This is a short souvenir film comprised of scenes from Cypress Gardens. Visitors tour the park, take scenic riverboat rides and photograph the young southern belles who stroll the park daily. Produced by Cypress Gardens.
This film gives a description of the sport and then shows the competition at Cypress Gardens as the kite gliders are towed by a boat until they reach an altitude of 500 feet. Then, the kite is released and the pilot must perform maneuvers and hit a target. Produced by Cypress Gardens.
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