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First Lesson in South Padre Island

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PadreBreeze
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First Lesson in South Padre Island

Postby PadreBreeze » Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:49 pm

WOW. I first got bitten by the wind during the SPI Kite Roundup May 18-22, 2011. http://www.spikiteroundup.com Never really noticed the kites on the Island until that weekend. "Alex and Dave" were putting neophites on Slingshot trainers and after 2 hours of that, I was hooked. I purchased my own little 2.5 meter trainer kite only a couple of weeks after from Air Padre. July 7th was my first IKO "on land" lesson with a 12 Meter Best (don't know the model). The Laguna Madre is flat water and, other than a man made shipping channel, only hip deep. I can't wait to go back as soon as the wind picks up a little more (this friday looks good).

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Re: First Lesson in South Padre Island

Postby Kamikuza » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:34 am

Welcome to the sport! :thumb: Kiss your wife and kids and expendable income good-bye :lol:

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Re: First Lesson in South Padre Island

Postby Toby » Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:32 am

hahaha, good one Kami! :lol:

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Re: First Lesson in South Padre Island

Postby HAMLINDP » Tue Jan 31, 2012 10:34 am

Wait till you hit the water, there will be no turning back then!.

Hey PB, what's the weather and water temp this time of year?

David :)


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