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2 Tips for Big Air Kitesurfing - Shaun Bennett

Postby Toby » Thu Dec 24, 2020 6:40 pm


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Re: 2 Tips for Big Air Kitesurfing - Shaun Bennett

Postby Hugh2 » Thu Dec 24, 2020 10:53 pm

Met Shaun at Kite Point at Cape Hatteras this summer, pretty decent guy even if I did crash his demo Reach 12m into the bushes when the chicken loop on his Navigator bar twisted off my harness hook!

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Re: 2 Tips for Big Air Kitesurfing - Shaun Bennett

Postby SMJ » Fri Dec 25, 2020 2:27 am

Ok...so tip #1 was ease the bar out while edging to keep front line tension. What was tip #2? I think I missed it.

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Re: 2 Tips for Big Air Kitesurfing - Shaun Bennett

Postby Herman » Fri Dec 25, 2020 3:19 pm

#2. Use your hands together. Push with the slack hand - it is a really useful tip for speeding the kite up!

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Re: 2 Tips for Big Air Kitesurfing - Shaun Bennett

Postby SMJ » Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:02 pm

They slipped like 3 tips in the there at the end, so I didn't know which one was the "second" big tip. :)

Figured it was one of these three:
Use both hands to send the kite (as Herman mentioned above).
Lock the sheeting in one place to build tension.
Land and ride downwind (which is pretty much common knowledge).


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