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Re: Megaloop Challenge 2019

Postby Exal » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:14 am

Maaaan ... Kevin get on a different kite or shorter lines. The judges can't give him the scores when he is in a heat with joshua, janek, lasse, liam ... He is going very high but his loops are not getting low. I don't even think he will be able to throw a rotation with his setup :(

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Re: Megaloop Challenge 2019

Postby Hugh2 » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:23 am

Usual suspects advance, but Nick Jacobsen struggles with a deflated kite. Hopefully he can recover in Round 2.

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Re: Megaloop Challenge 2019

Postby longwhitecloud » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:28 am

Exal wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:14 am
Maaaan ... Kevin get on a different kite or shorter lines. The judges can't give him the scores when he is in a heat with joshua, janek, lasse, liam ... He is going very high but his loops are not getting low. I don't even think he will be able to throw a rotation with his setup :(
don't worry next heat he will be on a wingsurfer wing

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Re: Megaloop Challenge 2019

Postby Hugh2 » Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:28 pm

Awesome final boardoff megaloop by Nick at the last second takes him through to Round 3.

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Re: Megaloop Challenge 2019

Postby Hugh2 » Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:29 pm

Round 3 about to start, hopefully. Looks windy enough! Pity about the crappy wave conditions compared with Cape Town.

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Re: Megaloop Challenge 2019

Postby Hugh2 » Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:56 pm

Hard to understand what they are waiting for, surely windy enough! Maybe Holland enforces a 1 hour lunch break?!!

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Re: Megaloop Challenge 2019

Postby Exal » Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:43 pm

The camera team needs a solid spanking ...

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Re: Megaloop Challenge 2019

Postby Hugh2 » Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:51 pm

Exal wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:43 pm
The camera team needs a solid spanking ...
Yup, constantly focusing on riders coming back in working upwind instead of looking for the next upwind rider about to launch, despite repeated requests from Lewis Crathern, no coordination there. I presume it is actually the director that is at fault, because often they had footage of a "missed" jump and then showed it as a replay.

Anyway, I enjoyed watching it, am very glad nobody got hurt, and as a south african am delighted that Player and Smith took 1 and 2, as Emanuel hoped they would. They deserve a good party tonight!

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Re: Megaloop Challenge 2019

Postby Toby » Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:15 pm

Ross-Dillon wins!
Congratulations!

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Re: Megaloop Challenge 2019

Postby longwhitecloud » Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:05 am

The wind seemed to get lighter?, enjoyed the show - especially when you know what it is like dealing with 40 knot winds, - changes everything.

Things will change big time when there is finally a comp for goofy footers!


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