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Re: Riding waves backside....

Postby BWD » Mon Jan 20, 2014 3:30 pm

20m :o
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Re: Riding waves backside....

Postby gbgreen59 » Mon Jan 20, 2014 3:40 pm

If all the BM posts could be deleted from this thread, there was quite a bit of useful, fun, amazing, interesting material in here. Thanks to all the non-BM contributors for the info.

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Re: Riding waves backside....

Postby donchin » Mon Jan 20, 2014 5:33 pm

Watch, and maybe 6 years from now......with a lot of practice you will regret your words.
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Re: Riding waves backside....

Postby donchin » Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:29 pm

Look at the spray, Robert!
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Re: Riding waves backside....

Postby windrupted » Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:51 pm

gbgreen59 wrote:If all the BM posts could be deleted from this thread, there was quite a bit of useful, fun, amazing, interesting material in here. Thanks to all the non-BM contributors for the info.

Good point, snap off all the BM's and it's a great read. I notice that there is a sewage treatment plant right on the point, someone tell the kid not to put that water in his bong. But if it helps him think he's ripping, well who am I to say he isn't? :thumb: I wish I could see myself on video and imagine I am blowing it up. Strap on another Go-Pro, Kid. Entertain us. I sure can't hang on unhooked like that. Someone tell Ian and Patrick, James, and all the rest of the young shredders at my local they need to get a hook on. Can anyone weld Stainless? I just hacked my last one off. The new Messiah is here and he's off the hook.

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Re: Riding waves backside....

Postby SupaEZ » Tue Jan 21, 2014 12:02 am

TheRussian wrote: But, on the subject of big kites, I have used a 19m on a 6'6 fish and have ridden waves nicely, when even the lightest rider has not been able to get off the beach with a 12m. Big kites have their place, regardless how "unfashionable" they are now.
My father and i raced on a 16 ft sailboat ...where you are from...at Hayling Island UK :cheers:
Wayfarer Class World Championship in August of 1974

Yes big kites have their place and some really great wave sessions are totally possible on them

Those who only have a 12m as their largest kite...miss so many days of fun LW kitesurf per year

I personally get high riding surfboard with any size kite...in any wind speed..using the ocean air

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Re: Riding waves backside....

Postby Bob Marley » Tue Jan 21, 2014 2:06 am

Surfing waves backside looks better than kiting them backside. And just going straight on a wave while backside looks fine but for kiting where you are making turns on the wave frontside is so much better.

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Re: Riding waves backside....

Postby Bob Marley » Tue Jan 21, 2014 2:10 am

I'll believe anyone is riding waves on 19m kites when I see it. Guarantee if anyone was kiting on one of those blimps I could go on my 12 and strapless fish. You need a big strapless board :kiff: for light wind not a little tiny board that sucks going upwind then you won't need such huge kites.

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Re: Riding waves backside....

Postby SupaEZ » Tue Jan 21, 2014 2:51 am

Bob Marley wrote:I'll believe anyone is riding waves on 19m kites when I see it. Guarantee if anyone was kiting on one of those blimps I could go on my 12 and strapless fish. You need a big strapless board :kiff: for light wind not a little tiny board that sucks going upwind then you won't need such huge kites.
More smoke coming out of your pie hole :roll:

I guarantee U that with my Nugget 2013 5'0" x 21" Quad you would dead in my tracks in 8-9-10kn

I also guarantee that in 12kn on my 12m kite and my Nugget i still blow by U supa Easily

LW 4 U is defininely low end of 12 kn and that is not light wind...you have no LW experience dude

So go roll up another one :lol:

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Re: Riding waves backside....

Postby Toby » Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:05 am

you can add users to your foe list...then you won't see any of that users posts :naughty:


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