Toby wrote: At which wind speeds do people die most of the time? 20+ knots?
Stay below and you will have nothing to worry about.
plummet wrote:To be honest the real killer is peoples lack of understanding of the weather and how that can affect the wind speed. Usually people see light conditions and put up a big kite and then are killed in an "unexpected" gust.
I have never seen conditions when wind speeds unexpectidly increase. Never. With proper research of forecasts and live weather readings you can predict what may happen pretty accurately.
Before heading out you know if its a gusty day or clean day what the approximate gusts will be. Usually I know what kite I will be using before i leave home.
icebird wrote:I believe the single most important factor in accidents is not having the reflex to let go of the bar immediately.
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