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Leon van Bergen
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Re: WOO consistency

Postby Leon van Bergen » Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:10 am

The question is, is your highest measured jump correct? or was there sometimes wrong.
Once in a while the Woo measures a very high jump that is not happened, if you don't remove it you do not easily jump a PR. I personally removed 3 ''unreal'' high jumps the last couple of months.
A friend of mine who just started Kiteboarding jumped immediately 5.1m with 1.3g landing (so not) and now he finds it crazy he never jumps a pr :D

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Re: WOO consistency

Postby SalmonSlayer » Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:52 pm

Leon van Bergen wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:10 am
The question is, is your highest measured jump correct? or was there sometimes wrong.
Once in a while the Woo measures a very high jump that is not happened, if you don't remove it you do not easily jump a PR. I personally removed 3 ''unreal'' high jumps the last couple of months.
A friend of mine who just started Kiteboarding jumped immediately 5.1m with 1.3g landing (so not) and now he finds it crazy he never jumps a pr :D
My baseline 32 foot jump seemed fairly consistent with other similar height jumps. When I get a jump like last Sunday that I "knew" was much higher and then I find out how far off I was from my guesstimate it can be deflating. Frail ego perhaps. I am going to get a smart watch, so I can get readings on the water. Somehow an instant reality check is better than waiting until I get to the beach.

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Re: WOO consistency

Postby andyjiggs » Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:59 pm

I'm with you on this one. Been kiting a long time and only had the woo about a year.
I'm hitting a mark which I can't seem to get above.
We had a windy week last week 3 days on the trot. 1st day read a jump second day I was absolutely convinced I went higher,all my senses told me so.......except the woo.
It is deflating.
Had a friend who wasn't convinced about his Woo readings so he bought a second one.........the readings on the were much better 😃

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Re: WOO consistency

Postby deniska » Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:42 pm

Looks like it was windy according to that windmeter reading..
I actually found myself overly excited about 35-40kts session on 7m a couple of times too.
Some jumps felt orbital but the woo only showed about 10m.. then I looked at friend's gopro footage and surprisingly (for me) my jumps were not that big on it ;-)
I feel that things are just faster and more exciting on a smaller kites and that tricks the brain.. at least for me as our normal kite size is ~12meters..
go figure..

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Re: WOO consistency

Postby ShaveTheWhales » Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:14 pm

Woo has Consistently not worked correctly over sll 3 versions - thats very consistent :thumb:

Put your money towards a new bar - much better performance :cool2:

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Re: WOO consistency

Postby Osprey1 » Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:27 pm

I have video showing my friend and I jumping where we appear to go the same height. His highest jump read 44 feet mine 32 feet. Why the difference?

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Re: WOO consistency

Postby matth » Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:06 pm

Osprey1 wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:27 pm
I have video showing my friend and I jumping where we appear to go the same height. His highest jump read 44 feet mine 32 feet. Why the difference?

key word....appear. Just saying :P :P

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Re: WOO consistency

Postby pj sofine » Wed Sep 26, 2018 2:00 am

Has everyone gone insane? :jump:

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Re: WOO consistency

Postby direnc » Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:47 am

I use the woo 3 with an apple watch, so I get immediate feedback on jump height, and have my doubts about it's consistency too. I feel it reporting both higher and lower than percepted. Sometimes it's very obvious.


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