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by Toby
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What's the worst thing about kite surfing?
Replies: 24
Views: 1220

Re: What's the worst thing about kite surfing?

Chasing your kite up the beach having accidentally completely released it - and it seems to blow up the beach at the exact same speed as you can run flat out, without ever managing to catch it....... Hahaha, I know the feeling! Even worse when you arrive at a new spot, people don’t know you and you...
by Toby
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What's the best thing about kite surfing?
Replies: 8
Views: 390

Re: What's the best thing about kite surfing?

The silence when you fly.
The perfect smooth liftoff from a wave lip.
The freedom.
The beauty of nature.
Meeting similar stoked people.
Being able to land daily a new trick.
by Toby
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: King of the Air 2018 - All Info
Replies: 3
Views: 220

Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Which gear will the riders use? Here the info from several riders: Aaron Hadlow (UK) no info yet Ruben Lenten (NL) no info yet Lewis Crathern (UK)  Going to Straps more variation I think. 10m Rebel, I can take that thing in pretty much anything Cape Town can deal (unless it goes way over 40) on 25m ...
by Toby
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: King of the Air 2018 - All Info
Replies: 3
Views: 220

King of the Air 2018 - All Info

All info for the King of the Air 2018 will be posted in this topic. 27 January - 11 February 2018 Kite Beach - Blouberg, Cape Town The most badass, big-air Kiteboarding contest in the world returns. It’s is all about the amplitude as contestants go head-to-head in a “flag out” competition format. Du...
by Toby
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Line - Vlogs from Lewis Crathern
Replies: 2
Views: 313

Re: The Line - Vlogs from Lewis Crathern

Back On Board - The Line - Episode 3

The Wind has arrived! Time to do what I came here for - Kitesurfing. Join me for a session...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8wWewHGSPE

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by Toby
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Line - Vlogs from Lewis Crathern
Replies: 2
Views: 313

Re: The Line - Vlogs from Lewis Crathern

Football and GYM - The Line - Episode 2

A lack of wind during my first few weeks in Cape town forces me to look elsewhere for some action. Join me during a Gym session which is a new activity in my life.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7nZrqQK2UY

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by Toby
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What's the worst thing about kite surfing?
Replies: 24
Views: 1220

Re: What's the worst thing about kite surfing?

BOEMIX wrote:
Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:05 pm
Stupid goverments banning spots :angryfire:
oh yeah !!! Didn’t think of that one !!!
by Toby
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What's the worst thing about kite surfing?
Replies: 24
Views: 1220

Re: What's the worst thing about kite surfing?

Traveling on a holiday to a beautiful place and not having wind. Had this for 3 years in 2001-2004. The luckily I went to Brazil...what a relief that was. On smaller scale: doing a day trip to a spot and A: having forgotten something like a harness and B: arriving and everyone is leaving the water e...
by Toby
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Nick Jacobsen injured
Replies: 10
Views: 1648

Re: Nick Jacobsen injured

One year??? That’s really bad!!!!

Well, let’s hope he will be back for KOTA 2019 then !!
by Toby
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Nick Jacobsen injured
Replies: 10
Views: 1648

Nick Jacobsen injured

Bad news from Cape Town, just before the King of the Air ....
Nick Jacobsen broke his fibula.

Here a video he just posted:

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bd7G-1dhTkR ... k_jacobsen

Wishing him a speedy recovery!!!!

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