I just received this from Kinsley Wong about a great event coming up SOON at Pismo Beach, CA:
"XtremeBigAir.com is pleased to host the Pismo State Beach Kiteboarding Xpo 2003: April 11 - 13. The Kiteboarding XPO is the ultimate opportunity for you to get leading edge information from industry experts about new technology and techniques. Most importantly, you can see and test all the newest 2003 kites and boards back to back. This is the largest kiteboarding event in California and in the country and is growing bigger every year. Best of all, it costs NOTHING/$0 to attend this event!!!
This special event is just for YOU! Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn more about our sport, to improve your kiteboarding skills and try out the newest 2003 kites, boards, and accessories available by many kiteboarding manufacturers: Airush, F-One, Litewave Kiteboarding, Viokite, Underground Kiteboards, Cabrinha, Slingshot, Prolimit, Ultra Nectar apparel, etc..
This year XtremeBigAir.com has brought kite designers, company test riders, pro riders, kiteboard builders, and industry experts to the Kiteboarding Xpo. Come to XtremeBigAir KiteBoarding Xpo 2003 and meet Shannon Best of F-One, David Turner of LiteWave Kiteboarding, Aaron Foster of Airush, Chip Watson of Ultra Nectars, Underground Kiteboards, and many others. All the leading representatives of kiteboarding products will be there and will be showing a whole host of new models and accessories."