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Tropical Storm Gabrielle

Postby ethanknight » Sun Sep 09, 2007 5:32 pm

I was just watching CNN talk about the storm when they had a live shot of Outer Banks. They had some kiteboarders riding in the background and they where talking about them. They even zoom up on one for a little bit showing him riding. I just thought it was cool to see the sport get some national coverage on on a major news station like that.

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Postby CaptainArgh » Tue Sep 11, 2007 6:44 pm

Hmmmm, does anyone have this video uploaded? I was down there last weekend.
Good wind, fun times.

Sunday in Cape Hatteras;
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Postby mobettah » Wed Sep 12, 2007 3:13 am

toddjb123 wrote:Hmmmm, does anyone have this video uploaded? I was down there last weekend.
Good wind, fun times.

Sunday in Cape Hatteras;
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Is that at the Cove?

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Postby CaptainArgh » Wed Sep 12, 2007 3:25 am

Yes. I took that Sunday morning.

Just came across this video as well. I think it is a little later in the day after the clouds rolled in....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30p8F3ToBDc
Where were the Weather Channel storm chasers when this was going on? Way more interesting than fliming a wave hitting a pier!

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Postby mobettah » Wed Sep 12, 2007 6:44 pm

toddjb123 wrote:Yes. I took that Sunday morning.

Just came across this video as well. I think it is a little later in the day after the clouds rolled in....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30p8F3ToBDc
Where were the Weather Channel storm chasers when this was going on? Way more interesting than fliming a wave hitting a pier!
Great footage! Those jumps by the guy on the tt are huuuge!

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Re: Tropical Storm Gabrielle

Postby elkusbry » Wed Sep 12, 2007 10:35 pm

ethanknight wrote:I was just watching CNN talk about the storm when they had a live shot of Outer Banks. They had some kiteboarders riding in the background and they where talking about them. They even zoom up on one for a little bit showing him riding. I just thought it was cool to see the sport get some national coverage on on a major news station like that.
Ha, glad someone saw that ! The wind shifted straight onshore just as we headed out which made things pretty tough.

Yeah Ty goes HUGE esp. when its cranking out.
toddjb123 wrote:Yes. I took that Sunday morning.

Just came across this video as well. I think it is a little later in the day after the clouds rolled in....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30p8F3ToBDc
Where were the Weather Channel storm chasers when this was going on? Way more interesting than fliming a wave hitting a pier!
The power cord would reach i guess

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Postby nab1000 » Thu Sep 13, 2007 3:19 am

no way in hell a weather van could have gotten to the cove haha. be fun to watch them try. Dave made front page of our local paper up here with a picture of him on the southside. which was pretty cool.

3 days before the storm hit the Frisco offshore bouy forecast was for 30ft. seas. which is about double overhead+ surf. haha u can tell it didnt even get close. What a dud.

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Postby elkusbry » Thu Sep 13, 2007 2:59 pm

nab1000 wrote:no way in hell a weather van could have gotten to the cove haha. be fun to watch them try. Dave made front page of our local paper up here with a picture of him on the southside. which was pretty cool.

3 days before the storm hit the Frisco offshore bouy forecast was for 30ft. seas. which is about double overhead+ surf. haha u can tell it didnt even get close. What a dud.
Daves the man !

yeah the surf was good but that ++ would have been insane.


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