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by TracyS
Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Bad knee – advice please
Replies: 29
Views: 4451

Re: Bad knee – advice please

A physio is a good idea Surf board/skim board is a good idea Braces is a really good idea But don't forget rehab!! Here is a link to injuries and rehab regarding kiteboarding: http://www.kiteboardingexercises.com/in ... &Itemid=79 Thanks for that link! The pool did wonders for my knee, but this loo...
by TracyS
Fri Aug 10, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kiting in Peru - advice needed for a beginner!
Replies: 15
Views: 2063

Re: Kiting in Peru - advice needed for a beginner!

I am thinking about traveling to Peru in November and have similar questions, although I am not a beginner. I did come across some websites, but I feel like they had a sales pitch involved. Always better to hear it from kiters who have experienced the location unbiasedly (is that even a word???). Wh...
by TracyS
Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Newberator from Cabarete
Replies: 8
Views: 4205

Re: Newberator from Cabarete

Welcome Tracy! Addicted? I don't know what you mean ;-) Don't worry, we all are ;-) Consider those places for your next trips: Brazil, Capetown, Philippines, Vietnam! Find more info also here: www.splocs.com Enjoy your addiction!!! Thanks! I am already looking into Brazil, Peru, and Vietnam for Nov...
by TracyS
Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:55 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Bad knee – advice please
Replies: 29
Views: 4451

Re: Bad knee – advice please

I tore my miniscus and sprained my MCL June 1st of this year. I got an MRI to confirm the damage. Surgery is optional based on how much pain I have. I have decided not to get surgery. Instead I bought a brace from Donjoy. They have all sorts of models, but I bought the next best thing to a custom b...
by TracyS
Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:51 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Bad knee – advice please
Replies: 29
Views: 4451

Re: Bad knee – advice please

I tore my miniscus and sprained my MCL June 1st of this year. I got an MRI to confirm the damage. Surgery is optional based on how much pain I have. I have decided not to get surgery. Instead I bought a brace from Donjoy. They have all sorts of models, but I bought the next best thing to a custom br...
by TracyS
Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:39 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New to kite surfing
Replies: 22
Views: 1880

Re: New to kite surfing

Everyone gave excellent advice. I just learned myself this past Feb. and am having the time of my life! Here is my additional input: You def need lessons. I did everything you mentioned before kiting, but once I put that kite in my hand, it was a whole 'nother other! Check out some videos before you...
by TracyS
Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:19 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Newberator from Cabarete
Replies: 8
Views: 4205

Newberator from Cabarete

Hola! My name is Tracy. I currently live in Cabarete, DR and have since last October. I moved to Cab from Atlanta, GA and am originally from Pompano Beach, FL. I learned to kite about 6 months ago after I moved to Cab—before my move I didn't even know what kiteboarding was. I am now so addicted that...

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