John Barresi

KiteLife® Stunt Kite Clinic: Apr 23-24, Long Beach WA

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Apr 23-24 in Long Beach WA!

Dual line kite workshop for beginner though master levels by @John Barresi, starting from the ins and outs of your equipment on up through fundamental flight techniques and trick flying - we'll also have a few Prism Nexus kites on hand for folks to try their hand at team flying without fear of damaging valuable equipment.

Testimonials - http://tinyurl.com/nnzsmvd
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/events/752152258248700/

Anything with two strings is welcome including foils, stacks with tails and delta stunt kites - the purpose of this workshop is first and foremost to help you maximize the kites you have, and the way you like to fly... During the weekend, we'll cover a whole range of dual line topics that interrelate.

Registration is $150 per person and includes full access to two days of instruction from 10am-4pm on both Saturday and Sunday... We only have room for TEN students, please RSVP if you plan to participate.

 

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