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  • Exult

    Learning from flying in unfamiliar or non-ideal situations

    By Exult

    When being removed from your comfort flying zone you might get new experiences that you couldn't imagine or predict. This blog entry is also a vacation post card from the medieval city (in the sense that ruins and buildings from that time still exist) of Visby ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visby ) in the island of Gotland ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gotland ) in the Baltic Sea as well as an example of how flying during new and non-ideal conditions turned out to be educational, fun and very
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  • SHBKF

    Support your LKS

    By SHBKF

    Support your LKS   I started reading the kite forums with some intensity over four years ago.  I had used computers for many years even back before the days of the WWW.  It has been quite awhile since I’ve seen that initialism used in any context.  I had previously been on a few forums of interest but I was really fired up wanting to learn anything kites.   I saw mention of an initialism LKS, Local Kite Store.  Out here in the mountains of western Virginia there was no such thing.  Maybe
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Phew! It's been a while.

G'day everyone.  It has been a while since I've visited the forum. But. With changes I've made I will be semi regular back here. Time, spare time, has been hard to come by of late. Challenges both professional and personal have required my energies putting a lot of things on the backburner. It was when I was having a pretty bad week that I just grabbed my Djinn and went to the park to work out some frustration that I realised how long it has ACTUALLY been since I'd flown. I felt good. I fel

Please Forgive Me

I has been over a year since I've told any tales about our kite flying.  There are various reasons - the pandemic kept us closer to home, the weather didn't cooperate, had other things to keep me occupied and I was just too lazy to sit done and write.  So I'm going to try and pick it up again. https://wp.me/pdXwt-Ki

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Rogallo 2021 in the bag

It was an incredible Weekend With The RAF, WoW crew and Kitty Hawk Kites. The Rogallo festival this year had WIND, Kites, Sun, WIND, a few Sprinkles, WIND and did I mention WIND!!! Thank You @Nags Head Flyer for pulling together some World Class flier to make this a Rogallo to remember. Other Forum Members that I saw come by are @Ejay @John P @Tim P.  

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Overkill and Getting up the hill

Those who know me know I can't pack small no matter how hard I try.. Rogallo Festival is this weekend. First big event since the pandemic. Lots of kites to fly, lots of stuff to try BUT, Jockey's Ridge does have one downside.. IT is not the most accessible site to fly at. Closest parking is at Kitty Hawk Kites across the street but that's a long ways to carry 4 kite bags, Umbrella/chair/canopy/cooler/camera equipment etc.  As much as I want to carry "everything" it just isn't in the cards. FWIW,

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Lack of Motivation

We are complying with the Stay-at-home order and limiting our trips out of the house to the grocery store and the pharmacy. http://carolinabeachkiter.com/2020/04/10/lack-of-motivation/

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