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by ktouhey
Thu Aug 09, 2012 5:10 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2012 West Coast Open and Canadian Nationals - Update
Replies: 15
Views: 5355

Re: 2012 West Coast Open and Canadian Nationals - Update

More Photos: Toby Bromwich: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152014820905584.900728.631395583&type=1 Jim Hegan: http://flickr.com/gp/jhegan/zX1op6/ Ristafins: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.477178352292354.114797.253215994688592&type=1 Ristafins: http://www.facebook.com/media/set...
by ktouhey
Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: All Raceboard welcome @ the North Americans in San Francisco
Replies: 26
Views: 4731

Re: All Raceboard welcome @ the North Americans in San Franc

awww.... I didn't make the photo. bummer.

That was a rad event.
by ktouhey
Wed Jul 11, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Enough is Enough!
Replies: 6
Views: 1977

Re: Enough is Enough!

hey Chris you sure?
I thought it was an IKA event under IKA rules and all of that?
either way all the kites are in the bag anyways...
by ktouhey
Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:07 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2012 North LTD Raceboard with crooked fin box
Replies: 21
Views: 5391

Re: 2012 North LTD Raceboard with crooked fin box

give Ristafins.com a shout.
they might be able to pot a back fin special to account for the offset on your board.
by ktouhey
Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Canting on fins?
Replies: 22
Views: 7833

Re: Canting on fins?

+1 for Paolo's explanations. these days, I'm not sure anyone is using no-cant fins. I think its not a matter of "do you need cant?" but more so "how much cant is right?" You are playing in a 2degree-to-5degree range, depending on the board model and fin-maker's philosophy, to balance lift (and foili...
by ktouhey
Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: is equal for all?
Replies: 44
Views: 6286

Re: is equal for all?

That is great to hear. I was talking with a eindsurfer who said that. I guess if your weight is muscle tissue you're not so bad off but how about super light winds? Super light winds: comfortable down to about 6 knots. Anything less and it's a game of keeping the kite in the sky, but that is the ca...
by ktouhey
Mon Jun 04, 2012 4:24 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: is equal for all?
Replies: 44
Views: 6286

Re: is equal for all?

Another drawback for the baox rule is that bigger riders have a disadvantage. Oh well. I disagree. I am 6'6" 240 lbs and we just had a race day here yesterday on 17m's and 18m's in light wind. I didn't feel I had a disadvantage. I hadn't even registered my largest board (I have different 2 producti...
by ktouhey
Tue May 22, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2012 Canadian Kiteboard Course Racing Championships
Replies: 3
Views: 1782

Re: 2012 Canadian Kiteboard Course Racing Championships

only 12 spots left open for registration!
by ktouhey
Wed May 16, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: what are the most important race skills?
Replies: 7
Views: 2340

Re: what are the modt important race skills?

tautologies wrote:...any thing else?
everything else.
you need to have each and every skill dialed to do well. you can't make up for a weakness in one skill by having excess of another.

get training! :wink:
by ktouhey
Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kiteboarding's verson of a AC-45
Replies: 29
Views: 3015

Re: Kiteboarding's verson of a AC-45

I'm soooo coming down to race if that happens Chris!

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