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Issue 60: Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Well, we sometimes find ourselves flying kites in strange places. But the place where Team iQuad found themselves flying this weekend certainly wasn’t the strangest place we’ve ever flown!  And to tell you the truth, all 5,000 or so paying customers were so excited to see the Sport Kites together with the Tulips, and were […]

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Issue 60: National Kite Month 2008

April was a busy month down in South Texas, just as I’m sure it was with kiters all over. I had always wanted to get involved in kite making with kids, and what better time to do it than National Kite Month. SPIKE, South Padre Island Kite Enthusiasts, our local kite club, was invited to […]

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Issue 60: Lincoln City Indoor Kite Festival

Yep – we’re headin’ off to the Lincoln City Indoor Kite Festival again. Sure, we’ll be going to this one for the fourth year in a row, and every time it just gets a little better… But I gotta tell you – there’s nothing “normal” about this one, and it ain’t your normal run-of-the-mill Kite […]

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Issue 60: Cervia International Kite Festival

Ciao! Is the common phrase you hear in Italy, whether you are coming or going. It is an Italian word used as a greeting or parting: hello, good-bye, so long, see you later…as in the Hawaiian word Aloha. I must say, it comes in very handy having an all encompassing word like that. Aquilone is […]

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Issue 60: Weifang International Kite Festival

Between the 19th to the 24th of April 2008, the 25th Weifang International Kite Festival and 4th World Sport kite Championships were to be held at the Fuyan Mountain International Kite Field.  I was very happy to return to Weifang again this year, and to once again meet with many of the world kiting family.  […]

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Issue 60: NABX 2008

This year the NABX excitement started off well before anyone left the comfort of their home. As the trash talk, dares, challenges, friendly tips, and reminders were flying across the NABX section of the ‘Power Kite forum’, a serious venue concern reared its ugly head. In addition to the actual event that takes place on […]

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Issue 60: Cloudbusters Kite Festival

As I sat down to begin this article I am watching the weather reports.  A tornado touched down south-west of Perrin, TX and the storm continues in the direction of the site where we just had a wonderful kite festival.  But this is Texas!  One minute it can be the most beautiful spring day and […]

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Issue 60: Morro Bay Kite Festival

On the west coast, we kitefliers love interacting with the audience at the Brookings, OR Kite Festival. We love amazing the audience and being indoors during the blustery weather at the Lincoln City, OR Indoor Kite Festival.And nothing compares to WSIKF in Long Beach, WA. Still, I have to say… Morro Bay, CA must be […]

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Issue 60: East Coast Rev Clinic

The First Annual East Coast Rev Clinic was held March 21st through the 23rd, 2008 in Wildwood, NJ. There was a great turnout, especially considering that it was Easter weekend. A special thank you must go to Brad Weiner for organizing this event. We were all extremely fortunate to have the best in the world, […]

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