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- Nov 5, 2006-------- Original Message --------
Subject: iKiteboarding.com Newsletter
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 06:43:46 -0800
30 Oct 2006
Kite Compo: 1 - 30 Nov: TampaBay KiteMasters 25 Mile Downwind Race
100 of the top male and female kiteboarders from across the United
States will challenge the Gulf Coast of Florida for cash, prizes and
RESPECT! This race is the preliminary race for the upcoming 50 mile
Bahams Kite Race from Ft Lauderdale in Florida to Bimini in the Bahamas.
The final cut off for entries is 31st of October 2006.
Last year, 40 riders conquered the smooth waters of Tampa Bay in an 18
mile downwind race in 25 knots of wind. This years race will punish
riders with 7 extra miles of chest to overhead choppy conditions. The
2007 event will culminate at Bongos Beach Bar with a celebratory party
and award ceremony.
If you think you have what it takes... REGISTER NOW!!
Kite Compo: 11 & 12 Nov: Doodles Birthday Bash (Cape Town, South Africa)
The Annual Doodles Birthday Bash is taking place this year on the 11th
and 12th of November. Ray Long of Long Ocean Boards has organised
another kite compo together with the sponsors, Doodles Beach Bar and
The 3 disciplines this year are:
- Wave Riding
- Big Air
- Team Event
Prize Money: R10 000, plus loads of funky prizes.
Entry Forms and more information available here.
Holiday Accommodation: Cape Town - South Africa
Your summer vacation in Cape Town has just become a reality! Come and
enjoy the sun and wind during the summer on the shores of the South
African west coast.
Herewith a few accommodation options for yourself, your family and your
friends. This accommodation is available on a long term basis and is
perfect for students too.
St. Barth Island
St Barthélemy is one of the most beautiful islands in the north
Caribbean with a style and flavor all its own.
Pete Cabrinha, Andre Phillip, Susi Mai and Stephen Whitesell travelled
to St. Barth and explored the kitesurfing possibilities on this
Press Release: F-One Tribal 2
In less than one year the F-One Tribal has become the C-Shape hybrid
full de-power kite reference. Bringing you enjoyment, feeling,
improvement, the Tribal II will stun you.
It is a blend of different qualities and it adapts to all areas and
styles, from beginners to pros, in free-ride, freestyle, wave riding and
crossing, it stands out every time.
Cabrinha Crossbow 2
spx> The second generation of the revolutionary Cabrinha Crossbow kite
continues its legacy as the leading performance bow kite.
The Crossbow 2 is designed for maximum performance and efficiency - two
of the key elements which provide the Crossbow with its now legendary
hang time and freestyle reputation.
iKiteboarding.com reviews the Slingshot Link.
The Link is a hybrid kite that offers the best perormance of any bow
kite we have flown.
Advanced kiters and wave riders will take a severe liking to this kite,
but those who rate relaunch capabilities high on their list might have
Read our full review to find out why.
The Takoon eNova has just been released, and is aimed at free riders.
If ultimate performance and technology are most important for you, then
the Nova2 is your kite. If you are looking for a light kite, stable and
easy to handle, then eNova would be a perfect match.
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