11th Annual Pismo Beach KiteXpo April 11 – 14, 2013, Pismo Beach, California

Brought to you by The Kiteboarder Magazine and XtremeBigAir.com

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After two days of checking out the latest gear on the beach, the wind finally arrived in Pismo Beach and patient participants were rewarded with a long late day kiteboarding session in ideal demo conditions.

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Today started out with another amazing raffle loaded with amazing prizes.

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Some lucky kiteboarders walked away with a brand new kite or board and a majority of riders in attendance walked away with at least some great swag that had been donated by the vendors.

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The wind was forecasted to show up today and it finally did at about 2:30 pm. As soon as the whitecaps hit the beach riders flooded the water on 10-12m kites.

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The wind stayed on until the end of the day, providing a great end to the 2013 Kite Expo with perfect riding conditions.

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Thanks to all the riders who came out to check out the latest gear and help raise money for the Kinsley ThomasWong donation fund! See you in 2014!

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A HUGE THANKS TO ALL THE 2013 KITE EXPO PARTICIPATING BRANDS:

Airush – Axis Kiteboarding – Best – Core – Dakine – F.One – Gaastra – Liquid Force – Litewave Designs – Loyd Surfboards – Manera Acccesories – Mystic – North – Ocean Helmets and Sunglasses – Peter Lynn – RRD – Slingshot – Xenon Kiteboards

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Special thanks and appreciation to the following sponsors for stepping up with $500 or more value items!

Axis Kiteboarding – Airush – Best – Gaastra USA- Dakine – Kurtis Surf Googles and Sunglasses – Liquid Force – Litewave Designs – Loyd Surfboards – NE Wind – Overthewavesdesigns.com – Patagonia – Tudor Wines – Vela Kitesurf – the Franklin Family