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Cannot believe women are sponsored to kite!

Postby THE POWER » Tue Nov 03, 2009 8:19 pm

I don't know why someone hasn't said this before
maybe its because people are too pc but women really are rubbish at kitesurfing.

Its great that women can kitesurf but please do not pretend that anyone watches any of there videos and goes wow I want to do that. It is most obvious when they are copying all the wakestyle moves that require upper body strength.

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Re: Cannot believe women are sponsored to kite!

Postby Bstevs » Tue Nov 03, 2009 8:27 pm

You can't seriously generalize every single woman. I mean Gisela Pulido is nasty. But I think your right in the fact that some women are sponsored just for image rather than skill.

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Re: Cannot believe women are sponsored to kite!

Postby kitehok » Tue Nov 03, 2009 8:40 pm

You are right, being sexist is definitely not PC. It is rude and rather primitive.

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Re: Cannot believe women are sponsored to kite!

Postby eree » Tue Nov 03, 2009 8:45 pm

does some cool sponsored videos make some guys to want to make more moves and make more new gear purchases?

personally i'm sick of videos like "(dude's name) rocks at (some tropical kiteplace)"! there are so many names and so many places getting more and more boring lately!

just for a change i'd like to see "most sexy kite picture" not just another hadlow or lenten or whoever else male figure.

and if sponsoring women brings more women on the beaches then put more money in it! more girls in the kiteboarding means more guys in the kiteboarding...


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Re: Cannot believe women are sponsored to kite!

Postby JumpinJoe » Tue Nov 03, 2009 9:05 pm

What the hell are you talking about I would rather see some HOT girls on the water then some dude!

I love kite girls more then anything show me something that is sexier then that HOT kite chic :thumb:

Oh or I guess you like seeing dudes in wetsuites then! what ever thats you.
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Re: Cannot believe women are sponsored to kite!

Postby Bstevs » Tue Nov 03, 2009 9:14 pm

What hell are you talking about I would rather see some HOT girls on the water then some dude!

I love kite girls more then anything show me something that is sexier then that HOT kite chic

Oh or I guess you like seeing dudes in wetsuite then what ever thats you.
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Re: Cannot believe women are sponsored to kite!

Postby BWD » Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:11 pm

eh maybe troll should try wearing a bikini whilst kiting,
maybe troll would get more attention like that?

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Re: Cannot believe women are sponsored to kite!

Postby tunceskite415 » Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:31 pm

Bstevs wrote:
What hell are you talking about I would rather see some HOT girls on the water then some dude!

I love kite girls more then anything show me something that is sexier then that HOT kite chic

Oh or I guess you like seeing dudes in wetsuite then what ever thats you.
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Yep, me to. The argument that women kiters aren't worth watching is lame for a societal aspect. If you follow the thought, you would also contend that it is pointless to watch women play tennis, basketball, volleyball, soccer, rugby (ok, maybe there is a point to the rugby argument!) ski, surf,, etc. We watch to see an athletic activity performed at it's highest possible level. The fact that men can perform the same activity to a degree that is more exaggerated and perceived to be a higher level of competence (i.e. stronger, faster, higher, etc...) does not degrade the level of competition or style and grace of the women. If it did, your argument would also apply to every level of sport lower than the very highest echelon. There would be no reason to watch high school sports, junior sports, special olympics, etc. Give me Susi Mai over the guys any day!!!
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Re: Cannot believe women are sponsored to kite!

Postby scklandl » Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:52 pm

Im with you POWER, but beyond kiting Id put it out there with wakeboarding and park snowboarding. Have yet to see a girl riding that looks right.

Its not that women aren't capable of incredible riding, its just that they are trying to emulate guys. Thats why it sucks. The Ladies need to develop their own style that accentuates what girls have to offer: dexterity, flexibility, grace. (rather than trying to match the speed and power of men)

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Re: Cannot believe women are sponsored to kite!

Postby FckGravity » Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:53 pm

THE POWER wrote:I don't know why someone hasn't said this before
maybe its because people are too pc but women really are rubbish at kitesurfing.

Its great that women can kitesurf but please do not pretend that anyone watches any of there videos and goes wow I want to do that. It is most obvious when they are copying all the wakestyle moves that require upper body strength.
Guarantee Bruna rips harder than you do... this is from almost 3 years ago



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