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Issue 80: From the Editor

From the Editor While some of the world is just gearing up for their kiting season, we’ve just finished ours here in North America… The past 6 weeks have been especially hectic for us with trips Utah, Borneo, Singapore, New Jersey and Oregon, all of which really put us behind on this latest issue between […]

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Issue 80: Kites… Life.

Where are we, and where are we going? Here we are again, this time for our 80th issue of Kitelife… When I took over the reins from my friend Mike Gillard in January of 2003, I had no idea where it would lead, but I’m pretty pleased with what we’ve done over the past fifty-three […]

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Visiting the Doctor Fish in Singapore

Issue 79: From the Editor

From the Editor It’s been a great year thus far and we’re now past the halfway mark for our 2011 season – lots of great events, interviews and experiences already but we’re really looking forward to the “home stretch” with late season events like the Antelope Island Stampede, WSIKF, the AKA Annual Convention and others. […]

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Felix Sadpuss

Issue 79: Pothecary’s Corner

Contributions Often the editor of this magazine is asking you, the membership, for help and, quite honestly, I reckon some of you guys out there could probably do a little more. The task of filling this magazine every couple of months is frightening – not a duty I would want to take on! One of […]

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Issue 78: From the Editor

Wow, seventy-eight issues! It always fills me with nostalgia, a lot of memories (both personal and in kiting) in the last 40 issues we’ve done. Honestly, I really didn’t have any idea of what I’d be getting myself into when I took over the reins from Mike Gillard in 2003 – I had some idea […]

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Issue 76: From the Editor

Well, I’m here to tell you it’s been a tough winter for content and we really found ourselves working hard with our contributors to bring a fairly solid line up of articles and reports for this latest issue… However – I’m greatly looking forward to the coming season, I expect to see great things and […]

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KTAI Best Kite Promotional Effort of 2010

Issue 76: Kites… Life.

What a great year we had for kiting in 2010! At least that’s my opinion… I don’t mean in terms of measurable growth, but in the little changes I’ve seen in the mentality at the 18 kite festivals I attended and how folks seem to be opening their minds a bit toward public outreach, especially […]

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Issue 75: From the Editor

We’re heading into the Christmas season and setting up our tree, approaching the end of the year and looking forward to a new one coming up – after twelve years since Mike Gillard started Kitelife, we’re still going strong, bringing you a wide variety of kiting articles, interviews, photos, videos and general coverage from all […]

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Issue 74: From the Editor

It’s hard to believe we’re already into Fall and another kite season is well on its way to being over! This past August marked my 20th year in kiting and it seems somehow appropriate that we’re returning to Seaside for AKA Grand Nationals in just over a week, the very same event and location where […]

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Issue 73: From the Editor

We’re enjoying the peak of summer with many wonderful kite events going on, and we always look forward to reports from all over the kiting world which we in turn can share with our readers here at Kitelife… This issue is no exception, with submissions from France, Quebec and a number of North American events, […]

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