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Freestyle for the not so young

Postby speedyRider » Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:05 pm

Hi guys,

here it is a video of a good crazy spanish friend.
From common people to common people...you think you are too old to freestyle? Check it out and try to find some inspiration and crazyness


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Re: Freestyle for the not so young

Postby peet » Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:09 pm

Loved this video when i first saw it :)
Rock on Grandpas!

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Re: Freestyle for the not so young

Postby TheRussian » Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:17 pm

v funny, but he doesn't look that old..... anyone seen Cabronsky (Jens Wilhem Wienen) ?

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Re: Freestyle for the not so young

Postby speedyRider » Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:39 pm

he is 35, some people want to buy a surfboard when they are 30+ so this video was to keep the inspiration coming...its possible to freestyle with 30+,40+ !

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Re: Freestyle for the not so young

Postby TheRussian » Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:47 pm

speedyRider wrote:he is 35


A youngster :D

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Re: Freestyle for the not so young

Postby dracop » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:38 pm

err I'm 35 and just learning the sport lol

He is not old at all. When I was in Aruba, I met a 94 year old who was doing all kinds of craziness, making us youngsters look bad. Given the sport has only been around since about 2000, it means he learned at 80 at the earliest.

Kitesurfing is not a young only sport imo, in fact, other than a few dedicated college kids and industry related people, most of the people I see kitesurfing are 40+. The high initial expense to get into the sport is a barrier for most younger people when compared to surfing or snowboarding.

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Re: Freestyle for the not so young

Postby Toby » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:50 pm

Hahahaha, love the intro! I know all of that stuff!

94 ???? That makes him the oldest kitesurfer in the world!
Any pictures??!

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Re: Freestyle for the not so young

Postby sijandy » Thu Jun 05, 2014 3:10 pm

freestyle/wakestyle has absolutely nothing to do with age, just balls and talent.

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Re: Freestyle for the not so young

Postby funalex » Thu Jun 05, 2014 3:12 pm

I'm 36 ... and I like a lot freestyle ... :)




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Re: Freestyle for the not so young

Postby saildawg » Thu Jun 05, 2014 4:12 pm

If 35 is old then I guess I must be a fossil! 8) Woody, from "The Gorge", learned to kite at 82 last winter in the Turks and Caicos. Woody on the left. Photo by Cathy Padgett
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