I just hope you are in the water when you find out what happens. I'll give you a hint though...from my experience with two kites, I have found that when a kite Hindenburgs, by a lull in the wind, and then falls down (stalled, as you said), and gets hit with a gust, when it is about 15 feet off the water, the kite will take on so much power in a split second, that the kite will be ripped completely in two. And that is the good part of what happens. The bad part is what happens, just before the kite rips, to the rider...swan-diving into the air and then the bottom, head first.west_oz wrote:
I was doing this the other day and on about the 10th jump the kite drifted upwind over my head at 12 oclock as i landed, stalled and just floated to the ground. landed right downwind tho in the powerzone which made me wonder what would happen if it suddenly powered up again? (probably something bad right?.... haha).
Suction cup is perfect as a dent pullermthboards wrote:don't park your car downwind 15 feet from your beach you will mess up your paint job.
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=2368525Kamikuza wrote:EVERYONE does it here ... often, less than a few meters from the shoreline!sarc wrote:Methinks one lesson to be learned from this tragedy. Don't do your tricks 10 ft from shore. 1,000 times it will be fine, 1001th could kill you or someone else.
Really what's the disadvantage of doing your tricks 50 ft from shore? Is being 'legit' and 'kool' really worth the risk?
It's sad to see that someone got hammered for it
Oh and PS sandy beaches still hurt
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