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Our Lesson with Jockey’s Ridge State Park Super Intendant, Joy Greenwood

Since starting as the Jockey’s Ridge State Park Superintendent in 2017, Joy Greenwood watched our hang gliders flying nearly every day. But with her position comes a sizable workload, which has stifled previous attempts to join our instructors for a lesson. But, after many conversations, we …

A day in the life: The 34th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival

It was a beautiful weekend for the 34th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival! Typical with any kite festival, the wind was not completely cooperative. But it was good enough to get the kites up and give everybody an awesome scene to admire atop Jockey’s Ridge. This was …

Hang Gliding Spectacular Celebrates 44 Years of Fun and Flight; May 13-16

Nags Head, N.C. (April 22, 2016)The 44th Annual Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding Spectacular will return to the dunes of Jockey’s Ridge State Park from May 13-16. Nearly 50 top-level competitors from all over the country will take part in this Outer Banks tradition. Spectacular is the longest-running …