWong of Xtreme Big Air

To keep the support coming so Kinsley can recover as quickly as possible, James is making a contribution to the KINSLEY THOMAS WONG DONATION FUND by being the instructor for Xtreme Big Air this season. Half of every lesson will go straight to Kinsley's Fund.

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VIDEO: Kitesurfing with Sharks

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Kitesurfing with lots of big sharks at Delray Beach. Yikes!

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VIDEO: Nate Appel on his New Kiteboarding Movie Present Tense

TKB caught up with Nate Appel at the international premier of Present Tense to talk about his latest kiteboarding movie.

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VIDEO PROFILE: Danny Alvarez from F-One

Check out this video profile of Puerto Rico's Danny Alvarez. Danny is sponsored by F-One Americas, Kiteboarding PR, Kaenon Polarized, and Mystic USA.

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VIDEO: Interview with Slingshot Designer Amery Bernard

Amery Bernard, Slingshot Kiteboarding's Kite designer, sits down with The Kiteboarder Magazine during the 2011 La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo.

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