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by K-Roy
Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: How many Hfoilers are in your spot?
Replies: 36
Views: 3599

Re: How many Hfoilers are in your spot?

@ our local spot its only my Son and me, however since we only have one foil between us, Im not sure if it counts as two...
:D
by K-Roy
Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: toeside on your weak side
Replies: 28
Views: 2932

Re: toeside on your weak side

thank you!
by K-Roy
Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: toeside on your weak side
Replies: 28
Views: 2932

Re: toeside on your weak side

IMO practicing things on both sides as much as I can (not only kiteing) is not only beneficial as a functional move, but it will aid my overall ability as I force my brain and muscle memory. Of course it will "never" be equal, but it can be close. For example when you play ping-pong and your oponent...
by K-Roy
Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: toeside on your weak side
Replies: 28
Views: 2932

Re: toeside on your weak side

I was under the impression that "toe side" and "swich" is the same thing as well...
:oops:
by K-Roy
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: toeside on your weak side
Replies: 28
Views: 2932

Re: switch on your weak side

same here...
the way I see it is, when I'm on my SB, I don't really care which direction I ride toe side, I expect my foil riding to arrive to that level as well...

cheers
by K-Roy
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: rescuing a foil board
Replies: 36
Views: 4014

Re: rescuing a foil board

this is how we help (teach) a new foiler... swich boards so no need to waist time and energy with the walk back

:wink:
by K-Roy
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: rescuing a foil board
Replies: 36
Views: 4014

Re: rescuing a foil board

:thumb:
by K-Roy
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: rescuing a foil board
Replies: 36
Views: 4014

Re: rescuing a foil board

bragnouff wrote:
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:01 pm
K-Roy wrote:
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:55 pm
[ pick it up by the front strap, just like you would on a SB or TT...
Pretty strong assumption that there are straps!
with all do respect, pls read my answers in full...
(I was referring to the TT rescue by Pedro)
by K-Roy
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: rescuing a foil board
Replies: 36
Views: 4014

Re: rescuing a foil board

I already rescued a foil board on my Foil board, just like with a twintip. I did not foil, put my back foot closer to the front foot to make sure i would not engage my foil. It was not easy and its quite dangerous, i will probably do it like you next time. To rescue a twintip is fine, and you can e...
by K-Roy
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: rescuing a foil board
Replies: 36
Views: 4014

Re: rescuing a foil board

bragnouff wrote:
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:50 pm
Good tips for NOT losing your own board, but this doesn't answer the question, which was about retrieving someone else's runaway board.
"hey,
to answer your question, if the other board is a foil as well, I would probably try what you did. Other boards I would lay on top and body drag."

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