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2006 World Sport Kite Championships: Day 5

With a little wariness we woke up this morning, hoping to not here the howling of the wind against our window. And sure enough, Friday was a much quieter morning. That’s if you think of 10-15 mph winds as “quieter” but in comparision to the gale force winds of Day 3 that ended the day […]

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2006 World Sport Kite Championships: Day 4

High winds and land sailers on the beach last night, gave some preview of what was to come today…When we woke up this morning, we knew it was going to be more of a handful than the first day of competition, it was simply howling and ripping around outside our window, framed by a fairly […]

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2006 World Sport Kite Championships: Day 3

Somewhere in this sleepy little town, in a small shop along Rue Carnot, there is a wee little woman who probably gets a headache at the sight of us now. Every single time one of us wanders in, its a complete mishmash of communication, resulting in us paging through phrase books and thusly, badly mangling […]

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2006 World Sport Kite Championships: Day 2

When it comes down to the World Championships, it’s not an easy thing to win and conditions at the start of the competition ensured that it would be a tough goal today. It started off blowing over the buildings, coming from inland at about 8-10 mph, then turned around off the ocean varying from 15 […]

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2006 World Sport Kite Championships: Day 1

A bit under the weather this morning, perhaps something in the previous night’s dinner… We’ve certainly had our share of challenges so far this week, from blowing out all the power in our suite, to notebook power adapters left at home, to even something as straight forward as getting internet access. Something to note, even […]

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