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by jeromeL
Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Is it true no kiting on Playa Del Carmen beaches?
Replies: 7
Views: 1616

Re: Is it true no kiting on Playa Del Carmen beaches?

there isn't beach room to setup and a lot of swimmers in center of playa del carmen. I kited a few times off the beach just north of the reef cocoa beach. Overall kiting wasn't great there but i was there only 4 days. I went to Holbox and it was great. Tulum looked ok too. Were you there recently t...
by jeromeL
Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Need a new term for being lofted horizontally!
Replies: 47
Views: 3899

Re: Need a new term for being lofted horizontally!

teabagged lol
by jeromeL
Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Anyone else dodging "flying fish"?
Replies: 12
Views: 1357

Re: Anyone else dodging "flying fish"?

hit a few fish in Florida last time I went down there. It was pretty freaky, each time i would land a jump, fish will get scared and jump right into my chest.
by jeromeL
Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Is it true no kiting on Playa Del Carmen beaches?
Replies: 7
Views: 1616

Re: Is it true no kiting on Playa Del Carmen beaches?

there isn't beach room to setup and a lot of swimmers in center of playa del carmen.

I kited a few times off the beach just north of the reef cocoa beach.

Overall kiting wasn't great there but i was there only 4 days.
I went to Holbox and it was great.
Tulum looked ok too.
by jeromeL
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Core xr5 slow
Replies: 1
Views: 411

Re: Core xr5 slow

Make sure you sheet in all the way when you steer it, I did notice that you need to be quite powered for it to be responsive since at teh bar it's on / off when sheeting in and out. With bandit you still get some steering when bar isn't sheeted all the way. coming from bandit it feels slow for sure ...
by jeromeL
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: GoPro Hero 7 coming soon....
Replies: 26
Views: 2510

Re: GoPro Hero 7 coming soon....

still on hero 4 silver 8)

lately, it sometimes freeze up when i start it when i turn it on, and need hard reset. Hopefully there will be a worthwhile upgrade :D
by jeromeL
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Mouth Mount for GoPro, high probability of injury the face?
Replies: 15
Views: 1185

Re: Mouth Mount for GOpro, high probability of injury the face?

i have had a bruise over my cheek bones, definitly can't let it hang around your neck on tether, after landing a jump it will swing and hit you in the face and it hurts :o :cry: :lol:

I bring one of those on vacation but usually i try to fit a helmet.
by jeromeL
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: GoPro Head strap
Replies: 15
Views: 872

Re: GoPro Head strap

Tried only once, i feel like head strap is good recipe for gopro smashing you in the face, also video isn't very stable.
Helmet mount gives much better results.
by jeromeL
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Trick Progression List
Replies: 15
Views: 1354

Re: Trick Progression List

My progression was more or less like that: Jump, backroll transition, slow late backroll kiteloop. Then jump with transition with late downloop, or learn heliloop in general. grabs on jump One footer Powered kiteloop Frontroll transition Frontroll Backroll hand drag with slow late loops then darksli...
by jeromeL
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Hatteras to get another new bridge ... this one sucks.
Replies: 114
Views: 12048

Re: Hatteras to get another new bridge ... this one sucks.

Does anyone know for certain that kiting will NOT be allowed inside the jug handle bridge? There appears to be a large area of water on the inside of the bridge, and I'm sure kayaks, SUPs, fishing skiffs, etc. will use that area. My guess is there isn't a kiting prohibition (yet). It's possible the...

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