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Lord of the Wind Kite Demo and La Ventana Kite Demo Week January 2013

Looking to upgrade your quiver in 2013? Want the opportunity to try as many brands as possible before you decide? If you're going to be in Baja in January, you're in luck!

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Lord of the Wind Showdown Slated for January 10-15, 2013

The 2013 Lord of the Wind Showdown is off and running, Jan 10 through Jan 15 in Los Barriles Mexico. With the consistent north winds blowing and the warm water, this is the perfect destination for one of the sport’s top competitions.

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La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo Canceled for 2013, Will Return in 2014

Eight years ago founder Tim Hatler and a few locals thought it would be cool to see if they could kiteboard the 11 miles from Isla Cerralvo to La Ventana.

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2012 La Ventana Classic Projects Chosen

2012 La Ventana Classic Projects Chosen

Thanks to everyone who helped in the event this year - below are the first round of projects you helped raise money for -and there are more to come!

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VIDEO: 2012 La Ventana Classic Slideshow

Experience a week of insanity in under five minutes. Featuring the 2012 La Ventana Classic, Paddle Royale, Kite Expo, No Mas Basura, and a few scenes from Burning Bush.

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2012 La Ventana Classic Wrap Up and Final Results: $23,500 Raised for the Local Community!

2012 La Ventana Classic Wrap Up and Final Results: $23,500 Raised for the Local Community!

The 2012 La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo has come to a close and the La Ventana wind machine delivered perfect conditions for the last day of the event. After a few days of light wind, there was a lot to accomplish on the last day of the event and the schedule was filled with SUP races, kiteboarding/windsurfing course racing, the Big Air/Old School competition, live auction, huge raffle, and an awards ceremony at Pizza Vela.

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La Ventana Classic Update for 1/21/2012: Light Wind Racing, a Greasy Pole, and Lucha Libre

La Ventana Classic Update for 1/21/2012: Light Wind Racing, a Greasy Pole, and Lucha Libre

The light winds did not stop the fun here at the La Ventana Classic and the activities rolled on. This morning Anthony Vela and Candice Appleby held a kid's SUP paddling clinic for both local and visiting children. Not only did they get everyone on the water, but they were even to run a few races with the kids!

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The La Ventana Classic Needs Your Help!

The La Ventana Classic Needs Your Help!

The 2012 La Ventana Classic has been great so far this year. If you’ve been following the daily photos and updates on Facebook or thekiteboarder.com, you know what an amazing event this is, and we are only at the halfway point! The action has included an 11-mile island kite crossing, 10-mile island SUP crossing, skydiving, beach games, nightly parties, kiteboarding and SUP demos, and more! That’s the good news. Unfortunately we have a little bad news and need to ask for your help.

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La Ventana Classic & KiteXpo Update for 1/20 – Paddle Royale SUP Island Crossing and Skydiving

La Ventana Classic & KiteXpo Update for 1/20 – Paddle Royale SUP Island Crossing and Skydiving

Today the wind was light in La Ventana, providing perfect conditions for the Paddle Royale, a 10-mile SUP island crossing from Cerallvo Island to La Ventana. After a smooth boat ride across the channel, competitors lines up their boards and set off for the mainland.

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La Ventana Classic & KiteXpo Update for 1/19 – The Crossing & Start of Big Air

La Ventana Classic & KiteXpo Update for 1/19 – The Crossing & Start of Big Air

Today the activities at the 2012 La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo were fully underway with the 11-mile island crossing completed on the first day of the event. Overcast skies greeted competitors, many of who arrived to the beach a little blurry-eyed for the 7:00 a.m. meeting time to head to the island in a fleet of local fishing boats known as pangas.

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La Ventana Classic Report for Wednesday, 1/18/2012

La Ventana Classic Report for Wednesday, 1/18/2012

Tonight the La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo officially kicked off at 7:00 pm at Palapas Ventana. This evening participants were given a presentation of a slide show of images from last year and also received their competition jerseys and a ton of information about this year's event.

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Up Your Game and Help Out a Great Cause! La Ventana Classic Clinics January 16-22, 2012

Check out the great clinics offered by pro riders in support of the 7th Annual La Ventana Classic Fundraiser

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History of the La Ventana Classic

History of the La Ventana Classic

What began as a local competition to help out the local schools in the small Baja community of La Ventana and El Sargento has grown into one of the largest kiteboarding events attracting kiteboarders from all over North America and beyond.

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7th Annual La Ventana Classic, KiteXpo, and Paddle Royale January 15-22, 2012

7th Annual La Ventana Classic, KiteXpo, and Paddle Royale January 15-22, 2012

What began as a local competition to help out the local schools in the small Baja community of La Ventana and El Sargento has grown into one of the largest kiteboarding events attracting kiteboarders from all over North America and beyond.

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Tired of the Hype? Join the TKB Team for Test Week in La Ventana

Tired of the Hype? Join the TKB Team for Test Week in La Ventana

Tired of the smoke and mirrors behind gear reviews? The Kiteboarder is opening up testing to all brands and will be holding TKB Test Weeks throughout the year where you can try out the new gear and become part of the TKB Test Crew.

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