Landsailing Worlds

15 Jul

German-frog-teamAt Smith Creek Playa, Nevada, the world of landsailing has gathered to play. Some drove in, towing trailers. Some flew in and chartered “boats.” Containers have arrived from far-flung parts of the globe, and a German contingent of nine, the Frog Sails team, shipped their bus to Baltimore, then took off across the country, cooking in parking lots along the way. Here is team captain Kai-Uwe Ilts barbecuing for the team in a Wal-Mark parking lot in Pittsburg. Now, that’s how to see America, on the way to the Wild West, at that.

From a slow start in sputtering winds, things picked up early this week, and the venue is paying off. Here is video from the Worlds.

This article was syndicated from BLUE PLANET TIMES

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