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Issue 36: World Team Sport Kite Championships 2004

Let’s start out with some background on how I came to attend the World Sport Kite Championships in Berck this year. I am the middle woman of MVM. We were the only all female Master’s team at our National Convention and also in France. We came into being when Marcia Cannon asked Mary Bos and […]

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Issue 36: Weifang International Kite Festival

Our team “TKO Sport Kite Team” had been invited to attend the 21st Weifang International Kite Festival in China. We were invited so that we could perform our sport kite, team ballet routines to music during the opening ceremonies, and during the festival. This is the story of our trip and adventure. Adventure? I like […]

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Issue 36: XXIV Cervia International Kite Festival 2004

Wow!! What another great year this is turning out to be for me with a full sponsored trip to South Padre Island for their International kite festival which was a huge success last February, and just a few days ago I was an invited guest at the World Cup Team Sport Kite Championships in Berck […]

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Issue 36: 3rd Annual Moses Lake Kite Festival

SMALL TOWN FEST? GREAT TIMES IN MOSES LAKE!!! Hey – we’re headed out on the open road again… Yeah, we’re packing up and on our way – this time to rediscover the delights of small towns, by attending the THIRD Annual Moses Lake Kite Festival! There’s something quite refreshing about small-town America too. Yeah – […]

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Issue 36: Dead Bird Buggy Blast 2004

On the third Thursday of November every year you can find family’s across America gathered together around a traditional Turkey dinner.  Buggiers however are far from traditional, but we do have a few traditions of our own, like the annual Dead Bird Buggy Bash. Every year at this time you can find buggiers from all over […]

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Issue 36: Lincoln City Indoor

“It’s unbelievable! I’ve never seen anything like it before.” That was the mantra of spectator after spectator as they watched Oregon’s first indoor kite festival, held March 24-27, 2004, in Lincoln City, OR. Inspired by the grace and talent of indoor award-winner Penny Lingenfelter of Port Orchard, WA, the Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau […]

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Issue 36: Fury by Carl Robertshaw Designs (review)

Specifications Manufacturer: Carl Robertshaw Designs Model: Fury Wingspan: 99 inches Height: 45 inches Standoff depth: 12.5 inches, one per side Weight: 14 oz. Type of kite: Precision and team kite with full trick abilities. Materials: Full Skyshark P400 frame, PC31 Icarex polyester sail, TW connectors. Source for test kite: Borrowed (kite came with a repaired […]

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Issue 36: World Team Championships (gallery)

  Photography by Azemi Ariffin (Malaysia), Georges (France), Kamarul (Malaysia), Noralia Azemi (Malaysia), Watnu (Germany) & Susan Thonstad (USA).

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