Friday, March 01, 2013

KITES IN AN AERIAL BALLET.... BALÉ AÉREO DE PIPAS...



Ray Bethell is an amazing men. With over 80 years old, he’s a "Multiple Kite World Champion" from Vancouver, Canada. In this video you see him flying, in an aerial ballet, three kites at Vanier Park, Vancouver, holding one in each hand with a third tied to his belt. He’s used this same method to fly 39 kites at the same time! Just fantastic!

Ray Bethell é um homem incrível. Com mais de 80 anos, ele é o "Multiple Kite World Champion", de Vancouver, Canadá. Neste vídeo você vê Ray empinando três pipas no Vanier Park, Vancouver,  segurando uma pipa em cada mão e a terceira atada em seu cinto. Ele já executou a mesma proeza empinando 39 pipas ao mesmo tempo! Fantástico!

Many thanks to Kate St. John from the blog "Outside my Window", A Bird Watcher's View of the World, where I saw this amazing video for the first time.

15 comments:

  1. This video is stunning & awesome. The guy must some kind of super human being.

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  2. Dear Sonia, I couldn't stop smiling watching this video and though it's almost 1am here, I sat through the whole thing. I was going to ask you where you find all this wonderful stuff you post about, then I saw the lady you mentioned. Stunning, what control, and at 80+ strong too! Thank you so much for sharing X

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  3. Amazing feat, such grace!

    Thank you for sharing the video, Sonia and Kate!

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  4. Very beautiful! You always have the most interesting posts, Sonia.

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  5. This is simply FANTASTIC! So very beautiful...he is such and 'Artist". What is hard to comprehend is how they all don't get tangled up.... This is Genius! Thank you my dear Sonia---this was such a treat!

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  6. How gorgeous is that?! I would never think of trying to fly more than one at a time.

    Thanks for the visit, Sonia!

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  7. That is impressive - I've never heard of this before. I don't know how he avoids getting the lines tangled.

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  8. Cara Sonia,
    belíssimo momento para esta tarde de Sábado!
    Abraço

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  9. What a clever fella!
    That's some tricky kite flying.
    We have a kite and my best trick is to drive it straight into the ground!
    Isn't he in good shape for an 80year old - and obviously not to bothered about skin cancer.

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  10. Impressionante, nunca vi isso.

    Sonia, obrigada pelo carinho das tuas palavras.

    Olha, o livro do Allan é uma preciosidade. Vc nao vai se arrepender e pelo caminho vai dar boas risadas além de aprender muito sobre a Itália e seu turismo.

    Beijos e uma linda semana

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  11. He's amazing!! I would love to see him do this live.

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  12. Adorei!!! Incrível mesmo mamis!
    E a música é belíssima, de emocionar :)
    Beijos mil!

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