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Jumping question?

Postby matth » Fri Nov 19, 2021 11:36 pm

We all know how high the experts can jump in nuking condition with oversized kites. What I want to know is how high can us regular joes jump in normal conditions.
How high can most of you jump with 20mph/17.38knts of wind??
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Re: Jumping question?

Postby Toby » Fri Nov 19, 2021 11:41 pm

3-4m

Warm air, flat water.

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Re: Jumping question?

Postby TheRussian » Sat Nov 20, 2021 12:15 am

10 to 12.5m using a 17m Ozone Edge

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Re: Jumping question?

Postby Faxie » Sat Nov 20, 2021 12:26 am

Between 8m and 11m, depending on kickers with my 12m Hyper. I rarely have a session with a highest jump under 10m, unless I'm barely powered.

Having said that, when very powered with any kite, it's mostly between 12m and 16m depending on water conditions. Sometimes 17m and PR is 18+ now.

The thing I struggle with most on 25+ days is getting good speed and finding the room to jump...

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Re: Jumping question?

Postby Soleas » Sat Nov 20, 2021 1:58 am

Average 12kn gusting 15kn
12.3m, 7.5 sec hangtime
Flysurfer Soul 10m, line length total 25m
tiny chop kicker
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Re: Jumping question?

Postby Trent hink » Sat Nov 20, 2021 2:04 am

I’m totally stoked if I can land and ride away clean from 1-2 meter jump on my surfboard.

And I’ve broken a lot of surfboards.

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Re: Jumping question?

Postby matth » Sat Nov 20, 2021 3:47 am

Wow!! those are some high jumps for 20mph...I'm around 8m , so I need to work on my technique.. 12m Rebel.. Thanks for the feedback.

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Re: Jumping question?

Postby fernmanus » Sat Nov 20, 2021 4:36 am

20 mph steady wind is rare. Usually, there are stronger gusts. You also need to take into account that lighter riders will jump higher than heavier riders.

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Re: Jumping question?

Postby Toby » Sat Nov 20, 2021 6:24 am

Soleas wrote:
Sat Nov 20, 2021 1:58 am
Average 12kn gusting 15kn
12.3m, 7.5 sec hangtime
Flysurfer Soul 10m, line length total 25m
tiny chop kicker
That can’t be 12m

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Re: Jumping question?

Postby Toby » Sat Nov 20, 2021 6:35 am

Guys, let me know if you make it to Brazil one day…I want to ride with you in max. 17 knots and compare, because I can’t believe what I am reading here.

If we talk 17 average, with gusts in mid 20’s, it’s a different story….


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