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some proper Wave foiling with a Kite

Postby Buzzy » Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:15 am

A little footage with some proper Wave riding on a foil


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http://gleiten.tv/index.php/video/actio ... /page/436/
http://gleiten.tv/index.php/video/actio ... /page/436/
http://gleiten.tv/index.php/video/actio ... /page/436/
http://gleiten.tv/index.php/video/actio ... /page/436/
http://gleiten.tv/index.php/video/actio ... /page/436/

long german interview with pictures of manawa
http://gleiten.tv/index.php/video/actio ... /page/299/
foil manawa 4.jpg
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Foil manawa small.jpg

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Re: some proper Wave foiling with a Kite

Postby plummet » Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:29 pm

Nice.

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Re: some proper Wave foiling with a Kite

Postby Onda » Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:27 am

Crazy :o
Very impressing! My deepest respect.
However, it doesn´t really look like a lot of fun. More more like stress...
In such perfect waves, I think waveboards make more sense. In case of missing wind, go for SUP / prone surfing.

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Re: some proper Wave foiling with a Kite

Postby kite_hh » Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:54 am

I kind of agree. While this certainly is impressive riding, I don't see the point of foiling in these conditions.

If there are good waves and low winds, a foil totally makes sense to me. But if there are good waves and good winds a small kite and a surfboard seem like a better fit.

But I bet he enjoyed the ride! ..and that matters most. :-)

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Re: some proper Wave foiling with a Kite

Postby plummet » Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:52 am

Imagine for a moment you have ridden those waves for years and years. Imagine that you have access to such waves on a regular basis.

In that instance does it not make sense to explore waves via another sensation.

I say that was worthy riding. Nothing too extreme. But he did get deep on several occasions..

I should try to get some footage one day because I ride conditions like this on a semi regular basis.

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Re: some proper Wave foiling with a Kite

Postby Buzzy » Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:55 am

Hi guys,

This is a selection of pictures and videos from different days and conditions. On some of the “better” days certainly a conservative surfboard would have been suitable and I also ride surfboards of cause while on others days like one of the manawa sessions in the picture just foiling was possible and also opened up specially nice waves that you don’t see there in more wind.

The purpose of these sessions is to find out what is possible and what is not yet possible with the current gear we have at our disposal (with gleiten.tv in Ireland)

and while it is stressful it is also fun and new, it reminds me how we felt in beginning of kiteboarding, Kite looping , waveriding with the Kite etc... it is allways a bit stressful but exiting to explore. ;) I would call it positive stress

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Re: some proper Wave foiling with a Kite

Postby Buzzy » Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:59 am

@plummet where is that?

Side off wind with enough strength and I hope big and long but not too fast ;) (I asked that in the other thread too)

If it works regularly I would hop over to foil there with you on my mission ;)

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Re: some proper Wave foiling with a Kite

Postby plummet » Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:45 pm

Buzzy wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:59 am
@plummet where is that?

Side off wind with enough strength and I hope big and long but not too fast ;) (I asked that in the other thread too)

If it works regularly I would hop over to foil there with you on my mission ;)
I am in Taranaki New Zealand. I do get side off but it is not the prevailing wind. So once per month? more so in winter less so in summer. Cross to cross on is more common. Head high plus in my cross off location is usually fast. The bigger the faster! But peeling and repeatable with subsurface boulders and rocks.

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Re: some proper Wave foiling with a Kite

Postby OzBungy » Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:25 pm

kite_hh wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:54 am
I kind of agree. While this certainly is impressive riding, I don't see the point of foiling in these conditions.

...

I agree with the comment, but you've got to start somewhere. If people don't go out in the surf and get experience then we'll never learn how to properly surf on a foil.

Imagine a fully cranked foil carve with the foil at the top of the lip and the rider down in the barrel. :o

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Re: some proper Wave foiling with a Kite

Postby plummet » Sat Nov 17, 2018 4:57 am

OzBungy wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:25 pm
kite_hh wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:54 am
I kind of agree. While this certainly is impressive riding, I don't see the point of foiling in these conditions.

...
If people don't go out in the surf and get experience then we'll never learn how to properly surf on a foil.
Define what wave foiling properly is? Is it trying to copycat surfing with a device that is never going to ride like a surfboard?


Or should we be taking foil wave riding to a completely different level? Disregard what is possible or what is important on a surfboard and create your own style on the foil.


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