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OPB | Oct. 13, 2011 8:30 p.m. | Updated: Dec. 30, 2014 3:43 p.m.

Matt Thames grew up snowboarding in southern Oregon, but once he saw his first snowkite, he was hooked. Now he combines his love of snowboarding with “kiting” to reach heights of 80-100 feet.

First Broadcast: 2011
Producer: Ed Jahn
Videographer/Editor: Nicholas Fisher

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  • Thanks to for providing us with some great snowkiting video for our show. Buster has his own snowkiting project that is definitely worth checking out. See what he’s up to here.
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