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Kitesurf Old or Die!

Postby unbob » Fri May 11, 2012 2:06 am

To paraphrase, "Every minute spent kiteboarding -- even if it includes a fall -- is one not wasted in front of a TV or dwelling on regrets."

Interesting article that easily translates to kiteboarding ....
http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/20 ... old-or-die

Amen brother!

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Re: Kitesurf Old or Die!

Postby Nico » Fri May 11, 2012 7:27 am

"Every minute spent kiteboarding -- even if it includes a fall -- is one not wasted in front of a TV or dwelling on regrets."

Well not quite true this.
My TV time limits itself to a time when kiting is not possible (at night for example, or on the forum too)

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Re: Kitesurf Old or Die!

Postby Kamikuza » Fri May 11, 2012 7:37 am

Well you can, you do :thumb:

The old guy at our spot - I thought he was 60-ish ... turns out, he's 75 :o :thumb:

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Re: Kitesurf Old or Die!

Postby Ned Divine » Fri May 11, 2012 8:09 am

Marvellous article mate, thanks!
I - now aged 45, do not be misled by my avatar photo, it was taken many years later - have made clear to my family and friends that I do not intend to stop kitesurfing on any bloody doctors advice, since the potential threat of dying because of kiting in geriatric age sounds more like a promise to me. What a nice place / way to die! Heart attack and subsequent unconscious drowning, while kiting at the age of 71. Bingo!

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Re: Kitesurf Old or Die!

Postby Faber » Fri May 11, 2012 10:17 am

Just love this article.
I've started skating when I was 6, and now (45 :wink: ) I keep skating with my son.
and by the way, what does it mean being old at 45 ????
The party's just started :lol:

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Re: Kitesurf Old or Die!

Postby chipmunk » Fri May 11, 2012 12:19 pm


Den @ 66 years paraglider windsurfer loves life :thumb:
and i am the boy at 53
:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

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Re: Kitesurf Old or Die!

Postby Nico » Fri May 11, 2012 12:20 pm

Die young,
and that as late as possible.
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Re: Kitesurf Old or Die!

Postby piccio » Fri May 11, 2012 1:35 pm

Hi Ned and Faber yust to make you happy!
I started kite at 45, eleven years ago (so now I'm 56) . I still enyoy it .
yust ordered 5 rebel and Wam 5.8 ,do not miss any session .
my brother 53 and older kiter of my spot is 60 ,we all go out.yust like windsurfing when I was windsurfing at 20.
so you have plenty of time yet !!!!!!!!!!!!
the only thing that is changed is my wife ,yust not like when she was 18 .
HI!

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Re: Kitesurf Old or Die!

Postby Faber » Fri May 11, 2012 2:25 pm

Don't show this post to your wife.....
:D :D :D

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Re: Kitesurf Old or Die!

Postby oldkiter » Fri May 11, 2012 4:09 pm

NEVER STOP MOVING.......AND PRAY FOR WIND!!!


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