Tag Archives: power kiting
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Grump Whinge Moan

While I’ve been momentarily distracted for a few years trying to figure out why single line kites (don’t) fly- and thinking about the ultimate pilot kite, the world of traction kiting has expanded a lot, but apart from de-power foils becoming ever more dominant in buggying and snow kiting, it hasn’t changed a lot. Time […]

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North American Buggy Expo (NABX 2012)

On the edge of Las Vegas lies the Ivanpah Dry Lake Bed, home to the North America Buggy Expo; an event that has been running in various forms since the early 90’s. Kiters from far and wide converged on this patch of desiccated hard pack the first week of April to set records, elevate their […]

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Issue 73: Buggy Newz

Parakart and Buggy madness in the UK! This years race series has taken place at 3 race locations. Hoylake near Liverpool and 2 locations in South Wales, Pendine & Pembrey. (see map) These are all beaches on the west side of the UK. Hoylake is unusual as the beach is a convex sandbank, so unless […]

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Issue 72: Buggy Newz

Pembrey Beach, South Wales The Parakart Association National Race Series 2010 continued with Round 3 being held on Pembrey beach, South Wales this weekend 15/16th May. These results were unfortunatly not available as I prepared this article, but the racing is really hotting up in the Masters group between Peter Lynn (Vapour) and PKD (Combat) […]

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Issue 68: Mad Way South – The Sahara Challenge

“Mad Way South is a trans-Tasman challenge like no other – man and machine pitted against the harshest environment in the world at the end of the Saharan Summer – Two Aussies and Two Kiwi’s racing in Kite Buggies across 2,500 km of the world’s toughest terrain to claim the rights to be the first […]

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Issue 48: Snowkite World Championship

Welcome to the 2006 Snowkite World Championship in Vadsø. The riders are now competing for the world championshiptitle in Vadsø, and the conditions are perfect. Varanger has perfect conditions for snowkiting. Long winter season and large snowy mountain plateaus combined with lots of wind are the important elements which makes Varanger to one of the […]

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