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by TheJoe
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best downwinder board
Replies: 8
Views: 536

Re: Best downwinder board

A wave kite would be ideal for down the line downwinder. You want a kite that will have really good drift. Then again this might be wave dependent. Our local waves are super mushy and we get really light winds due to a doming effect over the barrier island, and high humidity. So for me outside of a ...
by TheJoe
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Squall Lofting Fatality In Normandy
Replies: 9
Views: 1333

Re: Squall Lofting Fatality In Normandy

Should never roll the dice on a squall line.
by TheJoe
Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Video: Police guide distressed kiteboarder back to shore
Replies: 8
Views: 769

Re: Video: Police guide distressed kiteboarder back to shore

I'm going to go with the kiter did not know what he was doing. I would have hopped on the ski and deflated the kite.
by TheJoe
Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: I'm less addicted, kiting less and now i'm a better person because of it.
Replies: 42
Views: 2606

Re: I'm less addicted, kiting less and now i'm a better person because of it.

Screw that KITE 4 LIFE! I'm only taking a break because of injuries from my years of heavy weight lifting. I all so have got into Powered Para but it is time consuming for me. I live in a major metro area so I have to drive to non-regulated air space. But over the years people do change and prioriti...
by TheJoe
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: From which jumping height the heliloop is mandatory?
Replies: 17
Views: 1268

Re: From which jumping height the heliloop is mandatory?

I use heliloops mainly to slow my forward speed down. I tend to ride with more speed and tend to jump with more forward pull then vertical lift. The heliloop works great for slowing down and saving you from very fast and hot landings.
by TheJoe
Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Most surfing injuries involve shoulder or knee, surgery usually not required
Replies: 4
Views: 492

Re: Most surfing injuries involve shoulder or knee, surgery usually not required

They don't mention the possibility of the injuries not being from other activities. I bet if they actually looked into it they would find their numbers lower. I say this because I have just had surgery on my left bicep. It ruptured and tore off of my forearm 2 and a half weeks ago while wake boardin...
by TheJoe
Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Firewire Evo versus Vader
Replies: 23
Views: 10817

Re: Firewire Evo versus Vader

I've owned both. The Vader is power hungry and needs more wind to plane. However on a wave, the Vader is the quickest board rail to rail that I have ever ridden. The Vader is great on good waves. The Evo is more of an all rounder and planes much earlier. The Evo is better when underpowered. The Evo...
by TheJoe
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Impact vest kitesurf wakeboard
Replies: 6
Views: 502

Re: Impact vest kitesurf wakeboard

For wake boarding i all ways wear a cga vest. After my last injury torn bicep from lifting weights but it tore when i was wake boarding. I was very glad to be in a vest with some actual flotation. When I get back to kiting I'll be in a cga vest. It is not worth it to not be. Had my bicep ruptured ki...
by TheJoe
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: communications in new bike helmet
Replies: 2
Views: 339

Re: communications in new bike helmet

I did not read it but I do have Sena for my Paramotor helmet. Works with blue tooth and is great for listening to music or making a call while flying. I don't know how it would do in salt water though.
by TheJoe
Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Need advise on 8m kite for jumps and good hang time
Replies: 21
Views: 1171

Re: Need advise on 8m kite for jumps and good hang time

What about the length of the lines for that 8m kite? My both bars have standard set up 24m lines For regular jumping/free riding it is a maybe a little bit on the long side but not dramatically so. Will work perfectly well but the kite will look tiny when you are riding :D You get some more directn...

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