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Re: [ksurfschool] learning toeside - I don't want to ride switch-foot!

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  • Hung Vu
    Many of the pioneer kitesurfers rode toeside such as Cory, Bruno and Laurrent. It s an art, go for it. Any directional board would work but the narrower the
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 6, 2001
      Many of the pioneer kitesurfers rode toeside such as Cory, Bruno and
      Laurrent.

      It's an art, go for it.

      Any directional board would work but the narrower the better (Cory's
      board was only 30 cm wide and 200 cm long).

      Hung.

      se_specialist wrote:
      >
      > Greetings!
      > Do most people just learn to ride switch foot, or would it just be
      > easier to learn to go toeside? I have surfed for many years, and
      > learnng to ride switchfoot sounds really hard.
      >
      > Any advantages/disadvantages to the toeside thing people have
      > noticed?
      >
      > On that note, I would think a directional, but with only one strap
      > in the front, near the middle, would be best to learn on(to make it
      > easier to go toeside, but with the volume to stand up easily. Can
      > anyone point a board like that out? Like a cross between a
      > directional and a twin -tip.....
      >
      > Joe
      >
      >
      >
      >
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    • callum_downie
      Airush have a board called a switch comes in 150 and 180 lengths, 180 is quite beefy from memory... Callum ... mix of a ... switch-foot! ... be ... it ...
      Message 2 of 4 , Dec 11, 2001
        Airush have a board called a "switch" comes in 150 and 180 lengths,
        180 is quite beefy from memory...

        Callum

        --- In ksurfschool@y..., "Gary Sowell" <garys@m...> wrote:
        > For boards, you might want to look at the Naish Mutant... It is a
        mix of a
        > directional/wakeboard...
        > Nice riding board..
        >
        > Gary
        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: "se_specialist" <se_specialist@y...>
        > To: <ksurfschool@y...>
        > Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2001 11:56 AM
        > Subject: [ksurfschool] learning toeside - I don't want to ride
        switch-foot!
        >
        >
        > > Greetings!
        > > Do most people just learn to ride switch foot, or would it just
        be
        > > easier to learn to go toeside? I have surfed for many years, and
        > > learnng to ride switchfoot sounds really hard.
        > >
        > > Any advantages/disadvantages to the toeside thing people have
        > > noticed?
        > >
        > > On that note, I would think a directional, but with only one strap
        > > in the front, near the middle, would be best to learn on(to make
        it
        > > easier to go toeside, but with the volume to stand up easily. Can
        > > anyone point a board like that out? Like a cross between a
        > > directional and a twin -tip.....
        > >
        > > Joe
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
        http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
        > >
        > >
        > >
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