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Who is going to be King of the Air 2017?

Oswald Smith
0
No votes
Gus Wassenaar
0
No votes
Lewis Crathern
13
13%
Graham Howes
3
3%
Willem van der Meij
1
1%
Lasse Walker
6
6%
Ryan Siegelberg
0
No votes
Ruben Lenten
13
13%
Reno Romeu
4
4%
Stuart Downey
1
1%
Nick Jacobsen
25
25%
Andries Fourie
0
No votes
Antonin Rangin
0
No votes
Tom Hebert
4
4%
Jerrie can de Kop
1
1%
Aurelien Petreau
4
4%
Steven Akkersdijk
3
3%
Aaron Hadlow
23
23%
 
Total votes: 101

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Who is going to be King of the Air 2017?

Postby Toby » Sat Jan 21, 2017 12:45 pm

Who is going to be the King of 2017???

You have two votes!

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Re: Who is going to be King of the Air 2017?

Postby xray » Sat Jan 21, 2017 1:03 pm

I'd be super happy if Ruben would stick it after his recovery from cancer!

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Re: Who is going to be King of the Air 2017?

Postby nikolaygadzhev77 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 3:55 pm

I will put my money for Lewis last year hi came so close massive jumps will see.

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Re: Who is going to be King of the Air 2017?

Postby LetsFlyaKite » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:08 pm

I'd like to see Lewis win, hopefully he does something spectacular and makes it a legit win, instead of the judges giving it to him because of his accident last year.

Aaron needs to do something different this year, that handlepass kiteloop was awesome, but I don't think it's going to cut it this year

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Re: Who is going to be King of the Air 2017?

Postby kas911 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:43 pm

Where is Kevin Langeree?

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Re: Who is going to be King of the Air 2017?

Postby xray » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:21 pm

He broke his ankle the other week

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Re: Who is going to be King of the Air 2017?

Postby longwhitecloud » Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:17 pm

Can you put which of these riders is sponsored by Red Bull - will give us a better idea then, :-0

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Re: Who is going to be King of the Air 2017?

Postby plummet » Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:25 pm

I think most of the judges are spidermonkey experts. So I think Hadlow will win with his low level spidershow.

Though I want to see stupid high tweaked stylish simple moves.

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Re: Who is going to be King of the Air 2017?

Postby jb+wind=40feet » Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:17 am

I think Reno or Aurelien have a good shot to win as underdogs. Most likely we will see Lewis, Aaron, and Ruben in the final though. If light winds I think Tom Hebert will do well and in super strong winds my hat goes to Lasse.

Too bad Kevin and Jesse are out; in my opinion they are the top two riders in the world for big air. I truly believe Kevin should have won last year with that front roll mega loop one footer. He wins best trick and also had the most height yet does not win the King of the air. If Jesse would have landed some of those epic moves in the final he could have won as well. Aaron's moves were no doubt spectacular but the height was not there for me. I want to see some big tricks with variation.

I can't wait to see Graham Howes try his board off megaloop and all of the other great riders busting their moves. I look forward to this event every year!

Lets hope for a safe KOTA

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Re: Who is going to be King of the Air 2017?

Postby Toby » Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:49 am

Aurelien is a good Airstyler...he has the variation they should show. I hope he does very well.

Looking forward to Graham too, and Tom of course.

A rider with just megaloops should not win, lack of variation and not worth that title.

Just hoping, all riders will go home without injury, that's the most important at the end.

Good winds and good luck to everyone!


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