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I wish kiteing was as cool as skateing

Postby Kozzie » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:25 pm


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Re: I wish kiteing was as cool as skateing

Postby Seawolf » Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:50 pm

Daewon is a legend.

Kiting can be as cool. Depends on the kiter as with the skater

Just try to avoid the mall grab, and the No grab zones! Eliminating those two will get you pretty far...

Some comparisons

Foiling = Longboarders

Kiteskate = streetskate

Waveriding = vertskating
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Re: I wish kiteing was as cool as skateing

Postby grigorib » Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:52 pm

Spending weekends and weeks on water. Traveling to ride. Twintipping, riding a kitesurfboard then a door, foiling. large kites, small kites. 7 knots. 50 knots. Boosting 40+ feet, doing a huge downwinder, going as fast as you can. being on a kite trip with so different, yet so likeminded people. Taking turns cooking breakfasts and dinners. Beers on a balcony watching sun go down. Attaching 2 AAA flashlight to front pigtails and riding in pitch black when water feels like black oil, with board spray colored by another flashlight. Optimizing your quiver. Being able to pack tight for travel and still bringing all you want. First on water. Last on water.

Everyone has their own life. Kitelife is cool. It's my life. I love it.

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Re: I wish kiteing was as cool as skateing

Postby knotwindy » Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:04 pm

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Re: I wish kiteing was as cool as skateing

Postby matth » Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:44 pm

lol sorry but skateboarding does not come remotley close to kiting...But then again hanging around a filthy graffiti filled skatepark with a bunch of stoners must be awesome..lol
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Re: I wish kiteing was as cool as skateing

Postby fernmanus » Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:22 am

If you are interested in being cool, go skating or surfing or snowboarding or whatever 14 year-old punks are into. Most kiters could care less about what other people think. IMHO, that is cool.

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Re: I wish kiteing was as cool as skateing

Postby Kozzie » Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:33 am

Yeah nah too many kooks not enuff boots and loops. You lot are particularly daggy ay

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Re: I wish kiteing was as cool as skateing

Postby edt » Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:38 am

dont like that video much. too much talking. I could watch deca 2nd to none from 2001 all day but had to fast foward the above video. kiteboarding is actually more visually appealing than skateboarding and some of the videos out there blow my mind. the movies by andy gordon and aaron hadlow are so good, calibrate aspire, revolve, invent, then there are the lenten videos stormsjees to mention a few. There should be love between skaters and kiters, not rivalry. Both sports have amazing videos amazing riders great tricks and best of all anyone can kite anyone can skateboard.

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Re: I wish kiteing was as cool as skateing

Postby windmaker » Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:45 am

Seawolf wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:50 pm
Daewon is a legend.

Kiting can be as cool. Depends on the kiter as with the skater

Just try to avoid the mall grab, and the No grab zones! Eliminating those two will get you pretty far...

Some comparisons

Foiling = Longboarders

Kiteskate = streetskate

Waveriding = vertskating
TT in waves = scooter kids :D

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Re: I wish kiteing was as cool as skateing

Postby longwhitecloud » Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:17 am

Ryan Williams is cool these days...


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