Ive flown the 13 meter and loved it tremendously! About to purchase one and am thinking I should get the 15 cause im a big guy "200lbs". this will be my lightwind kite. Any input on helping me decide would be much appreciated!
Used market is saturated with deals. A used kite from someone who lives at the beach will usually have more wear and tear than a kiter from utah, montana or Wyoming. We use are kites mostly on the snow.
One thing that helps me when really powered is to put the bottom of your foot against the inside of your knee. Kinda like a keel. Ive noticed a lot of kiters try to body drag on their belly. One shoulder needs to be pointed at the sky and other one down.
Even if gliding is the ultimate feeling in snowkiting (at least for me), it's not the flight that is dangerous, it's the landing! After a sudden lift from gust, I got some seconds of gliding on my Spleene X19. I have landed correct on an inclined face of the mountain, but my front edge of the snowb...