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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby plummet » Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:27 pm

Surely the goofy/natural foot thing is a non issue for these guys. They are professional athletes paid to punt tricks. They simply wouldn't be sponsered if they couldn't lay down tricks jumps in both directions. Hell I'm an old wrecked weekend warrior and can jump equally on both tacks.

Even if the weren't strong on the natural tack they have months to practice it up before the event.

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby Cristiano_Leandro » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:22 pm

plummet wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:27 pm
Surely the goofy/natural foot thing is a non issue for these guys. They are professional athletes paid to punt tricks. They simply wouldn't be sponsered if they couldn't lay down tricks jumps in both directions. Hell I'm an old wrecked weekend warrior and can jump equally on both tacks.

Even if the weren't strong on the natural tack they have months to practice it up before the event.
Liam whaley said in an interview after the event that he thought he did good even though he was a goofy.

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby a99 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:49 pm

Still can someone who knows tell to my few days older questions there:
I wonder why lot of KOTA kiters who used North kites not used famous North click bar ? As i saw in video they clearly used simple 5th or 4 element North bar.
Especially for this event where big audience count North must be promote Click bar in riders hands, but it wasn't.
Can someone tell me why ? Not trust click system in big jumps ?
Also saw big fins in winners boards, it's 5 mm or 7 mm fins how do you think ?
Also maybe someone know Kevin L height ? Probably about 170 cm i think ?

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby Dirk » Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:13 pm

Kevin uses 5cm fins on his Monarch instead of the standard 4cm.

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby keviene » Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:44 pm

a99 wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:49 pm
Still can someone who knows tell to my few days older questions there:
I wonder why lot of KOTA kiters who used North kites not used famous North click bar ? As i saw in video they clearly used simple 5th or 4 element North bar.
Especially for this event where big audience count North must be promote Click bar in riders hands, but it wasn't.
Can someone tell me why ? Not trust click system in big jumps ?
Also saw big fins in winners boards, it's 5 mm or 7 mm fins how do you think ?
Also maybe someone know Kevin L height ? Probably about 170 cm i think ?
I think it's because of the width of the click bar. it's so big, and pro riders with small kites prefer the wake style bar o the 22m bar as they are significantly samaller, but I'm just guessing

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby Toby » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:09 pm

a99 wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:49 pm
Still can someone who knows tell to my few days older questions there:
I wonder why lot of KOTA kiters who used North kites not used famous North click bar ? As i saw in video they clearly used simple 5th or 4 element North bar.
Especially for this event where big audience count North must be promote Click bar in riders hands, but it wasn't.
Can someone tell me why ? Not trust click system in big jumps ?
Also saw big fins in winners boards, it's 5 mm or 7 mm fins how do you think ?
Also maybe someone know Kevin L height ? Probably about 170 cm i think ?
Reply from Reno Romeo:

Because the trust bar is smaller than the click bar


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