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VIDEO: 2012 Slingshot Kiteboarding Kites at Surf Expo

Chris Schey gives us a summary of the 2012 Slingshot Kite line at Surf Expo.

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VIDEO: 2012 Slingshot SUP Boards at Surf Expo

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Tony Logosz talks about the new line of 2012 Slingshot SUP boards at the 2011 Surf Expo in Orlando.

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Freestyle World Champion Andy Yates Injured

The PKRA Freestyle World Champion 2010, Australian Andy Yates, recently injured his shoulder while training at home. As a result, Andy won’t be able to compete in the next three events.

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VIDEO: Youri Zoon RECORDED: Episode 6: Island Vibes

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In the last episode of Youri Zoon RECORDED 2011, Youri sets sail to discover the British Virgin Islands. He rips hard at an island called Anegada, and ends up at the closing party of the BVI Kitejam on Richard Branson's private island.

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Patrick Rebstock Joins Slingshot

Slingshot is stoked to welcome Patrick Rebstock to the family. Patrick is the latest rider to recently join Slingshot Surf along with Mauricio Abreu and Jeff Kafka.

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VIDEO: RECORDED Episode 4: Being Home

Youri travels a lot, but when he is home, this is how he spends his time. For some kitesurf action, he brings us to a secret spot nearby his home spot Brouwersdam.

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Slingshot 2011 Turbine Analyze This Kite Review

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The Turbine is Slingshot’s new light wind specific kite and it looks very similar to Slingshot’s popular Rally. The Turbine features Splitstrut, which means that the ribs are built into the canopy as opposed to being attached to the underside of it.

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Maurcio Abreu Joins Slingshot Global Team

There is no question Mauricio Abreu is a legend in kiteboarding. From the very beginning, he has pushed the boundaries as much as anyone who has been involved with the sport. Now he has decided Slingshot is the best place for him to continue doing that.

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VIDEO: Youri Zoon RECORDED Episode 3: Development

Trying to push the boundaries of freestyle, Youri is actively involved in developing products. With every improvement he can push his own style further and bring more power and style to his moves.

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VIDEO: Slingshot 17m Turbine

Check out Slingshot's new video for their latest light-wind weapon, the 17m Slingshot Turbine.

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VIDEO: Youri Zoon RECORDED: Aiming High

In previous years things were different for Youri. To be in the top 5 of the world he considered good enough. But now there is only one thing on his mind.... To become world champion.

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VIDEO: Patrick Rebstock’s Triple S Wildcard Entry

This video features Patrick Rebstock over the last week.

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Rum Cay: The Best Kept Secret of the Bahamas

You can find kiteboarders all over the world. It seems like virtually every ridable place has been conquered and written about either online or in print. Our signature is on every continent and in almost every country on the planet. We have kited exotic places like Alaska, Korea, Cambodia, New Caledonia, and even Antarctica, so it’s hard to imagine that a location with warm water, steady wind, pristine beaches, and long consistent waves with a mix of reef breaks and soft sandy bottom barrels has so far been home to only a single kiteboarder.

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From the Ground Up: Interview with Slingshot’s Amery Bernard

Sporting dreadlocks and a goatee, Amery Bernard blends in with the typical kiteboarders on the beach, but when he looks at a kite, he sees all the details the rest of us miss. Amery’s path to becoming Slingshot’s Kite Designer was not a typical one – if there even is such a thing in this industry.

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VIDEO: Youri Zoon RECORDED: Search for Shape

Winning doesn't come easy, and it can be stressful when things don't run smoothly. "When I arrived here in Australia, I really wanted to push it and train hard, but then you get back on the water, and it's just a lot of frustration!"

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