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PontoonAs part of the kinetic sculpture races, machines have to ford water. Here, Flatmo demonstrates a pontoon on "Extreme Makeover."
Flatmo is one of the pre-eminent practitioners of kinetic sculpture racing, a pastime that started informally in Arcata in 1969 and now is celebrated with a giant three-day event involving dozens of entrants each Memorial Day weekend.
Flatmo shows off a grand-prize trophy from a previous Kinetic Sculpture Race in Arcata.
Riding "Extreme Makeover" means being inside the giant abstact head and looking out through its gnarled teeth.