august 2010

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Can you Kite in Six Knots of Wind?

In searching for the most efficient board around a race course, shapers of course racing kiteboards have lowered the threshold for light wind kiteboarding to as little as six knots.
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Demystifying Kite Design

Do you really know what any of the visual clues on a new kite actually tell you about how it rides?
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Rider Profile: Sam Light

Rumor has it that not only does Sam kill it on the water, but he’s also an English gentleman who can fix you up a proper cup of tea.
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Rider Profile: Claire Lutz

Originally from a small town on the shores of Lake Michigan, when Claire first saw kiteboarding she decided that was what she wanted to do more than anything.
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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