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Flat kite high end
I went out to day with the Waroo 9m in strong wind probably in the 20 to 30 knots range. Other kiters get beaten up on 8m classic kites. Some doing OK on 7m ...
May 2, 2006
Flat Kite High Wind
At Real in Hatteras this weekend, the two student intermediate team used a 5 M Waroo over a three day period in winds starting at 25 knots and ending gusting...
May 2, 2006
Bowtech, or Paul Knows Bow Kites
Paul Menta has been busy doing some advanced testing on Cabrinha'
s new bow kite, the Contra "Crossbow"
; in secret down in Key West, FL. Some of the traditional...
May 1, 2006
Where are the kiters?
I got invited to use Google Analytic, so I tried it for kitesurfingschool.
org and found that it has a very nice feature showing all the visitor world wide on...
Apr 13, 2006
Any reason not to use a wakeboard?
Hi...i'm an expert windsurfer/wave sailor, very advanced wakeboarder but new to kiteboarding. I've flown power snow kites and paragliders so i'm ok with the...
Apr 5, 2006
Kitesurf groups RSS Feed
I have noticed recently that all Yahoo groups have RSS feeds (RSS stands for Real Simple Syndication)
. RSS is a new tool allowing one to monitor and view all...
Mar 29, 2006
Flat LEIs for beginners?
Since modern flat LEIs can depower 100% (or almost there) and very easy to relaunch, should beginners and schools start using them? Hung....
Mar 12, 2006
Are new flat LEIs worth it?
Having used a new flat LEI in the last couple weeks on snow, my response is a definite yes for snow (assuming that all flat LEIs are somewhat similar). So far,...
Mar 9, 2006
Bow LEI kite or the classic LEI kite??
Hi all I'm looking to buy a new kite. I'm looking at the new bow style kites but are they really worth the extra money? I can get a new 2005 naish V4 16m half...
Feb 19, 2006
Winterlude 2006 Kite Demo Report
Following the success of the 2005 Winterlude Kite Demonstration event, the school Kitesurfingschool.
org Ottawa (VL Kites) and the NCC again teamed up to...
Feb 14, 2006
Winter Florida Kiteboarding News!!!
It is great to have all these cold front winds to play with. Who would have thought those smaller kites would come in so handy. Here are some of the ...
Feb 10, 2006
Best 2002 kites...
Hello all, I am new to this group and have been riding for about 2-3 months now. My question is this: I saw that a vote had been made in the polls for which...
Jan 31, 2006
Cabrinha Auto Pilot Directional 5 Fin Board NEW
Hello I'm selling a Cabrinha Auto Pilot Directional 5 Fin Board NEW. 6'6 version of the board, and im selling it on Ebay ...
Jan 14, 2006
Dear Friends, We are programing to organise a KiteFair in JULY 06 at Kitesurfbeach Turkey.We invite all the manufacturers and international kitemags for free...
Jan 13, 2006
Kite event for 700,000 spectators
After the successful first large scale kite demonstration event last year, Kitesurfingschool.
org (VL Kites) is again invited by the National Capital Commission...
Jan 7, 2006
Florida Kiteboarding News!!!
Winter is easing on, the holidays are past and frontal winds should be coming. Lots of events are coming to be sure. More about that and other matters appear...
Jan 6, 2006
Learning to kitesurf in the Bahamas - need recommendations please
I'm going on vacation in the Bahamas in Feb. and want to take kitesurf lessons. Can someone recommend a good school and instructor? I only have a couple days...
Dec 31, 2005
Where are we?
Just some thought for the end of 2005. In 1998 a large number of kitesurfing pioneers started learning the sport and many have argued that was the year...
Dec 19, 2005
Miami Kiteboarding Events (com)
Lots going on in Miami in the next few days including: - A party tomorrow night with Champion Kiteboarder Susi Mai and photos from the Bahamas Crossing. - A...
Dec 15, 2005
Stance.....not the magazine.
I'm goona bug the hell outta this 'getting upwind' stuff.. We all know that: "You end up where you are looking." Whether it's riding a horse, MTB, ...
Nov 10, 2005
two of two: Speed..
The second person I mentioned who flys fast and low is an enigma. Out of a regular crew of about eight people, this person comes in a flys in another style....
Nov 8, 2005
m going to Cuba in December to see a friend get married. We'll be near Guardalavaca.
..does anyone know if there's any kiting around there. I've...
Nov 8, 2005
first of two...High or Low?
Now that the Fall winds have filled in; there seem to be two schools of getting upwind - not just upwind..but vey high angled tacks. 1. We have a local woman...
Nov 7, 2005
[Fwd: Mark Shinn - Boosting from kitefilm.com]
... Subject: Mark Shinn - Boosting from kitefilm.com Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2005 13:06:23 +0200 From: <info@...> To: <hungvu2000@...> The new...
Oct 25, 2005
I hope everyone is getting more time on the water as fall eases on. Fewer hurricanes would be good but we'll just have to deal with it as best we can. So,...
Oct 22, 2005
On board on 2nd day
One of my students got on the board and go both ways (for around 25 to 100m) on the second day of lesson. Now that's a very fast learner!!! Hung....
Oct 16, 2005
Where are we heading?
It seems like we are heading the right directions with many improvements in the sport in the couple years (near 100% depowerable kite, larger wind range, more...
Oct 13, 2005
Alex Tien Do
What prior skills are needed for learning kiting?
Many people have asked me this questions. Besides being comfortable IN the water, some other skills may be beneficial but not essential and the rest can be...
Oct 11, 2005
Re: Digest Number 1282
I'm not familiar with that kite, but I would try flying it equally on both lines, also inflate it until you can 'ping' it with your fingernail and it sounds...
Oct 7, 2005
Anyone have any comments about what causes a kite to jellyfish? Does it have to do with the leading edge bladder pressure? Or are there other factors? ...
Oct 6, 2005
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