Saturday at Varennes, Quebec. Fish, bears & a caterpillar
Kerry and Lucy had something new to try out
Sometimes you make mistakes when you tie the bridle inside your house :-)
It's, a green clown fish!!!
Nice works kids!
Hey stop laying down on the job.
Looks like Tomas is walking across the field.
With his micro bear buddy!
Kerry and Lucy
Lucy' and Kerry's blue foil
Kerry, Lucy and Gary. They can't let bears in this park can they?
Julie and Gary
What are you launching Julie?
Nice lobster Julie
Jon and Don check out the shark's bite!
Great winds on Saturday!
Don's foil and pink octopus.
Martin Blais design
Hi everyone! Great day for launching kites!
Lucy and Kerry did you forget to feed your green fish?
Don with his Blais designed basket.
Lucy and Kerry hug under their newest creation.
Thom and Ashton join in.
Nicole and Carl with his Beatles themed kite.
From the back.
Carl created several bridles for this modular kite He can arrange the each piece so it looks like a strip. Either horizontal or verical mode is possible. He can also make the kite shape look like a pyramid
Love the fuzzy tails too!
Mario walks by Carl's Spike ball.
Carl's clown delta
Paramotor demos were part of the days events.
Pretty neat to see people flying over the kite field!
Phil gives Kerry a hand.
Lucy and Kerry's green foil. Love the spinning tail too!
Phil's foil with spiked tail.
Thom's 252 Sutton
The train chugged along and said Choo Choo! The kids love this ride along the path!
Thom helps Brigitte inflate da BIG Saint-Honore mascot!
He's 40 feet long but this gives you a good idea of scale.
The winds were great and the rain held off till 5pm!!!
You can't shoot me or I'll shot you back ;-)
Thanks for the help guys!
One more try!
A little twist of the head,...
and he is back in the sky again!
Thom's Sutton worked well as a lifter for the Bear!
This is the smaller Bear that Stephan and Walter Bloem built for Brigitte and Lucien.
The crew has a good laugh after getting that darned bear up!
I love green!!!
Gary's Clown fish
Don's clown fish filled basket starts to bounce!
Switched to some PL fish. My daughter Emily helped me take the bears down and put the fish up. I was very impressed with her!
Lucien and Brigitte are the organizers of the Saint-Honore festival.
A big hit at the festival!
A few of us gathered at the hotel to talk over the days fun. Carl, Nicole and Lucy.
Lucy, Kerry, Thom & Don. Jon and myself were camera shy. The rain cancelled the night flight but it was a great day of flying!
It's Sunday! Julie talks to Don, the king of the field and all things pink!
Christine and Kim quiver in fear as Don's dragon fluffs his chest.
It's a Zimmermann design
Emily, Nicole and Ashton say good morning!
Emily and Ashton fly butterflies.
I join in too! I tried out Meg's newly repaired butterfly.
After heavy rain on Saturday night Sunday's morning winds built up slowly.
Great flyiny Emily!
Good family fun!
Ashton joined in too!
Fly Rok fly. Dave to the right.
Captured a great moment!
Jon having a Zen moment!
The winds soon picked up and foils and inflatables began to rise. Phil's foil.
Daniel and Christine's cool masked foil!
Love the kite pants!
One of Christine's hand painted kites.
Phil has several foils and this one is a favourite of mine!
Time for my metallic banners!!!
Andre's line of frogs was a hit wih the kids.
"Maman voyez-vous les grenouilles"
"Maman voyez-vous l'autre grenouille!"
Andre's framed kite in behind Thom's foil.
Gary's Holt dogs and Alex's Gecko!
Dave's Super man rok.
Stalking it's prey in Varennes!
You mortals are no challenge for me!!!!
It appears if the dragon is posing for Kim!
Alex's PL Gecko
Sunday was more overcast but wind condition were good all day! Gary's eel, fish and Scuba diver
Thom setting adjusting the kite line!
Thom's Blue Meanie.
Thom's PL gecko
Barb and Emily at camp Blue Sky!
Thom and Audrey.
Gary's Martin Lester Scuba Diver.
It's Alex. What do you have there?
It's a PL caterpillar
The wind changed direction and Thom and I were flying right beside each other.
The winds were so clean we never even tangled!
Christine and Nicole are always having fun!
Loved Chistine's new banner diplay!!!
More of Christin's great display!
This time I noticed the great face masks that Christine set up in the long grass.
Really nice Christine!
The single line field from the multi line and power demonstration field.
I think Phil is very Koi ;-)
Our voice on the mike was Claude! Gravel
Norm's better half Eugenie worked the sales booth both days..
Phil asks Eugene about kite shirts.
Jessica hams it up with Norm and Do.
Jean enjoying a cool refreshing drink.
Alex prepares his large delta for the kids candy drop.
Up she goes with the candy in tow.
One of the local blue clowns announces the candy drop to the kids.
The candy is released,
Each candy has it's own individual parachute.
You can tell it's a hit with families!
Make sure you got it all kids!
Demo with a Prism stack of kites.
It's the Rev gang including Helene(LN), Jean-Yves(JY), Veronique(Vero) and Regean(Doc)!
Jessica(Jess) and Dominic(Do). Wait a sec Christine and Jessica have the same pants?
Jean-Pierre(JP), Jessica(Jess) and Dominic(Do).
Sylvain(Dragon) and Gaston(Gas) having fun
Dragon and Gas. I love the nicknames they all have!!!
Traction demonstrations went on all day.
Jean can fly three stunt kites at once.
Another shot of his setup
Sylvan plays with his Rev.
Gas and JP flying rev pairs.
Jean-Yves recently had surgery to his leg. His buddies figured out how they could all fly together.
Sylvain, Norm, Jean-Yves, Gaston and Jean-Pierre
Jean's classic Azur kites.
It's Kite Aerial Photography time everyone!
Okay, maybe the best shot of kites from above.
Dave's double arch looks great!
The Varennes fair was fun! Emily Ashton and Jessica
Emily Jessica and Ashton
Norm was presented with a sash rope to wear at future festivals. Thank you to Norm and the city of Varennes for a great festival!!!