We are stoked to announce that Slingshot Pro Rider Ben Wilson will be hosting two INTRO TO SMACK wave clinics at the Pismo Beach KiteXpo on April 26 and 27! These are condensed versions of Ben’s 1, 2 and 7-day clinics that he currently runs in Australia and Bali and SMACK, his new surf instructional DVD for beginner to experts.

  • Saturday, April 26, 11a – 1p: Kite Positioning and Safety, plus any other questions you might have. Meet under the Red Bull tent.
  • Sunday, April 27, 11a – 1p: Gear Selection and Basic Turns, plus any other questions you might have. Meet under the Red Bull tent.
  • Each clinic limited to 10 participants only! Email to reserve your spot!
  • Schwag donated by Slingshot Sports will also be give to clinic attendees

Surftech Stand Up Paddle Boards!
Surftech will have their Stand Up Paddle Boards available for demo. They may come down early before official eXpo times, based on the wind forecast for the weekend. Check for updates.

DaKine Added to Exhibitors!
Test all the new 2008 accessories from DaKine. Yes, you can test on the water!

Freak Dog Unleashed and Board Added to Raffle
This brings raffle prizes to over $7k! The Unleashed is the kite that Ariel Corniel won on at PKRA Cabarete 2007

Saturday night BBQ limited to 100 plates — Support the UCSB Kite Club!
The BBQ at the bonfire/kite movie night is just $10 for a full dinner including Shalhoob chicken, side salad, beans, dinner roll and soda. Email for BBQ reservations.

See for the latest updates!