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Issue 73: KAP N900 PUSH Project

Hello again, Kitelife readers! Following my very brief KAP (Kite Aerial Photography) introduction article, I present you today a few of my favorite images I managed to create with this technique. Enjoy! Also, after reading, please feel free to discuss and offer your own relevant experiences in this dedicated discussion topic on the Kitelife forum: […]

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Issue 73: REVisions: What to Expect in a Mega-Mega Fly

Here I sit, with really only one thing on my mind, much like it has been for weeks. No, it’s not a new Rev. It’s likely the biggest Rev spectacular ever conceived and it will be launched at the Washington State International Kite Festival, or as we affectionately refer to it, WSIKF! I’ve gone on […]

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Issue 73: Buggy Newz

Parakart and Buggy madness in the UK! This years race series has taken place at 3 race locations. Hoylake near Liverpool and 2 locations in South Wales, Pendine & Pembrey. (see map) These are all beaches on the west side of the UK. Hoylake is unusual as the beach is a convex sandbank, so unless […]

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Pirate Day Festival outside of store

Issue 73: Featured Store: Harbor Wind & Kite Co.

Each month we’ll be featuring one of the fine retailers who have been so supportive of Kitelife and other areas of the kiting community…The retailers you’ll find here are established, proven vendors. Harbor Wind & Kite Co. (a division of A/V Universal Prods., Inc.) 1575 Spinnaker Dr. # 107 Ventura, CA 93001 Phone: 805-654-0900 […]

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Issue 73: World Sport Kite Championships

– Click here to read this report in Spanish – – Haga clic aquí para leer este informe en español – Once again the city of Berck Sur Mer received kitefliers from all over the world, especially because it was going to host the World Sport Kite Championships of dual line kite teams. Berck was […]

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Issue 73: World Sport Kite Championships (Spanish)

-Haga clic aquí para leer el informe en Inglés- – Click here to read this report in English – Una vez más la ciudad de Berck Sur Mer recibió a barrileteros de todo el mundo, en especial para desarrollar el Campeonato Mundial de Barriletes de doble comando por equipos. Berck fue la ciudad donde nació […]

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Issue 73: Kites Over Grinnell

If there is one thing I like to hear when John’s dulcet tones are cooing in my ear over the phone, it’s “we have a new festival to go to”. Well, to be fair, it’s not a new festival.. Kites over Grinnell has been running for a handful of years, ably directed by Dick and […]

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Issue 73: Pacific Rim Kite Festival

There’s a small little kite field, just outside of the downtown core. To your north, you see the end of the Coastal mountain range. While you can’t “directly” see it, Whistler Mountain is also up that way, where Vancouver played host to the Winter Olympics this past February. To your northeast is Vancouver’s downtown, which […]

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Issue 73: St-Honoré dans l’Vent

The « Saint-Honoré dans l’Vent » festival, held from June 18th to June 20th 2010 is a great gathering at the Saint-Honoré airport in Saguenay, central region of the Quebec province. The 2010 edition offered us many great performances with a very high quality group of Quebec kite flyers and international guests. The organisation and […]

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Issue 73: Lincoln City Summer Festival

Well now… It seems like I darned near live here in Lincoln City, when I’m not living in either Vancouver, WA (our “official” home) or Long Beach, WA (our closest good “Flying” beach) that is… Anyway, I’ve been here often enough that the kite-van seems to know it’s way to Lincoln City all by itself. […]

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