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Must watch: Kitesurfing + Freeskiing in Switzerland

Postby Dave_5280 » Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:43 pm

Video intro:

Alright, picture this: a bunch of super rad athletes from different backgrounds come together and make one big, super sport. Crazy, right? But that's exactly what the guys who thought up the X-Project did. They've basically taken windsurfing and combined it with skiing powder and then mixed it all together with snowboarding and snow-kiting too.

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Re: Must watch: Kitesurfing + Freeskiing in Switzerland

Postby Matteo V » Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:06 am

Pretty sweet, Dave. Thanks for the link!

I'd love to see more of the windsurf sail stuff. That takes me back.

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Re: Must watch: Kitesurfing + Freeskiing in Switzerland

Postby tautologies » Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:17 pm

Very nice. Looks like a fun, lets try this out, but can someone explain what the advantage of a windsurf sail or even a kite going downhill is? The speedwing is pretty obvious what the advantage is. I guess you could fly off with a kite too, but windsurfsail?
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Re: Must watch: Kitesurfing + Freeskiing in Switzerland

Postby Topaz » Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:41 pm

^^ That! I was thinking the same thing.

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Re: Must watch: Kitesurfing + Freeskiing in Switzerland

Postby B-Roc » Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:00 pm

I would think it would be easier to lug a kite around than a windsurf sail. Kites pack down pretty small when needed.


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