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Old 05-06-2008, 11:58 AM
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Thumbs up A Big Woot!!

As everyone knows the Tampa Bay Kite Masters was held last week. We had a young rider Ross Bond who has only been riding for about 7 months entered our contest. For those of you that know Ross, he is a very nice kid and riding on a board that looks like a ironing board. Ross placed 42nd with a time of 82.54 minutes. That's a very good time for such a new rider. Jayson and I wanted to give him a great prize but some our sponsors that promised us gear fell through.

I know times are tough in the kite industry and everyone is feeling the pinch due to the economy. So please give a big woot to our sponsors. http://www.tbkm.org/sponsors.htm We couldn't have done it with out them, especially John, Steve, and Steve-O at Water Sports West. http://www.watersportswest.com

I'm happy to say that Freak Dog Kites lived up to their word and sent us a board that we are giving to Ross as a prize for most improved rider. Thanks AJ at kitericity http://www.kitetricity.com/ and Freakdog Kites http://www.freakdogkites.com/ for the donation. It means a lot to the riders and organizers of our events when sponsors keep their word. I just want to clarify that Freakdog wasn't keeping their word its just other sponsors that we had as advertised as sponsors didn't live up to theirs.

Thanks to all those who made this years race another great event and to the Leroy family for getting the riders from Miami here. Kent, Josh, and Clarissa glad you made it wish we could have waited a 10 minutes more but Damien paid us off. jk
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Old 05-06-2008, 04:04 PM
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What a great race! I got a chance to meet Ross, extremely nice guy who was probably one of the more pumped riders to be out there (besides myself). Congrats Ross!
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Old 05-06-2008, 05:26 PM
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Cool thank you!!

thanks a lot guys, all you guys in the the kiting community are soo nice, thanks soo much to freak dog kites for the board, ill be getting it tomorrow. the race was soo fun, i wish we could have some more small non prize type of races, just to bring the kiting community together more often. it was great meeting all you guys at the race, thanks alot everyone for the support.
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Old 05-06-2008, 05:33 PM
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Nice job Ross. Better add that board to your signature now. :-D
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Old 05-06-2008, 05:39 PM
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happy scott? lol
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Old 05-06-2008, 06:06 PM
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It's not in bold.
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