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Re: Sitting on foil. So fun!

Postby jaros » Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:09 am

Would you suggest learning both feet off the same side or straddle style (one foot off each side) first?
Both feet on the same side. :thumb:

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Re: Sitting on foil. So fun!

Postby Toby » Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:22 am

Anyone already sitting on it and lifting off like that...Rodeo Style?

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Re: Sitting on foil. So fun!

Postby salvino » Tue Aug 07, 2018 6:00 pm

When I get sitting,both feet are off to same side. But then I very quickly get one to each side, so straddling board. The upwind leg is bent at knee with foot on center of board. The leeward leg is mostly outstretched and is used to adjust pitch by bending or extending knee. Also my upper body is used for pitch control and as I’m improving I need the leg much less.

Then to gybe board I switch the position of my legs so it helps to initiate a roll towards leeward and then I downloop kite.

Super thrilling and definitely gave my abs a good workout!

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Re: Sitting on foil. So fun!

Postby Peter_Frank » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:50 pm

Hmmm, maybe the good old AirChair sitting seated and forward wasnt a bad idea actually :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Sitting on foil. So fun!

Postby SENDIT! » Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:19 pm

I haven't tried sitting yet, but would like to sometime soon. As far as getting back to your feet, I just saw this move in a Cabrinha video... (it's at 1:32 if you can't be bothered with the other bits of the video :wink: )

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaNf7qduDfo

EDIT: Sorry, I'm apparently not smart enough to just post the video here. :roll:


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