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20 hrs ago | News12.com

Peconic Water Sports offers lessons in kiteboarding

Want some adventure for your family this summer? Why not try kiteboarding on the East End? News 12's Doug Geed takes us to Cutchogue where Peconic Water Sports shows us how to fly a kite AND surf! The first step in learning how to kiteboard is to learn to fly a training kite, says Joey Flotteron, of Peconic Water Sports.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Out of the Kitchen, Onto a Kiteboard

If Eduard Frauneder weren't a chef, he'd spend more time being pulled across the water by a kite.

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Northumberland Today

Lifeboat call-out for kite surfer near Seahouses

Two lifeboat crews were forced to divert from their journey to an event in Beadnell yesterday after a kite surfer got into difficulty.

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West Sussex Today

Search for swimmer called off

Shoreham RNLI launched the inshore and all-weather lifeboats at 11.10pm. A search was carried out of the water, while Shoreham coastguard searched the beach.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Surfing News

Mario Rodwald is the 2014 European freestyle kiteboarding champion

In the final day of races, the majority of the fleet got overpowered by the big kites as the breeze reached over 18 knots.

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Squamish Chief

Kiters take to the sky

Everyone peered out over the froth as the waves continually rolled onto the smooth, sandy shore.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Oregonian

Bridge of the Gods Kiteboarding Festival gives amateurs the chance to go pro

The Bridge of the Gods Kiteboarding Festival attracts competitors from around the world, some of whom are amateurs who can go pro by beating out their competition.

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CBS Local

Kiteboarders Upset Over Ban From Cape Cod Beaches With Piping Plovers

Kiteboarders are pushing back against bans in the protected waters off Cape Cod, but federal officials say the prohibitions are necessary because the kites scare away piping plovers and other threatened or endangered shorebirds from their traditional nesting areas.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Kiteboarders object to sport's ban on Cape Cod

Kiteboarders are pushing back against bans of their increasingly popular sport in the protected waters off Cape Cod.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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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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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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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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