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Red Bull King of the Air interviews

Postby CTwatersports » Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:36 pm

So we've been given an awesome opportunity by Red Bull to interview some of the riders for the 2014 King of the Air! Jesse Richman, Kevin Langeree among others! Super stoked!

So we'd like to know, if you could ask them any questions, what would they be?

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Re: Red Bull King of the Air interviews

Postby elliott george » Thu Jan 09, 2014 6:13 pm

I'm curious about what will score better megaloops or old school stuff like board offs and rotations

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Re: Red Bull King of the Air interviews

Postby fdvj » Fri Jan 10, 2014 12:14 pm

elliott george wrote:I'm curious about what will score better megaloops or old school stuff like board offs and rotations

I hope to see a mega loop board of with a front roll, its totally possible, just requires huge balls and height.

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Re: Red Bull King of the Air interviews

Postby elliott george » Sat Jan 11, 2014 10:14 pm

fdvj wrote:
elliott george wrote:I'm curious about what will score better megaloops or old school stuff like board offs and rotations

I hope to see a mega loop board of with a front roll, its totally possible, just requires huge balls and height.


No I don't think that's 'pushing the limits' anymore. If it doesn't have a double handle pass on top of the front roll board off megaloop, then it's not going to turn that many heads

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Re: Red Bull King of the Air interviews

Postby Dan Glyaire » Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:49 pm

do you actually drink that $#*% ?

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Re: Red Bull King of the Air interviews

Postby elliott george » Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:56 am

Dan Glyaire wrote:do you actually drink that $#*% ?


Red bull???? Of course!! How else am I going to land a megaloop front roll board off double handle pass.

No I'm only joking

Apparently red bull causes more damage then it does good :o

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Re: Red Bull King of the Air interviews

Postby Toby » Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:42 pm

fdvj wrote:
elliott george wrote:I'm curious about what will score better megaloops or old school stuff like board offs and rotations

I hope to see a mega loop board of with a front roll, its totally possible, just requires huge balls and height.


all should score equally.
Technically speaking a boardoff is harder to do then a megaloop. Megaloop just needs balls (for the first times, after that it is routine ;-) )

And YES, I want to see a megaloop boardoff as well, even with triple rotation and more possible. Time someone lands that stuff, the kids need some progression ;-)

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Re: Red Bull King of the Air interviews

Postby elliott george » Sun Jan 12, 2014 5:52 pm

Toby wrote:
fdvj wrote:
elliott george wrote:I'm curious about what will score better megaloops or old school stuff like board offs and rotations

I hope to see a mega loop board of with a front roll, its totally possible, just requires huge balls and height.


all should score equally.
Technically speaking a boardoff is harder to do then a megaloop. Megaloop just needs balls (for the first times, after that it is routine ;-) )

And YES, I want to see a megaloop boardoff as well, even with triple rotation and more possible. Time someone lands that stuff, the kids need some progression ;-)


Don't worry! I'll have have it nailed in 2 weeks.......if wind permits

Also why aren't you in this, seems to suit your style perfectly. All kevin did last year go huge with board offs. And he did really well. Pull of some of your board flips under your 18m dyno and you'll give j. Richman a run for his money :D :D :D

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Re: Red Bull King of the Air interviews

Postby jwoodunlv » Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:03 pm

Yeah, but he'll have to kiteloop that 18m. That in itself would be interesting to watch.

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Re: Red Bull King of the Air interviews

Postby Toby » Sun Jan 12, 2014 9:50 pm

elliott george: video please, really want to see that!

Not my thing there...I love big kites, don't like Kiteloops (don't need to break anything).
Wind too strong for that (I enjoy up to 25 knots, not 25+), wind from left, cold water, big fish (I do too much bodydragging ;-) )

And I don't enjoy competition...let the kids have the fun...I rather create new tricks. :naughty:


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