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Photos of South Tower of Golden Gate Bridge on a big swell

Postby Loscocco » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:25 pm

Photos of the Crissy crew tearing it up at the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge on a big swell yesterday

Full gallery here
http://www.loscocco.smugmug.com/Kiteboa ... 7420_C9vWm

And more photos at http://www.WMD.com

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Re: Photos of South Tower of Golden Gate Bridge on a big swell

Postby kitejunkie » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:35 pm

I see what looks like a decent swell, but where is the tearing it up part? :rollgrin:

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Re: Photos of South Tower of Golden Gate Bridge on a big swell

Postby windmaker » Mon Apr 05, 2010 6:07 am

kitejunkie wrote:I see what looks like a decent swell, but where is the tearing it up part? :rollgrin:
:thumb: It looks more like freestyle...

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Re: Photos of South Tower of Golden Gate Bridge on a big swell

Postby Toby » Mon Apr 05, 2010 8:10 am

the ambient of this spot is just sooo cool.
And what a wave..soo nice :thumb:

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Re: Photos of South Tower of Golden Gate Bridge on a big swell

Postby Kamikuza » Mon Apr 05, 2010 9:11 am

Nice :thumb: looks like great fun!

... interesting to see the different mix of kites in the sky. Here, it's all Cabrinha on one coast, North and FOne at the lake and Naish on the other. No Ozone or OR at all.

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Re: Photos of South Tower of Golden Gate Bridge on a big swell

Postby wondamic » Mon Apr 05, 2010 9:36 am

Man, I have to come up and ride this summer! Can I hit you up next time I'm in town?

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Re: Photos of South Tower of Golden Gate Bridge on a big swell

Postby FabsPH » Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:43 pm

Fantastic !!
I bet this was the same swell we had here in hawaii.

Awesome what you guys do there! I am sure I would not go into that cold ass water, unless I had to!

Way cool!

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Re: Photos of South Tower of Golden Gate Bridge on a big swell

Postby vegasrider » Mon Apr 05, 2010 1:27 pm

damn, i definitely live in the wrong place ! sooooooo nice...

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Re: Photos of South Tower of Golden Gate Bridge on a big swell

Postby Al-Kite-A » Mon Apr 05, 2010 6:41 pm

Thanks Erin for taking a session off and taking pics.
It was very light wind for what we usually get this time of year so it was hard to charge some of the waves because the speed that they move at here.
For those that don't kite here if you go into deep you are out of the wind.
If that does happens to you and the wave does not eat your kite the rocks will.
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Re: Photos of South Tower of Golden Gate Bridge on a big swell

Postby ptraykovski » Tue Apr 06, 2010 5:41 am

Doesn't really look that ridable in those pics..too light and a tough direction..sort of side-onshore surfing on starboard. Does it ever clock around a bit more side shore on that tack so it can be ridden downwind well...or clock around the other way for upwind riding?


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