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Current Drawings

  1. Karma Drawings,
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Giveaways from the past and current publishing periods are listed here... We hold various drawins for some pretty cool gear on a regular basis, and almost all are free and based on your participation.

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B-Series STD Package (11/10... - last post by Rudy64

Scheduled Events

Post your event dates and details here, please be sure to include contact information to reach the organizers... You can also add it to our calender here.

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Japan American Kite Festiva... - last post by Rudy64

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News from the Webmaster

Site updates, changes and news from the Kitelife webmaster can be found here... You can also sign up to receive site updates via email by clicking here.

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An educational year, and mo... - last post by John Barresi

New Member Introductions

Please say hello if you're new to our little kite community, we're sure you'll find this to be one of the most helpful and friendly communities around - launch, spin and dive right in!

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Another new member - last post by oapbillf

The Web Site (nuts and bolts)

This section of the forum is dedicated to ongoing discussion, news, technical insights and education regarding various parts of the Kitelife site and their functionality or effectiveness.

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Kitelife Website Problelms - last post by John Barresi

New Articles

Event reports, lifestyle pieces, interviews, you name it, check in here for notices of new articles added to KiteLife Magazine.

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Kites... Life. - last post by RobB

Kite Models

  1. Reviews,
  2. Dual Line,
  3. Quad Line,
  4. Single Line

Browse our growing archive of kites by name and manufacturer, complete with user-generated reviews, YouTube video (when available) and links to supporting information!

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Rev Power Blast 4-8 - last post by SHBKF

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General Sport Kite

For any sport kite topic that doesn't fit into one of the listed forums, you have free reign here... Challenge the panel!

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What do do in high wind? - last post by jeepinjeepin


We all started somewhere... If you have a question on to do a trick, someone here can probably fill in the blanks as there is a lot of collective experience you can draw on here.

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New guy needs advice - last post by makatakam

Trick Flying

From Jacob's Ladders to Cascades, Yo Yos to the Comete... This is the place to discuss the hows, whats and whys of modern trick flying and kites specialized for that purpose!

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OMG! - last post by RobB

Quad Heads

This is where all you Revolution and quad line nuts can exchange information and tips on the finest quad line kite designs known to man... Drop a line!

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Gday Frankieflyin here..... - last post by Frankieflyin

Indoor Flying

Discuss upcoming indoor events, kites, equipment, stories, flying tips and more... What, me need wind?

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Ohio - last post by grey78

Team Flying

Any questions or discussions about team or pairs flying on this forum can usually be found here, we are lucky to have several veteran team fliers here in the KL forum.

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Update on Reved's radio... - last post by Reved


All discussion pertaining to sport kite competition in the USA or internationally, rules, tips & techniques, organization, or anything else related.

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"Wildwood Then and Now... - last post by Dave362

Adjustments and Modifications

Got a special trick, technique or modification for your kite(s) or equipment? Share it with the other fliers here, and keep the evolution happening!

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Weekend projects - Nose Pla... - last post by Palmahnic

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General Single Line

Anything single line related that doesn't fit up above, put it here!

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Panying Eagle Kite - last post by Captain Aether

Indoor Gliders

Discussion for single line indoor kiting.

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Gliding into Summer... June ! - last post by SHBKF

Beginner Questions

Have a question about kite making, tuning, or any other topic related to single lines? Post it here!

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SLK Questions - last post by mystainedskin

Kite Making

Discuss kite making techniques, styles and applications here!

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Silhouette Media Cutter - last post by jeepinjeepin

KAP - Kite Aerial Photography

Want to know about taking aerial photographs or video, or want to share some experiences? Do it here!

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Assistance Needed - last post by RobB

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Power Kites

Whether they're flat, dimensional or parafoil-based, this is the place to discuss any sort of power kite flying, tuning and repair techniques.

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P4 vs Snapshot 2.5 vs Tenso... - last post by jeepinjeepin

Kite Buggy

Setting the trend for traction kiting in the early 90s, buggying is still going strong worldwide with speed and distance records being set everyday.

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Wind scooters??? - last post by Jim Foster

Kite Surfing

Arguably the hottest thing on the global kiting market, kite surfing blends extreme sports with wind sports to make an exciting and media-rich past time.

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PUSH Kiting 3 world records... - last post by davededude

Kite Boarding

Quickly becoming one of the hot facets of power kiting, kite boarding is something else... Imagine a big skateboard with knobby wheels, and you've got it!

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new 6.2 and it doesnt seem... - last post by Cyphert

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Open Topic

Personal announcements, general kite stuff or what have you, if it doesn't easily fit into one of the main discussion topics or kite classifications, this is the place for you.

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Tilley Hats ? - last post by Tmadz

Kite Videos

If you know where to find kite videos, let it be known! In addition to general footage, Kitelife is always looking for more sport kite competition or demo routines to add to their video database.

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KiteLife Tutorials (teaser) - last post by makatakam

Kite Photographs

If you have a collection of photographs, new or old, post a link to them here! Mugshots, aerial and ground shots of kites all apply of course. :)

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The Beginning of Kite Seaso... - last post by Wayne Dowler

Favorite Kite Fields

Where did you fly today & what were you flying? Have an ideal spot to fly, or even a memorable one away from home? Share it with other visitors, arrange to meet, or comment on ones you see here!

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Tanglewood Park, Clemmons, NC - last post by Reef Runner

Kite Plans

For sport kite, single line, foil, or anything under the sun... Feel free to exhange info and share web links for others to enjoy.

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new spars for an old kite - last post by Cyphert

Kites for Sale, Swap or Trade

Looking to off-load a new or used kite out of your personal collection? Post, name your price and someone may just be in need!

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Wala (Aerobe) by Flying Win... - last post by Reef Runner

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Doing something to make yourself healthier and happier, or have a question for your fellow forum users? Share it here!

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E-cigs ? Vaping ? - last post by RaginCajun

Web Sites

Found a cool kite site on the web? Post it here, after review we may add it to the links page as well!

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Personal project: Can I Fly... - last post by Pen

Off Topic

Anything and everything that doesn't fit anywhere else... Oddballs and all!

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