In the Chinese city of Veifang, the 14th World Kite-Flying Championship was held, and in Beijing – the 35th World Kite Festival. The Ukrainian team won Gold medals for the best kite. Among the awardees was a member of the Jewish community of Kamensky, Chairman of the Kamensky Union of Journalists, active member of the Maccabi Dnepro, Leonid Broitman.
Head of the Ukrainian team, Pavel Shmulevich (Kherson), is the Head of the Association of Kites of Ukraine. Seven kites were shown at the festival and championship – they were very beautiful and unique in their constructions.
Maccabi Ukraine congratulates the champions and wishes them further success in their diverse activities!
Kiteboarding or kiting is a kind of sport, the basis of which is the movement under the influence of the traction force developed by a kite holding and controlled by an athlete.