Re: Getting Spanked vs. Outlook
- --- In kitesurf@y..., "Jo Macdonald" <mrjomacdonald@v...> wrote:
> Hi Rick,time
> Getting lofted, not hurt, change my outlook on the sport. Made me
> realise how quick shit happens because it felt very much like as
> fast and uncontrollable as a nasty bike accident I had a few years
> If nothing of the kind has ever happened to you try this:
> Snap your fingers.
> That's how long it takes for your shit to happen. If you're in the
> right place and your luck is is you don't get hurt.
> Like you have the time to go "OH" (shit happens) then you have
> to go "SHIT" if you're still into talking.really
> Yep, getting lofted woke me up some and I don't think you can
> overdo the safety aspect if you ever have doubts. Ok some may be
> bored by it but some will definately be saved too. I think it's
> especially important for beginners who just don't realise how fast
> it can get dangerous but also for more experienced kiters who can
> all too easily fall into the trap of overconfidence.
> You have to always remember that you're playing in mother nature's
> garden and if she feels like spanking you, her's is a big hand.
> Keep up the good work.