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Re: Serious Big Air

Postby Toby » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:20 pm

TheRussian wrote:
Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:53 pm
Toby wrote:
Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:45 pm
Yeah plummet, called skills doing what I do in crowded places. I am not the problem there, riders like you are who tangle with others 😂
stones and glass houses ?.... like the video of you getting towed face first up the beach, missing some beach huts.
Didn't tangle !

Called controlled crashing!

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Re: Serious Big Air

Postby Cristiano_Leandro » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:56 pm

Toby wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:20 pm
TheRussian wrote:
Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:53 pm
Toby wrote:
Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:45 pm
Yeah plummet, called skills doing what I do in crowded places. I am not the problem there, riders like you are who tangle with others 😂
stones and glass houses ?.... like the video of you getting towed face first up the beach, missing some beach huts.
Didn't tangle !

Called controlled crashing!
wheres that vid? would love to see it :D

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Re: Serious Big Air

Postby Toby » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:55 pm

It's a good one :-)

Search and you will be rewarded!

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Re: Serious Big Air

Postby Bille » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:07 am

Toby wrote:
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:55 pm
It's a good one :-)

Seaech and you will be rewarded!
I can't say squat cause i was suppose to be good with a HG ; anyone see my legs ? :(

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Re: Serious Big Air

Postby PullStrings » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:04 am

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Re: Serious Big Air

Postby jeromeL » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:28 pm

Toby wrote:
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:55 pm
It's a good one :-)

Search and you will be rewarded!
What's wrong with kite tangle ;)
I have had one recently on a darkslide totatlly my fault :o caught it on video and got trolled really bad for it haha. One of my buddy when was learning threaded his kite through my line twice riding upwind of me (had kept kite low but he looped it and some how got me after I passed him). Tomahawk kite a few feet from me on a couple of occasion too.

Keving Langeree got some pretty epic tangle in his KevVlog in Ireland ;)

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Re: Serious Big Air

Postby Toby » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:26 pm

Nothing. But rather ask: what's wrong with the trolls? 😜

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Re: Serious Big Air

Postby knotwindy » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:26 pm

What’s wrong with kite tangle
Really, you have to ask? OK, I’ll play,
How about putting other people in unnecessary danger?
You want to drown yourself doing interesting things, go ahead.
You want to endanger others, I personally am not as comfortable with that.

What’s wrong with a terrible launch?

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Re: Serious Big Air

Postby plummet » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:07 pm

Toby wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:20 pm
TheRussian wrote:
Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:53 pm
Toby wrote:
Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:45 pm
Yeah plummet, called skills doing what I do in crowded places. I am not the problem there, riders like you are who tangle with others 😂
stones and glass houses ?.... like the video of you getting towed face first up the beach, missing some beach huts.
Didn't tangle !

Called controlled crashing!
Well I have never tangled with anyone kitesurfing!
It is true you have profuse skill for the niche of big kite old school riding. But your risk assessment falls down at higher winds and hire jump heights. Because you yourself don't ride those conditions or are not comfortable in those conditions you assume its riskier.

Sure there's risk. But much like how you have build your skill up in lighter winds on bigger kites others have built there skill in high winds, higher heights. When the skill level matches the conditions risk is similar.

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Re: Serious Big Air

Postby jeromeL » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:30 pm

knotwindy wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:26 pm
What’s wrong with kite tangle
Really, you have to ask? OK, I’ll play,
How about putting other people in unnecessary danger?
You want to drown yourself doing interesting things, go ahead.
You want to endanger others, I personally am not as comfortable with that.

What’s wrong with a terrible launch?
I was being sarcastic but unfortunately did get tangle with someone, very dangerous. I thought I usually take into account worst case scenario and avoid being in a situation where tangle can happen leaving enough room downwind, but I guess you make stupid decision when you aren't used with busy summer, ride too long, accident happen.
Well I Iearned my lesson hopefully.

I would say it's a miracle I tangled only once ;) The other day I was extra careful but still had a few close call when I got surprised by people who did some carving turn unexpectaly right middle of a laggon where usually people turn around only at end of lagoon after trick.


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