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Bonking boats and big airs in Turks and Caicos

Grenadine Islands Travel Info

The Kiteboarder Magazine Volume 10, Number 2 features a trip to the Grenadine Islands with the Epic Kites team. Want to do a similar trip? Here's what you need to know.

2013 Buyer’s Guide: Epic Kites

In anticipation of Olympic kiteboarding and the growth of kite racing, Epic is releasing the Racer kite as part of their 4G line of products. The Renegade and Screamer 4G models are still being tested and tweaked and a next generation Xtend bar is expected to be released in January of 2013.

VIDEO: Granny Dee Part 2: Granny Goes Big

This is part 2 of the GRANNIE DEE GOES BIG series, a story about a Grandmother and her grandson trying to go kiting, but having a hard time getting to the beach.

VIDEO: Don’t mess with GRANNY DEE

This video is about GRANNY DEE showing her granddaughter some self defense moves. Don't mess with Granny Dee. She'll mess you up. Straight to the cajones.

Erin Swain: My Session with Dimitri Maramenides

It’s a pretty cool experience when you live on the Outer Banks and get to watch Dimitri Miramenides kite on his home turf. As Scott and I arrived to JR, it was blowing almost 20 knots! YEY! 7M time! While I was pumping my kite, Dimitri shows up and is pumping right next to me.

June 2011

*SPECIAL: 2011 TKB Instructional Guide *INTERVIEW: Liquid Force Designer Julien Fillion *Launch: Help the Coast Guard Help Kiters
Photo Helen Trotman

DESIGNER’S CORNER: Epic Renegade Infinity

New for 2011, Epic is introducing the Renegade Infinity, its first light wind specific kite. The Infinity is in the same family as the rest of the Renegades, but it was designed a little differently and larger to take advantage of light wind options.
2011 Epic Screamer LTD

DESIGNER’S CORNER: 2011 Epic Screamer LTD

Epic introduced the Screamer 10 LTD in 2010, which was positioned as an ultra-performance and super powerful kite. We spoke with Epic Kiteboarding owner Dimitri Maramenides and his kite designer Momi to find out what riders can expect from the 2011 LTD version and what makes the 10 meter so different from the rest of the kites in the Screamer line.
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Epic 2010 Screamer Analyze This Kite Review

The Screamer is the first kite from new company Epic Kites tested by The Kiteboarder Magazine. For a first-effort, we were very surprised to see the attention to details on the construction of the Screamer.
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