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RickI
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Visiting a new kiting area, don't get it shut down!

Postby RickI » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:05 am

Through ignorance and this case, end up with a pack of 20 irate kiters chasing you down the beach for sending a kite into the powerlines! RESEARCH the rules in advance, just don't rig and go.


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If you try to launch and land at Smathers Beach in Key West, FL like you're at a "normal" launch you could send your kite into the powerlines as well. This small technical launch with the capacity for a handful of kiters has some serious issues you need to know before kiting here. There was a recent incident involving a kiter visiting from overseas which put heat on access there. Let's not give them a reason to shut us down from this unique launch (or any launch, do your homework before riding). More about what happened at:

Kiting Rules For Smathers Beach



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