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Kite headlines from around the world

The ChronicleHerald.ca – too much of a good wind grounds entries at kite fest

Here is a sample of how our first Maritime Kite and Kayak festival went on day 1…. I’ll have more later with lot’s of pics in the gallery and on flickr.. –Bill Jack Marshall, 4, of Pictou giggles Saturday afternoon, unaware of the gigantic lobster floating in the air behind him. (Mary Ellen MacIntyre) The ChronicleHerald.ca for the complete story… Read more →

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 →