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bubba
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Postby bubba » Wed Jan 29, 2003 10:31 pm

Where do you see snow kiting going in terms of style?

"paragliding" (big air) or "Park" (trics etc)

personally I enjoy "surfing". By this I mean riding drainage ditches (essentially a half pipe), or riding along drifts kinda like down the line wave sailing.

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Postby Guest » Wed Jan 29, 2003 10:43 pm

Park and Freeride......and maybe a little bit of flying around for the hell of it.

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Postby sq225917 » Thu Jan 30, 2003 1:12 am

got to take it to the park, tricks and spins and huge exit jumps, lip to lip across a half pipe, all that sort of stuff, next year will be radical.

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Postby RC-Kiter » Thu Jan 30, 2003 9:36 am

I think we will see a good combination of both types, people want to see the Pascal Joubert jumps as well as the park style.

Personally I also love the park style tricks.

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Postby bubba » Fri Jan 31, 2003 1:18 am

I've been trying that "lip to lip" thing
on some local ditches (15' across x 4' deep). It works, but you got to get the angles right. I do a simple back loop in it (crossover back) mostly its just a back loop with a weird landing. Definitly like to see more of the Euro pro's. Nothing realy like that here in N.A.

What I have seen here is a lot of people trying to copy what is done (kitesurfing) on the water. I'd like to see more innovation less immitation.


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