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Into The Wind

Drawing complete 6/1/13
Congratulations to Finn Anderson of Denmark!

Longtime supporters Into The Wind have really gone above and beyond with a brilliant set of indoor and outdoor kites from George Peters and Paul de Bakker going up in the latest AKA Members raffle – tickets will be available through all of May, and a winner drawn on June 1st, 2013!

With help from George Emmons (ITW owner) and his knowledgable staff, we’ve chosen and arranged this top flight package of kites that are sure to enhance anyone’s kite bag, both indoors and out.

NOTE: You must be an active AKA member to enter this raffle, tickets ($2 each) are available via the AKA Members Forum link below (click here to become a member– all three kites go to one winner.

Click here to buy your tickets now! (login required)
Please contact us if you have any difficulty accessing the members forum.


Kite #1: Sky Bird by George Peters (Aloha)

One of George Peters’ most iconic designs, he only made a few and did them just in black and white for years. We’re making that pattern and his new, less understated Aloha. Made of ripstop nylon and carbon spars. 15’-9” x 8’-0”. 46” case (This product has a shipping length greater than 42″ and can not be shipped to most international addresses). 5 to 20 mph winds. Use 300-lb. Dacron line.


ITW Sky Bird Kite (by George Peters)

Click here for Sky Bird video !

Kite #2: Hydra by Paul de Bakker (Blue)

Paul de Bakker built the Hydra to win in freestyle competition and then used it do just that. A rare combination of trickiness and stability, it’s one of the few kites that can make old and new school tricks look graceful and effortless. Whether you’re a hardcore trick flier or a weekend warrior looking to relax, the Hydra is a kite you’ll never outgrow. Made of .6-oz. Icarex polyester with a high-performance, wrapped carbon frame. 7’-5” x 3’-1”. 58/32” case. Use 100 to 150-lb. Spectra line.

ITW Hydra Kite (by Paul de Bakker)

Click here for Hydra video!

Kite #3: Skate by Paul de Bakker (Lime)

Those light wind days that frustrate kitefliers are the Skate’s cup of tea. A hybrid between a controllable single-line kite and a glider, it soars at the flick of a wrist. Designed for low wind conditions that leave most kites on the ground, it’s a popular kite for indoor flying. Paul de Bakker’s Skate is flown by many top indoor competitors. Adding grace and elegance every place you fly, it turns kiteflying into performance art. Its nose pocket accepts one to three coins, allowing you to tune it for indoor or outdoor conditions, add weight to the nose to make it glide. Remove the coins to fly it as a kite in 0 to 6 mph winds. Made of light-weight micro-carbon rods and 0.6-oz. ripstop polyester. 5′-4″ x 4′-0″. 2.8-oz. 29/49″ case. Ready to fly with 100′ of 50-lb. Dyneema line on a handle.

ITW Skate (by Paul De Bakker)

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