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 Post subject: Re: Who is your favourite Old School Rider?
PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 6:30 am 
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The grasshopper Andy Hurdman, not sure if it's old school but his riding is smooth as silk. Mark Shinn and Dave Tyburski are another few favorites and a person from my Boost VHS that I can't find......it's probably Flash.


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 Post subject: Re: Who is your favourite Old School Rider?
PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:21 am 
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Yeah, love the good old times! Events were exciting to watch! We all were looking for any news regarding events and what was going on.

Just sad where the sport went now...

We should get more old videos online! Will be fun to watch, like those Lou Wainman videos added few weeks ahon on www.kiteforum.tv


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 Post subject: Re: Who is your favourite Old School Rider?
PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:25 am 
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Kiting really sucks right now for inspiring riding but u got someone like Martin Vari, a well rounded rider with skills in different areas. Dave Edwards for riding with a unique style, hooked in but really hard out.


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 Post subject: Re: Who is your favourite Old School Rider?
PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:08 pm 
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Personally I like where the sport is now, those 2 line kites sucked! It was way too much of an adventure everytime you went out. Forget about staying upwind, one big gust and your hopelessly being pulled downwind. That is why I have so much respect for the original pioneers of the sport.
Now there are a lot more choices with twintip boards, surfboards, race boards and the latest fun boards (toned down race boards). And you can choose a kite to match your style of riding!


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