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Banana Hammocks and Caipirinhas: The Bay Area Kitesurf Crew Heads to Brazil

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Photo Jason Brooks

On kite trips, sometimes you get lucky with wind and sometimes you don’t. From June to December, 98% of the days in northeastern Brazil have 15+ knot winds, so we knew from the start that no luck was necessary for “kite-‘till-it-hurt” riding every day of the trip.

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VIDEO: H-Wood’s Trip to Mexico

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Check out this video diary of a month-long visit to Baja.

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Kiteboarding Featured in New Discovery TV Show Catchin’ Air

Coming up in early January, you will be able to watch a new show centered around kiteboarding on the Discovery HD Theater Channel. Starring Andy Hurdman and Sean Reyngoudt, Catchin' Air goes to kiteboarding locations around the country.

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Tobago Cays: Jewel of the Grenadines

Photo courtesy Zenith Ocean Voyages

Accessible only by boat, The Tobago Cays consists of five small uninhabited islands surrounded by the infamous Horseshoe Reef. Abundant with beautiful coral formations, tropical fish, and sea turtles, the area offers off-the-hook kiteboarding in crystal clear blue-green waters surrounded by white sandy beaches.

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Kiteboarding in Merry Old England

The atmosphere here creates a rather different kiting experience. With a large steel works located a mile down the road, those on the hunt for a tropical session need not apply.

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Alaska Road Trippin’

Way up north in Alaska, there’s a little town where the wind blows across vast glaciers and up mountains so large that simply calling them big doesn’t do them justice.

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December 2010

*TRAVEL: Alaska Roadtrippin: A Trip to Thompson Pass *BACKWOODS: Tobago Cays with the Zenith Ocean Crew *How to Save Access at Your Local Beach

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October 2010

*TRAVEL: Kiteboarding Vanuatu: The happiest place on earth *INTERVIEW: The Unstoppable Billy Floyd *The TKB 2011 Gear Preview Guide

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VIDEO: Betty Does America TEASER

The Teaser to a two part short story about Rick Jensen and Sam Light road tripping from Hood River, down the West Coast of America ending in Vegas.

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August 2010

*13,000 Miles of Kitesurfing: 15 Countries over 145 Days in a VW Van *From the Beginning: An interview with Wainman Hawaii's Franz Olry *Instructional: Nuclear Grab, Unhooking in Waves, Hitting a Slider

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Bring the Family: 5 Family-Friendly Caribbean Kiteboarding Destinations

There are countless kiteboarding destinations in the Caribbean...

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Jet Blue Flights from JFK to Cabarete just $200!

About one year ago, Jet Blue started flying into Puerto Plata, the closest airport to Cabarete about 45 minutes away for just $200!

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The Kiteboarder June Issue Now Available!

Check out the latest issue of The Kiteboarder Magazine at a Kiteboarding retailer near you.

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Snow Place Like Home: Domestic Snowkiting Travel Destinations

This year, why not do things a little differently? Here in the US, we have easy access to some of the best snowkiting available on the planet. Why head halfway across the globe, when we have such a great resource right in our own backyard?

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February 2010

*FEATURE: Behind Shades of Green *TRAVEL: 5 Domestic Snowkiting Locations *INSTRUCTION: Off to the Rescue

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