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Postby Dwight » Wed Oct 09, 2002 8:17 pm

You can jump higher than you’ve ever jumped before without whipping the kite.

The next time you have so much insane power you can’t hold your edge to reverse the kite and jump, it’s time for a no whip “popâ€

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Postby Mr Jo Macdonald » Wed Oct 09, 2002 9:34 pm

Kite high, full power, move it back a bit as you go downwind then snap the board into a fast slashed cutback upwind and away you go. Bring kite forwards as you take you off, or just let go with back hand.
Have I got it?

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Postby murdoc » Wed Oct 09, 2002 9:55 pm

dwight,
when you're so powered up, you can pop higher than regular jumping with a smaller kite?

i've always fired the kite back as fast as i could (getting pulled over the edge, flying low), and steered it back hard, getting height by steering the kite overhead ...
insane hangtime, but landing impossible :wink:

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Postby MissionMan » Wed Oct 09, 2002 10:03 pm

I am assuming this is the same technique guys using for cable wakeboarding. The guys load up the line by edging and then release the edge suddenly to give themselves height.

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Postby Dwight » Wed Oct 09, 2002 11:52 pm

On 2002-10-09 22:55, murdoc wrote:
dwight,
when you're so powered up, you can pop higher than regular jumping with a smaller kite?



Yes higher, with twice the hang time.

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Postby Fabjet1 » Thu Oct 10, 2002 1:17 pm

really interesting,
I'll be sure to try it next time.
explanations are now clear,

Thks
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Postby Louis Cypher » Thu Oct 10, 2002 1:21 pm

Hmmmmmm hook out. So good bye wichard? Back to oldschool- Safety??

Greeetz Louis

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Postby fokiten » Thu Oct 10, 2002 4:15 pm

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On 2002-10-09 21:17, Dwight wrote:
You can jump higher than you’ve ever jumped before without whipping the kite.

The next time you have so much insane power you can’t hold your edge to reverse the kite and jump, it’s time for a no whip “popâ€

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Postby Dwight » Thu Oct 10, 2002 5:35 pm

[quote]
On 2002-10-10 17:15, fokiten wrote:
[quote]
On 2002-10-09 21:17, Dwight wrote:
You can jump higher than you’ve ever jumped before without whipping the kite.

The next time you have so much insane power you can’t hold your edge to reverse the kite and jump, it’s time for a no whip “popâ€


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