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Weighing less than most thanksgiving turkeys, this new lightweight kite has been designed for minimum wind conditions. Here is a look at the the performance that comes from such a lightweight design and the technology involved. CLICK HERE TO SHOP NOW SIZES: 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 12 / 15 THE DESIGN The ULTRA is designed to fly in marginal gusty/light wind conditions. Its design means that you can ride a size smaller than other kites while maintaining responsiveness and easy relaunch capabilities. Its so light that it has entered the realm of foil kites,...

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Kites are expensive toys that need caring for if you'd like to squeeze every last session out of them. Packing away your kite is an essential skill to master as it will definitely be something you will do on a regular basis! Here are the basic steps to doing it correctly: 1) Deflate your kite and lay it out on soft clean ground, grass works perfectly. 2) Fold one wingtip inwards starting from the closest strut. 3) Roll up the kite stoping at the center strut (try to get the roll as tight as possible) then repeat on the other side....

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This Spaniard took the world championship in 2013 and has other achievements such as being named the 2016 GKA Rider of the Year and 3x Vice World Champion. Here is a look at how and what he choses to ride.. Age: 26Lives: Tarifa, SpainKiting Since: 2003Airush Since: 2010Favourite discipline: Wakestyle/ FreestyleKite: Airush RazorBoard: Airush Livewire Team 140Favourite spot: Tarifa and CauipeOther Sponsors: MINI, Multipower Sportsfood, IONBest Result: 2016 GKA Rider of the Year, 2013 World Champion, 3x Vice World Champion  2017 AIRUSH LIVEWIRE TEAM  This is the freestyle weapon of choice for team rider Alex Pastor, the World Championship title holder....

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Pete is a true waterman who has international titles in surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing. As the founder of Cabrinha Kiteboarding, Pete has the opportunity to travel the world pairing his technical skills in photography with his off center painting techniques to capture the essence of a life lived above and below the water. Pete Cabrinha from Waterman League on Vimeo.   His knowledge truly shines through on the gear he produces, here is a look at some of the kites and boards he designs;  Cabrinha remains one of the top brands in kitesurfing, keeping an open mind to all disciplines of riding...

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There is no worse feeling than being on the beach when the wind is good and you've pumped up your kite, only to be delayed by your bar which has transformed itself into something that resembles a birds nest or a pile of spaghetti! All this can be avoided if you correctly wrap up your bar after each session and doing so will save you a ton of stress and time! These are the steps we recommend; Lay the lines out fully while checking the lines for knots or signs of fraying/damage. Knots need to be taken out of the lines...

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