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#1 beach

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 05:27 PM

Well the start of the year finds me at home in San Diego for the 2 day event which happens here with the fighter kite
competition over Mission Bay Park where the S.D. kite club meets then the New Years day fly at Mariners Point, and
I must admit its really good to be home for the holidays rather than the road..... The last month and a half has really
been Ben time because I've needed to heal..... As most of you know I do give this sport and this way of life my all and
this way of life has made me pay some heavy prices health wise and unless you have traveled with me as iQuad has
you may not know that each step I take the bones in my left foot grind together and I live in terrible pain. So for Ben
2012 is a year of getting my heath back in order, I plan on eating better, smoking less , and letting both my body and
soul heal a bit rather than pushing myself to exhaustion because at the end of the year I entertained the thought of
leaving the road. So what I did was invited some good friends to come stay with me for a few days (Phil and Annie,
Monks, J.B.) then I just talked to them and then went to Hawaii alone to think and figure out what to do. So what
I came up with is "hell no I'm not done yet" but Ive also got to take better care of myself and being that we are all
in this together I thought Id share this all with you because you all out there are my Family and need to know. So
thank you all for a "GREAT 2011" and lets get the "Party Started" cause 2012 is going to be even better.... BenPosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 08:44 PM

May 2012 be a better year for you" health wise" Ben!Posted Image Happy New Year.
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Posted 31 December 2011 - 11:56 AM

I think the Rev family can handle things for you in 2012 while you ease up.

Think of it as time for others to shine for you while you spend some time doing R&D in the lab at home :blue-cool:

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Posted 31 December 2011 - 04:22 PM

Ben and the whole Rev family all over the world.

All the best for 2012

The year just started in the Netherlands.
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Posted 31 December 2011 - 05:27 PM

First things first Ben! No one can fault you for wanting to take care of yourself! Sounds like you definitely needed a time out! Please pace yourself in the New Year! We'll all be anxious to see you wherever you decide to be! :throb:

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Posted 31 December 2011 - 08:41 PM

Best wishes, Ben. I feel for you and understand. Call if you ever want some down time where it's "high and dry".
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Posted 01 January 2012 - 05:02 AM

Sounds like a really good plan, Ben. You need to get yourself as healthy as you can so you can play for many more years.
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Posted 01 January 2012 - 07:48 AM

Sounds like a really good plan, Ben. You need to get yourself as healthy as you can so you can play for many more years.


Perfectly said!

Instead with your heart... Listen to your body for a change!

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Posted 01 January 2012 - 04:51 PM

Hey baby...

We'll be there helping and cheering you on.

All the best for a happy, HEALTHY and Rocking 2012!!!

xoxo
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Posted 01 January 2012 - 05:40 PM

Ben,

Heal, friend. B)

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Posted 01 January 2012 - 06:57 PM

It appears the staying at home for Ben these holidays is doing him some good because I saw him today and he was looking the best I have seen him in ages.
Stay healthy Ben and keep taking good care of yourself.

I was in San Diego today and I went to the New Years Kite fly. It was sunny, but the fog rolled in and out quite often. The weather was in general quite nice from about noon until 15:30(3:30PM), then the wind shut off like a light switch. Joe and David Hadzicki and some of their kids showed up along with Joe's wife. It was great to see Jim and Lynn Foster, Carol and Cass Pittman, Tom and quite few other again after such long time.

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Posted 02 January 2012 - 08:08 AM

Take care of yourself bro.

Your goals are in reach in 2012!!

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Posted 02 January 2012 - 09:14 AM

Well 2012 was rung here in San Diego in grand fashion and the "Family" was out to play......Posted Image As most of
you know San Diego in for sure a huge Rev town and when San Diego Kite Club comes out your sure to see
more than a few Revs but with that said you really never know who you'll see here.....Posted Image So even with the fog
rolling in and out I'd have to say me and Dr. Moody had fun and so did the rest of the "Family".... BenPosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

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Posted 02 January 2012 - 10:30 AM

Lynn and I had a great time yesterday. Wind was steady, and the sun was bright most of the day, potluck lunch was wonderful. We flew all day, stopping only for lunch. It was fun flying together with Cass and Carol Pittman, John Mason, Tom King, Dan Willan and Joe Hadzicki covering the "anchor" spot in line.

Nice day.

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Posted 03 January 2012 - 05:52 PM

Looks like everyone had a great time. Ben will you have that "Ben"s Here" banner with you at the South Padre Kite Fest? I can see some cool pictures with it.

Mike and Peggy

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Posted 04 January 2012 - 08:24 AM

Looks like everyone had a great time. Ben will you have that "Ben"s Here" banner with you at the South Padre Kite Fest? I can see some cool pictures with it.

Mike and Peggy


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