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Re: What am I doing wrong and I keep breaking my TT boards?

Postby omg » Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:39 am

+1 to heliloops.

Already said that pros land megaloops very smoothly and that’s because of heli loops.

It’s pure stupid (been there done it, broke my back 10 yrs ago due to this) to land hot when not neccessary, ie. I was landing just in between kiteloops ie. not high enough with too big kite not catching me well but high enough to damage me. Your body has a fuse somewhere, be it knees, ankles, hips, back, and when it goes it might be for good. I was immortal and invincible until I wasn’t. I got back from the injury and all good now, but don’t land hot when it’s not neccessary, ie. kiteloops. Go higher and land softer! It’s about technique!

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Re: What am I doing wrong and I keep breaking my TT boards?

Postby Pemba » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:41 am

There might be more, maybe age, UV. I've broken a Crazy Fly Rocky (old), Brokite, and Carved Imperator (V), amongst the "best" and strongest boards I would have thought. All without any incidents I could remember, all on top below what was probably the back foot. Maybe abrasion by sand getting stuck between footpad and board..

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Re: What am I doing wrong and I keep breaking my TT boards?

Postby downunder » Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:02 am

Carbon:
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Cracked on 3 other places....

Non carbon:
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And the list goes...They just keep coming ;)

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Re: What am I doing wrong and I keep breaking my TT boards?

Postby pj sofine » Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:23 am

From my point of view if you're breaking all your boards you're doing everything right! Hard charger !

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Re: What am I doing wrong and I keep breaking my TT boards?

Postby vol » Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:56 am

Go for wood core - triaxial fiberglass construction, impossible to break
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