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Any of several sports, such as kitesurfing and snowkiting, in which a person, often wearing a harness, is pulled by holding a control bar that is attached to a power kite.
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Washington, July 18 (ANI): A team of kitesurfers are set to create a world record by kiteboarding across the Bering Sea, a 56 mile stretch of Pacific Ocean between Alaska and Russia.
Rabat - The Dakhla Kiteboarding World Cup, a competition in freestyle and wave, will begging on March 29 with the participation of more than 400 international kite surfers from around the globe.The six-day event, part of Kite World Tour, is held under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI in collaboration with the Professional Kite Riders Association (PKRA) and is recognized by the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA).
In parasailing or kiteboarding, for example, the rider is harnessed to the kite, which can create hazards.
If you fight with the kite, you cannot win,o said Alexander Friesl, manager and instructor at the Hawaii Dragon Kiteboarding Centre located at Al Sawadi beach.
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* Flying with a buggy is just one branch of power kiting which also includes snowkiting, kiteboarding, kitesurfing, relaxed flying, extreme flying and landboarding.
Neath Port Talbot Council ordered a review of safety at the beach which is now used increasingly for kite surfing - a sport also known as kiteboarding or flysurfing.
head to Lido Beach on a windy evening, and look for a sinewy guy attached to a gaint kite: Rob Hassle, king of the local kiteboarding scene.
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Aside from the cash windfall, kiteboarding sensation Christian Tio is looking at even brighter things to come.
Kiteboarding ace Christian Tio, fresh from a silver medal winning performance in the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, won't touch the P2.5 million cash award from the government.
All he wants now is to come home to Boracay and inspire more Filipinos to get into kiteboarding, an adrenaline sport, which he took up 10 years ago.