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Kiteskating on Ice in Canada (Ottawa) – Winterlude Camp

Claude Kiteskating in Ottawa

Sunday was a beautiful sunny day but again, the wind was offshore, light and variable.

The demonstration area was, however, very good due to some snow fall the night before. The wind was very light and team could only kiteski with the largest kites available for the event.

Cold 67%
Lots of People 75%
Fun 90%
Kiteskating preparations Ottawa

Arrived at Kite Camp early Sunday morning. The riders (Brent, Peter and Andrew) unloaded the equipment.

The riders did an excellent job flying the kites in such a light wind condition. Both the Tempest and the Patriot flew very well. (Being larger, the Tempest behaves slightly better in such light condition).

The crowd was larger on Sunday than on Saturday.  Also, there was a grand stage set up next to the Kite Demonstration area and that has drawn a very large crowd watching the stage and the kiters at the same time.

Kiteskiing tempest tents Ottawa

Two tempest kites got pumped up and ready for test runs. Note how good the snow coverage is!

Even though the wind was not perfect for both days, the Kite Demonstration Event was a major success. Many people has seen and watched the kiter up close, touched and felt the kites and other equipment.

Kitesurfing on Ice in Ottawa Canada

The early skaters studied our custom-made school kite.

NCC and Kitesurfingschool.org has already planned for the next year Winterlude Kite Demonstration Event and couple years after.

The event and demos were Great

World Skating Champion

Barbara Underhill (the lady on the left), former World Skating Champion, was on the grand stage. 

Kiteskating team in Ottawa

The 2005 Winterlude Kite Demonstration Team. Hung Vu, Jim, Brent, Andrew and Peter. We will be back next year!

Kudos to Hung Vu, founder of Kitesurfingschool, for helping to arrange this event!

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