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by FLandOBX
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Study: Kitesurfing injuries (participants needed)
Replies: 12
Views: 622

Re: Study: Kitesurfing injuries (participants needed)

Toby wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:40 pm
always amazed that there are still people using board leashes.
Since 2002 we already know it is a bad idea!
And every instructor should know this too...if not...take away their license...if they have any...
+1.
by FLandOBX
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What are your 5 essential accessories you must bring when you kite?
Replies: 11
Views: 510

Re: What are YOUR 5 essential accessories you must bring when you kite?

sunscreen, wool beanie or sun hat, sunglasses, beach shoes (Crocs), second board for varying wind conditions
by FLandOBX
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: kingofwatersports.com review
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: kingofwatersports.com review

Good to hear. I've never been their customer, but I've wondered about them. Thanks for posting POSITIVE feedback. (I wasn't expecting it when I clicked on this thread.) :thumb:
by FLandOBX
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New to kite, need to choose kite
Replies: 14
Views: 549

Re: New to kite, need to choose kite

Hello, Thor. Take some kiteboarding lessons and make your equipment decision based on what you learn and experience in those lessons. Have fun with the journey.
by FLandOBX
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ram air caught in surf disaster
Replies: 25
Views: 2241

Re: Ram air caught in surf disaster

I was feeling like 2019 was off to a bad start. Wasn't sure what was missing. Now I know. I just needed to hear from PMU. I had forgotten how dangerous and inferior RAM air kites are. Thanks, Pumpy. I feel much better now. :-?
by FLandOBX
Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What Is Kiteboarding? A Video Explanation For Family & Friends
Replies: 8
Views: 713

Re: What Is Kiteboarding? A Video Explanation For Family & Friends

Nice video, OKk. I always enjoy watching your stuff.....to the point, touch of dry humor, good production. Thanks for posting. :thumb:
by FLandOBX
Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Making launch safer - learning from the experts
Replies: 40
Views: 3120

Re: Making launch safer - learning from the experts

Exhibit A: people's opinions on the internet Exhibit B: the number of people who killed themselves launching hooked this year Exhibit C: the number of people who got hurt / caused injury / caused trouble launching unhooked over past several years (zero ?) Hmmmm... let's see... opinions vs. dead peo...
by FLandOBX
Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Making launch safer - learning from the experts
Replies: 40
Views: 3120

Re: Making launch safer - learning from the experts

I don't get it. Unhooked self-launch is not for beginners. Ok. But experienced kiters should know how to self launch and do it in control and deal with potential malfunctions. So who needs to self launch unhooked? Why would you turn an essentially simple task of self launching into a trick that inc...
by FLandOBX
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kiting Fatality in Cayman Islands
Replies: 6
Views: 1316

Re: Kiting Fatality in Cayman Islands

Sounds like a good man. Sad news. RIP.
by FLandOBX
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 1
Views: 189

Happy New Year

Happy New Year, good friends. Here's wishing you warm breezes and epic sessions throughout 2019 (and beyond).... :thumb:

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