Monthly Archives: June 2006

Tube Kiting Safety Alert

With the July 4th holiday right around the corner in the U.S. the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety comission) has issued a warning about the dangers of using kite tubes. Here is an excerpt from the article. Caroline Mayer from the Washington Post writes read the article here: Tube Kiting Safety Alert Just before the holiday weekend, the Consumer Product Safety… Read more →

DeseretNews.com – Kite-tubing dangers face probe

Looks like the Wego Kite Tube is under investigation by the US Consumer Product Saftey!! BOOO-YA!!! Finally someone is sitting up and taking notice that this thing has some serious saftety issues. Deseretnews.com writes – Read the original here The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission opened preliminary investigations into kite tubes last week after park rangers banned the water toy… Read more →

Salt Lake Tribune – Kite tubing, other elevated sports banned at Lake Powell

Gary Mark just sent me this Link; according to the salt lake tribune elevated tubing. i.e. kite tubing has been banned on Lake Powell near Salt Lake city. This is a step in the right direction! get these things off the market! I do however think it’s disappointing that they lumped parasailing and kite surfing into the mix. Salt Lake… Read more →