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by plummet
Wed Sep 07, 2011 12:20 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What to do with dangerous people?
Replies: 45
Views: 4560

Re: What to do with dangerous people?

Damaging other guys kit is not the answer.

But I would have to step in if saw danger to young children.
by plummet
Tue Sep 06, 2011 10:54 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What to do with dangerous people?
Replies: 45
Views: 4560

Re: What to do with dangerous people?

theres 4 stages of learning. Subconcous incompetence:- Looks easy I've taken one lesson and know everything. Concious incompentence:- Shit it is hard,,,, bugger i need to learn lots Concious competence:- yeha i can land a jump.... but really have to think about it while i'm doing it Subconcious comp...
by plummet
Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:55 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: I cant fly my kites, please help me!
Replies: 14
Views: 2873

Re: I cant fly my kites, please help me!

Most kites will hindenburg or back stall in light or gusty conditions if flown badly. Its the disadvantage of having huge depower. If you buy new kites they may be slightly better. But you will still be able to hindenburg them and back stall them with the incorrect technique. So..... The solution is...
by plummet
Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:03 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Where to go for 3-6 Months of epic kiting?
Replies: 11
Views: 2560

Re: Where to go for 3-6 Months of epic kiting?

http://vimeo.com/8082765 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpzDzVHxd1o&feature=player_embedded Want some wave riding? Come to the Naki NZ http://www.windfinder.com/forecasts/wind_weather_forecast_google_map.htm?lat=-39.18265729167811&lng=174.0227508544922&z=10&offset=3&s=-39.01,174.17 New Plymouth Tara...
by plummet
Sun Sep 04, 2011 10:31 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Just got my first strapped surfboard
Replies: 37
Views: 3442

Re: Just got my first strapped surfboard

If decided i need to work hard on 2 things. the jibe transitions and toe side on my bad side. As i'm heel siding on my bad side on the way out if a monster wave jacks up to eat me i need to change direction super fast and head back to the beach. if i can toeside my bad side really well then this mea...
by plummet
Sat Sep 03, 2011 11:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: self landing
Replies: 34
Views: 4544

Re: self landing

teathered launch and land is safest solo style in my opinion.

Yes I can launch and land by other methods. this is my prefered method.

Its got the least wear on the kite and the least danger level.

Do it!
by plummet
Sat Sep 03, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Just got my first strapped surfboard
Replies: 37
Views: 3442

Re: Just got my first strapped surfboard

Sweet keep the advice coming. .... conditions can be extreme with head to double head waves rolling in.... New P? where is that? conditions sound perfect :jump: ...i'm ready to but a ticket! :naughty: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpzDzVHxd1o&feature=player_embedded [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/8082765...
by plummet
Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Hurricane Riding, A Story
Replies: 21
Views: 5824

Re: Hurricane Riding, A Story

I just received notice of a free online resource dealing with storm (convective) systems. You need to register but they have a lot of different images of hazardous clouds with some background thrown in. This is what I received in the email: "Greetings, The COMET Program is pleased to announce the p...
by plummet
Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ozone Edge 11 + 9m Infos required
Replies: 12
Views: 1513

Re: Ozone Edge 11 + 9m Infos required

$600 difference? its an easy dicision for me get the 2010. then your have enough $$ for anotehr s/h kite. as long as the 2010 is in goot condition. Here's me flying mine in 14-18 knots. So not very powered at all.No massive airtime on this vid. But you might get a idea of the turning speed. I agree ...
by plummet
Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:44 pm
Forum: Flamer's Paradise
Topic: Ahem-Adult-Kiteboarding locations
Replies: 99
Views: 25847

Re: Ahem-Adult-Kiteboarding locations

You walk down the street in Vietnam a scooter screaches to a stop next too you, usually within 30 seconds of leaving the hotel and you hear "$10 for a masa and a boom boom".

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