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TKB at 2010 AWSI in Hood River

The Kiteboarder Magazine will be posting videos about all of the latest 2011 kiteboarding gear over the next few days (9/17-9/19/2010)
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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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Caution 2011 Kiteboarding Gear Preview

For 2011 Caution has streamlined its kite offerings to a single line of kites, combining all the best features from their 2010 line into a single kite.
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RRD 2011 Kiteboarding Gear Preview

While many companies seem to be releasing more products marketed as being all-around, RRD is taking a different approach and is offering four kites this year that are each being marketed for a specific purpose.
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Naish 2010 Charger Analyze This Kite Review

When we first started flying the Charger, we were surprised by how well it flew in light wind. It never hinted towards stalling, and even in light wind it turned with ease.
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GK 2010 Trix Analyze This Kite Review

Unhooked, the Trix performs very well and it never has the tendency to back-stall. In the waves, the Trix feels nimble and responsive, and has great downwind drift.
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2010 IKA World Kite Races: Day 2

Today was a completely different day for the 34 racers from 14 countries participating in the 2010 IKA World Kite Racing Championship.
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Is a Kite’s Weight Important?

While writing a paper for his master's thesis, Reinhart Paelinck did some scientific research to determine how a kite's weight affects it handling in the air.
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GK 2010 Sonic Analyze This Kite Review

The 2010 GK Sonic looks completely different than last year’s V-Sonic and the trademark bump (lovingly referred to as the nipple) on the LE of the kite has been eliminated.
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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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Best 2010 Waroo Analyze This Kite Review

Riding the new 2010 Waroo, it became immediately apparent that this is kite is quite different from the previous designs. While the kite seemed to pivot in the turns, it was easy to control and handle throughout the window.