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by tstansbury
Wed Feb 11, 2009 12:42 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Comparing Wave Riding Styles...
Replies: 97
Views: 7256

Re: Comparing WAVE Riding Styles...

totally different styles for sure but why do you need for one to be better? Most kitesurfers want to compare it to surfing yet in surfing their are long boards, shord boards, tow in, SUP and all sorts of different breaks they all have different styles yet are all cool.
by tstansbury
Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:08 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Strapless - leash or no leash
Replies: 38
Views: 3719

Re: Strapless - leash ro no leash

I like retractable leashes then I have the choice depending on conditions.
by tstansbury
Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Surfboard that's tough!
Replies: 22
Views: 2127

Re: Surfboard that's TOUGH!

If you want to jump hight I would go with somthing like the stretch peter trow 5 ft twin tip construction directinonal. you are going to have to really make a pure surfboard heavy to survive high jumps also the landings are hard. A small directional will give you that surfboard drive but still be ju...
by tstansbury
Tue Dec 16, 2008 11:10 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: how would you call this wave trick?
Replies: 32
Views: 2860

Re: how would you call this wave trick?

why take the time to bash someone elses rideing style( I mostly ride unstrapped) I would call it a backside inverted arial very nice.
by tstansbury
Wed Nov 26, 2008 1:58 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Launching - Kite towards water or Kite towards Land?
Replies: 47
Views: 2764

Re: Launching - Kite towards water or Kite towards Land?

I always launch kite toward water. I am usually at a very sketchy launch I leave the kite low and body drag out if their is a problem you can alway just steer the kite back into the water if it is low and draging you out.
by tstansbury
Thu Nov 06, 2008 12:43 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Help on Placing Footstraps in correct location on surfboard
Replies: 9
Views: 989

Re: Help on Placing Footstraps in correct location on surfboard

I think the problem with straps on a board over 5'6" is that you need to move around to trim the board properlly. Your best bet would to measure the strap placement on a board with inserts like the slingshot sst. These boards seam the put the straps in a nice compermise position. If you rode the sam...
by tstansbury
Tue Sep 16, 2008 7:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: REV II 2009 questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1547

Re: REV II 2009 questions

I have been rideing strapless and I mostly ride the 7 I see no reason for anything bigger than a 11 with a surfboard. I do se a need for a 5 when it blows over 35 I will ride 5 7 11 revs next year with a big and small surfboard
by tstansbury
Thu May 15, 2008 5:59 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Good bar for short arms
Replies: 14
Views: 1447

Re: Good bar for short arms

with short arms I would recomend a bar with tall stools
by tstansbury
Tue May 13, 2008 4:32 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Mancora, Peru?
Replies: 6
Views: 988

Re: Mancora, Peru?

sisky are those rates daily in US dollars?
by tstansbury
Thu May 01, 2008 4:54 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: the mako,,,,,the truth,,,,,
Replies: 77
Views: 11780

Re: the mako,,,,,the truth,,,,,

yes the mako wide fits in the nsi deciever. It takes a little wiggling but you can get it in their with a couple of kites and a bar and still make airline weight.

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