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by lejonklou
Mon Jun 15, 2009 8:22 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: kitesurfing safety helmet?
Replies: 13
Views: 1448

Re: kitesurfing safety helmet?

Kirok wrote:Although not common, burst eardrums do occur to kitesurfers ( I know of two here in Denmark). It is extremely painful.
Yes, very painful. And tinnitus can follow, been there and still have it.

Now I use a Gath helmet and have no problems hearing what's going on.
by lejonklou
Fri Apr 04, 2008 11:28 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Underground 2008
Replies: 68
Views: 7851

Re: Underground 2008

Cavamondo wrote:Wrong place for that, and a rotten price for a used 07 board anyhow!
Blunt but true...
by lejonklou
Thu Apr 03, 2008 3:11 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Helmets - Which is best?
Replies: 31
Views: 2462

Re: Helmets - Which is best?

Thanks Rickl, it improved considerably during the first 6 months so I'm thankful and impressed by the healing capacity of the body. But I don't expect it to ever heal completely. I'd be interested too in how many people have had ear damage from kiting. The doctor mentioned windsurfing loops as the m...
by lejonklou
Wed Apr 02, 2008 8:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: the mako,,,,,the truth,,,,,
Replies: 77
Views: 11396

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

Concave...
by lejonklou
Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Helmets - Which is best?
Replies: 31
Views: 2462

Re: Helmets - Which is best?

or when you want to prevent water from being driven into your ears at high speed after a wipeout Ear protection is often overlooked when choosing a helmet. Didn't think of it myself, even though a local rider had blood running out of his ear after a bad wipeout. For some reason - I really can't exp...
by lejonklou
Wed Apr 02, 2008 2:39 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: the mako,,,,,the truth,,,,,
Replies: 77
Views: 11396

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

Hi Urban! Ok, so it was you who ordered one. I didn't realize we were THREE Mako riders in this country! :D Well, hopefully there are more, but so far I haven't met one... But of those who have tried my 150x34, everyone has said that it was great fun. Will probably write a report too once I've tried...
by lejonklou
Wed Apr 02, 2008 2:07 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: the mako,,,,,the truth,,,,,
Replies: 77
Views: 11396

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

i´ve been on the Mako 150x34 for 2 full seasons and going into 3rd. Still love it Hey Tom, have you gotten your Wide yet? I seem to recall you writing you ordered one. I happened to find one second hand and am looking at it right now. :D Rode last year on the 150x34 and thought it was great (but n...
by lejonklou
Sun Mar 23, 2008 3:44 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Greetings from Stockholm, Sweden!
Replies: 6
Views: 532

Re: Greetings from Stockholm, Sweden!

Great picture, that first one, Skye!

Love the "darkness falls upon the land and sea" colour of that Instinct, too. Almost makes me want to get one...

I'll join you soon, but will wait for another 5-7 degree rise in water temperature. :)
by lejonklou
Mon Mar 10, 2008 11:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: My Foil Kite Sunk!
Replies: 18
Views: 4310

Re: My Foil Kite Sunk!

Link to a 5 year old post? :lol:

I've seen several inflatables exploding, but so far never a foil (and the foil users are plenty where I normally ride).
by lejonklou
Thu Mar 06, 2008 12:07 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: it's online: Old School in da House Part 2
Replies: 60
Views: 2896

Re: it's online: Old School in da House Part 2

ian c wrote:wake skate is legit
Hahahaaaaa! Wonderful! I just love this thread!

Nobody can deny the similarities between Tobys style and 1:20 and 2:50 into this movie. Whether one likes to watch it or not, the dedication and passion is undeniable.

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