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skis over tRees

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

A few kiters enjoy the first good day of the season in Idaho’s backcountry.

 

More snow would be good, but these kiters had an awesome day.

 

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Happy 2013

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Thanks for subscribing to the Kitesites.com Series. Here’s to a great 2013!

Thanks for watching - Here's to more kiting in 2013

Happy New Year

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ReACh for the sKY

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

I recently went through some unpublished shots and decided these need to be out there.  Jason Jermain and Matt Thames reach for the sKiES over Strawberry – just in time for snowkiting season!!

 

Don't try this without lots of lessons.

See what is possible with kites!

 

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Terrain Guide: 2012 Snowkite Masters

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Do not attempt wind loaded slopes without years and years of experience.

An unusual wind direction allowed kiters to access wind loaded cornices

An unusual wind direction allowed kiters to access wind loaded cornices

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This year at the Snowkite Masters, an unusual wind direction allowed kiters to access cornices along the ridge.  Terrain can be challenging at Skyline.

Glide Guide

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Snowkiters who know how to fly talk about gliding.  Kites are not designed to boost riders hundreds of feet in the air.  Don’t leap off your hill without instruction.

snowkiters talk about gliding

snowkiters talk about gliding

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If you were at the Snowkite Masters, you’ll remember the high-flying glides and big smiles.  But what is it like to fly like that?

US OPEN Snowkite Masters 2011 – Chasta Returns

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Just south of Salt Lake City, Chasta Chastagnol returns to the untracked powder.  Inspired by the most famous snowkiter in the world, kiters take lofty glides over Utah’s frozen paradise.

The spectacular 2011 US Open Snowkite Masters

The spectacular 2011 US Open Snowkite Masters

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The snow and wind are bringing snowkiters to Utah. Subscribe now it’s free in iTunes!

Strawberry Rocks: The Best Superfly Open 2011

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Not far from the ski resorts, participants in the North American Snowkite Tour get together for a snowkiting adventure that takes you to the heights.

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great days at Strawberry Lake -- Big Air Too!

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The snow and wind are bringing snowkiters to Utah.  Subscribe now it’s free in iTunes!

Kite with the Clouds: Best Superfly Open 2011

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

We’re on the road to bring you part of the North American Snowkite Tour – A full episode is coming soon, but here’s a preview of my epic snowkiting session on February 17!

Great Day near Strawberry Lake

Great Day near Strawberry Lake

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Advanced kiters will be amazed by the possibilities for lofty glides and big air. Beginners who know how to ski or snowboard will be kiting on the first day! Subscribe now it’s free in iTunes!

2011 Snowkite Masters: The Legacy Continues at Skyline

Friday, January 7th, 2011
Come to the 2011 Snowkite Masters March 4, 5, & 6 at Skyline Utah.   Skyline has lots of terrain, beautiful vistas, and easy access.  You’ll appreciate the deep snow and the steady wind.  See how one of the most respected events in snowkiting got started.
See how one of the most respected events in snowkiting got started.

See how one of the most respected events in snowkiting got started.



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Snowkite Races: The 2010 U.S. Open Snowkite Masters

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
Brian and Heather changed the course and so did the wind.  The KiteSites.com series is proud to bring you the 2010 US Open Snowkite Races.
See the races from 2010 Snowkite Masters

See the races from 2010 Snowkite Masters

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Congratulations Winners!

Men’s Ski Fleet  1. tie – Brad Gordon (Airush)  1. tie – Bjorn Kaupang (Ozone Zephyr)  2. Tom Reynolds (Ozone)  3. Patrick Nedele (Ozone)  4. Chris Nester (Best)  5. Ken Lucas (Ozone)

Men’s Snowboard Fleet  1. Sigve Botnen (Ozone)  2. Billy Bordy (Ozone)  3. James Brown (Ozone)  4. Andre Nathland  5. Jake Buzianis (Best)

Women’s Ski Fleet  1. Trisha Smith (Naish)  2. Monica Basset (Ozone)  3. Renee Decosse (Liquid Force)  4. Amanda Weldy (Ozone) — Women’s Snowboard Fleet  1. Heather Schenck (Ozone)  2. Katie Egle (Airush)  3. Monika Masuda (Ozone)  4. Janet Erjavec

Winduro Men’s Skier  1. Brad Gordon  2. Ken Lucas  3. Noah Poritz  4. Tom Reynolds  5. Patrick Nedele

Winduro Men’s Snowboarders  1. Billy Bordy  2. Jake Buzianis  3. Chris Schey  4. Jason Jerman  5. Ryan Allen

Winduro Women’s Ski  1. Renee Decosse  2. Monica Bassett  3. Amanda Weldy