A couple weeks ago I stepped on something that was like a Vietnamese pungee stick or something, and I was bleeding like a stuck pig for an hour. Then of course it got infected and I had to go after it with a toothbrush and hydrogen peroxcide that night... Kinda muddy bottom, and smooth, but every once in a while you mess yourself up bad on some random anomaly.C Johnson wrote:What kind of junk are you trying to protect yourself from?
This is to some extent true, yes.davesails7 wrote:I've heard you will be injured less stepping on something Sharp while barefoot as compared to wearing a thin sock because you will stop yourself when you feel it. Might be different with a kite pulling you though
Exactly - thes Atan boots are so good, and I have used this type since the 80'sg0nz0 wrote:I like the Atan Sunfast booties. Super light weight they really are the next best thing to having nothing on your feet. They don't last forever if you walk a lot in them on abrasive surfaces & they don't have hard soles for total foot protection - but thats the trade off for keeping the board feel.
Most UK kiters are wearing the winter versions of these now (Mistrals or Madissons). Check out kitecrowd or kiteboarder for recommendations.
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