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espana23
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Re: Relaunching a kite while holding board

Postby espana23 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:28 am

espana23 wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:53 am
I tried yesterday to keep the board on my feet on the pre-waterstart position, but one issue I had is that the recoil of my Cabrinha Overdrive bar was getting rubbed and cought on the rail of the board. I think this will damage the rail of the board in the long run. What do others with a similar bar do?
Anyone with a similar bar that can offer some advise?

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Re: Relaunching a kite while holding board

Postby apollo4000 » Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:28 pm

ShaveTheWhales wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:12 am
apollo4000 wrote:
Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:43 am

The dilemma of board recovery is a decision scale from body-dragging (best option), Go-Joes (good for distressing when learning), other kiters (hit and miss), taking a risk on the tide or waves doing the job (very hit and miss) then the heresy of reel leashes (expect prison if seen in daylight)....don’t mention, the reel. I mentioned it once and I think I got away with it.

Good luck and have fun.
Unrepentable total Blasphemy !

Toby time for a 1000 yr ban haa haa :cool2:
...got caught mentioning the reel. :cool2:


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