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Dimitri riding Hurricane Noel

Postby chaby » Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:35 am

As posted by Felix007 on kitezone.ca

Last friday near frisco pier, dimitri maramenides, 45 knots side-offshore
eclipse nano 4m
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Postby chaby » Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:50 am


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Postby Dimitri M » Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:20 pm

It was pure adrenaline especially when you were getting hit by these 60 knots winds. But it was worth it once you were on these waves. I did put the NANO 4 for a good test. I could not believe how well it was handling the gusts especially after seeing other kites try to go out and maybe lasted for 10 minutes few of them were folding and I won't mention the names. I was out there for 2.5 hrs.
I also crashed the kite few times and one time the kite got eaten by a 15 feet wave. I thought that was the end of my session but NO the kite came back up with no problem. This is a good way to test the gear. You should watch the video to understand how windy it was.
I would like to thank Chris Cifers for Filming, and also thanks few people that were their to help me when I lost my board and also helping me to get into the water. Because it was crazy. :bye:
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Postby waynepjh » Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:34 pm

great video thanks for taking the time to shoot and post! Nice riding!

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Postby jeffro » Mon Nov 05, 2007 6:02 pm

Thats extremely impressive and insane! Nice waves too... :thumb:

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Postby alexKSSardinia » Mon Nov 05, 2007 6:53 pm

dear dimitri...
it's incredible..60 knots :clap: :clap: :clap:

what does your wife/girlfirend said about it?? ahah

a huge hug
alessandro

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Postby deltawake » Mon Nov 05, 2007 7:15 pm

Tom183, RickI and other saftey dweebs time to take your shots- right?

Props Dimitri that takes some balls and some serious skill.

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Postby Frankieboy » Mon Nov 05, 2007 7:26 pm

alexKSSardinia wrote:dear dimitri...
it's incredible..60 knots :clap: :clap: :clap:

what does your wife/girlfirend said about it?? ahah

a huge hug
alessandro
and what about your son... taking his 4m Nano... not cool dad...

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Postby CaptainArgh » Mon Nov 05, 2007 7:35 pm

Great video and pics. Thanks for sharing that.

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Just try the EPICKITES and you will see for yourself.
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Postby Dimitri M » Mon Nov 05, 2007 7:43 pm

Actually when my son Cameron found out that I took his NANO 4 he got very upset about it and wanted me to pay him for using it. :evil:
I have to get my own NANO 4 now because I know I will be using it in the wave when it blows 28 knots and above.


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