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Ruben Lenten in Cape Town (surgery update)

I went for surgery on my left ankle on the 29th of December and have been on the couch with my leg up for the past week…In the hospital everything went smooth, I tried to enjoy those narcotics for as long as possible while on the surgery table…But of course I passed out within 10seconds

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SLIM CHANCE Instructional Sequence

Why is this move called the Slim Chance? Because that’s your chance of pulling it off – slim! The Slim Chance (also known as a Front Mobe) is an inverted front roll with a backside 360. Master this one and you will be the envy of all others.

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NOR CAL SESSIONS: Winter Kiting in the SF Bay Area

Most kiters put their equipment away till the next summer and reintroduce themselves to their non-kiting friends and family, while a few head to Baja for the winter or some exotic kite vacation. But a core group of San Francisco kiters look to fall, winter and spring as a time for a different kiting experience, where big waves and wild winds at a number of key spots make for some of the best kiting of the year.

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DIAL IN YOUR CONTROL BAR

Your control bar is your connection to your kite. It’s how you control its steering and power, and it’s what transfers the power of the kite to you. Your bar is a relatively small piece of equipment, but it can ruin your session if it does not work right.

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IKA approves European Freestyle Championship Series

A tour of five events will determine the best European Kiteboarder in the thrilling discipline of freestyle. Each individual event will also offer kiteboard racing with ranking points counting towards the IKA world ranking to cover two of the most attractive disciplines.

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SIMPLE SPINS: Add Some Variety to Jumps

Rotations are easy and they will add a lot of variety to your jumps, as you can spin frontside or backside for either one or multiple rotations. The key to rotations is all in your head, and we don’t mean your brain.

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IKA officially launches Olympic Campaign

With the successful bid of Rio de Janeiro and the Olympic Sailing Regatta 2016 held on the beaches of the Copacabana, Kiteboarding would perfectly suit into this scenery and add a true highlight to the Olympic Games.

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New brand: Mutiny Kites

Henry Rebbeck is an industry name for anyone that is passionate about kites.

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Designer’s Corner: Jimmy Lewis Chamber KT

The main goal was to capture the highest performance wave characteristics of my top surfboard and make it suitable for kiting.

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The Off the Hook Off the Lip

An off the lip turn is basically just a heelside carve timed to happen on the face of a wave. This is the simplest way to begin having fun in swell. Practice this turn in small waves before moving up to the big ones as mistakes will hurt a lot less.

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So You Want to Be a Kiteboarder? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Every kiteboarder has been approached by someone on the beach and asked, “What’s that sport called? How much does it cost? Is it hard?” The first two questions are easy to answer: It’s called kiteboarding and it costs about $2000 to $2500 to get started. Is kiteboarding hard? Well, that depends.

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Jesse Richman and Bruno Sroka in tight battle at the 2009 KPWT Dakhla

Jesse Richman and Bruno Sroka in tight battle at the 2009 KPWT Dakhla The wind was at a good speed this morning and the race director decided to set out the course for 3 more races. Skippers meeting was held ...

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Jesse Richman wins first race of the 2009 KPWT Dakhla

Jesse Richman wins first race of the 2009 KPWT Dakhla Let’s not forget the fighting spirit of little Forest Bakker (FRA, FLEXIFOIL). He woke up yesterday morning with a high fever and only decided to compete very late in the ...

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Victor Borsuk stands out in 2009 KPWT Dakhla

Victor Borsuk stands out in 2009 KPWT Dakhla The wind today was at an average of 17knots, but picked up in the afternoon to a little over 20 knots. Wind direction is north east, blowing down the West Coast from ...

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