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Re: Remove kitesurfing from the Olympics

Postby Kitedude » Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:26 pm

check out the sailing commentary here from the olympics

http://thechive.a.ec.viddler.com/thechi ... fa2f6e2471

http://www.liveleak.com/ll_embed?f=6d16623f6ccd

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Re: Remove kitesurfing from the Olympics

Postby Brock Landers » Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:01 pm

Kitedude wrote:check out the sailing commentary here from the olympics

http://thechive.a.ec.viddler.com/thechi ... fa2f6e2471

http://www.liveleak.com/ll_embed?f=6d16623f6ccd


Thank you! Hilarious!

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Re: Remove kitesurfing from the Olympics

Postby frankm1960 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:42 pm

Kitedude wrote:check out the sailing commentary here from the olympics

http://thechive.a.ec.viddler.com/thechi ... fa2f6e2471

http://www.liveleak.com/ll_embed?f=6d16623f6ccd


Cracks me up every time I watch it :rollgrin:

I don't think kiteracing in the olympics will have a big impact on the overall sport.
But should they include some form of free or wakestyle kitesurfing in the olympics then I think that would be a different story... that might turn some heads. Just bombing around some buoy's isn't that exciting... a 150 foot jump over brighton peer now that's more like it.

Who gets into this sport to race in the first place? (except those windsurfer dudes).

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Re: Remove kitesurfing from the Olympics

Postby Westozzy » Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:49 pm

Fuck that was funny, thanks for that had a good old laugh.

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Re: Remove kitesurfing from the Olympics

Postby ozonelevel » Sun Nov 11, 2012 12:40 pm

Done!
Now we can go back to using kiteboards instead of boats with kites instead of sails, finally!

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Re: Remove kitesurfing from the Olympics

Postby Toby » Sun Nov 11, 2012 1:16 pm

yes, bring on twintip races! less dangerous, less space, more fun for everyone!
The twintip races at Kitesurf Tour Asia has 5x more participants than the huge race boards!

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Re: Remove kitesurfing from the Olympics

Postby aircatcher » Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:28 pm

Yes,go back n forth in a straight line with a big windsurf board cut in haft is boring,no air times,no acrobats.It will get old soon,these racing monkeys with huge race boards will realize they have wasted their time n energy .

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Re: Remove kitesurfing from the Olympics

Postby alexrider » Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:20 pm

kite_crazy66 wrote:HAHAHA
Personally, I would like to see the industry grow, so I am for kitesurfing in the olympics.
...

Why on earth would you like to see the industry grow? Will you enjoy kitesurfing more if you feel as part of a bigger herd? :party1:

The technology will grow anyhow, independently of the industry thanks to a bunch of passionate Lou Wainman-style experimenters (hackers if you will).
:bye:

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Re: Remove kitesurfing from the Olympics

Postby tautologies » Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:33 pm

Brock Landers wrote:
davesails7 wrote:
Brock Landers wrote:I met a few for the first time about 2 weeks ago and I wanted to punch their snot nosed faces in.


Very Chill


....takes statement out of context...


mmm no it doesn't that whole statement is about how badly you want to punch someone face in.
I don;t understand the hate at all.
Sure you might dislike kiteracing. I think it is fun. I like riding waves, TT, hell I'd ride anything that floats if I thought it was fun...I don;t like riding a huge TT, but it doesn't mean I hate people that likes to ride it.

I think the way you describe kiteracing makes me think you do not understand it. There are plenty of sports I know nothing about in the olympics....but I don't go around wanting to punch their face in. Why not just be glad for your fellow kiteboarders? Maybe they could feel you ooogling their backs..and tried to stay out of your way :-)

anways, no matter. Don;t worry be happy.

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Re: Remove kitesurfing from the Olympics

Postby alexrider » Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:48 pm

tautologies wrote:
Brock Landers wrote:I met a few for the first time about 2 weeks ago and I wanted to punch their snot nosed faces in.

...
mmm no it doesn't that whole statement is about how badly you want to punch someone face in.
I don;t understand the hate at all.
...
anways, no matter. Don;t worry be happy.

Perhaps you should have asked Brock how old he was. Milk might still be running from his nose and feels the need to demonstrate his youthful exuberance.
I don't blame you Brock, I know the feeling.... towards those handle-pass monkeys and would gladly punch them in the nose for doing so repetitive stuff.
And you're 100% right about Corporatist Olympics.


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