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Issue 76: Featured Store: Into The Wind

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. Into The Wind 1408 Pearl St. Boulder, CO 80302 303-449-5356 or 800-541-0314 http://www.intothewind.com Floor space: Retail store 2,600 sq ft; 12,000 sq ft […]

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Issue 76: KTAI Trade Show 2011

21st annual – Las Vegas, NV I always look forward to this event… It’s not what you’d call a “kiteflier’s event”, but if you’re in the business and keen on learning about the industry as well as the community, it’s a very cool place to come and see what’s new from the various manufacturers, touch […]

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Issue 76: South Padre Island Kite Festival

Waltzing with the Weather down in Texas… or attending a GREAT South Padre Island Kite Festival Scotty Weider and I are on a “Kite Road Trip” together. We’d been out a week when we hit Texas, staying a night in Fort Stockton and then tooling on down into Johnson City (of LBJ fame) which is […]

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Issue 76: Treasure Island Kite Festival

Oh yeah, not being lucky enough to live in a southern part of the USA, we always love any opportunity to take a trip out of Portland (OR) for drier, sunnier weather in order to shake off the chill and fly with friends… Treasure Island (FL) fits that bill very nicely. My first time to […]

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Issue 76: Monkeys in Malaysia Pt 2 (Bintulu Kite Festival)

-Read Part 1 Here- When I last wrote about my trip to Malayasia in the last Kitelife issue, Meaghan and I had popped around Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, well guided by the ever resourceful Chris Tan and we were just getting onto a plane with at least 49 other kite flyers from around the world. […]

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Issue 76: Great Texas Kite Club Fly

As is now the tradition, the Coastal Bend Skypirates coordinated the date of the Great Texas Kite Club Fun Fly again this year with the City of Rockport’s Christmas season opening festivities that included tree lightings, parades, musical venues, and fireworks. What began as a statewide kite club invitational fun fly in 2006 has grown […]

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Issue 76: Treasure Island Kite Festival Gallery

Photos by TK Barresi

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Issue 76: Bintulu Kite Festival Gallery

Photos by Gary Mark

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Issue 76: South Padre Island Kite Festival Gallery

Photos by TK Barresi and Dave Shattuck

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