Re: 3 hours kitesnowboarder
- Thanks, Hung, that's an interesting and excellent veiwpoint I can't
remember hearing before.
Would you say the same applies to land kiteboarding, say on a dry
lake like we have here out west?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Hung Vu <hungvu2000@r...> wrote:
> I had an excellent session with a student today and at the end of
> hours session he was cranking upwind like an expert kitesnowboarder.
> The session goes like this: 1 hour on trainer kite, 1.5 hour on a
> 3.5 foil and the last .5 hour on a full size 6 m foil.
> We managed to go over all aspect of kitesnowboarding including the
> "dropping the bar" reflex.
> Learning kitesnowboarding is much much safer than kitesurfing as
> walk out to the middle of NOWHERE and learn from all your mistakes
> without hurting yourself or anyone else (watch out for the
> thought - he is the only one around you that may get hurt)
> I would recommend kitesnowboarding/kiteskiing as the first kiting
> for one to learn before learning kitesurfing (remember the
> model ;-). It's just so safe, so much fun (the fun start much
> than kitesurfing) and you can learn from all of your mistakes
> graduate to the more DANGEROUS kitesurfing. Also, once you are a
> kitesnowboarder, you can kitesurf upwind just naturally...
> P.S., There are so much currently wasted space where one can
> kitesnowboard/kiteski, no limit to where you can launch or land and
> (I actually walk out to the kitesnowboarding spot and "travel"
> with the kite bag as my backpack)....
- --- In email@example.com, "John Santos" <bamoffthelip@e...> wrote:
> Thanks, Hung, that's an interesting and excellent veiwpoint I can'tHi John,
> remember hearing before.
> Would you say the same applies to land kiteboarding, say on a dry
> lake like we have here out west?
The same would be applicable to land kiteboarding to a certain degree.
The only concern I have is that land is still fairly rigid and may
hurt the student (even Peter Lynn was knocked out completely and was
driven to the hospital last year).
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "hungvuatnetcomdotca" <hungvu2000@r...> wrote:
>True ... but you could hurt yourself falling off that thing PL
> The only concern I have is that land is still fairly rigid and may
> hurt the student (even Peter Lynn was knocked out completely and was
> driven to the hospital last year).
was riding even without a kite ;-)