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by tilmann
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Naish ditches octopus system.
Replies: 31
Views: 1822

Re: Naish ditches octopus system.

:?: with the new shape of the pivot - is there any difference between Pivot and Dash now ?
by tilmann
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Future of the Sport?
Replies: 74
Views: 3476

Re: The Future of the Sport?

... on the other hand: with basic income this had never happened

by tilmann
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Future of the Sport?
Replies: 74
Views: 3476

Re: The Future of the Sport?

BASIC INCOME is the solution. Quote from Yanis Varoufakis: "Basic income ... is about giving money to the surfers, to the beach bums ..." :thumb:

at 13:04:

by tilmann
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing
Replies: 60
Views: 2243

Re: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing

POWERBORD on average chop (by the way: everybody who can ride a twintip can ride a powerboard, too)



latest version:

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by tilmann
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How fast are you really going?
Replies: 7
Views: 524

Re: How fast are you really going?

you know you are fast when the shore comes close too quick :cool2:
by tilmann
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing
Replies: 60
Views: 2243

Re: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing

... and I really love this one (from 2010 and with a soundrecorder, too) where the chop sounds like music :cool2:

PLAY IT LOUD !!! :wink:

by tilmann
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing
Replies: 60
Views: 2243

Re: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing

I think this video is interesting, too as you can watch the speed in the slowly increasing chop (special speedboard for speed only)

by tilmann
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing
Replies: 60
Views: 2243

Re: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing

In glass water or chop I use the same board. In the following clip you can watch an older version of the powerboard. At 01:56 you can even HEAR (!) the chop because I had mounted a sound recorder on board. Now the latest version is even better in chop as I made rocker and outline almost dead straigh...
by tilmann
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing
Replies: 60
Views: 2243

Re: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing

Whereas a twintip is the equivalent to a wakeboard, the new powerboard is the equivalent to a waterski. With its straight outline, straight rocker and round rails you can indeed fly over chop - given the chop is not TOO big.
by tilmann
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing
Replies: 60
Views: 2243

Re: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing

shallow water fun (windsurfer at 00:25 in the background)
Different conditions at the same spot. The windsurfer however has no access to the fun area :lol:


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