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 Post subject: Ever seen a 3m kite in action?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 12:20 am 
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Well here's what it looks like (look at the flag struggling to stay alive in the background):
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And here's what riding 4.5m kites looks like. I was out on the orange 4.5 for a couple of hours but in the end, only the guy with the orange 3 above could hold his kite. Quite a bit out from the beach were som decent sized waves but it's not showing that well on the pics. On the first pic below, you can try to spot my head to get a reference point. In the bay next to ours and riding on the last two pics is Henrik of Naish Sweden (those two pics are from www.stoneandwater.nu) It ain't even close to the nice breaks you got out there but it's Sweden, it's windy as hell and we're happy with what we get. Do note that there's no other surfers around =)

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(Just to proof how small it really is - here's what it looks like when it not in action. The other orange one is the 4.5. We're on our way out, others are on their way in...)
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 Post subject: Re: Ever seen a 3m kite in action?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 1:11 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Ever seen a 3m kite in action?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 2:01 am 
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Nice shots! what was the actual wind reading?


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 Post subject: Re: Ever seen a 3m kite in action?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 2:24 am 
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Very cool shots! I guess you won't wear yourself out pumping those up.


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 Post subject: Re: Ever seen a 3m kite in action?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 2:33 am 
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sourra wrote:
Well here's what it looks like (look at the flag struggling to stay alive in the background):


looks like that flag pole is bending too! :o

looks horrific! i take it no one ditched their kite in that maelstrom!


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 Post subject: Re: Ever seen a 3m kite in action?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 2:36 am 
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After seeing your pictures I swore to never complaint of choppy crazy waters. (This means ever again in my life)


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 Post subject: Re: Ever seen a 3m kite in action?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 3:10 am 
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riding in those winds off a sandy beach and youd have your skin torn off your body


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 Post subject: Re: Ever seen a 3m kite in action?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:52 am 
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How fast does that thing loop?!


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 Post subject: Re: Ever seen a 3m kite in action?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 6:49 am 
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what's the name of the spot? (town?)
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 Post subject: Re: Ever seen a 3m kite in action?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 8:21 am 
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kuasikiter wrote:
what's the name of the spot? (town?)
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Nice shots!

Its two different bays on the pics in the town of Varberg on the west coast of Sweden.


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