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The invisible kiteboard - a window beneath the sea! - Kitesurfing News
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The invisible kiteboard - a window beneath the sea!

Cruising across the reef on a twintip is nice, but have you ever wanted to see more of what's under your board?

IKA KiteFoil GoldCup Italy Day One - Kitesurfing News
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IKA KiteFoil GoldCup Italy Day One

Near Flawless Performance Gives Nocher Edge in Thrilling Kite Foil Championship Opener

Back Mobe tips with Dan Sweeney. - Kitesurfing News
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Back Mobe tips with Dan Sweeney.

The Back Mobe is one of kiteboarding's sweetest moves you can learn. Easily worthy of pro status at your local, stomping a solid backmobe will certainly attract attention.

KiteFoil GoldCup Italy Day Two - Kitesurfing News
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KiteFoil GoldCup Italy Day Two

Tricky Conditions With Gusty Cross-Offshore Winds Cut Short Racing

Slingshot Release 2016 Equipment - Kitesurfing News
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Slingshot Release 2016 Equipment

This week Slingshot was one of the first cabs off the rank to release new gear - one standout was their new wave kite, appropriately named the 'Wave SST'.

DIY Hydrofoil with an old Skateboard Deck. - Kitesurfing News
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DIY Hydrofoil with an old Skateboard Deck.

All it takes is a little know-how, several hours and some old stuff laying around in the shed to make your very own hydrofoil. It makes you wonder why we didn't think of this years ago!

ActionSportsWa Beach team for 2016 season - Kitesurfing News
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ActionSportsWa Beach team for 2016 season

ActionSportsWA are looking for instructors for their kite schools in Perth, WA for the 2016 season starting in November 2015...

Jacobsen jumps from Azzam's mast tip. - Kitesurfing News
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Jacobsen jumps from Azzam's mast tip.

He's kitelooped from crane tops, he's boosted off Branson's private Island rooftop, this time, he's doing it off the mast tip of the Volvo Ocean 65, Azzam, known as Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing.

Call in the babysitter - Jesse Richman knows how it's done! - Kitesurfing News
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Call in the babysitter - Jesse Richman knows how it's done!

Next time you need a baby sitter, call pro kiteboarder from Naish - Jesse Richman. He knows how to get the kids off the screens! Not too good with getting homework done though.

Getting ready for downwinders in Perth - Kitesurfing News
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Getting ready for downwinders in Perth

This fantastic service will get you back upwind, with crew, after your epic kitesurfing downwinder

Kitesurfing instructors needed WA - Kitesurfing News
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Kitesurfing instructors needed WA

Need a job this summer in the kitesurfing industry? Be a kitesurfing instructor in Perth, Western Australia

Liam Whaley steals win from Zoon and Hadlow in the VKWC - Kitesurfing News
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Liam Whaley steals win from Zoon and Hadlow in the VKWC

Youri Zoons incredible 720's and Hadlows technical rotations weren't enough to nab a win from young Cabrinha rider Liam Whaley at the Venezuela stop of the VKWC.

Kiteboarding Travel tips from Jake Kelsick - Kitesurfing News
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Kiteboarding Travel tips from Jake Kelsick

It's that time of year, and some tips from an experienced traveller.

Best Kiteboarding Acquires Legaignoux Brothers Patent - Kitesurfing News
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Best Kiteboarding Acquires Legaignoux Brothers Patent

In 2002, two brothers turned a good idea (the inflatable kite) into a great idea with the modern depowerable 'bow kite'. Now, after more than 10 years battling kite companies to license their design, they've handed the fight to a kiteboarding company.

Light Winds & Gloomy skies at the 2015 Venyu Triple S - Kitesurfing News
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Light Winds & Gloomy skies at the 2015 Venyu Triple S

It all came down to the final day in the 2015 Venyu Triple S in Cape Hatteras, with the wind finally joining the party - ending the wakeboarding and kicking off the kiting.

Huge kiteloops at the Megaloop Challenge in Holland. - Kitesurfing News
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Huge kiteloops at the Megaloop Challenge in Holland.

At a stormy and choppy beach called 'The Spot' in Zandvoort, Holland. Invited kiteboarders from around the world took the biggest kites they dared, and sent them hard during the Red Bull Mega Loop Challnge.

Nick Jacobsen jumps off Bransons Roof - Kitesurfing News
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Nick Jacobsen jumps off Bransons Roof

The only thing better than meeting Sir Richard Branson himself, would be to boost off the roof of his very own island mansion on Necker Island. At least for Nick Jacobsen anyway!

Inside the mind of a Triple S kiteboarder - Kitesurfing News
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Inside the mind of a Triple S kiteboarder

Ever wondered what goes through the mind of the guys hitting those monster obstacles in Cape Hatteras?

It might be getting strange, but kiteboarding has matured.. - Kitesurfing News
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It might be getting strange, but kiteboarding has matured..

As the sport of kiteboarding nears 20 years of life in its modern form, things are changing

Double frontroll - strapless surfboard by Patri McLaughlin. - Kitesurfing News
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Double frontroll - strapless surfboard by Patri McLaughlin.

Far, far away in the land of aloha, there's a surfer named Patri McLaughlin who is blowing minds with a trick that simply defies gravity. The strapless double frontroll.

Kiteboarder attacked by crocodile in the NT. - Kitesurfing News
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Kiteboarder attacked by crocodile in the NT.

A kiteboarder has been attacked while relaunching his kite off Casuarina in the Northern Territory. The 2.5m croc latched onto Chris Keeping's shoulder and arm, before being poked in the eye and swimming off.

Cabrinha takes the FX down under. - Kitesurfing News
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Cabrinha takes the FX down under.

Featuring St Kilda, Dolls Point and Brighton to name a few, chances are your local has been graced by the presence of Liam Whaley and his mates as they did the rounds of Australia last season.

Hadlows going for six (world kiteboarding titles) - Kitesurfing News
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Hadlows going for six (world kiteboarding titles)

This year, Hadlow wants the title, he wants number six, and if he continues riding like he has been in training, he just might get it.

Get together with the Strapless Society. - Kitesurfing News
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Get together with the Strapless Society.

Bursting onto the surfboard freestyle scene in a big way this week, was a trio of boys from the Strapless Society based in Cabo Verde, riding balsa surfboards branded with their own brand - HB Surf Kite.

The 77 year old kitesurfer - inspiration from the UK. - Kitesurfing News
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The 77 year old kitesurfer - inspiration from the UK.

We all know the local 'old bloke' at the kiteboarding beach. The age varies, from guys in their late thirties, to the occasional bloke in the 60+ club.

Susi Mai Rides Naish Kites - Kitesurfing News
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Susi Mai Rides Naish Kites

It's been a long wait since Susi Mai announced her split with long time sponsors Cabrinha in early January this year, but finally, she might be gearing up to let the world know which kites she will be flying!

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