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The Wind Window

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Understanding the Wind. The diagrams above help describe 'The Wind Window', this is where the kite will fly. When you stand with your back to the wind, hold your arms straight out to each side, left arm to the left, right arm to the right, the 180 degrees in front of you is 'The Wind Window'. 'The Wind Window' also extends to straight above your head. The kite will only fly to the edge of the window, if you try to fly the kite past the edge of the wind it will 'luff' or fall from the sky. The kite...

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WANAKITE 30-31st August IKON kite clinics

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EVENT: Want to improve your snowkite skills ? Join the 2014 IKON SNOWKITE CLINICS on the 30 and 31st of August at Snowfarm with our Canadian Pro rider Romain Barachko. This clinic is part of the 2014 WANAKITE Freeride Snowkite event and the goal is to bring the snowkite community together for clinics, demo, comps and party. Registration includes the chance to win an IKON demo kite, IKON Vouchers and MOOD Collection product for the girls. It also includes access for Snowfarm for the event and secures access for the future. Registration money collected will be transferred to the Snowfarm...

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Winter is coming

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Summer is now gone, & with Autumn comes the good swells & calmer days that make SUP & Surfing a better choice. A few big storms later & the first snow can be seen on the Southern Alps. This is a great time to be thinking of planning a trip ot two to some tropical destination to break the winter blues... also, with an upcoming winter season & the good riding throughout the NZ mountain scene lets not forget that for kite addicts everywhere Snowkiting will be on the to do list! Stay tuned as the winter unfolds...

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