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Unhooking in the Waves

The idea of unhooking in the waves and blasting down the line with just one hand hanging on to your bar can sound pretty overwhelming to some riders.

Kitesurfing Wave Etiquette

Ignorance may be bliss, but not at a heavily kited beach or reef break where everyone knows and expects a lot from each other.

VIDEO: Winter in Santa Cruz

Here's the latest video from Caution Kiteboarding's hometown of Santa Cruz. If you think it looks cold, that because it is.
Peter Schiebel likes to push wear to the limits. Photo Brendan Richards

How Far Do You Push Wear?

This being the one part of kite equipment that requires periodic maintenance, the condition of a rider’s main depower line can give you hints about the personality of the kiter.
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Strapless Surfing: Getting to the Outside

Strapless riding is a great way to challenge yourself and have fun on even the flattest of days. One of the biggest challenges when riding strapless can be getting out past the waves.
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