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by FLandOBX
Sat Jan 16, 2021 2:08 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How much gear would you bring for 2 months
Replies: 16
Views: 1051

Re: How much gear would you bring for 2 months

For two months, I wouldn't worry too much about number of flights, transfers, etc. But I've been lucky.....never lost or had anything damaged during air travel (although I've had gear stolen at my destination). I'd try to take 2 LEIs plus a foil kite (no more than 3 total). In my experience, you can...
by FLandOBX
Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2021 LEI kites for airstyle
Replies: 18
Views: 1470

Re: 2021 LEI kites for airstyle

FLandOBX, Have you flown the Cab AV8 14m yet (or perhaps an older Apollo)? IMHO, I would put this kite in the same hang-time class as the Rebel and Edge. Here's a good vid showing the AV8 14m's hang-time: ..... I haven't flown the AV8, but I have a quiver of 2017-18 Apollos. I'm a huge fan of the A...
by FLandOBX
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2021 LEI kites for airstyle
Replies: 18
Views: 1470

Re: 2021 LEI kites for airstyle

This topic always blurs the important distinction between boosting height and hang-time. The OP mentioned both, but said he's interested in a kite for "airstyle". To me, that means that, for the OP, hang-time (i.e., time in the air) is more important than maximum height or a woo record. IMHO, airsty...
by FLandOBX
Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: Harry started Wing Foiling at age 63!
Replies: 6
Views: 735

Re: Harry started Wing Foiling at age 63!

Harry Andrews is da' man. He may be 63, but he can out-kite 99% of the riders on this forum. This video is 7 years old, with "antique" equipment, but it's one of my all-time favorites. Harry rips. Respect!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF_fsnFirok
by FLandOBX
Mon Dec 28, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What an absolute dick!
Replies: 25
Views: 2754

Re: What an absolute dick!

When you're packing for yourself plus 3 kids, plus trying to help the wife with her packing, it's easy to lapse into Clark Griswold mode, a la National Lampoon's "Vacation". (Ask me how I know.) From that low point when you realized you didn't pack your kites, things will definitely get better. Mayb...
by FLandOBX
Mon Dec 21, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The most interesting kiter in the world
Replies: 11
Views: 1960

Re: The most interesting kiter in the world

Greenturtle wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 6:05 pm
He once saved a fishing village from tsunami by smacking the lip.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by FLandOBX
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The most interesting kiter in the world
Replies: 11
Views: 1960

Re: The most interesting kiter in the world

"I don't always go kiting in hurricanes.....but when I do, it's Category 5. Stay thirsty, my friends."

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by FLandOBX
Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: Flying 2 kites at same time
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Re: Flying 2 kites at same time

a99 wrote:
Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:50 am
Nothing special in our time. Maybe just jump with two kites will be interesting to see:)
Try it. It's likely much harder than you think.

It's hard to tell in the video, but this rider seems to do a small jump transition (???). I'm impressed.
by FLandOBX
Sun Dec 13, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Reglueing kite valves: what object to use to put weight on top?
Replies: 15
Views: 811

Re: Reglueing kite valves: what object to use to put weight on top?

I use a 5-lb barbell weight. Works perfectly.
by FLandOBX
Thu Dec 10, 2020 1:22 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: Really low kiteloop
Replies: 8
Views: 1145

Re: Really low kiteloop

Very aggressive kiteloop. Looks great. I'm a total fan.

On the other hand, the rider gets a bit too excited over his feat. Dude, don't just drop your kite when you do something spectacular. In the immortal words of Tom Court, "Stomp it.....and ride away". 8) :thumb: 8)

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