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A 25-time US national champion and highly active since 1990, JB offers expert, friendly training on all sport kite styles (indoors or out).
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"You cannot control the wind, but you can adjust your sails." - A. Einstein
Spoken Word Videos From Suli Breaks.
Just saw this TED Talk by Logan Laplante, hits really close to home with my own upbringing and outlook on life ...
Just caught this video on Facebook, and while I’ve never had to swim or hike for seemingly endless hours, I ...
Hi folks, figured I’d update my blog here for posterity… Just finished a nearly 2 week trip to Florida for ...
Flying since the age of fifteen, John first picked up a sport kite in 1990 on the Marina Green in San Francisco… Now in his...
John Barresi - Celebrity Kite Flyer at Windscape Kite Festival
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JB for a Weekend (again)
John Barresi performing at the 13th Annual Windless Kite Festival in Long Beach, WA. The event took place at Long Beach Eleme...
Haiven WooA M A Z I N G1 month ago
Michael RoseGreat show John! Lots of energy!1 month ago
Judy Meinzinger-AlbasiSo cool.1 month ago
Massimo VerzìWOW! Amazing! double thumbs up! 👍👍1 month ago
Justin MeyerAmazing performance!1 month ago
Words of a generation…
I will quite literally be somebody's (or a group's) kite bag boy, workshop presenter, team trainer, personal trainer, or simp...
George MaurerExcellent!2 months ago
Augustus MartinI'm in!2 months ago
Brook Borchers AlsdurfJust purchased mine2 months ago
Involved in the greater kiting community since 1990, John is an avid kite flier in several disciplines, currently serving as ...
John Barresi | Kites, Kite Magazine, Video Tutorials, Kite Flying - KiteLife.com
This is a topic near to my heart, and one that I've had the opportunity to explore from many angles as I've found myself in v...
How does Competition Evolve? | Kite Competition | KiteLife™
An article on kite dogstaking through history, and in modern kite flying.
Around the Bend | Kite 2011 | KiteLife™
An article on principles of hydrodynamics, how they can applied to kites, and how to use it to fly outside of the box
Hydrodynamics and Kites | Kite 2011 | KiteLife™
After six plus years of doing sport kite workshops and clinics (both dual and quad), I've had a lot of opportunities to work ...
Flying with Intent | Kite Competition | KiteLife™
Most of us have seen some of the basic diagrams and introductions to the wind window as it relates to a sport kite flier... O...
Working the Wind Window | Kite Competition | KiteLife™
Amongst even recreational sport (stunt) kite fliers, the words "ballet" or "routine" (individual) are fairly common terminolo...
When it Becomes Routine | Kite Competition | KiteLife™
Hack your education!
Prototype flights at the 2010 AKA Grand Nationals in Seaside, OR... A new kite design from John Barresi in conjunction with I...
Brett MarchelThis is the video that started it all for me. This unlocked the kite freak in me and I bought a good kite the next day! Keep it up2 months ago
Vince O'BrienWhy I don't own one I'll never know. I've flown it twice and both times you would have thought it was my kite that I had for years. So many kites so little cash.2 months ago
Vince O'BrienReally enjoyable kite.2 months ago
Tommy HarrisonSuch a feel good video. Top skills. Watched this many times. love it.2 months ago
Augustus MartinI 'NEED' one... now!2 months ago
Gavin SlatteryBesides being tugged at from the darkside , I really want this kite as my next, the dark side will have to wait2 months ago
All-day access in your home town to pick my brain on all three days, learn and play, solo or team, dual or quad, indoor or ou...
Have your very own JB for a 3-day weekend! (2/21/14)
Working up toward a point, I'd like to highlight the fact this is the first article I've written for KiteLife since March 17t...
Kites… Life. | Kite Kites... Life. | KiteLife™
George MaurerTaking care of business, taking care of yourself, good job John. 2 months ago
George MaurerI especially like the pointy headed snowman hold the kite up!2 months ago
Ed BayhaLove those colors! :)2 months ago
Johnny ArellanoSweet color combo2 months ago
David HamptonThat's really cool.2 months ago