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Re: 30+m breach??

Postby airsurfer » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:35 pm

woo = 2x reality but as long as you're having fun who cares just load up and send it

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Re: 30+m breach??

Postby Toby » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:46 pm

It keeps people pushing further.
And the higher it goes the better it sells 😉

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Re: 30+m breach??

Postby grigorib » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:56 pm

I have seen many discussions on the “measuring performance” topic, I owned Woo for a short while, returned it.

I enjoy boosting, my two main criteria of high jumps are:
- thinking “holy f#%k, I hope I can land this soft”
- coming back onshore and folks are shaking heads saying “are you aware how high you go?”

Combination of these two tells me I’m pushing my limits.
Or opposite - not being able to see 3-story house roofs from above feels like a low, barely satisfactory jump

But I’m jumping only 15m tops

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Re: 30+m breach??

Postby Leon van Bergen » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:46 pm

Today I kited with 5 friends and as always I asked how high they thought I jumped, everyone said around 10m and I jumped 10.1 m like many sessions before, that funny device is pretty accurate and there will be nothing better for now, Maybe stop whining and saying that Woo mesures twice the real hight is the biggest nonsense and a little pathetic behavior

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Re: 30+m breach??

Postby knotwindy » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:31 pm

grigorib wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:56 pm
I enjoy boosting, my two main criteria of high jumps are:
- thinking “holy f#%k, I hope I can land this soft”
- coming back onshore and folks are shaking heads
Or opposite - not being able to see 3-story house roofs from above feels like a low, barely satisfactory jump

But I’m jumping only 15m tops
This^ When you can honestly see the tops of other kites and have time to enjoy the view and think ‘I may have to push the bar out and drop sooner because I might be getting farther downwind/too close to others’ than expected. :jump:

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Re: 30+m breach??

Postby kiterocky » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:29 pm

Leon van Bergen wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:46 pm
Today I kited with 5 friends and as always I asked how high they thought I jumped, everyone said around 10m and I jumped 10.1 m like many sessions before, that funny device is pretty accurate and there will be nothing better for now, Maybe stop whining and saying that Woo mesures twice the real hight is the biggest nonsense and a little pathetic behavior
Or maybe your friend not very accurate...send them to south Africa for confirm the records... :jump: :jump: :naughty:

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Re: 30+m breach??

Postby deniska » Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:54 pm

airsurfer wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:35 pm
woo = 2x reality but as long as you're having fun who cares just load up and send it
lookup this kid's facebook posts.. In September he did 25m jump on woo and had it filmed from the beach.. well it looks like 25m to me on that video...

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Re: 30+m breach??

Postby Toby » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:14 pm

Leon van Bergen wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:46 pm
Today I kited with 5 friends and as always I asked how high they thought I jumped, everyone said around 10m and I jumped 10.1 m like many sessions before, that funny device is pretty accurate and there will be nothing better for now, Maybe stop whining and saying that Woo mesures twice the real hight is the biggest nonsense and a little pathetic behavior
I don't think anyone said it measured twice as much?
Few meters was mentioned, also from people who compared the different versions of the Woo.

Maybe inaccuracies occur innaress with a less good GPS satellite connection?

While in your case it might have been excellent being that accurate.

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Re: 30+m breach??

Postby Leon van Bergen » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:49 pm

Toby wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:14 pm
Leon van Bergen wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:46 pm
Today I kited with 5 friends and as always I asked how high they thought I jumped, everyone said around 10m and I jumped 10.1 m like many sessions before, that funny device is pretty accurate and there will be nothing better for now, Maybe stop whining and saying that Woo mesures twice the real hight is the biggest nonsense and a little pathetic behavior
I don't think anyone said it measured twice as much?
Few meters was mentioned, also from people who compared the different versions of the Woo.

Maybe inaccuracies occur innaress with a less good GPS satellite connection?

While in your case it might have been excellent being that accurate.
Jep on top of this page Airsurfer mentioned twice as much...
Yes maybe there are differences between Woo’s but they don’t use GPS.

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Re: 30+m breach??

Postby Leon van Bergen » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:52 pm

kiterocky wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:29 pm
Leon van Bergen wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:46 pm
Today I kited with 5 friends and as always I asked how high they thought I jumped, everyone said around 10m and I jumped 10.1 m like many sessions before, that funny device is pretty accurate and there will be nothing better for now, Maybe stop whining and saying that Woo mesures twice the real hight is the biggest nonsense and a little pathetic behavior
Or maybe your friend not very accurate...send them to south Africa for confirm the records... :jump: :jump: :naughty:
Please take a good look to his videos by yourself and then please give an honest answer!


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