Thursday, May 13, 2010

Flying a kite

So my friend Jon acquired a kiteboarding trainer kite, and for the past few weekends we've been learning to fly it at the beach along Shoreline Drive in Alameda.  You can think of it as a stunt kite on steroids.  At 3 meters wide, it generates a ton of pull--more than I could wrap my mind around at first.

Here's an excerpt from our last trip out:











































I'm still finding sand in my ears, but man was that fun.

So if you happen to drive down Shoreline on a windy weekend afternoon you may spot me in one of the two scenarios below.



Likely Scenario #1:



Likely (but not preferable) Scenario #2:


...sailing off into the sunset.

2 comments:

Abz said...

I love ur sketches... very well done!

Joe Daniels said...

Thankyou. Glad you enjoyed them!