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Kitesurfer hitting a boat

Postby Dimitri M » Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:14 pm

SOMETIMES THINGS DON'T WORK AS YOU PLAN. :roll:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXS7v8ETQPA

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Re: Kitesurfer hitting a boat

Postby Janus » Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:32 am

Close call.. luckily only the canopy got teared i see..

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Re: Kitesurfer hitting a boat

Postby bjw » Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:43 am

Did the boat owner get at you afterwards?

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Re: Kitesurfer hitting a boat

Postby Dimitri M » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:31 pm

Yes very lucky. I missed the motor by few feet. Then I realized it was my friend's boat when I got to the beach.
The next day the wind died so we used his boat and went fishing. This is when I told him about the accident. I end up swimming back home :lol:

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Re: Kitesurfer hitting a boat

Postby naishdude » Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:46 pm

:bad -1

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Re: Kitesurfer hitting a boat

Postby knyfe » Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:57 pm

Darwin Award contender. Not even sure why you would want to share this?-)

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Re: Kitesurfer hitting a boat

Postby Toby » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:08 pm

Oh damn...good to know you are ok!

Darvin? Well...my crash clips always get more views than my crazy unique tricks...so you guys ask for this stuff ;-)

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Re: Kitesurfer hitting a boat

Postby Dimitri M » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:10 pm

Darwin Award contender. Not even sure why you would want to share this?-)
So people learn from my mistakes Mr.Knyfe.
But like Toby said people love seeing crashes.
So before you do something stupid make sure to check the surroundings especially when there’s a boat there
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Re: Kitesurfer hitting a boat

Postby bragnouff » Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:01 pm

Weird thing is that after taking this surprise hit on the boat, you end up disoriented enough to pull on the bar and go into an upside down body drag.

Good to see that pros pay their dues too!

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Re: Kitesurfer hitting a boat

Postby Toby » Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:18 pm

Dimitri, why didn't you loop the kite to get away from the boat? Wasn't it possible?


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