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22 hrs ago | The Now Newspaper

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"Kite surfing is easily the world's most frustrating sport," Darren Marshall, owner and operator of White Rock beach's Feral Boardsports tells me just as we're about to suit up and hit the water for the day.

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Yesterday | Surfing News

Why Richard Branson loves kitesurfing

Richard Branson is addicted to kitesurfing. The Virgin mogul is a frequent Guinness World Record beater, and his favorite spot is Necker Island.

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Yesterday | UpNorthLive.com

Man attempts to rescue kite-boarder from Lake Michigan led to both needing help

Lake Michigan had strong winds and water currents on Saturday that lead to a kite-boarder and attempted rescuer both needing assistance.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Metro UK News

Watch: Playful dolphins swim along with kitesurfer

A kitesurfer had some unexpected company as he cruised through the waters off South Africa, when a playful pod of dolphins came along for the ride.

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Vermont Sports Magazine

Flying high with kiteboarding

ST. ALBANS, VT. - Kiteboarding is a sport for these times. It's thrilling. It combines power, speed and has an element of high risk.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

People with Ore. cars shopping for pot in Wash.

Customers from both Washington and nearby Hood River, Oregon stopped in all day.

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Surfing News

Bridge of the Gods Kite Fest returns to the Columbia River Gorge

The 14th Annual Bridge of the Gods Kite Fest will gather the best amateur kiteboarders on the Columbia River Gorge, between 25th-27th July, 2014.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Guess What John Kerry Was Photographed Doing This WeekendAgain

Secretary of State John Kerry was photographed on Thursday doing something that has raised eyebrows in the past - kiteboarding in Nantucket as America faces crises abroad and at home.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Daily Advance

Arthur's widest effects? Dangerous rip currents

Kite boarder Pete Nero secures his kite as darks clouds and rain move in on the north end of Carolina Beach, N.C., Thursday, July 3, 2014.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Kitesurfers struggle in waters off pier

A member of the public alerted emergency services at around 8.06pm on Thursday after watching the surfers drift eastwards.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

WITN

Surfer: "The Waves Were 12 To 14 Feet"

Earlier in the day black flags were flying in Pine Knoll Shores warning people to stay out of the water due to dangerous conditions.

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The Oregonian

Oregon Coast kitesurfing death: Tualatin Valley Fire Rescue's Dale Johnson remembered as 'good firefighter'

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue has released a statement about firefighter Wylie "Dale" Johnson Jr., who died Thursday in an apparent kitesurfing accident on the Oregon Coast.

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KGW-TV Portland

Off-duty firefighter dies kite surfing off Ore. coast

A friend found Dale Johnson, 49, unresponsive in the water near Roads End State Park at about 5 p.m. Thursday, according to Lt.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Seashore's kiteboarding ban under fire

Last month, the Cape Cod National Seashore enacted a ban against kiteboarding for all the waters that fall within its boundaries - ocean and bay - except for one quarter-mile-wide corridor in Wellfleet.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Arthur's widest effects? Dangerous rip currents

Kite boarder Pete Nero secures his kite as darks clouds and rain move in on the north end of Carolina Beach, N.C., Thursday, July 3, 2014.

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CBC News

Kiteboarder, boaters rescued from Ottawa River

Emergency crews search the Ottawa River after a dinghy carrying a man capsized in the Deschenes Rapids on June 1. The body of 24-year-old Mykhaylo Novikov was found more than a week later.

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Canada.com

Evening water rescues for Ottawa Fire

The water rescue crews for Ottawa Fire Services had a busy evening Wednesday, although both emergencies ended up being resolved without official intervention.

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Click Orlando

Video: Women smacked by kite in Brevard

The strong winds from Tropical Storm Arthur whipped a kite into two women who were watching kite surfers on Indian Harbour Beach.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

WBUR-AM Boston

Is Kiteboarding A Threat To Monomoy Birds? Or A Harmless Watersport?

If you want to see one of the largest populations of shore birds along the East Coast, Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, off the coast of Chatham, is the place to be.

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MLive.com

Report indicates West Michigan Water Trail could provide economic, environmental boost

A proposed West Michigan Water Trail for kayakers, canoeists and kiteboarders could provide an economic boost to lakeshore communities, as well as encourage the environmental protection of local waterways, according to a new report.

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