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Limit of height jumping

Postby vindsportknut » Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:40 am

Woo. World record is noe 26,8 m. I Wonder about the limits and the body of the premium booster. The depower rate of the kite should matter. So sould wind and waves. But what is the limit, the highest theoretical jump. Given optimal conditions?

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby plummet » Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:08 am

Enter Peter Frank with his max jump height spreadsheet!

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby pj sofine » Thu Jan 05, 2017 2:19 am

I was always told "The skies the limit"

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby grigorib » Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:15 am

Just hit a good updraft and you'll jump to the clouds. Darwin awards are sad though...

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby PugetSoundKiter » Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:29 am

premium booster, that's Alex

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby ced1 » Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:31 am

The limit of the height of jumping is relative to which Woo you got, which software update you got. And how speed is measured since it is all about speed...
:cool2:

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby alamos_kiter » Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:44 am

Updraft certainly gets you way beyond anything else. Ask Eric Eck

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby LetsFlyaKite » Thu Jan 05, 2017 2:49 pm

Just get on an airplane with all your kiting gear, and make sure you have your wooo on. And while in the midlle of the flight, tie your wooo around your ankle, go to the middle of the isle, and do a big handstand. You'll definitely be the king of the air.

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby socommk23 » Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:42 pm

vindsportknut wrote:Woo. World record is noe 26,8 m. I Wonder about the limits and the body of the premium booster. The depower rate of the kite should matter. So sould wind and waves. But what is the limit, the highest theoretical jump. Given optimal conditions?
Use a foil kite. Kite off angel falls and glide the rest of the way and land in the river below.

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby windmaker » Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:00 pm

ced1 wrote:The limit of the height of jumping is relative to which Woo you got, which software update you got. And how speed is measured since it is all about speed...
:cool2:

Ced
:thumb: Nice one!

I remember few years ago a guy in Maui getting lofted off the beach to what seemed like 50+meters and he wasn't even trying to make a big jump!

With freak conditions and if Woo is in a good mood anything is possible.


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