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4 days of competition into 1 at the Lanncelin Ocean Classic! - Kitesurfing News
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4 days of competition into 1 at the Lanncelin Ocean Classic!

It was worth the wait for competitors, who stuck out three days in the doldrums waiting for the perfect racing and surfing conditions. Lancelin turned it on for them though, and the event organizers did a stand-up job of fitting in four events to one day!

Pro's boost double-kite-high in Cape Town - King of the Air - Kitesurfing News
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Pro's boost double-kite-high in Cape Town - King of the Air

The 'double-kite-high' boost has always been rumoured in kiteboarding circles, but never recorded until this week in Cape Town, SA, during training for the Red Bull King of the Air event.

Iconic watersports shop on the Sunshine Coast for Sale! - Kitesurfing News
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Iconic watersports shop on the Sunshine Coast for Sale!

After 32 years in the business, the owner of KiteAction is looking to retire. Would you like to invest in the Kitesurfing industry?

Brisbane kiteboarding hits talkback radio. - Kitesurfing News
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Brisbane kiteboarding hits talkback radio.

Kim Mothershaw gets down to business with Jason from Brisbane longest running kite shop about the risk and reward associated with kiteboarding (or is it kitesurfing?)

Registrations for the Lancelin Ocean Classic now open - Kitesurfing News
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Registrations for the Lancelin Ocean Classic now open

One of the most popular kitesurfing downwinders races in Australia is now ready for you

Ruben Lenten vows to go twice as high - Leaves Best - Kitesurfing News
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Ruben Lenten vows to go twice as high - Leaves Best

It's been three huge years for Ruben Lenten since he left his major, and long time sponsors Slingshot for Best kiteboarding. But today that relationship ended, with some exciting news from Lenten!

Nut slapped by Jaws - Niccolo Porcello gets smashed by Peahi - Kitesurfing News
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Nut slapped by Jaws - Niccolo Porcello gets smashed by Peahi

Sending his kite turned into a very regrettable decision for kiteboarder Niccolo Porcello this week, when he got slammed into a monster lip at Jaws...

School Holiday 'Supreme' Sessions with Manny Blanch - Kitesurfing News
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School Holiday 'Supreme' Sessions with Manny Blanch

QLD super-grom Manny Blanch made the most of the school holidays this summer, with a 'supreme' two-day kite trip to Elliot Heads on the central coast for some flat water sessions.

Landing your kite in strong winds - 5 Tips for all kiters - Kitesurfing News
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Landing your kite in strong winds - 5 Tips for all kiters

When it's 30+ on the beach, getting your kite down safely at the end of a session is in everyone's best interests! Here's 5 tips for landing a kite in strong winds, that might save you, or someone you know from spending the night in hospital (or worse!)

How to relaunch a C Kite - the Easy Way! - Kitesurfing News
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How to relaunch a C Kite - the Easy Way!

Ozone team rider Jake Kelsick shows us how to relaunch a C kite, the easy way! Using the new Ozone C4, he's got some tips that will have you up and riding again in no time.

How to Survive a Death Looping Kite - Kitesurfing News
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How to Survive a Death Looping Kite

We've all seen videos online of kites endlessly looping downwind, dragging their riders behind like a Border Collie walking a 5 year old. What would you do if it happened om your next session?

A Detailed Look Inside the Luderitz Speed Challenge - Kitesurfing News
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A Detailed Look Inside the Luderitz Speed Challenge

Kiteboarders and windsurfers going 90+kmph, in a 1km long, 10m wide and 40cm deep channel, dug into the desert in the middle of Africa? Ride along with the worlds fastest sailors in the Luderitz Speed Challenge 2015.

Play this game on your next kite session: K.I.T.E. - Kitesurfing News
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Play this game on your next kite session: K.I.T.E.

Ask any skateboarder, snowboarder or surfer grommie what the game of 'SKATE', 'SNOW' or 'SURF' is, and you'll be met with a big smile and tales of 'that one time, so-and-so beat that guy'. Kiteboarders can play it too!

5 Tips to Spice up your Kite Session this Summer. - Kitesurfing News
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5 Tips to Spice up your Kite Session this Summer.

Don't get stuck in a rut this season, spice up your kiting life like Damien Leroy and Evan Netsch, with five fun kiteboarding ideas to try during your next session.

Exciting Job opportunity for Kite Instructor in Townsville - Kitesurfing News
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Exciting Job opportunity for Kite Instructor in Townsville

Intheloop is one of Australia's longest running kite schools. You will be working in a relaxed environment in one of Australia's best locations.

Foils win the Lighthouse to Leighton in Crazy Light Wind! - Kitesurfing News
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Foils win the Lighthouse to Leighton in Crazy Light Wind!

With forecast storms and variable winds forecast, before racers even began the run from Rottnest Island to Leighton beach, they knew they were in for a tough race.

SA turning it on for NKL Round 3 - Kitesurfing News
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SA turning it on for NKL Round 3

The NKL hits Goolwa Beach for the South Australian leg of the NKL national series

How to Make a Kiteboarding Video (Or not) - Kitesurfing News
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How to Make a Kiteboarding Video (Or not)

New sponsor? Epic kite trip to Brazil? Brand spankers gear? Time to make a kiteboarding movie! But if you want to maximize views, and get the maddest respect from your peers, make sure to follow Sam Medysky and Craig Cunningham's tips.

Kiteboarder stranded on sandbar all night in WA. - Kitesurfing News
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Kiteboarder stranded on sandbar all night in WA.

After his kite deflated while kiting off Mandurah, WA, a kiteboarder spend the night on a shallow sandbar, waiting for daybreak. Meanwhile, search parties scoured the inlet for signs of the missing man.

Incredible Stunt Kite Flying with a Cabrinha Switchblade - Kitesurfing News
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Incredible Stunt Kite Flying with a Cabrinha Switchblade

The venerable Cabrinha Switchblade has been billed as a 'kite that can do it all' by many a salesman, but you have probably never seen one flown like this!

Kiter Girls get on board with Renewable Wind Energy. - Kitesurfing News
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Kiter Girls get on board with Renewable Wind Energy.

The kiter girls over in the USA have just released their latest video about a tour they took of the wind turbines in The Columbia River Gorge, and shared an update on what they're up to, a year after their first video.

Riders Loved Every Minute Of It: NKL Gold Coast - Kitesurfing News
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Riders Loved Every Minute Of It: NKL Gold Coast

Australia's first ever kiteboarding circuit, the Classic Holidays National Kiteboarding League made it's debut on the Gold Coast this weekend, and it went down as one of the biggest things to happen in Australian kiteboarding, and kitesurfing history.

How to keep your kitesurfing safe this summer - Kitesurfing News
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How to keep your kitesurfing safe this summer

Now that summer has well and truly begun, and the beaches are packed, perhaps it's time for you to check your kitesurfing equipment is up to scratch.

The First Ever Strapless Double Backroll. - Kitesurfing News
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The First Ever Strapless Double Backroll.

Julien Kerneur from France just landed the worlds first ever double backroll on a surfboard, with no straps and no grabs.

Progression launches their new Kitesurfing Series - Kitesurfing News
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Progression launches their new Kitesurfing Series

Progression announce their new series of instructional kitesurfing videos.

Ocean Ambassadors clean up beaches in Fiji, then the world - Kitesurfing News
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Ocean Ambassadors clean up beaches in Fiji, then the world

You name it; it's washed up on a beach somewhere, and that's what the Ocean Ambassadors are trying to turn around. To do it, they're asking for your support, the kiteboarders and stand up paddlers of the world who get so much enjoyment from the ocean and

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