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VIDEO: Youri Zoon Recorded Episode 5

It's a hard living. Dragging yourself to yet another beach or lagoon. Blistering heat, a mouth full of salty water and sand in your bed every night. It's just another day at the office for Youri Zoon.

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TKB PODCAST: Phil Midler on his Record Breaking Journey

Phil Midler from XLKites joined us today to give us a recap of his amazing Journey of nearly 240 miles of kiteboarding along the Texas Gulf Coast.

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VIDEO: Youri Zoon RECORDED: Episode 4 – The Injury

If you crash hard and often, you've got to pay the price. Youri shows how he paid his price and was injured for a long time.

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American Phil Midler Breaks Kiteboarding Long Distance World Record

On May 10, 2010, starting at 4 a.m., the two Americans quietly set out to break the world kiteboarding distance record.

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Ben Wilson Departs Slingshot to Pursue BenWilsonVision

Ben will be focusing his energies on BENWILSONVISION, his elite kite camps around the globe and some new projects that link in travel with developing the sport.

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VIDEO: Youri Zoon Recorded Episode 3: Prime Action

The action is on! In the third episode of Youri Zoon RECORDED Youri kites on Tabuba, a small lagoon near Cumbucco in Brazil.

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VIDEO: Youri Zoon Recorded: Episode Two: Brazilian Rivermouth

The action is on! In the second episode of Youri Zoon RECORDED Youri kites on Tabuba, a small lagoon near Cumbucco in Brazil.

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VIDEO: Youri Zoon RECORDED Episode 1: Tarifa Times

In 10 episodes called RECORDED, pro kiteboarder Youri Zoon travels around the world and shows why he is seen as one of the most stylish and technical riders in the PKRA.

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Slingshot 2010 RPM Analyze This Kite Review

The 2009 RPM was a big success for Slingshot, and the 2010 RPM shows minor refinements over last year’s model, as opposed to a major redesign.

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VIDEO: Youri Zoon Recorded Trailer

This online video series shows Youri traveling to Tarifa, Brazil and Africa finding the best kitesurfing destinations to train. In the action-packed episodes he shows why he is the current vice world champion and holds the title for 'best trick'.

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VIDEO: 1 day, 1 sick wave, & 4 different types of surfing

From Ben Wilson: Here’s a clip from a really sick day at P-pass in Micronesia with Robby Naish, Beau Young, Mick Fanning, Stephanie Gilmore, Dave Kalama, Reo Steven’s & Myself.

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Slingshot 2010 Skud Skimboard Analyze This Board Review

The Scud is a skim board, and it rides like one. Even with the center fin, the Scud is loose. If you try to ride this board like you would ride a twin tip or surfboard, be prepared to slide around all over the place.

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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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Designer’s Corner: Slingshot Arcane

The Arcane differs due to its shape, volume, concave characteristics and fin configurations. The combination of features such as its single to double concave, concave deck, and down-rail with wing swallow make it very different than our other boards.

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VIDEO: Watch Pro Surfer Danny Wills Learn to Kiteboard in Two Hours

During our last trip Ian Alldredge and Ben Wilson took Danny Wills for his first kite lesson, he was up & going in 2hours. It was a fun time & he was frothing, it's pretty cool how quickly it is to pick up when you come from a surfing background.

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