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What's the best wakestyle kite

Postby andersne » Thu Sep 03, 2009 5:28 pm

Simply what’s the best wakestyle kite on the market and why, both positive and negative sides about it.

Also interested in which SLE/Bow/Hybrid kite that are best suited for wakestyle…

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Re: What's the best wakestyle kite

Postby gotwind » Thu Sep 03, 2009 6:45 pm

Best wakestyle kite is pretty much any c-kite (Generator, Torch, Fuel, Vegas etc..)

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Re: What's the best wakestyle kite

Postby islandstylen » Thu Sep 03, 2009 7:52 pm

Dont really know which is the best. but i like my LiquidForce HIFI's. worth putting on your list to try for sure.

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Re: What's the best wakestyle kite

Postby f_Gal » Thu Sep 03, 2009 11:38 pm

the best is FLEXIFOIL HADLOW PRO

http://flexifoil.com/uk/kitesurfing/products/hadlowpro/

you have to ride it

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Re: What's the best wakestyle kite

Postby sourra » Thu Sep 03, 2009 11:45 pm

There's no such thing as THE best kite for wakestyle. Different folks, different strokes you know. The same kite that you would use to do cable style tricks on flat water might not be as good on kickers and sliders as another kite. The C-kites mentioned above are very good in general but there's some SLE-kites that does the job too. Go out and demo some different kites to get a feeling. And don't forget to put on the boots when you do it.

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Re: What's the best wakestyle kite

Postby shymac » Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:28 am

Fuels and RPM's work well for SS kites.
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Re: What's the best wakestyle kite

Postby FckGravity » Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:19 pm

See I think that when people talk about wakestyle gear (I'm basically referring to people on the scoop, and yeah on here too) the majority of them are not amazing kiteboarders, they do raleys and sbends, maybe land blind and do grabs etc. Yeah those are tricks that are done in wakeboarding, but not GOOD wakeboarding. People that are "wakestyle" think that because they have boots on their boards and that they don't do kiteloops or sent jumps that makes them "legit". Because they can't actually do handlepasses they don't know what makes a good wakestyle kite being as handlepasses is what wakeboarding is. They will tell you that SLE kites are "amazing" for wakestyle. I'm sorry but if you watch pro wakeboarding they do not do raley to blind and sbends they do mobes kgbs slims etc and to mimic those motions you need a kite that pops high and then drops you(SLACK). Yeah I can do a blind judge on a crossbow but I would waaaay rather do it on a yarga fuel or hadlow you can go higher, pass cleaner, and stick it more stylishly. So take the wakestyle vibe out and stick it up your ass, get over yourself guys. Sorry had to say it.

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Re: What's the best wakestyle kite

Postby sourra » Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:17 pm

You are so right. Dre sucks ass and doesn't know what the f* he's talking about. You better tell him to shove his SLE up his hiney, and show him some of your legit moves while you're at it. Get over yourself. Sorry, had to say it.

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Re: What's the best wakestyle kite

Postby ScottM » Fri Sep 04, 2009 6:16 pm

sourra wrote:You are so right. Dre sucks ass and doesn't know what the f* he's talking about. You better tell him to shove his SLE up his hiney, and show him some of your legit moves while you're at it. Get over yourself. Sorry, had to say it.
easy on the lad.....he's only a youngster!!

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Re: What's the best wakestyle kite

Postby kitehok » Fri Sep 04, 2009 6:39 pm

Haha, that was so lame. FckGravity proves his legit'ness by bashing the majority of wakestyle riders. Priceless. This is full of cabrinha hype but worth a read for the SLE haters. I'm pretty sure these guys are "legit".
http://www.sbckiteboard.com/kitesurfing ... uniqid=593


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