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Re: Wingsurfing - Intel - forum topic?

Postby nixmatters » Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:11 am

Can't we just call it WING-SMURFING to avoid all the typos and make Google's life easier?! :duh:
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Re: Wingsurfing - Intel - forum topic?

Postby scottnorby » Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:13 am

You forgot

-- 20 years into wingsurfing a new way to ride with the wind comes along---and this one goes full mainstream.....and wingsurfers all around the forums start complaining and discouraging the effort

Happens every time.

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Re: Wingsurfing - Intel - forum topic?

Postby 14ToeSide » Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:11 am

You can always tell when it’s not Windy by all the BULLWASH that gets posted.

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Re: Wingsurfing - Intel - forum topic?

Postby grigorib » Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:48 am

It’s year 2025 - Best wingsurfing comes with single point inflation. Other companies push revolutionary split strut wingsurfs.

Crosswind - a movie about early days of wingsurfing where guys on 15 ft surfboards ride holding garbage bags above their heads. Fred Hope looks so young in the movie.

Year 2027 - quick release is invented so wingsurfs are not tied to the riders wrists

2028 - a guy in a funny top hat points up on a fellow wingsurfer being pulled into clouds updraft

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Re: Wingsurfing - Intel - forum topic?

Postby grigorib » Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:26 pm

Later development:
- wingsurf crane jump. People claim it’s fake till the full video is released.
- three wingsurf outlaws head out to Antarctica to boost over icebergs and to explore inland flats. They meet Hustler video crew with girls shooting the other video. Naked babes on the necks of brave wingsurfers provide quality material for the rest of the sport to show at work and say “that’s also wingsurfing’

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Re: Wingsurfing - Intel - forum topic?

Postby scottnorby » Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:26 pm

....all the major players have a few thousand orders MORE than expected—- craziness — should be wings on the water soon. Factories cranking!
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Re: Wingsurfing - Intel - forum topic?

Postby jumptheshark » Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:29 pm

They say the meek shall inherit the break.

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Re: Wingsurfing - Intel - forum topic?

Postby PullStrings » Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:28 pm

Dad bought me a Wingsurfer this afternoon

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Re: Wingsurfing - Intel - forum topic?

Postby Jukka » Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:17 pm

grigorib wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:02 pm
- long arms vs. short arms wingsurfing. Arm extensions for lightwind
You might be onto something here that might make this work.
Maybe some telescopic carbon fibre sticks with quick connect pig tails. Or could it work even with some rope or lines.
Though that would make it difficult to control without some control device, so it probably would not work well.

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Re: Wingsurfing - Intel - forum topic?

Postby Peter_Frank » Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:35 am

If a harness is desired, why not just use the wing leash you see many use, and put it with the right length close to the wing COE so it is neutral :naughty:

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