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BERLIN and WALES, Alaska, August 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Constantin Bisanz, founder of the online community brands4friends, and his companions, the brothers Geza and Andre Scholtz, made history with a very special record.
TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Billabong BVI Kite Jam is pleased to announce its partnership with Chris Ernst, Laurel Eastman, Digicel and JTV to bring daily reports on the Kite Jam to the world.
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sean Reyngoudt, the world's only amputee professional kiteboarder and waverider, will be featured in a new TV action-adventure series, "Catching Air", premiering Thursday, Jan. 6 on the Discovery Channel's HD Theater.
Kites have a storied history in meteorological research -- think of Benjamin Franklin and his study of electricity -- including being used to carry aloft sensors that measure wind speed.
- A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.