Re: [ksurf] Kitesurfing - a little closer to mainstream!
- Well, I am sure you would be glad to know (even if we
don't meet on the water), after reading, watching
videos, flying a stunt kite for years and windsurfing
for years the one important item I discovered is to
shell out the funds for a lesson. I have my board on
it's way, I have a kite waiting for me at the shop and
I took my weekend off for the lessons. Can't wait. Am
starting with a nash ar5 15.5 to cope with the summer
winds in south fla. I was concerned this is a tad big
for a first timer - however, the word in town is to go
with this size if I want to have fun, i.e. get my butt
out of the water... using the airrush 6'6
directional. Covering my body with bubble rap to
avoid injury... Most important I think this list is
great - I am on many others where conversation is dull
or does not exisist - thanks to all and wish me luck!
P.s. Still can't find the kite surfing mags in the
--- callum@... wrote:
> Just got the shock of my life. The local new agents
> is now stocking a
> kitesurf magazine, shock horror. And from the looks
> of it it's been
> pretty popular, only one left as opposed to heaps of
> windsurf and
> wakeboard mags!!
> Kitesurfing takes a step closer to be mainstream -
> is that good or
> bad?? bad I think! Especially when one of the
> feature articles in it
> was titled "surviving your first session!" he he he.
> Now there will
> be a new bread of kitesurfer, those that teach them
> selves from books!
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