Est. # of kiteboarders in the World?
> naish t-shirt again, and it actually says "99.9% of theThanks for the T-Shirt correction.
> world's population" so we're talking about 6 million, not 60 million.
> now 6 million is still probably more than the real number...especially
> when you consider that they came out with that ad/line a couple years
> ago before kiteboarding started to explode. and even though it may come
> off as elitist or full of attitude, the statement is pretty much true.
> all things considered (cost, safety, access, interest, etc.) it is
> absolutely, positively the wrong sport for 99.9% of the world's
I know 6 Million is 10-20 times too high.
Its easy enough to measure approximately.
I welcome anyone else to try....
As the US National Sporting Goods Association does with other Sports,
i.e. participants based on a simple formula of Units sold (kites,boards).
there are a number of factors you can add to it.
My belief is that is closer to 10,000-20,000 participants World Wide,
that have tried it at least.
Check with the amount of units that have sold and a reasonable
formula of factors associated with it.
So, the T Shirt could be saying 99.9975% for 15,000 worldwide participants.
Prove i'm wrong...OR .... right.
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