4214Re: [ksurfschool] Children kitesurfing
- Jun 2, 20036 may be a bit too young for kitesurfing. School normally don't teach
kids snowboarding until they are 8. I would say at least 9-10 for
My son is 8 this year (an OK snowboarder) and he has been asking me for
a lesson everytime I teach someone else but I think I will wait for at
least 1 or 2 more years.
> There were some posts ages ago on kids kitesurfing. My 6 year old is
> now doing great with a foil stunt kite on the beach - including
> tricks of his own - and wants to progress to the water. I think
> there are some obvious safety issues, and I think he should go out
> on two lines with no harness loop, kite leash with QR, helmet, full
> flotation device, not too many people on the water etc. Anyone got
> any other hints and tips - even those saying "you must be mad, leave
> it 5 years" ideally with reasons?
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