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Issue 79: Southern Oregon Kite Festival

19 years of fantastic kite fun! Ah, the 2011 Southern Oregon Kite Festival… better known simply as “Brookings!!!” I remember when I first heard about “Brookings.” It sure didn’t sound like much of a festival to me. A bunch of kite fliers line up to walk their kites across a field in front of a […]

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Issue 79: Lincoln City Summer Festival

Rockin’ the Rokakku! Well, the Not-So-New-Now Kite Van is at it again – off on another road trip to yet another Kite Fest. By the way, the “Not-So-New-Now” part of that sentence means I’m giving the van some credit for being a real workhorse at this point. At the time I write this, I can […]

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Issue 79: Westport Windriders Kite Festival

Flying high in Grayland, WA! Well, here we are… On the road again. This time headed for Grayland, Washington… the scene of the annual Westport Windriders Kite Festival… and already we’re a day late! This festival runs FRIDAY through Sunday, with Friday being a day for all of the hand-crafted kitemakers to get together and […]

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Issue 79: San Ramon Wind and Art Festival

An annual Bay Area favorite! For 14 years, we’ve been going to the San Ramon Wind and Art Festival in sunny San Ramon, CA. It lands on Memorial Day weekend giving us an extra day to play with friends in the Sun. We’ve done most of the sightseeing over the last decade and experienced heartwarming […]

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Issue 79: Pacific Rim Kite Festival Gallery

Photos by TK Barresi

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Issue 79: Lincoln City Summer Festival Gallery

Photos by Dave “geezer” Shattuck and TK Barresi

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Issue 79: Southern Oregon Kite Festival Gallery

Photo by Dave “geezer” Shattuck and TK Barresi

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Kite Lines – Vol. 13 No. 2 (Winter 1999-2000)

Description DIEPPE: New sightings! by Pierre Fabre | BIKE & KITE DREAMTOUR of Western America by J.J. Toepfer | VERDUN’s last Rendez-Vous? | Who can fly the TUKKAL FIGHTER? by Tania Berger | SKY GALLERY: Delicacies by Philippe Cottenceau | TRACTION GETS WET! Power kites and modified surfboards by Dean Jordan | LAST GOODBYES: Mel […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 13 No. 1 (Spring 1999)

Description JAPAN: Old, new & glorious by Valerie Govig | KITE COLOR: New techniques with a spray can by Kurt Eby| BRRRRR! Skiting for frozen fun – from the Antarctic expert Eric Philips | The FLOW FORM: From chute to kite, how the soft kite classic came to be by Kathy Sutton | SKY GALLERY: […]

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Kite Lines – Vol. 12 No. 4 (Winter 1997-98)

Description Shining kites of Malaysia by Pierre Fabre, En Fest for Børn in Copenhagen Denmark by Mel Govig, Still flying – Brookite by Paul Chapman, The Importance of being grounded by George Peters, Postcards from Uchinada by David Gomberg, Kite experiences around the world, new traction foils, a three-line stunter, two-or-four radical hybrid and a […]

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