Running Of The Bols, At The 2015 Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival

Running Of The Bols Began
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A bol is a cross between a drogue parachute external link and a kite. It is round like a traditional parachute with a hole in the middle. The object of the race is to run the fastest while being held back by a bol attached to your body with a harness.


Running Of The Bols   •  At The 2015 Lincoln City Kite Festival external link   •  D-River Wayside, Lincoln City   •  (Date Photographed: 12:39:46 Saturday 27 June 2015)   •  (Date Published: Monday 6 July 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_3163
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Video Of The Running Of The Bols
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A video of the Running Of The Bols race on the beach in Lincoln City at the summer Kite Festival. You can see how hard it is to run while being held back by one of those bols.


Running Of The Bols   •  At The 2015 Lincoln City Kite Festival external link   •  D-River Wayside, Lincoln City   •  (Date Filmed: 12:39:52 Saturday 27 June 2015)   •  (Date Published: Monday 6 July 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_3165
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Woman And Girl Versus A Boy
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This race began with a woman and girl co-harnessed versus a boy alone pulling a bol. Behind them was a concrete wall atop which was the small parking lot.


Running Of The Bols   •  At The 2015 Lincoln City Kite Festival external link   •  D-River Wayside, Lincoln City   •  (Date Photographed: 12:39:55 Saturday 27 June 2015)   •  (Date Published: Monday 6 July 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_3166
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Aftermath And A Winner
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The winner of each race was asked to go to the scoring platform to receive a prize. The winners of each heat would later face each other in a final race.


Running Of The Bols   •  At The 2015 Lincoln City Kite Festival external link   •  D-River Wayside, Lincoln City   •  (Date Photographed: 12:42:48 Saturday 27 June 2015)   •  (Date Published: Monday 6 July 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_3171
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