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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby Kamikuza » Sat Jan 07, 2017 3:07 am

plummet wrote:Also. You must land it. Spudding in doesn't count.
So does that mean if you boost 30m up into the air but muff the landing, you didn't actually leave the water...?

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby plummet » Sat Jan 07, 2017 7:48 am

In my book if you don't land it. It's a crash not a successful jump.

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby Kamikuza » Sat Jan 07, 2017 9:51 am

plummet wrote:In my book if you don't land it. It's a crash not a successful jump.
So the leaving the water and the flying through the air is just incomplete crashing? And and a flying through the air and touching the board on the water must be an unsuccessful crash in you book :D

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby Kamikuza » Sat Jan 07, 2017 10:43 am

And be sure to post up the replies when you tell the Woo leaders like Langaree and Hadlow their jumps "don't count" because you didn't see their landings :D

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby Alysum » Sat Jan 07, 2017 10:58 am

What's this obsession with the highest woo jump ? Why try go higher and higher ? This is kitesurfing, you play on the water mostly. It won't be long until someone hits 45m and dies on impact landing. If you want to go higher, take up paragliding.

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby Huib » Sat Jan 07, 2017 2:23 pm

Alysum wrote:What's this obsession with the highest woo jump ? Why try go higher and higher ? This is kitesurfing, you play on the water mostly. It won't be long until someone hits 45m and dies on impact landing. If you want to go higher, take up paragliding.

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What is your problem? Don't read posts about jumps.

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby plummet » Sat Jan 07, 2017 7:18 pm

Kamikuza wrote:
plummet wrote:In my book if you don't land it. It's a crash not a successful jump.
So the leaving the water and the flying through the air is just incomplete crashing? And and a flying through the air and touching the board on the water must be an unsuccessful crash in you book :D
Its pretty standard rules of any airtime/trick competition of any sport in the world. If you crash land your jump/trick doesn't count as a successful jump. You must land it to call it a successful

Those are the rules I apply to myself.

So if Langaree and hadlow crash on their 30m jump landings then yes in my book its a fail. However I suspect those dudes land their jumps almost every time.

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby Frank82 » Sat Jan 07, 2017 7:41 pm

Josh just broke his own record again, 27.5m now, insane!

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby plummet » Sat Jan 07, 2017 7:43 pm

plummet wrote:
Kamikuza wrote:
plummet wrote:In my book if you don't land it. It's a crash not a successful jump.
So the leaving the water and the flying through the air is just incomplete crashing? And and a flying through the air and touching the board on the water must be an unsuccessful crash in you book :D
Its pretty standard rules of any airtime/trick competition of any sport in the world. If you crash land your jump/trick doesn't count as a successful jump. You must land it to call it a successful

Those are the rules I apply to myself.

So if Langaree and hadlow crash on their 30m jump landings then yes in my book its a fail. However I suspect those dudes land their jumps almost every time.
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Just for visual representation. The jumps that he lands sweetly in this vid I call a success.

Freaken awesome jumps too. Whoohoo!

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Re: Limit of height jumping

Postby plummet » Sat Jan 07, 2017 7:48 pm

Alysum wrote:What's this obsession with the highest woo jump ? Why try go higher and higher ? This is kitesurfing, you play on the water mostly. It won't be long until someone hits 45m and dies on impact landing. If you want to go higher, take up paragliding.

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People will always want to push the limits. Max height will always be pushed by a number of talented dudes whether you like it or note. Accept it and enjoy the silliness.

Do I want to do a 45m high jump? No. I'm quite happy with 10m ish. But oen day I may take up paragliding and speed flying because that looks real cool too.


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