Tag Archives: kites

Kite Flying with Intent

After six plus years of doing sport kite workshops and clinics (both dual and quad kites), I’ve had a lot of opportunities to work with different personalities and skill sets while teaching… One of the things that I see most frequently with beginning, and even some more advanced fliers, is a lack of intent in their […]

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Making friends before the show starts

Issue 80: Antelope Island Stampede Festival

Sept, 2nd, 3rd and 4th 2011 This was my 3rd year organizing the kite part of the festival and it seemed to go somewhat easier this year. Maybe because I knew most all the people coming and they knew what they were getting into played into it. Knowing ahead of time what kind of conditions […]

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Issue 46: Kites vs. Kite Birds

AHMEDABAD — As many as a million kites soared aloft over Indian cities on January 15, 2006 as Hindus celebrated Makar Sankranti, the Day of the Sun. Festivals throughout India featured kite-fighting contests, in which flyers tried to saw through each other’s strings. Celebrity kite-fighters included Sonia Gandhi, president of the ruling Cong-ress Party, and […]

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