2011 marks the 43rd Anniversary of the Great Arcata to Ferndale Kinetic Grand Championship in Humboldt County. Get the inside scoop and history on this grand-daddy of all kinetic sculpture races from race art judge, Garth Johnson. He'll explain the challenges and rewards of participating in this truly wacky competition where participants must navigate their bicycle-powered sculptural vehicles along a 42-mile course that includes pavement, sand dunes and water.
Garth Johnson is the creator of Extreme Craft and a judge at the Humboldt County Kinetic Grand Championship. He is the author of Ideas for Creative Reuse.