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Something wrong in this picture?

Postby Toby » Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:31 pm

what do you think?
1 danger.jpg

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Re: Something wrong in this picture?

Postby Dan Glyaire » Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:36 pm

ya. legs should be fully extended, and toes pointed.

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Re: Something wrong in this picture?

Postby markchatwin » Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:40 pm

Looks like they're riding in some sort of squall or adverse weather condition and looks like rider is a young learner and the Dad is frantically trying to get to him/her... Plus no helmet on the rider... Shallow water too... Rider's not letting go of bar... I keep editing my post. I keep finding things wrong... Looks like a dangerous situation!
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Re: Something wrong in this picture?

Postby L0KI » Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:43 pm

No helmets during a lesson.
The closest kite in the background does not appear to have a kiter attached to it, but I would guess he/she is down in the water and not up and riding.
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Re: Something wrong in this picture?

Postby Laughingman » Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:50 pm

riders leash is attached to the back of their harness....

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Re: Something wrong in this picture?

Postby edt » Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:55 pm

via facebook

"Seoyoung Son That woman is me. I'm alright.
It was very windy that day, and to make it worse I pulled the bar too tightly.
I somehow expected it could be dangerous. Still, what an unforgettable experience!"

she's korean, not sure where she's taking the lessons

nice that the instructor didn't kill her and that she won't quit kiting.

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Re: Something wrong in this picture?

Postby KYLakeKiter » Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:42 pm

I am sure I will get clobbered for asking this, but what the heck.

For initial stationary kite flying lessons would it be safer for the instructor to be hooked to the leash? Assuming a bar that flags to a single line. This way the kite could only drag the student so far before it would flag. I realize the centerline below the bar might be a hazard, but much less than a free flying student. Just a thought. Critique away.

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Re: Something wrong in this picture?

Postby airsurfer » Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:49 pm

advanced beginner F16 board off?

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Re: Something wrong in this picture?

Postby we » Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:51 pm

Tandum barefoot airstyle! Toby, you've been owned.

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Re: Something wrong in this picture?

Postby toyletbowl » Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:04 pm

ankle deep water? lucky as all hell she didn't get owned.


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