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VIDEO: Youri Zoon & Nick Jacobsen in Brazil

My laptop is still full of the video footage from Brazil. Little by little some clips are coming together and this time I’ve decided to share this little clip with some great riders that i had chance to shoot there.
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Close Up: Karolina Winkowska

When she was just 13 she tried kiteboarding for the first time with her dad, who attached her to a rope so she wouldn’t fly away. Now Karolina is 20 and travels the globe on the PKRA circuit, finishing the 2010 season in second place in freestyle.
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DESIGNER’S CORNER: 2011 Slingshot RPM

The RPM is Slingshot’s most tuneable kite for 2011 and features a three-strut design built on an Open-C kite platform. Designer Amery Bernard tells us more about the RPM, now in its third year of refinement.

DESIGNER’S CORNER: 2011 Slingshot Rally

Slingshot’s 2011 LEI kite product line maintains is roots in the C-shape DNA. Each one of their kites has evolved from the original C-shape kite and then has been refined to meet the needs of various conditions and riding styles. Kite designers Amery Bernhart and Tony Logosz shed some light on their newest creation, the Rally, an open delta C-kite.
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VIDEO: 2011 Slingshot Kites

The Kiteboarder Magazine gets all the info on the 2011 Slingshot kites from Chris Schey, including the Rally, Fuel, Key HD, and RPM.
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2011 Kiteboarding Gear Photos from AWSI

Well, the 2010 AWSI wrapped up yesterday here in Hood River, and although the wind never showed up, we were able to catch a glimpse at almost all of the newly available and upcoming 2011 kiteboarding gear.
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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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June 2010

*TRAVEL: Cabo Verde: Children of the Point *2010 TKB Annual Instructional Guide *INTERVIEW: Matt Sexton
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TKB Trick Tips: S-Bend

The S-Bend is a combination of the raley and front roll. This is a very basic unhooked kiteboarding move.
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VIDEO: Youri Zoon Recorded Episode 8

After winning the second place in the overall PKRA competition of 2009, Youri heads to South Africa. On a road trip he discovers that South Africa has more to offer than just the spots around the Cape Town.
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VIDEO: Youri Zoon Recorded Episode 5

It's a hard living. Dragging yourself to yet another beach or lagoon. Blistering heat, a mouth full of salty water and sand in your bed every night. It's just another day at the office for Youri Zoon.