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Twintip Races - good or bad?

Postby Toby » Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:52 pm

The KTA offers twintip races...and I think it is a really good idea, since it attracts riders of all ages, who want to race for fun.
Anyone can win! Awesome!

I think it is a great idea, and has some benefits:
- everyone can participate
- less gear to travel with

Downside is only that you maybe cannot race in 5 knots...

What do you think?

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Re: Twintip Races - good or bad?

Postby mauijoe2 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:01 pm

Sounds like a good time to me!!!

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Re: Twintip Races - good or bad?

Postby ozchrisb » Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:08 pm

It's great until someone realizes that if they can't win in the "formula" class they might be better off spending a lot on fancy twin tip designs and then it becomes another gear race.

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Re: Twintip Races - good or bad?

Postby frid » Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:09 pm

:thumb:
In all champs here, we divided in twin tips, surfboards and race boards. Surely the category of twin tips is what makes more athletes !!

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Re: Twintip Races - good or bad?

Postby eree » Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:30 pm

boots, mp3 players and boardshorts over wetsuits are obligatory

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Re: Twintip Races - good or bad?

Postby dyyylan » Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:41 am

I think it's a good idea, I think longer downwind races are an even better idea

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Re: Twintip Races - good or bad?

Postby tautologies » Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:54 am

Great idea and super fun. Been done here for 3 years. Now also with a relay.

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Re: Twintip Races - good or bad?

Postby Peter_Frank » Fri Mar 22, 2013 7:05 am

eree wrote:boots, mp3 players and boardshorts over wetsuits are obligatory

:rollgrin: :lol: :lostteeth:

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Re: Twintip Races - good or bad?

Postby lander » Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:23 am

ozchrisb wrote:It's great until someone realizes that if they can't win in the "formula" class they might be better off spending a lot on fancy twin tip designs and then it becomes another gear race.


Yep. We also had a twintip class. But then people started showing up with these flyboards which made the competetion a bit unfair. So you got to have "box rule" in this class aswell...

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Re: Twintip Races - good or bad?

Postby tautologies » Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:52 am

lander wrote:
Yep. We also had a twintip class. But then people started showing up with these flyboards which made the competetion a bit unfair. So you got to have "box rule" in this class aswell...



lol, funny stuff. We had people custom make HUGE fins for the surfboard class. To me that is a bit silly...but hey who cares huh?


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