SPI Kite Round-Up: South Padre Island is an exciting kiteboarding destination

The 2010 SPI Kite Round-Up is revving up to be one of the largest kiteboarding events of the year! This nine day long event will take place at the windy location of South Padre Island, Texas USA from May 1st - 9th, 2010.

Register today to become a participant and enjoy wide range of kiteboarding equipment demos, amateur competitions, kite clinics, pro exhibitions, parties and more!

2010 South Padre Island Kite Round-Up will host a diverse range of kiteboarding gear demos from the industry's leading manufacturers. This is your best chance to try out the latest 2010 kitesurfing equipment.

A multitude of kiteboarding contests have also been designed to bring out the highest level of riding from the best amateur kiteboarders, as well riders of all levels to challenge themselves. Take your pick of amateur kiteboarding competitions such as Big Air, Sliders, Freestyle, Downwind Races, Speed Trials, Boarder-X, SUP Races and others.

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San Francisco Bay: too big, too easy to get lost

A stranded kitesurfer was saved by the US Coast Guard and the Good Samaritan, after using his waterproof handheld radio transmitter to call for help, in San Francisco Bay, California.

At 5:20 pm, the kitesurfer lost his board four miles north of the San Mateo Bridge and 4 miles east of the San Francisco International Airport.

As the US Coast Guard received the rescue plea, all boats in the area were warned and called to help.

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Kiteboard Tour Asia: nice competition in very nice windy venues

The KTA tour reaches its final destination in Thailand on its five stop tour series that has also taken it from China to Hong Kong, Vietnam and the Philippines.

The final event that will also see the crowning of not only the KTA Tour Champions, but also the first ever Asian Champions in both freestyle and course racing, will be taking place at the stunning Paknampran beach in Pranburi, Thailand from the 25 – 28 March.

The final KTA event will be hosted by the tours overall headline sponsor, the Evason Six Senses Spa, at its beautiful beach front location which promises to be an amazing experience for riders and spectators alike.

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