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Re: Kevin Langeree Makes History as he Becomes Red Bull King of the Air for the Third Time

Postby Toby » Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:00 pm

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Great Picture, congrats to Kevin
What I notice about these pictures is that they are generally taken from a height well above the water level, so that they actually visually minimize the height of the jump. Any pictures taken from water level?
yes, from water level it will look much higher!

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Re: Kevin Langeree Makes History as he Becomes Red Bull King of the Air for the Third Time

Postby flying doctor » Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:30 pm

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Amazing to watch from the waterline!

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Re: Kevin Langeree Makes History as he Becomes Red Bull King of the Air for the Third Time

Postby Toby » Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:45 pm

It still looks a bit above water? Considering the height of a human...

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Re: Kevin Langeree Makes History as he Becomes Red Bull King of the Air for the Third Time

Postby Toby » Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:53 pm

Just saw a short report about KOTA on france24 channel

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Re: Kevin Langeree Makes History as he Becomes Red Bull King of the Air for the Third Time

Postby Flyboy » Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:57 pm

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It still looks a bit above water? Considering the height of a human...
Yes - those are not at water level. Water level would mean putting the camera at beach level (more or less) on the shoreline.

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Re: Kevin Langeree Makes History as he Becomes Red Bull King of the Air for the Third Time

Postby Toby » Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:19 am

Flyboy wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:57 pm
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It still looks a bit above water? Considering the height of a human...
Yes - those are not at water level. Water level would mean putting the camera at beach level (more or less) on the shoreline.
still looks higher than a normal position of someone on the beach...specially the 2nd picture...

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Re: Kevin Langeree Makes History as he Becomes Red Bull King of the Air for the Third Time

Postby gator1 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:04 am

Jesse Ritchman real entertaining to watch. Extreme move should be more than a $1000

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Re: Kevin Langeree Makes History as he Becomes Red Bull King of the Air for the Third Time

Postby longwhitecloud » Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:35 am

yup $1000 from a multi billion $ company for that kind of risk is a embarrassing , having said that i dont really agree that riders should put themselves on the line for $ without good consideration... look at fmx . so many dead riders now - hopefully not for the fame... saw a red bull fmx video recently mentioned about 6 top riders that had died.
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Re: Kevin Langeree Makes History as he Becomes Red Bull King of the Air for the Third Time

Postby Toby » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:14 am

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Jesse Ritchman real entertaining to watch. Extreme move should be more than a $1000
Totally agree!

Maybe I do a “New Trick Award” and offer 5000 USD...powered by kiteforum.com ?

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Re: Kevin Langeree Makes History as he Becomes Red Bull King of the Air for the Third Time

Postby gator1 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:36 am

Toby wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:14 am
gator1 wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:04 am
Jesse Ritchman real entertaining to watch. Extreme move should be more than a $1000
Totally agree!

Maybe I do a “New Trick Award” and offer 5000 USD...powered by kiteforum.com ?
For sure!! :thumb:


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