17870Re: [ksurf] Age limit for responsible safe Kitesurfing???
- Aug 24, 2000Hi Jeff
It's a bit of a curly one, but I think if the parent is responsible and
constantly with the youngster then why not.? I was just reading an article
on Lou Wainman, it said he started windsurfing when he was 9, look how good
he is now at 25. You could find many similar scenarios with a lot of expert
I would be recommending a 1.8M wingspan 2 line sport or foil kite if he has
never flown. Does the parent who asked you kitesurf/fly kites?
My son started flying sport kites when he was younger and is a very talented
I think each case needs to be considered carefully as you are doing, cya and
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> I recently had a request from a parent, for a small kite for his
> 10 year old kid. Should we as a group set an age limit who those
> learning to kitesurf? Physical ability is NOT the issue, I'm talking
> responsibility for the safety of others. There is a reason why drivers
> licenses are not given to 12 year olds. What to ya think?
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