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  • Brown, Mike
    Thanks for both links! From: kitesurf@yahoogroups.com [mailto:kitesurf@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Steve Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 7:53 PM To:
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      Thanks for both links!



      From: kitesurf@yahoogroups.com [mailto:kitesurf@yahoogroups.com] On
      Behalf Of Steve
      Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 7:53 PM
      To: kitesurf@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [ksurf] 10 years anniversary



      Alos check out
      http://kitesurfingschool.org/kitesurfing.htm
      Steve

      Brown, Mike wrote:
      >
      > So I guess that makes me the other extreme. I joined a month or so
      ago.
      > I've never kitesurfed but want to learn. I purchased a Beamer 3.6 for
      a
      > trainer and I'm looking forward to getting on the water this spring or
      > summer.
      >
      > Mike
      >
      > From: kitesurf@yahoogroups.com <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>
      <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>
      > [mailto:kitesurf@yahoogroups.com <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>
      <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>] On
      > Behalf Of Jake
      > Sent: Friday, January 25, 2008 1:01 PM
      > To: kitesurf@yahoogroups.com <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>
      <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: RE: [ksurf] 10 years anniversary
      >
      > Best wishes to Rob for a speedy recovery! Sounds like he was lucky to
      > have
      > you guys around.
      >
      > Happy 10th now go out and kite!
      >
      > _____
      >
      > From: kitesurf@yahoogroups.com <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>
      <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>
      > <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>
      > [mailto:kitesurf@yahoogroups.com <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>
      <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>
      > <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com> ]
      > On Behalf
      > Of DeniseSEWA@... <mailto:DeniseSEWA%40Aol.com>
      <mailto:DeniseSEWA%40Aol.com>
      > <mailto:DeniseSEWA%40Aol.com>
      > Sent: Friday, January 25, 2008 3:10 AM
      > To: kitesurf@yahoogroups.com <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>
      <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>
      > <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: Re: [ksurf] 10 years anniversary
      >
      > I'm still reading although i didnt come on board as early as some of
      > you?,
      > Hung, Your advice ( and others here)helped me bigtime and I appreciate
      > that,
      > I got started on 'New Wave Concept air foils" and learned by myself on
      > desert lakes in Arizona, Lots of us paid our dues learning on our own
      on
      > equipment which was less then ideal and groups like this were our only
      > contact, Nowadays equipment is so good in comparison the newbe's have
      no
      > clue the dedication it took back then.
      > ?Life keeps changing, I moved from the desert to the west coast and
      > started
      > www.Kiteworks.org? ( a Kite repair bussines) while kiting became a
      > lifestyle
      > rather than a sport for me , dealing with the meager winds in San
      Diego
      > became more than I could deal with so I moved again to South Padre
      > Island
      > Texas , One of the USA's kiting destinations and still do kite repair
      > but
      > not like in San diego where I stayed much busier, now I am semi
      retired,
      > Kiting everyday there is wind , surfing when there are waves and
      > basically
      > just loving life.
      > Thanks to all you who helped change my life for the better.
      > On another note, it seems to me with the better equipment these days
      > people
      > dont really look after each other on the water as much as they used
      to,
      > an
      > incident 3 weeks ago brought this home, the winds were light and my
      > boyfriend and?I went to the flats to mess around with some older kites
      > we
      > hadnt used in a long time, just for something to do and to get wet, a
      > few
      > others were there but only one other getting set up. by the time I
      > launched
      > ,my boyfriend ( John) and Rob were on the water, I headed out going
      > upwind
      > of both when I noticed Robs kite on the water and john heading
      downwind
      > towards him, I couldnt see Rob moving or trying to relaunch so I went
      > downwind also, when I got there John was resusitating Rob , I went to
      > shore
      > to have someone call 911 and get more help out to John, Rob had a
      brain
      > anurism, passed out and drowned, John revived him and He is now
      > recovering
      > from brain surgery, The point is, no matter what your skill level or
      > what
      > the conditions, S**T happens, look after your fellow kiters and keep a
      > constant eye on anyone down on the water, take a minute to check them
      > out,
      > The life saved just might be yours !!
      > Happy new year and happy tenth Kitesurf !!
      > Denise
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: rscxx <rscxx@yahoo. <mailto:rscxx%40yahoo.com> com>
      > To: kitesurf@yahoogroup <mailto:kitesurf%40yahoogroups.com> s.com
      > Sent: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 9:53 pm
      > Subject: Re: [ksurf] 10 years anniversary
      >
      > Im flying a peter lynn 10m bomba red dont be shy..
      >
      > rscxx <rscxx@yahoo. <mailto:rscxx%40yahoo.com> com> wrote: I dony know
      > you
      > all so much, but I subscribe to the site & like to hear whsayup. was
      at
      > the
      > dead bird in galveston. Now going to big island hawaii 1st feb, meet
      mi
      > if u
      > can!
      > Dougie
      >
      > HungVu2000 <hungvu2000@rogers. <mailto:hungvu2000%40rogers.com> com>
      > wrote:
      > Hi Josh and Steve,
      >
      > Glad to see that you guys are still with the group.
      >
      > I am no longer the moderator so I have no idea who is still reading
      the
      > group. Maybe Tim or Tunico may know by checking the member database.
      >
      > I would be nice to know who is doing what now.
      >
      > As for me, I still kite fairly frequently (besides the daily 15-30
      > minutes exercise, kiting keep me in good health) and operate a local
      > kite school.
      >
      > Hung.
      >
      > OneWithWind@ <mailto:OneWithWind%40aol.com> aol.com wrote:
      >
      > >Hi Hung,
      > > Are there many others of us who started out on the list still out
      > there
      > >reading it? Stephano used to have a web site about the first 30 of us
      > with
      > >little bio's so we could get to know each other better. I'd like to
      see
      > that
      > >again an see where in kiting they are now.
      > >PEACE & WINDS
      > > Josh Young
      > > Onewithwind@ <mailto:Onewithwind%40aol.com> aol.com
      > >
      > >
      > >
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