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Very lightwind freestyle tricks?

Postby wavy navy » Fri Jul 09, 2021 6:32 pm

What do you work on strapless when you're extremely underpowered? Tacks and 360s are no fun in that conditions. I need inspiration.

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Re: Very lightwind freestyle tricks?

Postby Qiter » Sat Jul 10, 2021 7:13 am

You can work on some kiteloop sequences/tricks? ("Walk the dog") etc.
Also, trying all the other tricks and transitions in light wind will make you a much better rider as the wind window is so much smaller in light air and you therefore have much less margin for error in the trick..
It will make your movements much more precise and you will figure out which part of each move is the crucial one for you. This will ultimately benefit your "normal" wind riding.
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Re: Very lightwind freestyle tricks?

Postby frequentflyer » Sun Jul 11, 2021 4:06 pm

Learning to create lift and line tension without critically modifying the direction of pull is another layer to the “tricks” I work on already. There are limits to how underpowered you can be and still make it happen. At certain wind speeds, riding becomes the trick

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Re: Very lightwind freestyle tricks?

Postby Regis-de-giens » Sun Jul 11, 2021 6:54 pm

You Can add a small kick-off during your 360 to turn it into a small backloop kiteloop. Fun in 6 knots.
Édit : sorry not that easy for strapless practice

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