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We're pleased to yet again announce the next prize being given away to our most appreciated supporters, the Kitelife Subscribers... For roughly 10 cents per day they play a major role in keeping KL growing in every way. The winner of this drawing will receive one brand new Kaiju by Kite Forge, complete with 7' lines ($135 value)... Actual prize kite is white and blue, as shown in the photo and video above. == Info on the Kite Forge website: http://kiteforge.com/product/kaiju/ http://kiteforge.com/help-tutorials/ == If you haven't done
From the album: Exult's PhotosTo use this today not very crowded ferry port for kiting I made a 4x8.2m 38kg line set from an old DLK line set (that a SLK polyester line had cut off earlier). I have never tried this short QLK length before, but longer lines would not have been practical in this place. I'd say that there was little interference with the traffic. The cars waiting to get on the ferryboat have their engines off while waiting - this was the time available for kiting. The two times when the ferry was approaching during the session, minutes before it reached the port, I put the kite stake in a icy sandy snow
Full day dedicated to learning our way around short line (30') quad line flying - focus on tuning, basic "holding patterns" to maintain flight with minimal effort, 360s, up and over, catch and throw, variable and no wind conditions. Light / variable wind flying in urban environments IS possible without a great deal of effort after you've got a handle on the fundamentals - then you can fly anywhere, even your front yard or in a local courtyard - just think how much gas this will save you! We only have space for FOUR students this time around, this is a one day semi-informal gathering