I've found it!
- after a long search, I have found the message that I posted in July 1999
about the web site hits at various search engines at
The numbers are much much smaller than I remembered.
It's some interesting historical numbers to know and to compare what we
have now (it's mind boggling!)
P.S., Also read some other people's comments in the good old days at
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kitesurf/messages/3423 . Some are very
interesting (such that kiting on snow are dangerous...etc.)