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by kylek
Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:20 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: King of The Air: Finals Video
Replies: 2
Views: 1394

Re: King of The Air: Finals Video

You are right on. Hard to squabble too much about the results when the scored moves are unknown and potentially done off the cameras coverage. As awesome as this event is there is room for improvement: 4 riders at a time?!? very difficult to see all the action for judges. You would hope there would ...
by kylek
Thu Nov 05, 2015 1:07 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Keahi de Aboitiz - Teahupoo vid
Replies: 7
Views: 1110

Re: Keahi de Aboitiz - Teahupoo vid

Tucked in the tube! so beautiful, and so gnarly. Thanks Keahi.
by kylek
Wed Nov 04, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: 13th Annual Snowkite Event!
Replies: 1
Views: 1193

Re: 13th Annual Snowkite Event!

Thanks for getting the word out Noah, I am putting this on the calendar in hopes of making my first Snowkite Rodeo!
by kylek
Wed Nov 04, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Wake style board recommendation
Replies: 30
Views: 3095

Re: Wake style board recommendation

If you can consistently stay upwind you are ready for boots if you want to ride 'em. They can be a pain in the ass early on but if you commit and stick with them for a dozen sessions or so there is no going back. Riding a board with nice rocker and some flex coupled with boots feels so much easier o...
by kylek
Fri Nov 22, 2013 2:57 am
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: The Bighorn Snowkite Summit!...Jackson Hole Kiters...
Replies: 11
Views: 3458

Re: The Bighorn Snowkite Summit!...Jackson Hole Kiters...

Very nice pictures, thank you. Wow that was some good wind and great snow on Sunday. Great to meet you guys, looking forward to riding with y'all more! Work may preclude me from joining you at the Summit, we'll see, Im sure conditions will be spectacular.
by kylek
Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:10 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Boots for Free Ride?
Replies: 30
Views: 4643

Re: Boots for Free Ride?

EDT, I think it was perserverence towards the goal of landing the mobe that drove him.

I'd ask you why you would tomahawk your kite, blow a bladder, fix it with random available materials, just to repeat the tomahawk again 12 times in a row? You cant land a tomahawk. :)
by kylek
Thu May 24, 2012 2:14 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: looking for a 20m2 old c-kite.
Replies: 24
Views: 3002

Re: looking for a 20m2 old c-kite.

I have two '06 20m Torches. funny thread here cuz i just fired up a session on one last week. just having some fun in light wind for a bit, the kite is fantastic for unhooking and surprisingly fast. after a while the wind picked up a bit and guys dropped to their 10s and 12s but i kept on the 20 and...
by kylek
Sat May 19, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Lk McConaughy, NE
Replies: 0
Views: 498

Lk McConaughy, NE

So I'm driving on I-80 bound for Denver and the trees are shaking, forecast is 20-30 nnw, thinkin bout stopping for a lake Mac session. How does northerly work there? I rode it years ago on a south but I know I'd have to choose a different launch for N.

What is camping situation?

by kylek
Thu May 17, 2012 4:10 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Size of the North Gambler?
Replies: 3
Views: 1542

Re: Size of the North Gambler?

I have been riding the Gambler for a few weeks now. I weigh 215 lbs / 97 kg. I have been riding wake shaped boards for the last few years in the 144 and 142 sizes. I would have ordered the 142 Gambler but through a twist of fate I wound up with the 139 and am very happy with it. it is very light (an...
by kylek
Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:36 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Big Horns 11.7.2011...Nice Snow Slide Sequence!
Replies: 8
Views: 2037

Re: Big Horns 11.7.2011...Nice Snow Slide Sequence!

Wow, great pics! ! I made it up there on Friday the 11th and wondered about that slide up there. had an unreal day sessioning in good 13m wind with another crew from Bozeman/BigSky and some Billings locals. Ive been snowkiting for years but only on flat land and a few small hills. Man, kiting up aro...

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