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Anyone know this guy?

Postby richy-c » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:47 pm

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Re: Anyone know this guy?

Postby SENDIT! » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:38 pm

Thanks for sharing that. I hadn't seen that in years and had forgotten about it. I love the general philosophy! None of us knows how long we have left!

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Re: Anyone know this guy?

Postby Kitetwin-1 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:52 pm

I’m an old man with young thoughts 👍👍👍

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Re: Anyone know this guy?

Postby Trent hink » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:22 pm

A few weeks ago I went to a party for a fellow kiter who just turned 78.

Not trying to one-up or anything, just saying that there are people out there who live healthy and keep doing the things they love well into their retirement.

I'm not one of them, when I asked my friend his age, I told him I was pretty sure I'll be long dead before I get there.

I actually just ran in to him this afternoon, after trying to kite foil at a crappy park on the intercostal here.

The beaches are closed for most residents, but not for residents who own beach property or tourists who come and rent beach property or stay at beachfront hotels. Go figure.

He wanted to get out today, but he was wearing a heart monitor that couldn't get wet. High blood pressure, he said.

He was super-excited talking about wind foiling, because one of his friends just helped him tune his gear, and all of a sudden it seems super easy to him. The park we were at is walking distance from his condo and although it is a sketchy spot to kite, it's perfect for windsurfing.

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Postby richy-c » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:23 pm

Just wondered if he is still kiting. Looks like video could be 5+ years old maybe.

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Re: Anyone know this guy?

Postby badgb21 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:23 pm

Yup, that's Davy Boy.

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Postby andyjiggs » Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:56 pm

The video was made 5 years ago.
I put Davids name forward to a production company who were making videos of people living life to the full in later life.
There are a few other videos of the older generation taking part in different sports.
David is still living life to the full, kitesurfing and skiing and a keen cyclist amongst quite a few other pastimes.
Awesome to see and very inspirational
😃😃😃
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Re: Anyone know this guy?

Postby richy-c » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:21 pm

andyjiggs wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:56 pm
The video was made 5 years ago.
I put Davids name forward to a production company who were making videos of people living life to the full in later life.
There are a few other videos of the older generation taking part in different sports.
David is still living life to the full, kitesurfing and skiing and a keen cyclist amongst quite a few other pastimes.
Awesome to see and very inspirational
😃😃😃
Thats great to know 😊 He must be in his 80s now then?


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