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Re: [ksurf] Beginner kiteboards

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  • Pedro P Guimaraes
    I have to agree with Chris here, I have (and still do) use a Prodigy 158. It has been a really good board for learning and I am really happy with it. ~pedro
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 2, 2006
      I have to agree with Chris here, I have (and still do) use a Prodigy
      158. It has been a really good board for learning and I am really
      happy with it.

      ~pedro

      On Feb 02, 2006, at 11:15, Chris M. Moore wrote:

      >
      >
      > Jonathan,
      >
      > I have had great success with the Cabrinha Prodigy 158 kiteboard.
      > I like
      > this board over other boards because it is large enough to be a
      > forgiving
      > beginner board, but the edges(rails) are not all big and fat like
      > other big
      > boards so you can also ride this board with advanced skills and
      > really edge
      > the board to control your speed. Big surfboard style rails are
      > going to
      > equate to super sonic speed in higher winds that will be
      > uncontrollable. Be
      > careful with something too large and something with big fat rails..
      >
      > I have been extremely pleased with the Cabrinh Prodigy 158
      > twintip. I would
      > not suggest a directional as it is much harder to learn to gybe a
      > directional than to do a reverse heel side slide with a twintip!
      >
      > Hope this helps!
      >
      >
      > Chris Moore
      > www.khkkiteboarding.com
      > Kiteboarding Instructor
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