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Back to the Furure... of Kiteboarding

Postby OceanAdventures » Mon Jan 20, 2014 5:32 pm

Got in the shop this morning and SendIt walked in with the premiere edition of Kiteboarding Magazine. This was before my time, but as someone who loves history this was fun to look at and see how much things have changed. Here are a few scans I thought y'all might enjoy.

Gotta love the cover, we are still talking about trying to go big in 10knts 15 years later...Haha

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Postby Toby » Mon Jan 20, 2014 6:48 pm

awesome, thx for sharing!

And all those names...good old times! :thumb:

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Re: Back to the Furure... of Kiteboarding

Postby POACHER » Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:19 pm

That article convinced me...............I'm going back to 2 lines.

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Re: Back to the Furure... of Kiteboarding

Postby SupaEZ » Tue Jan 21, 2014 12:17 am

Wow winter 1999 issue !!!
Started Feb 25th 1999.....stopped windsurfing immediately after 22 years ...this new sport was hot !!
It was so simple ...2 lines...40m long....5.0m2 kite neon-yellow...29 inches bar...wrist leash


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Re: Back to the Furure... of Kiteboarding

Postby Bain » Tue Jan 21, 2014 12:28 am

I still have that How To Rip video on VHS.
Think I still have the original King of the Air video too.
Flash was killing it!

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Re: Back to the Furure... of Kiteboarding

Postby Bigdog » Tue Jan 21, 2014 2:03 am

Fall of 1999 for me as well. Peter Lynn cquad. Wow had my ass kicked all winter learning. Best memories of the sport when no one else knows what you are doing and you get spanked every time you fly it. Now in 2014 my wife is flying a 5m in 35knots on the snow and all is good. Times have changed!!

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