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by oshivan
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Newbie with Handicap
Replies: 11
Views: 3931

Re: Newbie with Handicap

There is a roll leash you can use, it is less dangerous than a normal leash. http://shop.flysurfer.com/flysurfer-rol ... re=english less dangerous doesn't sound safe. What are the risks when using a roll leash? I also did some research. I have found Go-Joe. Has anyone expierence with that? I think ...
by oshivan
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Newbie with Handicap
Replies: 11
Views: 3931

Re: Newbie with Handicap

Hi There Last Weekend, I was at lago di como in Italy and I finally managed to pass level 3. I don't have any doubts that my handicap is any safety issue. I was able to see all other kiters without a problem. However, during my past lessons I have lost twice my board and I couldn't find it anymore. ...
by oshivan
Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Newbie with Handicap
Replies: 11
Views: 3931

Re: Newbie with Handicap

Sorry for my late update.

Unfortunately, we couldn't finish our course due to big waves. So we only have finished all exercises on land until 1f. I will probably finish my course this spring in lake garda(italy) or france.

I will let you know then.
by oshivan
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Newbie with Handicap
Replies: 11
Views: 3931

Re: Newbie with Handicap

Hi Yes it is a mascular dystrophy. I just have poor reading skills. Only the focusing is affected. The Name is Stargardt disease. Unfortunatly there is currently a lot of wind at gran canaria. The kite school is not sure when it is getting better. However if cant do it at Gran Canaria, i will do it ...
by oshivan
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Newbie with Handicap
Replies: 11
Views: 3931

Re: Newbie with Handicap

Thanks for your reply As far as I can see on youtube video's. It shouldn't be any problem to see other kites. I was more worried about swimmers at kite spots. We are located at the east of gran canaria. We will probably do a 12h course at http://www.pozowinds.com/ They write that the location depend...
by oshivan
Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Newbie with Handicap
Replies: 11
Views: 3931

Newbie with Handicap

Hi There I am going to Graan Canaria next week and I am thinking about starting with Kitesurfing. My problem is that I have an Eye disease and I am only able to see about 10%. For someone that doesn’t know how much that is. I am able to read something in 1 meter distance that a normal person can rea...

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