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better future freestyle or course race?

Postby kinchencool » Wed Jul 25, 2012 3:09 am

Hi im 16 i starded kiting like one year ago and im deciding if i want to go tricks or the course \
i think the freestyle theres obiously more competition theres even kids 9 years old doing megaloops but i really like the part you freedom and let your body take it off.
and in course i like that the adrenaline of going fast, but i wanna go pro in one like being competitive to go to international championships and pkra tours but i think im too old for freestyle?
and in course i also have a very good sailing backround 7 years of sailing, went to 3 opti worlds
24th in northamerican laser championship and asisted to 1 laser radial worlds representing Mexico
also went to volvo world youths in laser radial in Ireland but i changed it for kite more adrenaline
so my question is in wich could i do better? Like get to be really pro?
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Re: better future freestyle or course race?

Postby longwhitecloud » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:17 am

no way too old if you don't let chicks and beer cloud your ambitions lol

do both, see what you like, then go waveriding in decent waves and give both of them up lol!

pro is as in making money - not easy in kiting but i am for sure not one to say not possible cos there are those doing it - not many, but some..

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Re: better future freestyle or course race?

Postby tautologies » Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:15 am

Don't pick one...do both

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Re: better future freestyle or course race?

Postby Toby » Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:19 am

airstyle

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Re: better future freestyle or course race?

Postby Rabidric » Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:04 am

Toby wrote:airstyle


troll-bot identified :lol:

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Re: better future freestyle or course race?

Postby Tiago1973 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:06 am

with your age and back-ground i would put all the cards into racing and trying to go to Rio

you could still free-style between training

wanna go pro? lot´s of good medical, engineering, etc schools out there

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Re: better future freestyle or course race?

Postby Toby » Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:44 am

Rabidric wrote:
Toby wrote:airstyle


troll-bot identified :lol:



:P

But...you may not forget what I wrote...and pull up this posting in few years...

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Re: better future freestyle or course race?

Postby kinchencool » Wed Jul 25, 2012 4:27 pm

Tiago1973 wrote:with your age and back-ground i would put all the cards into racing and trying to go to Rio

you could still free-style between training

wanna go pro? lot´s of good medical, engineering, etc schools out there



Yep i think thats the best way because freestyle to be pro you gotta start like at 6 , 7 years old
i will set mygoal for Rio 2016 any tips?
Thanks

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Re: better future freestyle or course race?

Postby Bigdog » Wed Jul 25, 2012 4:32 pm

Train in Sanfrancisco and Maui!

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Re: better future freestyle or course race?

Postby funalex » Wed Jul 25, 2012 4:55 pm

Freestyle if you want to have knee injury, or race if you want to have back injury...lol

you're definitly not too old to freestyle, I'm 34 and I manage most of mobe and handle passes, it's just a question of body and mental training.

whatever the practice you'll chose, remeber to vary a lot during training, even other sports, to stay at the top of your physical potential.


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