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Your session's initial trick?

Postby Toby » Thu Dec 26, 2013 7:42 pm

Do you have a trick you do every time as first trick when you start your session?

My first trick is an Upside Down Grabbed Front 360.

I do this trick to see how high I get, since fronts get my the highest, and it also looks cool.

Which is yours?

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Re: Your session's initial trick?

Postby Peter_Frank » Thu Dec 26, 2013 7:54 pm

Launching my kite :rollgrin:

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Re: Your session's initial trick?

Postby windybrit » Thu Dec 26, 2013 9:10 pm

Along the lines (groan) of the previous poster.... Jumping up and down for joy when I realise I'm actually going to get a session in..... Those of you who live close to regularly kiteable warm water please take moment to smile and pat yourselves on the back....
Mine, toe-side transition...... (but I probably doesn't even constitute a trick for most)

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Re: Your session's initial trick?

Postby plummet » Thu Dec 26, 2013 9:59 pm

Depends on the wind. Ideal is a booooooooost off a wave lip on the first tack out. As you say to test the wind. Just for you Toby i'll add a boned board grab.

Or slash onto a wave and a waveride in on the first peaking wave I hit.

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Re: Your session's initial trick?

Postby zloilyoha » Thu Dec 26, 2013 10:13 pm

raley or blind judge for wakestyle
sent jump for kitelooping :D

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Re: Your session's initial trick?

Postby TheJoe » Thu Dec 26, 2013 10:15 pm

Raley or S-bend to see how the wind is blowing.

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Re: Your session's initial trick?

Postby dyyylan » Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:07 am

Usually a front roll or raley to see how much pop I get

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Re: Your session's initial trick?

Postby Bob Marley » Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:50 am

Depends if there's waves and the wind directions good then a bottom turn. If no waves and onshore wind then either a small ollie or a straight air with grab.

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Re: Your session's initial trick?

Postby Oldpeople » Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:55 am

For me it is a back 360. Tells me how much power I have. How much I have to send the kite. Then I run through my tricks one after another and see how far I get with my hair dry.

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Re: Your session's initial trick?

Postby speedyRider » Fri Dec 27, 2013 8:46 am

I must confess i warmup less than i should, so what i do to warm up is a few tacks with air transitions with rolls usually to start get a feeling and warm up, after a 3-4 tacks i usually start with a raley and then work on the trick i want to nail for a while. After this if im really close to the new trick i keep trying for a while, if i dont get it then i move on to the tricks i nail

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