4042Re: [ksurfschool] WARNING TO SNAP SHACKLE USERS!!!
- Jan 22, 2003Rick,
I really, really appreciate the accident reports. However, I am frustrated
by the fact that the report is distributed in Acrobat PDF format with
*printing restrictions*. I want to read the entire 50-60+ page report, but
not on my screen, so the service is working against itself in terms of
maximizing the benefit of the report to the community. Is there anything
that can be done about this? Why is it copyrighted material with
restriction on the reproduction? I care deeply about this sport and value
tremendously the effort that is put into the accident report. I just want
to see the benefit of the report maximized...
>There has been another serious accident. Reportedly the failure of anChristopher Gaskins, MAI
>improperly rigged snap shackle to release was a key factor in the accident.
>If a snap shackle is used in lieu of a Quick Release, it must be properly
>rigged, maintained and tested to improve the odds that it will release when
>needed. Accidents will happen in kiteboarding it would be good to try to
>reduce the quantity of avoidable ones. More about this at:
Meridian Associates, Inc.
P.O. Box 21177
Salem, Oregon 97307-1177
(503) 463-5000 (phone)
(503) 463-5200 (fax)
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