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  • callum_downie
    ... Hi, the reel leash will help prevent slignshots, but don t be mislead into thinking they re not possible with a real leash, they still are very
    Message 1 of 5 , May 29, 2002
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      > You should also consider a Reel Leash. The Reel Leash slowly pulls
      > the board towards you. This helps prevent the board from springing
      > back at you under tension after a crash.
      >
      > Kenny

      Hi, the reel leash will help prevent slignshots, but don't be mislead
      into thinking they're not possible with a real leash, they still are
      very poossible... I have sceen the results of it, ugly.

      Just didn't want you to be mislead...

      Callum


      >
      > --- In ksurfschool@y..., "vytaspass" <surfsup@r...> wrote:
      > > Leash on the harness sounds like a good idea. It will help with
      > > getting the board on, and also help with retrieving the board
      > while
      > > in the water (grabbing the leash and pulling will be a lot more
      > > convenient).
      > >
      > > V
      > >
      > > --- In ksurfschool@y..., "kiteboard2000" <kitebord@p...> wrote:
      > > > --- In ksurfschool@y..., "vytaspass" <surfsup@r...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > When you guys jump, how do you land it?
      > > > > I jump on the ARC and basically shoot the kite up over my
      head
      > > > which
      > > > > creates lift, but also slingshots me in the opposite
      direction
      > > >
      > > > Sounds like you're whipping it back to far. Take it easy.
      > Learn
      > > to
      > > > stay in your straps during small jumps, then work your way up
      > > (learn
      > > > to crawl before trying to sprint).
      > > >
      > > > > I get tossed
      > > > > and the leash has broken twice now creating a "dreadfull
      > > soreness"
      > > > in
      > > > > my ankle.
      > > >
      > > > You might want to move the board leash to your harness BEFORE
      > you
      > > > dislocate your knee or hip.
      > > >
      > > > Mel
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