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Are there enough spots for kiteboarding to go mainstream?

Postby gill » Wed Apr 23, 2008 3:40 am

Are there enough beaches and good conditions for kiteboarding to go mainstream?

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Re: Are there enough spots for kiteboarding to go mainstream?

Postby waveknave » Wed Apr 23, 2008 4:26 am

hahahaha!!

no

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Re: Are there enough spots for kiteboarding to go mainstream?

Postby panchito » Wed Apr 23, 2008 4:45 am

Hope not

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Re: Are there enough spots for kiteboarding to go mainstream?

Postby Cosmic » Wed Apr 23, 2008 6:35 am

probably within the next 5-7 years...

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Re: Are there enough spots for kiteboarding to go mainstream?

Postby Mulholland » Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:14 am

I wouldn't worry about it...Al Gore says the earth is going to catch on fire because we are all evil emitters of Co2...So we are all going to die shortly...In the meantime a bunch of snowy plover loving tree-huggers are going to make it so every little fly, bird or bug that inhabit the beaches is considered endangered, and they will get us all banned from every beach on the planet....then there will be plenty of open kite-less beaches.

the good news?...global warming is good for wind!...Hey, when the enviro-fascists give us lemons, I say we make lemonade!!!...skimpier bikinis!!!

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Re: Are there enough spots for kiteboarding to go mainstream?

Postby BullsShit.com » Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:20 am

Mainstream?
Like what?..skiing or snowboarding?
..both are still only hobbies.
Everyone wants to do it, but don't have the time or place.
A lot of people try it,but never do it like us. We are lucky to do our sport on a daily basis, more or less.

Us getting banned all over is our fault by the way!

Al Gore is right, but it makes for shit wind here in Hawaii.

Soon, due to Bush, we will not be able to pay for kites anymore, unless they are made out of hemp.
Oil = kite material
Safe your old kite, don't sell it....you might need it!
(worst case)

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Re: Are there enough spots for kiteboarding to go mainstream?

Postby Mulholland » Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:36 am

BullsShit.com wrote:Al Gore is right, but it makes for shit wind here in Hawaii.
Al Gore is a fool and anybody who believes his idiotic manipulations is no better...The winds have been stellar here in the land of fruits and nuts.

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Re: Are there enough spots for kiteboarding to go mainstream?

Postby Wibbler » Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:01 am

Mulholland wrote: No worries, the socialists are coming to the rescue!
We're looming large on your horizon, brother...


The raging tide of the people of the world against the Hollywood aggressor known as Mulholland is irresistible. Our struggle against tin-pot imperialism and its deluded lackey will assuredly win still greater victories.
In war, battles can only be fought one by one and the enemy forces can only be destroyed one by one.
We shall prevent the Mulholland from driving to the corner shop in his 5 litre planet-choking turbo penis-extension through the simple economic imperative of higher oil prices.
And yes we will make your kites (only yours Mulholland) more expensive to cripple this US Imperialist paper-tiger puppet.

The East Wind is certainly prevailing over the West Wind.


Xie xie.

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Re: Are there enough spots for kiteboarding to go mainstream?

Postby sarc » Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:04 am

THIS IS SERIOUS
We need kites that work with short lines!

Imagine how easy it would be if the lines were 10m instead of 27m. Suddenly plenty of space for everyone!

MAUNFACTURERS PULL YOUR FINGERS OUT AND MAKE A VARIABLE PROFILE KITE THAT WORKS ON 10M LINES!

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Re: Are there enough spots for kiteboarding to go mainstream?

Postby Toby » Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:12 am

no politics please!

I don't think there are enough spots. Specially if you look at places like the Great lakes etc.
If you look at places like Australia or Brazil, it is possible.

But I hope it will never go mainstream...just a good amount of people, so the industry and commercial ventures can survive, this brings prices down and keeps pushing the R&D.


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