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by Like To Kite
Thu May 17, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Pizza Party 5/16/12!
Replies: 7
Views: 3573

Re: Pizza Party 5/16/12!

Thanks for the fun night! It was great to see the Chicago crew again! Mike the pizza was so delicious as always. Thanks so much for hosting and all the work you did putting it all together, your backyard looks great! Here are a few photos from last night: https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-pufH_yfM9...
by Like To Kite
Mon May 14, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Pizza Party 5/16/12!
Replies: 7
Views: 3573

Pizza Party 5/16/12!

Hello Chicago! Stephen and I just made it back to town and it's great to be home! Stephen will only be around town this week and then it's off to the Maldives for him. Having a get together this Wednesday the 16th at Wawazat Mike's place. We'll make homemade pizza in his wood fired pizza oven. Pleas...
by Like To Kite
Fri May 11, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: TAWAS TIME!!! June 7-11th
Replies: 21
Views: 9049

Re: TAWAS TIME!!! June 7-11th

We'd love to have you Coleo and MrGrey! Please just let me know if it's for all 4 nights. Thanks and looking forward to talking with you!

Happy Kiting!
by Like To Kite
Wed May 09, 2012 8:41 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: TAWAS TIME!!! June 7-11th
Replies: 21
Views: 9049

Re: TAWAS TIME!!! June 7-11th

Hi Grigory, Great to hear that you may be joining us on the trip, we'd love to have you! Tawas Point typically has much warmer water conditions than anywhere on Lake Michigan. It has also been an incredibly warm Spring season so far. However, I am guessing you will probably need at least a full suit...
by Like To Kite
Sat May 05, 2012 3:59 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: IKO CERTIFICATIONS!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 10482

Re: IKO CERTIFICATIONS!!!

Hello Everyone! Stephen and I are packing up in Miami and about to head home to Chicago! We'll be there in about a week from now. Looks like we'll be able to do some certification days at Montrose Beach! Thank you Skysurfer Mike for all the effort concerning the Montrose Certification Days! Of cours...
by Like To Kite
Sat May 05, 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: April 2012 Keys Trip
Replies: 0
Views: 1587

April 2012 Keys Trip

Here are a few pics that Stephen took of our recent Keys trip. We didn't have the camera out much when it was crazy windy. More pics and videos to follow later. Dawid, I know you have some good ones, post em up! It was a super fun trip, thanks everyone! http://www.flickr.com/photos/28050543%40N05/se...
by Like To Kite
Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: TAWAS TIME!!! June 7-11th
Replies: 21
Views: 9049

Re: TAWAS TIME!!! June 7-11th

Jaime, great to hear that you can join us! Shaping up to be a super fun trip with many people already committed. If you haven't already, please let me know which nights you'll be staying to ensure enough campsite reservations for all of us. As Maurice explained, you can expect any and all wind stren...
by Like To Kite
Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Downwinder Miami to the Keys
Replies: 2
Views: 2283

Downwinder Miami to the Keys

Here are a couple of videos from a downwinder with Miami Kiteboarding. It was super fun!!!!! Kitesafari to the Keys Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=fglpUxVBq2w Kitesafari to the Keys Extended Version http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCyKo75FrjI&feature=relmfu The next Li...
by Like To Kite
Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing Vacations
Topic: FLORIDA KEYS KITE VACATION!!!!! 4/16-23
Replies: 5
Views: 5460

Re: FLORIDA KEYS KITE VACATION!!!!! 4/16-23

Here are a couple of videos from the downwinder mentioned above. It was super fun!!!!! http://www.chicagokitesurfing.com/kiteboarding_messageboard/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=10770 The next Like To Kite trip to the Keys starts this Monday and super excited for another great trip! Hopefully see you guys at ...
by Like To Kite
Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Park District Meeting. 2/28
Replies: 20
Views: 4727

Re: Park District Meeting. 2/28

skysurfr wrote:...also Im sure that the CPH would allow us to do a Certification DAy...at the beach...if we coordinate it with some safety lookouts on the beach etc.

Let me know if you're interested.

Mike
A Montrose IKO Certification Day would be great!
by Like To Kite
Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Park District Meeting. 2/28
Replies: 20
Views: 4727

Re: Park District Meeting. 2/28

Thank you so much for all the hard work you have done to keep Montrose Beach accessible to all! I became an IKO instructor last November so I am now offering IKO Certifications! http://www.chicagokitesurfing.com/kiteboarding_messageboard/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=10739 Thanks so much and looking forward t...
by Like To Kite
Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:45 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: IKO CERTIFICATIONS!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 10482

IKO CERTIFICATIONS!!!

The IKO card is very useful and is essential if you would like to ride at Montrose Beach in Chicago or Crandon Park in Miami and to rent equipment almost anywhere in the world. In order to provide IKO certification cards, I would be happy to do skill assessments and check rides! I will be available ...
by Like To Kite
Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:08 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: TAWAS TIME!!! June 7-11th
Replies: 21
Views: 9049

Re: TAWAS TIME!!! June 7-11th

Jim, looking forward to it! Just booked 4 campsites. Please let me know how many you're bringing and for how many nights to ensure we have enough spots. You know how quickly the campsites get booked there! I'll be back in town although only temporarily. Heading home to Chicago from Miami Mid-May. Th...
by Like To Kite
Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: TAWAS TIME!!! June 7-11th
Replies: 21
Views: 9049

TAWAS TIME!!! June 7-11th

Summer is approaching and it's time to start planning for another spectacular long weekend of kiting! Going to the amazing kite spot, East Tawas, MI in June! We are planning on heading there on the Thursday, June 7th and coming home the evening of Monday, June 11th. It will be my last trip there for...
by Like To Kite
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:58 am
Forum: Kitesurfing Vacations
Topic: FLORIDA KEYS KITE VACATION!!!!! 4/16-23
Replies: 5
Views: 5460

Re: FLORIDA KEYS KITE VACATION!!!!! 3/17-24

It's been super nice down here! Sometimes less than the graph above shows although very consistent overall. Today heading on a 40 mile downwinder from Miami down to Key Largo! On Wednesday another 12 to 24 miles through the Keys. Going with the group that I work with so should be fun! We still have ...
by Like To Kite
Tue Feb 28, 2012 6:06 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing Vacations
Topic: FLORIDA KEYS KITE VACATION!!!!! 4/16-23
Replies: 5
Views: 5460

FLORIDA KEYS KITE VACATION!!!!! 4/16-23

Hello Everyone! Hope you've been having a great winter season! It's been super nice living in Florida for the winter with tons of very fun kite days! If you'd like to get out of the cold and do some warm weather kiting you are welcome to come visit me. March and April tend to be the most consistentl...
by Like To Kite
Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:41 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: WEDNESDAY 28th BLUE LINE LOUNGE
Replies: 4
Views: 2056

Re: WEDNESDAY 28th BLUE LINE LOUNGE

Seems like we'll have a good turnout with a great group of people tomorrow. Looking forward to seeing you there!
by Like To Kite
Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Chicago Snowkite Meetup and Weather Website
Replies: 0
Views: 1120

Chicago Snowkite Meetup and Weather Website

Hi Everyone! You may be interested in a Chicago Snowkite Meetup Group that Calvin formed. http://www.meetup.com/ChicagoSnowkiting/ KP put together this website in order to check more forecasts in one place: http://kyriakospatsias.com/weather/ Both of the sites are very useful and cool and I am very ...
by Like To Kite
Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:14 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: WEDNESDAY 28th BLUE LINE LOUNGE
Replies: 4
Views: 2056

WEDNESDAY 28th BLUE LINE LOUNGE

Hello, hope you've been enjoying the winter and holiday season so far! I have really been having a great time kiting in Miami and the Keys. Temps usually in the low 80s and been on my 9m most days. Everyone is welcome to visit this winter, just let me know! Coming home to Chicago to celebrate Christ...