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Do-it-All Kites: Who Should & Shouldn't Use Them

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Do-it-All Kites: Who Should & Shouldn't Use Them

Postby Toby » Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:07 pm


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Re: Do-it-All Kites: Who Should & Shouldn't Use Them

Postby edt » Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:56 pm

Pretty hard to do a handle pass on most wave kites. Not saying it's impossible but its really difficult. When I think of do it all kites I think dice rpm enduro and dash not wave kites. Just my own opinion.

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Re: Do-it-All Kites: Who Should & Shouldn't Use Them

Postby Michaelr123 » Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:07 pm

It's probably not a big deal if you're chilling (mowing the lawn on the foil, throwing some lofty jumps on TT, etc), but when you're pushing the boundaries of whatever sport you're switching too, I think there's something to be said for the muscle memory that has to be retrained when switching styles and sizes of kites. That's just my 2 cents, and maybe I'm just slow, but I prefer feeling confident in how my kite is going to react before I'm 20ft in the air and I need get back down... gently lol

When the winds a bit light for a 12m NV, I'll still grab the 14m apollo, but its always an adjustment for the first 10min on the water or so. After that its a blast and I enjoy my hang glider that floats me back down to earth :D


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