15341Re: [ksurf] Wakeboard techniques?
- Jul 2 5:13 AM
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Sent: Saturday, July 01, 2000 10:20 PM
Subject: Re: [ksurf] Wakeboard techniques?
> In a message dated 7/1/00 9:20:01 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> << Are there any wakeboard style kitesurfers out there who can tell me
> how you re-orient yourself (without taking the board off your feet)
> after you get dragged, or wipe out and end up with the board behind
> you? I've done it once, but it was a bit of a fluke. I'm getting
> sick of taking the board off, flying the kite, and putting the board
> on again. Help!
> If you fall and land on your back, first you must roll your body back to
> front side.
> This can be difficult when kite is overhead in nuetral zone, because now
> are facing upwards looking at the kite backwards. . To roll back over,
> slowly lower kite to edge of window and roll your body back over toward
> Then raise kite to nuetral, over head, and fly the wake board underwater
> back to the starting position...
If you're in very shallow water, rolling over from this position is not
easy - as I discovered. Stay in water deep enough so you CAN roll the board
around if need be.
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