John Barresi

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About John Barresi

  • Rank
    KiteLife Owner
  • Birthday 06/01/1975

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    http://www.johnbarresi.com
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    kitelife.com

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  • Favorite Kite(s)
    Kymera, B-Series Pro, B2, B-Series Zen, Indoor Rev, Zen Glider.
  • Flying Since
    August 1990, San Francisco CA
  • Location
    Portland, OR USA
  • Interests
    Web publishing and promotion, kite flying of all kinds, travel anywhere... Global kite culture.
  • Gender
    Male

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    United States

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  1. Can't wait until there's enough to warrant a clinic.
  2. Walt (@LS Kite Stakes) has been a longtime support of KiteLife, I hope he comes back online with those stakes sometime - the style is super popular!
  3. Hello @danielwow12, Welcome to KiteLife®! Although this is an automated message, it is written with heart - I love kites deeply, and I believe the KiteLife community represents this passion with a very friendly and helpful environment for everyone. Please feel free to browse around and get to know the others. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask. Need to tweak settings? Edit your profile here - View Member Edit your settings - http://kitelife.com/forum/settings/ Other than that, here are a few handy links that you might have a use for... Member Chat Member Map KL Shop And while it's never an obligation, we always love hearing about our new members if you'd like to share some of your kite stories, videos, and/or background... Tell us a little about YOUR kite life!
  4. Hello @Michael Sardella, Welcome to KiteLife®! Although this is an automated message, it is written with heart - I love kites deeply, and I believe the KiteLife community represents this passion with a very friendly and helpful environment for everyone. Please feel free to browse around and get to know the others. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask. Need to tweak settings? Edit your profile here - View Member Edit your settings - http://kitelife.com/forum/settings/ Other than that, here are a few handy links that you might have a use for... Member Chat Member Map KL Shop And while it's never an obligation, we always love hearing about our new members if you'd like to share some of your kite stories, videos, and/or background... Tell us a little about YOUR kite life!
  5. I'll take some of that action.
  6. I have! Hung from a strap about 30' up, under one of the old Greens Stratscoops back in the early 90s.
  7. I love that about the KiteLife forum, I think we're mostly multi-discipline fliers... Even I have about 30 buggy hours and 6-7 hours on a landboard, never mind power jumping when I was a teenager.
  8. Congrats Zach, let us know how you get on with it!
  9. Based in Portland OR, proud to help support flying folks' kite lives all over the world.
  10. Thanks for clarifying.
  11. I'd strongly advise against using any harness for power kites that doesn't have a proven quick release system.
  12. Ummmm, other than the Reflex springs and logo change, is there actually a difference I'm missing?
  13. Hello @deb7277, Welcome to KiteLife®! Although this is an automated message, it is written with heart - I love kites deeply, and I believe the KiteLife community represents this passion with a very friendly and helpful environment for everyone. Please feel free to browse around and get to know the others. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask. Need to tweak settings? Edit your profile here - View Member Edit your settings - http://kitelife.com/forum/settings/ Other than that, here are a few handy links that you might have a use for... Member Chat Member Map KL Shop And while it's never an obligation, we always love hearing about our new members if you'd like to share some of your kite stories, videos, and/or background... Tell us a little about YOUR kite life!
  14. From @BarryS on FB: My reply on FB: Keep it coming!
  15. We would love to hear back from everyone on the TOP TEN INDIVIDUAL SKILLS YOU WANT TO LEARN (or overcome) during this two day workshop - this will help us serve you better and help us put some folks together for mutual improvement. Reminder - this workshop kicks off on the first day with "Quad 101", a surprisingly complete walk-through on the kites, spars, fabric, handles, lines and other equipment as well as mechanics and theory, then we split up individually or grouped by specific interests to help you grow the skills you're most interested in (as well as general instruction) while Josh and I make our rounds amongst the students. The second day will kick off with any needed remedial instruction, and then focus shifts heavily toward team flying - beginner / intermediate first (I am very adept at helping people succeed in their first team flights), building up to more experienced or master level maneuvers and speeds through the end of the class, and we should be able to top it all off with a mega fly! Ongoing discussion on FB, you should be able to browse those comments too (if not on Tapatalk or the KiteLife App):