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Thursday, August 16, 2012

Women's Kite Boarding Clinic and Group Lesson

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Melissa Gil, professional rider.

Meet professional rider Melissa Gil, who has the world speed record, currently competing on the wave riding world tour. She'll be at Adventure Sports Miami (2750 SW 26 Avenue), Friday night, August 17, for a Kiteboarding Clinic for Women.

The clinic is from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

In this clinic they will cover the basics of kiting on a kite simulator. Be the first one to see the Siren Collection -- a specific girl kite collection by Cabrinha kites. Wine and Hors d'oeuvre will be served.

Price- $20 ( Single night clinic price)

Then on Saturday, August 18 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, there's a Group Kite Lesson at Matheson Hammock. (Class could be rescheduled upon weather conditions). Price -  $60 (single day clinic price or purchase the 2 day package for $75).

Skills which they will be covering during this clinic: Knowing your surroundings & weather/wind conditions
Learn how to rig your kite
Launching and landing procedures
Right of way/ Upwind/Downwind
Kite Flying Skills
Body Dragging

RSVP is mandatory, please call (305) 591-3559 in order to reserve your space

By signing up to this clinic you'll also receive:
$150 Gift Certificate towards a Kite ( valid for 3 Months).
30% off Kite lesson packages - (valid for a 6 months period from initial purchase date).

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