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Whats the stupidest kiting thing yourve done?

Postby plummet » Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:45 pm

Here's mine

The stupidest kiting thing i've done is lofted into a fence while landboarding. The lines wrapped around 4" round post snapped it off like a carrot and smashed it square into the center of my forehead. Luckily i was wearing a helmet and the helmet foam was squashed flat and the post still managed to split my head open (im sure i would be dead without that helmet). Blood squirted out like a cheap splatter movie. I then started to get electricuted. I had landed in an electric fence!!Doh!... So i had to disconnect from the kite and untagle myself from the fence pack up walk 1km back to the car and drive my self to the emergency room.

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Re: Whats the stupidest kiting thing yourve done?

Postby Toby » Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:46 pm

unhooking :naughty:

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Re: Whats the stupidest kiting thing yourve done?

Postby mr_daruman » Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:52 pm

Tried a board-off-spin... the board flew right into my nuts, crashed and lost my boardshorts :oops:

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Re: Whats the stupidest kiting thing yourve done?

Postby dyyylan » Thu Aug 04, 2011 12:28 am

Hmm, I actually feel very safe kiting, definitely one of the safer extreme sports I've done. Can't say I've really done anything yet that I'd consider stupid and haven't been in any situations beyond accidentally putting my kite into submarine mode while trying to relaunch it and having to self-rescue and swim in.

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Re: Whats the stupidest kiting thing yourve done?

Postby waterhead » Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:35 am

Trying to teach my wife how to kite :worry:

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Re: Whats the stupidest kiting thing yourve done?

Postby Kamikuza » Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:41 am

"Just one more run"

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Re: Whats the stupidest kiting thing yourve done?

Postby smpl » Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:58 am

buying a bow kite

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Re: Whats the stupidest kiting thing yourve done?

Postby tr3v » Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:22 am

waterhead wrote:Trying to teach my wife how to kite :worry:
I am curious.... why? I am considering doing the same.

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Re: Whats the stupidest kiting thing yourve done?

Postby bikesandboards » Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:29 am

because unless you're insanely lucky - they won't get into it. They might pretend for a while. But they won't. + you'll be nervous as hell when they're on the water and you can't enjoy yourself.

Soon interest will wane as chicks rarely have the drive men do. Which means they won't get the 'totally hooked' attitude you have and you end up asking for green cards to go kiting.

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Re: Whats the stupidest kiting thing yourve done?

Postby Ned Divine » Thu Aug 04, 2011 5:05 am

Toby wrote:unhooking :naughty:
Ahhhh, thanks! I will show this to my son! :P


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