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by slim_charles
Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: marc jacobs kota - pushed harder than anyone
Replies: 54
Views: 5180

Re: marc jacobs kota - pushed harder than anyone

That sure is pretty amazing!! Best thing is that he does it without a handle. Mounting a handle is just not right in a boardsport like this. Ditch the knob! Says someone not on top. Once your are on top you will know that limiting gear limits progression. And some tricks are easier grabbing on the ...
by slim_charles
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: King of the Air 2019 - all info here
Replies: 312
Views: 23954

Re: Day 1 Finished - King of the Air 2019 - all info here

I think the best final will be: Liam - boots, passes, loops Jesse - straps, loops, Boardoffs, passes Aurelien - straps, loops, Boardoffs This way we have all in one, the best show guaranteeed! And award any new trick with +2 points! Fingers crossed for a great show 👍🏻 If Liam or Jesse manage to lan...
by slim_charles
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: King of the Air 2019 - all info here
Replies: 312
Views: 23954

Re: King of the Air 2019 - all info here - heats drawn

With this type of comp its a bit of a free for all but if i had to pick i'd go with Richman or Mario.
by slim_charles
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kite Marketing's dumbest names list
Replies: 29
Views: 3370

Re: Kite Marketing's dumbest names list

TheJoe wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:36 am
Should change the title to "Kite forums dumbest thread".
Agreed, it’s beyond pathetic.
by slim_charles
Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 30+m breach??
Replies: 49
Views: 4408

Re: 30+m breach??

If Maarten as you said is such talent and jumping always high, more than 20+ m, than why he (or his firends) not recording regulary his jumps and sessions with Goproo cameras, even if he riding in such places where is big chances to do height records. strange. Woo is not proof, video is best proof....
by slim_charles
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Making launch safer - learning from the experts
Replies: 51
Views: 4414

Re: Making launch safer - learning from the experts

I'm not sure if this was a response to my post or not but with all due respect i don't believe any of the above statements to be true or applicable to how i launch (except maybe the point about rope spreaders, i don't know anything about those). Perhaps the fault was in my previous explanation. With...
by slim_charles
Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Making launch safer - learning from the experts
Replies: 51
Views: 4414

Re: Making launch safer - learning from the experts

You're hooked in when launching the kite. Your knit picking. Kites unassisted so effectively launched so the guy is in control and can do the relevant checks. Once happy, hook in and fly up. Basically if anythings gonna go wrong it'll be whilst he's holding the CL... any probs let go. Don't know wh...
by slim_charles
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Making launch safer - learning from the experts
Replies: 51
Views: 4414

Re: Making launch safer - learning from the experts

https://youtu.be/U76QW8nUWhM This is a short video of myself doing unhooked assisted launch. Wind speed was 18, gusting to 25 kts, super gusty and shifty, 6m kite, had no problem holding on to the kite. This is our landboarding spot. You're hooked in when launching the kite. Your knit picking. Kite...
by slim_charles
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kite Marketing's dumbest names list
Replies: 29
Views: 3370

Re: Kite Marketing's dumbest names list

This is a list of questionable or in some cases: negative, pejorative, stereotypical or violent marketing names...feel free to add at will.... tyrant mayhem.... You forgot to add 'in my opinion'. :lol: Actually, one of those is my last name. Speaking of offensive.... Or dumb :lol: You either have a...
by slim_charles
Sat Dec 29, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: Yess, We Made It - Kitesurf Music Video
Replies: 2
Views: 517

Re: Yess, We Made It - Kitesurf Music Video

Initially I just thought this was a really cringy unfunny joke but having then reading through some of the comments i think it might actually be genuine in which case makes this f**king hilarious!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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