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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby Tone » Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:46 pm

Kitemanmuc wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:59 pm
Toby wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:50 am
Kitemanmuc wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:54 am
Anyone already mention and notice, Ruben Lenten no longer a Red Bull sponsored team rider?
Didn’t notice...how did you?
Just saw that Red Bull no longer on his board and kite. At first I thought maybe he just didn’t have the decals but I just looked on the Red Bull website and he isn’t on there anymore
Why would you sponsor him if? What does he actually do anymore to promote the the extreme side of RedBull? There are guys now doing much bigger loops than him and going higher. His round against Kevin L showed that to me, personally, he is no longer the big cheese in big air.

Not taking anything away from him for what he has done but from a business sense, it's just not his bag anymore.

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby Toby » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:14 pm

Sadly I agree.
But, Ruben is a legend, nothing will take this away from him.
Just hoping his future is financial stable.

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby Toby » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:16 pm

Yellow light for Wednesday!

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby H2Oaltitude » Tue Jan 30, 2018 4:51 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWhgNeINYu4

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby Pemba » Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:26 am

Toby wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:16 pm
Yellow light for Wednesday!

Why Wednesday ? Forecast I'm looking at (windfinder) shows much better wind today. Also better in the weekend. Maybe just a bad forecast ?

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby Lanc » Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:06 am

Pemba wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:26 am
Why Wednesday ? Forecast I'm looking at (windfinder) shows much better wind today. Also better in the weekend. Maybe just a bad forecast ?
The organizers must be looking at the WRF forecast instead of the GFS https://www.windguru.cz/91
I've found sometimes the GFS is more accurate and other times the WRF is more accurate. We'll see what happens tomorrow.

WindGuruForecastWednesday.jpg

Even our local surf forecast site is predicting more wind for Wednesday http://www.wavescape.co.za/surf-reports ... nsula.html

WavesScapeForecast.JPG

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby mrbig » Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:52 pm

Probably much of a muchness between Tuesday and Wednesday but it does look like Tuesday might be a better choice.
Hopefully, the wind doesn't disappoint tomorrow

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby Toby » Tue Jan 30, 2018 4:20 pm

We’ve got the GREEN to continue the remaining rounds of Red Bull King of the Air tomorrow, Wednesday, 31 January 2018.

Our first possible start is currently planned for 13:00 (South African Standard Time) and depending on conditions, we’re looking to complete Rounds 3, 4, 5 and the final. You can review the results from the first day’s action here:
https://www.redbull.com/za-en/events/re ... eaderboard

If you can’t make it down to the beach to watch the world’s best kiteboarders take to the skies, tune in via Red Bull TV: https://www.redbull.tv/kingoftheair

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby Huib » Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:04 pm

Kitemanmuc wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:59 pm
Toby wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:50 am
Kitemanmuc wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:54 am
Anyone already mention and notice, Ruben Lenten no longer a Red Bull sponsored team rider?
Didn’t notice...how did you?
Just saw that Red Bull no longer on his board and kite. At first I thought maybe he just didn’t have the decals but I just looked on the Red Bull website and he isn’t on there anymore
Can you find Aaron Hadlow on the RB website?

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Re: King of the Air 2018 - All Info

Postby Pedro Marcos » Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:21 pm

Huib wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:04 pm
Kitemanmuc wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:59 pm
Toby wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:50 am


Didn’t notice...how did you?
Just saw that Red Bull no longer on his board and kite. At first I thought maybe he just didn’t have the decals but I just looked on the Red Bull website and he isn’t on there anymore
Can you find Aaron Hadlow on the RB website?
Yes,

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