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Kite-Cross World Championship Results from EUROSAF High Performance Grand Prix

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Within the event the inaugural Kite Cross World Championship was held. While there were run-away leaders in some classes, including double Olympic Tornado medallist Mitch Booth in the F18 catamaran, the closest finish across the whole competition was in the men’s kiteboarding competition.

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PKRA Mexico Wrap Up and Final Results

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It was yet another beautiful, hot sunny day in Riviera Maya, Mexico. A large crowd of spectators scattered along the beach this morning in hopes of catching a glimpse of all the non-stop kiteboarding action.

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La Ventana Update for 1/23/2011: The Last Day! More Racing, SUP Downwinder, and Demos

All good things come to an end, and so ends the 2011 La Ventana Classic and KiteXpo. Today the wind was lighter than the last two days, but the course racing was able to be finished and riders were able to continue demoing the latest gear here on the beach.

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Close Up: Adam Koch

If you’ve been following kiteboarding for a number of years then you have probably heard of Adam Koch.

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VIDEO: TKB Trick Tips: Tacking a Race Board

Kasey Campbell walks us through the steps of tacking a kiteboarding course racing board.

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PKRA Argentina Final Results

The wind began to howl in the early morning hours here in Bariloche, Argentina.

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Genetrix 2011 Kiteboarding Gear Preview

Genetrix believes in a two-year major R&D cycle, which means that only minor changes will be made to their kites for 2011.

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IKA Kicks Off Olympic Campaign

The International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) is launching a campaign to gain inclusion of Kiteboard Racing as an event on the Olympic Sailing program for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games.

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Cross-Pollination: Kiteboarding Crossover Technology

From the beginning of kiteboarding, designers of kiteboarding gear have been borrowing ideas and technology from other sports to create the equipment that kiteboarders use, and that’s unlikely to change in the near future.

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TKB PODCAST: Nine Time World Champion Kristin Boese

Our guest on this week’s the Kiteboarder podcast is nine time world champion Kristin Boese from Germany.

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2010 IKA World Kite Races: Day 2

Today was a completely different day for the 34 racers from 14 countries participating in the 2010 IKA World Kite Racing Championship.

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Alex Soto wins the Puerto Rico Heineken Kiteboarding challenge

The event marked the first time the Puerto Rican Sailing Federation, a member of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), included a Kiteboarding Class at a major regatta.

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TKB PODCAST: Kite Racing World Championships Happening April 22-25, 2010

This week, The Kiteboarder Magazine interviewed Nils Stolzlechner about the 2010 Kite Racing World Championship, being held this year in Corpus Christi, Texas. Nils gives us an update on the event, which is no longer associated with the Texas International Boat Show.

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Registration Open for the 2010 North American Course Racing Championships

The event is hosted by Asociacion Mexicana de Kitesurf for and on behalf of Copa Mexico and the Mexican Sailing Federation and will be held from March 1st (Registration) till March 6th at Bucerias,Nayarit / Mexico.

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TKB Podcast: Kite Racing World Championship at the Texas International Boat Show

This week, The Kiteboarder Magazine interviewed Nils Stolzlechner about the 2010 Continental US Kiteboarding Championship, being held this hear in Corpus Christi, Texas at the Texas International Boat Show.

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