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Re: 2021: King of the Air predictions

Postby Baptiste_FR » Fri Dec 11, 2020 2:35 pm

I see that the performance in the last 2 competition was an important criteria.
The 3 podium riders from Cold Hawaï and Lord of the Tram are selected.
It's also an important thing to have riders that can handle competition pressure/stress.

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Re: 2021: King of the Air predictions

Postby Exal » Fri Dec 11, 2020 5:03 pm

Baptiste_FR wrote:
Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:20 pm
Toby was right, no Lewis this year. But strange to see Tom Bridge knowing the importance of board-off in the competition.
And only 1 South African rider.
Really bummed about lewis not making it, his video was the one I enjoyed the most. Still looks like an incredible fun group of riders, hopefully can get down there and watch it.

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Re: 2021: King of the Air predictions

Postby Toby » Fri Dec 11, 2020 6:17 pm

see, Steven Akkersdijk is in.

Good choice!

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Re: 2021: King of the Air predictions

Postby BillyGoatGruff » Fri Dec 11, 2020 10:24 pm

I wanted to see some of the Dominican riders in there..Positio, Adeuri Corniel, Luis Cruz etc. Also no South American riders, but a new mix of riders and looks as good as ever :thumb: .

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Re: 2021: King of the Air predictions

Postby fluidity » Sat Dec 12, 2020 3:47 am

BillyGoatGruff wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:47 pm
Lets have a 2021: King of the Air thread, assuming it goes ahead.

1. Winner: I'm going on Liam Whaley, super stylish and goes massive with all the technical tricks out there. Also gotta fancy Jessie Richamn to retain his title.

2. One to Watch: Janek Grzegorzewski could beat anyone on his day.

3. One to make the Podium: Marc Jacobs. I think technical tricks will win this year, Marc has all the dangle passes, Kung-Fu and could probably land a KGB-Magaloop.
Marc Jacobs needs to work on his regular stance jumping more. Very noticeable that he's very good playing to the crowd goofy stance but lacks a bit in the other direction.

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Re: 2021: King of the Air predictions

Postby Saltyman » Sat Dec 12, 2020 5:19 am

I'm calling Arthur from Eleveight. Won Lord of Tram.
Has all the tricks in the bag.
Goes massive and will depend on which kite he rides on the day.
Awesome of flat water have to see how he goes with the kickers.
Kevin is absolutely dialled in on the Reedin now so could be Kevin yet again.

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Re: 2021: King of the Air predictions

Postby markymarc » Sat Dec 12, 2020 8:57 pm

Jesse Richman easy still the best.. What he can do in terms of height but especially in terms of moves is above the rest..
Although I'd love to see a dutch guy win again.

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Re: 2021: King of the Air predictions

Postby Exal » Mon Dec 14, 2020 3:59 pm

Corona announcement today, cases been going up since december ... Think it is doomed boys ...

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Re: 2021: King of the Air predictions

Postby Toby » Mon Dec 14, 2020 9:53 pm

Doesn’t sound too severe for now...let’s see what happens mid of January....

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Re: 2021: King of the Air predictions

Postby lagwagone » Tue Dec 15, 2020 6:10 am

Beaches closed in the worst hit parts of the country, but not in Cape Town... pretty sure it'll go ahead, but they might try limit spectators on the day


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