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Re: [ksurf] Re: Am I a Kitesurfer or Kiteboarder? Please Help..

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  • doja karolini
    ... I DEFINATELLY AGREE WITH U MAN, GUYS DON´T GET CONFUSED JUST ENJOY IT DKAROLINI ...
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      >From: "Richard Maise" <RMAISE@...>
      >Reply-To: kitesurf@egroups.com
      >To: kitesurf@egroups.com
      >Subject: [ksurf] Re: Am I a Kitesurfer or Kiteboarder? Please Help..
      >Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2000 11:55:33 -0000
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      >You're both brother, A surfer and a boarder, dont go crazy, let them
      >figure it out. How long did it take you? It's all in fun. Enjoy their
      >confusion. When you are kickin-ass, thats when they will say," Oh,
      >Ok!"
      >

      I DEFINATELLY AGREE WITH U MAN, GUYS DON�T GET CONFUSED JUST ENJOY IT
      DKAROLINI
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      >-- In kitesurf@egroups.com, BIGEUGENE@A... wrote:
      > > I just bought my first kite and board last week. Got out on the
      > > water Saturday. F-One ATW 7.0 and 215 board. All I have to say is
      > > that all the patience training on land and body dragging paid off!
      > > Truly amazing. No, I didn't jibe, but I did go a fair ways without
      > > falling and was able to get up when I did fall. I even relaunched
      > > from the water, though I think this was more by luck than skill.
      > >
      > > However, I am a neurotic person to begin with and this is bothering
      > > me: Am I a kitesurfer or a kiteboarder?
      > >
      > > I told my mom I went Kitesurfing. I told my sister I went
      > > Kiteboarding. I feel that I am lying to one of them. Or maybe I
      >am
      > > telling two versions of the truth.
      > >
      > > I know that I kitesurfed because my board is a modified SURFboard.
      > >
      > > I feel that I kiteboarded because my board is a modified surfBOARD.
      > >
      > > And magazines and websites, KiteSurf, KiteBoard. The list goes on.
      > >
      > > You guys on wakeboards are lucky, you know what you are. Those of
      >us
      > > on directionals are caught indefinitely in KITE PURGATORY, boarder
      >or
      > > surfer? Do I get to choose what I am? Should I say, "Dammit, I am
      >a
      > > kiteboarder," or "Dammit, I am a kitesurfer"? Should I allow the
      > > adoring public to choose? "I am either a kitesurfer or
      >kiteboarder,
      > > whichever you prefer kind sir/madam, I myself am not truly certain,
      > > please brand me."
      > >
      > > Are we entering the realm of skiers vs. snowboarders in this
      >sport?
      > > Directionals vs. Wakeboards? Am I supposed to hate wakeboarders?
      >And
      > > then what if I become a boarder? Am I just another convert? Am I a
      > > kitesurfer on a directional and a kiteboarder on a wakeboard. And
      > > what happens when someone designs skis for kites? Where will we be
      > > then? Can't we all just pick one? I can't sleep. I don't eat my
      > > Wheaties. My dog is even sick over this.
      > >
      > > Can I be all things to everyone? Can I just call myself "KiteGuy"?
      > >
      > > Someone Please Help.
      > >
      > > Windless in Florida,
      > >
      > > Brett
      >
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