UK National Champions once, European Champions 3 years running and World Champions 2 years in a row! This was the legacy of Sky Dance and was the memory that they
decided to leave with the World. At the end of the 1997 season Sky Dance retired from competition and decided to relax and enjoy their success.
During these competitive years the team, along with non-competitive team members Ian Webb and Susan Goodchild (now Hoath), had also put on many public displays at both kite
and non-kite events. This was something that they all enjoyed doing the most and so after retiring from competition, they attended many events around the World providing demonstrations for hundreds of
thousands of people. Before finally deciding to stop flying together in 1999, the team did have one final moment that will remain with them forever.
This was towards the end of 1998 at the World Championships in Dieppe, France. Having won the Cup for the previous 2 years, Sky Dance returned
once more to the event that they loved, but this time to return the trophy and to fly first to warm up the judges. (The idea of this is that a routine is flown