[ksurf] Re: BIG BIG BIG Big air
- short lines in strong winds, say 25 meters
kite and the bridle, say 5 meters
and 20 feet higher, say 6 meters
A jump of more than 35 meters HIGH, then let go of the kite and swim back
??? That's the same as jumping from the 8th floor of a building.
In The Netherlands we say: "You see them fly!"
>Elliott Leboe and others were riding in some serious wind --
>average 30 knots probably. Some of the wakeboard guys can
>hold down a two-line Wipika 5.0 in a LOT of wind. Anyway
>most guys were jumping about 30 feet. On one jump, Elliott
>got boosted 20 feet higher than the KITES of the other
>guys -- 20 feet higher than kites that were flying.
>He let go and made a big splash. Kite blew away