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Learning to jump with the foil With a kite, BTW

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FLandOBX
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Re: Learning to jump with the foil With a kite, BTW

Postby FLandOBX » Mon Oct 25, 2021 1:58 pm

Here's a discussion on this topic with Slingshot rider, Adam Withington. Tips to avoid injury begin at 3:20. While there isn't any single "right" answer, Adam recommends keeping the board on your feet when crashing. Reasonable minds can differ, of course.

https://video.search.yahoo.com/search/v ... ction=view

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Re: Learning to jump with the foil With a kite, BTW

Postby FLandOBX » Mon Oct 25, 2021 2:03 pm

For a little inspiration, this video never gets old......

https://video.search.yahoo.com/search/v ... ction=view
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Re: Learning to jump with the foil With a kite, BTW

Postby rnelias » Mon Oct 25, 2021 4:24 pm

just another inspiring video ;)

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