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How to choose your Kitesurfing gear - Kitesurfing Articles
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How to choose your Kitesurfing gear

A guide to the kites, boards, and harnesses - get the right kitesurfing equipment to get your kiting career off to the right kind of start...

How to pack your kitesurfing bag for travelling - Kitesurfing Articles
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How to pack your kitesurfing bag for travelling

Going away on a kiteboarding trip can be a total disaster if you don't pack your kite properly.

How to do a backroll - Kitesurfing Articles
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How to do a backroll

One of the best tricks to kick off your freestyle kiteboarding career is the backroll - hugely satisfying, and easier than you might think...

How's your board control? - Kitesurfing Articles
Kitesurfing

How's your board control?

Are you being slack while you're kitesurfing and not focusing as much as you could?

Getting out through a beach break... - Kitesurfing Articles
Kitesurfing

Getting out through a beach break...

Heading out in the surf for the first time, maybe at a local beach break? Some great tips from the crew in the forums about how to kitesurf your way out through the sets...

Kitesurfing Terminology & Lingo - Kitesurfing Articles
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Kitesurfing Terminology & Lingo

Chicken loop? A loop when you're scared? All the terms explained.

Progress your kiting with an Intermediate Lesson - Kitesurfing Articles
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Progress your kiting with an Intermediate Lesson

Most people get a few beginner kitesurfing lessons and quickly plateau - this doesn't have to be you!

Safer Kitesurfing from a pilots perspective - Kitesurfing Articles
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Safer Kitesurfing from a pilots perspective

How a fighter pilot approaches a mission is how a kitesurfer can approach a sick kite session

Kitesurfing beginner questions - Kitesurfing Articles
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Kitesurfing beginner questions

New to kitesurfing and curious about how it works? Read some of the Q's & A's in here.

Wave Riding Tips by Ben Wilson  - Part 2 - Kitesurfing Articles
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Wave Riding Tips by Ben Wilson - Part 2

Kitesurfing Wave Tips # 2 - Thanks to all those who sent questions after the last article.

Skin Cancer & Melanoma - Kitesurfing Articles
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Skin Cancer & Melanoma

If you're out in the sun a lot, you need to be aware of the effects, and have your skin regularly checked for melanomas

How to go from Surfing to Kitesurfing - Kitesurfing Articles
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How to go from Surfing to Kitesurfing

If you've never kitesurfed before, but love your surfing, then read on to see how you can turn those blown-out days into something amazing...

Should I join a kiting association? - Kitesurfing Articles
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Should I join a kiting association?

Kiting Associations exist to help their members - why should you join?

Sydney Kitesurfing - Kitesurfing Articles
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Sydney Kitesurfing

Kite surfing in Sydney - lessons, and more...

Wave Riding Tips - Backhand, by Ben Wilson - Kitesurfing Articles
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Wave Riding Tips - Backhand, by Ben Wilson

Kitesurfing tips on backhand riding in waves by Ben Wilson

How to take photos from your kite - Kitesurfing Articles
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How to take photos from your kite

Use the KiteCam to take aerial photos from the centre strut of your kite

How to go upwind on your kiteboard - Kitesurfing Articles
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How to go upwind on your kiteboard

Going upwind is one of the first skills you'll need when kiteboarding, otherwise you'll be doing "the walk of shame" .. walking back to where you started, rather than kiting there!

Riding in Perth, WA - What you need to know. - Kitesurfing Articles
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Riding in Perth, WA - What you need to know.

The West Australian Kitesurfing Association have put together some handy fact sheets for kiting around the metro area of Perth

How to progress in Freestyle Kiteboarding - Kitesurfing Articles
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How to progress in Freestyle Kiteboarding

Henning provides an excellent freestyle Kiteboarding guide...

Kite Innovations - from C to Bow to Hybrid to ... - Kitesurfing Articles
Kitesurfing

Kite Innovations - from C to Bow to Hybrid to ...

A look at how far kite design has come in the last ten years - and at the classic kites of 2010

Should I use a board leash? - Kitesurfing Articles
Kitesurfing

Should I use a board leash?

If you come from a surfing background, it's tempting to use a board leash - find out why not.

Right of Way Rules - Kitesurfing Articles
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Right of Way Rules

There's a kiter coming straight at you - what happens? What about wave riding?

Do I need kitesurfing lessons? - Kitesurfing Articles
Kitesurfing

Do I need kitesurfing lessons?

Should I learn of my mates, or get lessons, or...

Kite relaunch technique videos - Kitesurfing Articles
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Kite relaunch technique videos

These two short clips are basic crash courses on relaunching a kite.

Safe Kiting Guidelines - Kitesurfing Articles
Kitesurfing

Safe Kiting Guidelines

Use the C.L.E.A.R. guidelines for a safe day out

How to tune your kite line lengths - Kitesurfing Articles
Kitesurfing

How to tune your kite line lengths

Kite not handling how you think it should - maybe your line lengths aren't right...

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