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Serious lofting

Postby Toby » Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:15 am


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Re: Serious lofting

Postby a99 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:19 am

Definitely loft and hang with line connected to water jet.

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Re: Serious lofting

Postby Trent hink » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:53 pm

I've seen some of our local riders do that. He's tethered on the way up and let's go to get down.

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Re: Serious lofting

Postby SWO_kite » Mon Feb 24, 2020 6:02 pm

Trent hink wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:53 pm
I've seen some of our local riders do that. He's tethered on the way up and let's go to get down.
At first I was skeptical of a tether, but it seems pretty obvious. His lateral position over the water during ascent almost doesn't change. Once he starts falling he begins to drift down wind.

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Re: Serious lofting

Postby Kamikuza » Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:03 pm

You can actually see the tether.

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Re: Serious lofting

Postby matth » Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:47 am

it's all fun and games till something goes wrong....

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Re: Serious lofting

Postby Trent hink » Wed Feb 26, 2020 3:29 am

matth wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:47 am
it's all fun and games till something goes wrong....
For sure.

When I got offered a chance to try, I politely declined.

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Re: Serious lofting

Postby knotwindy » Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:12 pm

Huh, I was taught

It’s always fun until someone gets hurt
Then it’s hysterical

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Re: Serious lofting

Postby jumptheshark » Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:00 pm

Nailed the landing


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