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News on Kitesurfing continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Yesterday | Free Republic

Goldman Sachs managing director, 39, found dead after kiteboarding accident

The body of 39-year-old Nicholas Valtz was found floating off Lazy Point in Napeague Harbor, Long Island, on Sunday.

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Yesterday | Seattle

Quick Getaway Idea: Jetty Island

Where: Jetty Island, just off the Everett waterfront. Why: This kid and kiteboarder paradise promises real sand, warm shallows and all manner of adventures.

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Yesterday | The East Hampton Star

Two Deaths on the Water in One Day

A 39-year-old Brooklyn man lost his life on Sunday at Napeague Harbor in Amagansett, where he had gone to kite surf.

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Yesterday | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Get OutPretty FlyKiteboarding at Clam Beach

You may have noticed those giant kites in the sky above Clam Beach and wondered what's going on out there.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

OregonLive.com

Kiteboarders will take over the Columbia River this weekend at the Bridge of the Gods Kiteboarding Festival

Hood River is often considered the windsurfing capital of the world and, as the city's Chamber of Commerce boasts , "kiteboarding capital of the world is not far off."

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Surfing News

Maxime Nocher claims first International Kitefoil Speed

Maxime Nocher and Alexia Fancelli were the fastest kiteboarders at the International Kitefoil Speed 2014 competition, held in Port-Saint-Louis, in France.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Surfing News

Banking executive dies in kiteboarding accident

The executive, 39, was found dead in Napeague Harbor, Long Island, New York. His body was attached to the kite.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Mail

Goldman Sachs managing director Nicholas Valtz, 39, found dead after kiteboarding outing

How a year has fluttered by: Prince George's meeting with a butterfly captured in new pictures released to mark him turning one Not tonight dear, I'm too tired, gross, sick or drunk: Frustrated husband creates spreadsheet detailing different reasons why his wife would not have sex with him Philip Seymour Hoffman left his entire $35million fortune ... (more)

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Esquimalt News

Stranded kite boarder rescued off Clover Point

A 42-year-old man was saved by Victoria Fire Rescue last Friday after an equipment malfunction left him stranded off Clover Point.

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Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs Managing Director Nicholas Valtz Found Dead

Nicholas Valtz, a managing director in cross-asset sales at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in New York, was found dead yesterday in what the New York Post called an apparent kiteboarding accident.

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Surfing News

All fins set for the Itacoatiara Pro 2014

The Itacoatiara Pro 2014 is ready to roll between 23rd July and 3rd August, in the Brazilian town of Niteroi.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The East Hampton Star

Kite Surfer Found Dead at Amagansett Beach

The body of a man who had been kite boarding in Napeague Harbor was discovered on a beach at Lazy Point in Amagansett on Sunday afternoon, East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo said.

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Examiner.com

Beach water polo scores points with affordability

Kite surfing will debut as an Olympic sport at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Mail

'It was a wonderful moment': Kite surfer reveals how sea turtle he ...

A Puerto Rican kite surfer who saved a turtle from fishing nets was rewarded for his actions with a hug from the endangered sea creature.

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Daily Mail

'It was a wonderful moment': Kite surfer reveals how sea turtle he...

Graveyard of desecration: Grave robbers. Ghoulish tourists taking pictures on their mobiles.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Surfing News

Jeremy Flores suspended from Teahupoo and US Open of Surfing

The Association of Surfing Professionals has decided to keep the French surfer out of competition until the 2014 Hurley Pro at Trestles.

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Surfing News

Cody Steward is the new leader of US Windsurfing

Steward started windsurfing in 2002, and he has been a member of US Windsurfing since 2008.

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Surfing News

The 2014 Kiteboarding 4 Cancer raised over $100,000

A total of 154 kiteboarders sailed the Hood River for more than six hours. In the end, riders completed 2314 laps around the course, in 9-13 knot winds.

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New York Daily News

VIDEO: Kite surfer saves turtle trapped in deadly fishing nets

An endangered turtle trapped in fishing nets showed his thanks to a life-saving kite surfer by returning to give him an emotional hug.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

MSDN Blogs

KiteBuddy: Windows Phone 8.1 app for checking out kite surfing spots

Recently, I have been working quite a lot with the new APIs in Windows Phone 8.1 .

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