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Shades of Green: The Making of a Kitesurf Movie

The different variables that need to come together in kitesurfing to produce a truly memorable day of barrels make even the most consistently windy waves difficult to score.

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February 2010

*FEATURE: Behind Shades of Green *TRAVEL: 5 Domestic Snowkiting Locations *INSTRUCTION: Off to the Rescue

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Freak Winds at PKRA Hua Hin

Today was the first day in Hua Hin with unpredictable winds. PKRA Race director Olaf Van Tol decided to postpone the race and freestyle double elimination competitions today in anticipation that the wind would change in direction and pick up in strength.

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South of the Border in San Quintin

Head 20 minutes south from San Diego on I-5 and you will find yourself in a wildly different place. As soon as you cross under the large green, white, and red sign that reads “MEXICO,” make sure you line up in one of the “Nothing to Declare” lanes and hope for a green light.

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VIDEO: How a Kite is Made

Check out this video from the Ozone Factory in Vietnam and watch how a kiteboarding kite is made.

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Third Annual BEST Superfly Open Results

Here are the results for the Third Annual Best Superfly Open, held March 11-14 at Powder Mountain, Utah. Stay Tuned, we will be following up shortly with more photos and an event report from roving reporter Alexis Rovira.

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VIDEO: The Dirty South: A Ben Wilson Movie

Here is the trailer for the sick new movie from Ben Wilson, The Dirty South.

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EVENT REPORT: Regatta Copa Mexico, Puerto Vallarta, FINAL RESULTS

The 2010 North American Kiteboarding Course Racing Championships are finished, and it was Adam Koch and Steph Bridge who came out on top.

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EVENT REPORT: Regatta Copa Mexico, Puerto Vallarta, March 4, 2010

The 2010 North American Championships are going on right now in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and The Kiteboarder Magazine is here on site on the beautiful Banderas Bay.

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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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Designer’s Corner: Slingshot Celeritas 2010

Ben Wilson was in the shaping room when Slingshot made it and ended up liking it so much he took it home with him. He said it changed his life. He then convinced Slingshot to develop a full line of Celeritas boards.

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VIDEO: South OZ Searching: Strapless Kitesurfing

Ryland Blakeney road trippin in south OZ, chasing a swell. Strapless kitesurfing. Scored some good conditions at a secret location.

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EVENT REPORT: CKA San Diego, February 13, 2010

CKA San Diego represents the first stop on the 2010 Collegiate Kiteboarding Association West Coast tour. Originating in Florida, USD, UCSB, and Cal Poly have started the first West Coast kite tour.

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VIDEO: A Year in the Life of a Kiteboarder

This is a compilation of some of the favorite footage that we filmed over the recent kite year. Cameras used: RED One, HD GoPro, Panasonic pocket cams and DSLRs.

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Get the Most from Your GoPro

The things that put week-long smiles on our faces are difficult to articulate to others, but with the help of a small digital camera that more and more kiters are using, you don't have to explain yourself to others. You can show them.

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