Month: February 2012

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2012 Blade Trigger Kiteboarding Kite Review

The Kiteboarder's video review of the 2012 Blade Trigger kite. For the complete review (including comments directly from our testers) on this and 52 more 2012 kiteboarding kites and boards, download the TKB 2012 Freeride Gear Review in the TKB Store.
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Lost GoPro Found After 10 Months in the Ocean

My name is Zach Wilson and I wanted to share a cool Lost/Found GoPro story with you guys! So I lost my GoPro in Hatteras, NC on a kiteboarding trip (I'm from Western Canada) last spring in the Atlantic ocean while SUPing on a glassy evening (due to lack of wind).
2012-best-ts

2012 Best TS Kiteboarding Kite Review

The Kiteboarder's video review of the 2012 Best TS kite. For the complete review (including comments directly from our testers) on this and 52 more 2012 kiteboarding kites and boards, download the TKB 2012 Freeride Gear Review in the TKB Store.
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VIDEO: Battle of the Mustaches

NA Blend brings you a group of top riders training in Taiba, Brazil. Over the six weeks from October to November these fellas Grew some mustaches or facial hair for all to admire!
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2012 Best Kahoona Kiteboarding Kite Review

The Kiteboarder's video review of the 2012 Best Kahoona kite. For the complete review (including comments directly from our testers) on this and 52 more 2012 kiteboarding kites and boards, download the TKB 2012 Freeride Gear Review in the TKB Store.
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2012 Airush Lithium Kiteboarding Kite Review

The Kiteboarder's video review of the 2012 Airush Lithium kite. For the complete review on this and 52 more 2012 kiteboarding kites and boards, download the TKB 2012 Freeride Gear Review.
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VIDEO: Slingshot at NitroCity Part 2

Matthew Sexton and Alex Fox sit down to reminisce about their trip to Panama. They discuss some of the goals of the trip, the NitroCity experience, and the new 2012 RPM. Check out their experience and the action.
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Red Bull Len10 Megaloop Challenge Wrap Up Video

Catch all the action from the LEN10 Megaloop Challenge which saw 24 international riders compete for the title in this new freestyle kiteboarding event. In the end it was Lewis Crathern who looped his way to victory.
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VIDEO: 2012 La Ventana Classic Slideshow

Experience a week of insanity in under five minutes. Featuring the 2012 La Ventana Classic, Paddle Royale, Kite Expo, No Mas Basura, and a few scenes from Burning Bush.
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VIDEO: Slingshot at Nitro City

The Slingshot team went down to panama to test some product out at Travis Pastrana's new actions sports resort, NitroCity. NitroCity boasts world class accommodations, five star kiteboarding, a system 2.0, a skatepark, and a full size motocross track all on site. Its the Place to Play. nitrocitypanama.com/
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VIDEO: The Filibuster Kicker

Check out the first session with the new Filibuster kicker. Riders Alex Fox, Billy Parker, and Dave Scott had an awesome first set at the 520 slick in Cocoa, FL. Thanks to DJ Rock Lobsta for playing some tunes on the the Red Bull truck and Mitch Morelli for filming. Can't wait for the next set!
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The Kids Are Alright: The Kiteboarding Youth of Brazil

When your plane drops in for landing at the Fortaleza International airport, you will quickly realize just how beautiful the northeastern state of Ceara, Brazil, really is. Its endless white sand beaches bordered by beautiful blue water and the sprawling untouched sand dunes make it a kiter’s paradise.
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weendy app – Updated and Upgraded

Weendy, an app where you can send and get real time info and video of your local riding spots from people that are actually there, introduces new versions for iPhone and Android
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VIDEO: 3DOM – The 3 Bridge Brothers in South Africa

Brothers Olly, Guy, and Tom Bridge recently headed with their parents to South Africa to enjoy consistent wind to train in. Aged between 10 and 13, all three set a level of skill not seen in young groms before.
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The Sherman Island Kiteboarding Experience

While many people have heard of the incredible summertime winds here at Sherman Island, fewer people know that the main kite launching site is far from ideal for kiteboarding. The main launch site is a relatively small grassy area within the park with a metal shade structure and parking area directly downwind of the launch.
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Best Kiteboarding Announces Lifetime Warranty

BEST guarantees that your 2012 gear will be free from material and manufacture defects for as long as it is owned by the original purchaser. To qualify for the LIFETIME WARRANTY register your new purchase online within 30 days- and both you and your gear are covered- FOREVER.
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Best Announces the Sacrifice Insert System to Reduce Wear

It’s a fact of life that salt, sand, friction and lack of servicing all contribute to the wear of the moving parts on your kite bar. We’ve all been caught out by snapping a depower line that we should have already replaced weeks. If that sounds familiar then your worries are over, the solution to depower line wear is finally here.
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VIDEO: Aspire with Aaron Hadlow

This collaboration between Aaron Hadlow and Andy Gordon builds on the heritage of Aaron's previous films and shows his tricks and experience in creating the film in a new and innovative light.
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VIDEO: 2012 Jupiter Kite Invasion

After 2 days of light wind riders were blessed with NE winds on Sunday. Riders from all around Florida and a few from around the world got to compete in a full round with building side onshore wind.
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Sensi Graves Launches Bikini Brand SENSI

As a full-time kiteboarder and water sports enthusiast, Sensi Graves is happy to debut a swimsuit that performs at the same high level she does. Seeking to bring greater functionality and fun to swimwear, Sensi started SENSI, a brand that exudes chic simplicity and an active lifestyle.
Photographer: John Bilderback    Rider: Mitu Monteiro

KSP Announces 2012 Tour Schedule

Following a groundbreaking and highly successful inaugural season, which pushed competitive kite surfing to epic new heights, the KSP is pleased to announce its widely anticipated 2012 World Championship Kite Surfing Tour schedule.