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by chilidip
Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best Spray Picture
Replies: 322
Views: 73154

Re: Best Spray Picture

And the winner is:
by chilidip
Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Learning Directional, straps or strapless
Replies: 47
Views: 12283

Re: Learning Directional, straps or strapless

Where is the best place to go and learn strapless?

South Padre Island, TX in the spring March-May

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... 99Wrwxhn0E

contact SPI KITE for more info 956-772-1098
by chilidip
Thu Nov 29, 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Getting over/through waves strapless
Replies: 10
Views: 2629

Re: Getting over/through waves strapless

Go out backside and then switch ur feet. Nearly impossible to get out past the shore break frontside and you need a lot of power to do so, not to mention you will go way way downwind... Try riding with a front strap first before committing to strapless and you will improve much faster. With some pra...
by chilidip
Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:30 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: where to go april, may and june?
Replies: 10
Views: 1297

Re: where to go april, may and june?

www.spikiteboarding.com

waves + flatwater 8)
by chilidip
Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Deathloop: 5th line safety on North Rebels just doesn't work
Replies: 26
Views: 5540

Re: Deathloop: 5th line safety on North Rebels just doesn't

Flying 5th line kites for years I've noticed that if you downloop and backroll predominately in 1 direction, the 5th line gets really spun up and comprimises the flagging ability with too much friction on the line as well. The North bar has a great swivel system above the chickenloop, so stop every ...
by chilidip
Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New to kiteboarding, need a school!
Replies: 5
Views: 679

Re: New to kiteboarding, need a school!

www.spikite.com

South Padre Island, TX is a 12 hour drive from NOLA, but a quick flight on SW Air to HRL. Oct-Dec

Come see us and we will stoke you out on kiteboarding!
by chilidip
Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Learning Directional, straps or strapless
Replies: 47
Views: 12283

Re: Learning Directional, straps or strapless

Try it with a loose front strap only and switching your feet will be much easier when learning + you can move the back foot fore and aft to trim the board. dial it in and lose the straps unless its nuking.
by chilidip
Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Say NO to Olympics without windsurfing...
Replies: 102
Views: 9455

Re: Say NO to Olympics without windsurfing...

Thank you windsurfing for all of the good times, broken mast and money down the drain. Now let's fly downwind like a bat out of hell and impress the olympic world with our new and improved kite sailing skills! :thumb:
by chilidip
Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2012 course racing and slalom world and continental events
Replies: 3
Views: 1647

Re: 2012 course racing and slalom world and continental even

Anyone driving down to the Course Championships after the KB4C event? Looking to hitch a ride...
by chilidip
Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: South Padre to Corpus Cristi
Replies: 22
Views: 1909

Re: South Padre to Corpus Cristi

driveonthebeach wrote:kitkat, I just happened to come across this old thread. Did you ever do the downwinder?

Only a few people have done it that I know of...

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