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Review: BiPlutz

This year, I spent the month of July in Singapore doing school performances for ACT 3 International. During my stay, I had the pleasure of meeting the man behind the Plutz and the Zero-G, Leong Chee Wan of Malaysia. Chee Wan had a new toy to show off when we met, aptly named the BiPlutz. […]

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iQuad Xtra Vents on loan...

2012 Rev Team Boot Camp

Well I’ve had some time to think about the “boot camp” held on July 7-8 of this year and what it meant to me! I remember being excited, but nervous!! Remember, I’ve only been flying in formation for about a year now! Could I do all that was being asked of us?? Were my skills […]

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Radio Equipment for Team Flying

Recently I had the pleasure of attending the first annual Rev Team Boot Camp led by Team iQuad.  One of the requirements for this clinic was a radio.  These radios allow a team to share common music, ease the strain on the team leaders voice, and greatly improve call clarity across the team.  This article’s […]

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Review: Revolution Race SPL Rods

If you are at all in tune to the news coming from Revolution Enterprises, then you know that they have a brand new spar named Race SPL. These rods follow the trend that began with the ever popular Race Rods, followed by the Green Race Rods. The rods were first mentioned on the Revolution forum […]

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Kahtoola MICROspikes 3

Review: Kahtoola MICROspikes

In preparation for a recent trip to the 2012 Festi-Vent sur Glace in St Placide (Quebec), we did a lot of research on the various types of slip-on shoe spikes… The traditional rigid crampons were a bit much for my needs since I only see ice a couple times per year, and we were conscious […]

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The Glider Craze

If you are to go to any indoor kiting event in the world, what kites would you expect to see? You’ll see some Revs, an Echo, and maybe an iTrix. Lately, you will also see a bunch of gliders including the iFlite, the Zen glider, Plutz, Wala, Skate, Urban Ninja or Horvath. Gliders have slowly […]

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Review: New Trent IMP1000 battery pack

We do a whole lot of travel throughout the year and are fairly reliant on our iPhone for showing/watching videos, keeping up with communication, reading kite forums, playing games and everything else you’d expect to use regularly in a modern smart phone… But whether we’re out on the kite field or traveling across oceans, the […]

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HQ Rainbow Graphic Delta

Review: HQ Delta Graphic Rainbow

We get gigs like a fete or country show when we are the only kite display team there. It’s always good to have a few static kites and a bit of colour in the sky when we are not actually demonstrating but by the time we have got our tent up, banners raised, a quick […]

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Garden Banner

Corner Bits: Garden Banner, Portsmouth Kite Fest

Web site I would like to say thank you to all those people who have emailed in or collared me at festivals to say that they have enjoyed my little stories and articles in this magazine. At some point over the winter I will be endeavouring to put most of these articles (and may be […]

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Issue 79: Kite Tidbits, Reviews and Repair Kits

A few of my favorite kites… Same Old Same Old Every year we try to bring lots of new things to the demonstration arenas as we travel around and next year will be no exception as we are working on new routines throughout the cold winter months and will have new colourful kites and tails […]

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