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VIDEO: Early Season Snowkiting in the Bighorn Mountains

VIDEO: Early Season Snowkiting in the Bighorn Mountains

Everyone we talked to had bailed because of the bad snow reports. We couldn't stand it anymore! We had to go see for ourselves and get some time under our kites. It was a "Hail Marry" so to speak. Snowkiting itself made the poor conditions epic for us.

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Sugar Bowl Welcomes Snowkiting to Tahoe for 2012/2013 Season

Sugar Bowl Welcomes Snowkiting to Tahoe for 2012/2013 Season

One of Tahoe’s most prominent ski areas, Sugar Bowl Resort, has embraced this sport and will be offering a riding and lesson area for people to learn and enjoy.

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In the Middle of Norway: A Snowkite Video

Very cool video from powerkites.de showing the beauty of snowkiting in Norway.... Some really amazing scenery and riders. Check it out!

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VIDEO: Ruben Lenten Snowkite Cliff Jump – Red Bull Ragnarok 2012

VIDEO: Ruben Lenten Snowkite Cliff Jump – Red Bull Ragnarok 2012

During the Red Bull Ragnarok 2012, professional kiter Ruben Lenten did a spectacular jump off a hundred meter high cliff on the Haugastøl plateau in Norway

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VIDEO: Tyler Brown Gliding in Utah

VIDEO: Tyler Brown Gliding in Utah

US snowkiter Tyler Brown takes the 17m Best TS up into the hills of Utah for a light wind ridge soaring session.

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VIDEO: Rems Invitational Winning Edit

VIDEO: Rems Invitational Winning Edit

12 kiteboarders from different backgrounds were invited by Remi Meum to shred for four days at Haugastøl, Norway

. Three teams were been decided by draw. Each team had it’s own videographer and was tasked with making the best edit over four days. 


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VIDEO: 2012 Skyline Masters Snowkiting

VIDEO: 2012 Skyline Masters Snowkiting

Watch this beautifully done video from Black Owl Media about the 2012 Skyline Masters. This event was a part of the 2012 NAST snowkite tour.

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VIDEO: Red Bull Ragnarok 2012 Teaser

VIDEO: Red Bull Ragnarok 2012 Teaser

Take a look at this sneak peek of the 2012 Red Bull Ragnarok, to be held April 12-15, 2012 in Haugastol, Norway . Red Bull Ragnarok takes snowkite riders to the limits and tests their skills in some of the harshest conditions.

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Video: How Snowkiter Tyler Brown Sees Things

Video: How Snowkiter Tyler Brown Sees Things

Ride With Tyler: More winter snow action with US rider Tyler Brown putting it down in the powder.

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VIDEO: Best Kiteboarding in the Snow

VIDEO: Best Kiteboarding in the Snow

Sam, Jake and Oli take to the hills for a month long road trip that takes them to some of the best winter kiting spots that the US has to offer.

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VIDEO: 2011 Red Bull Ragnarok

VIDEO: 2011 Red Bull Ragnarok

This isn't your average day in the park, the challenging 63 mile (100 km) long track has tough natural obstacles with huge mountain climbs and descents.

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Snowkiting 102: What You Need to Know About Snow

Snowkiting 102: What You Need to Know About Snow

Snowkiting is not much different than kiteboarding on the water, but a new set of rules needs to be adapted for a different environment. Much of the standard kiteboarding gear can be used and the same skills and techniques directly apply.

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2011 Best Superfly Open 2011 Results

2011 Best Superfly Open 2011 Results

The 4th Annual BEST SuperFly Open had some epic conditions over the President’s Day weekend with rider participation coming from all over the world to showcase their skills. The event was located in new venue this year, Strawberry Reservoir, UT.

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Erin Swain: Powder Days!

Erin Swain: Powder Days!

As I approach the pass (now driving with my hazards on at about 25 mph), I start thinking this is insane…what am I thinking?? I took this sport up as a ‘fair weather’ kiter, and this is a scary white-out…

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Erin Swain: The Real Deal on Women’s Snowkiting

I was shocked the first time I pulled the kite into the power zone and it just lifted me and my board so gently, sending me gliding across soft snow. It was surprisingly easy! I would say a hundred times easier than being in the water. The wind was only blowing 10-12mph so it was real mellow and that gave me the confidence to glide a decent way before ungracefully crashing the kite and attempting to switch directions.

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