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Re: [ksurfschool] Re: jumpjibes

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  • Rick Howe
    Too late - I ve already told friends about the expert advise I ve gotten from you. I ll let you know if and when I have some success. Don t hold your
    Message 1 of 7 , Sep 3, 2002
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      Too late - I've already told friends about the "expert" advise I've gotten from you. I'll let you know if and when I have some success. Don't hold your breath waiting however.
      Little wind here -1 bf or so. Tried the AiRush 16.
      Sidney! I must have gotten am/pm mixed up. I ciao rick
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: callum_downie
      To: ksurfschool@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2002 3:51 AM
      Subject: [ksurfschool] Re: jumpjibes


      "Callum, thanks again for your expert advice "

      Don't get to carried away with the "expert" hehe...

      I'm in none of the locations you mentioned - i'm in sydney

      Cya
      Callum


      --- In ksurfschool@y..., "wndsrfr1" <rhowe@k...> wrote:
      > Callum, thanks again for your expert advice - I understand
      > the "don't ask me why" dilemma. I have several of "those" on a
      > lower skill level. The kiters at the gorge at Hood River would do
      > as you suggest, I believe. You are far ahead of me in this sport.
      > Thanks again for your good advise. I just received a new AiRush 16
      > several days ago, and have not had it on the water yet,-lack of
      wind
      > and off shore, what there is.
      > I'm curious as to your location. I don't mean to pry. If I
      figured
      > correctly you are in England, the Canaries, Azores, or...
      > Again I appreciate your time and effort - thanks
      >
      >
      > --- In ksurfschool@y..., "callum_downie" <callum_downie@h...> wrote:
      > > One thing I didn't mention is it is easier to do (don't ask me
      > why)
      > > if you actually do something in the air - like a back roll or
      > > something, rather than just dangling - I find If I just try it
      > with
      > > an ordinary jump I often over balance. There is alot of info out
      > > there on how to do back rolls - basically look over your front
      > > shoulder when you launch - right over it like your trying to see
      > your
      > > butt or something - that'll give you rotation and head will be in
      > the
      > > right place to spot the landing.
      > >
      > > You should be able to do it tentativly only about 2ft off the
      > water
      > > to start with so the stacks need not be excisvly hard.
      > >
      > > You also don't really need alot of forward speed when your going
      > into
      > > the move to start with - as your putting the kite right into the
      > > top/middle of the window it'll have anough power by itself to
      > launch
      > > you skyward!
      > >
      > > Callum
      > >
      > > --- In ksurfschool@y..., "Rick Howe" <rhowe@k...> wrote:
      > > > Callum - thank a lot!!! This is what I figured, but I was not
      > > sure, and I can't seem to master, it and can't find any videos,
      > mags
      > > or whatever to fix my Hindenburg fixation (which I'm getting real
      > > tired of). Can't wait to try your advise . No other kiters here
      in
      > > Panama City Beach, Fl. I'm trying to help some learn now.
      > Really
      > > appreciate you taking the time to help me out, as my water
      > > relaunching techniques have a lot to be desired also!!
      > > > rick
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > From: callum_downie
      > > > To: ksurfschool@y...
      > > > Sent: Monday, September 02, 2002 9:26 PM
      > > > Subject: [ksurfschool] Re: jumpjibes
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > What exactly do you mean by "jump jibe?" If you want to jump
      > > going
      > > > one direction and land travelling in the opposite direction
      > you
      > > need
      > > > to do the folowing - it'll take a bit of practise in timing
      > the
      > > kite.
      > > >
      > > > 1) Send the kite back slowly at first,
      > > > 2) release the edge of your board - your now jumping,
      > > > 3) now straighten the kite so it is flying directly above you
      > > > 4) when you start to descend pull with your old backhand and
      > > direct
      > > > the kite in the opposite direction to which you were
      > originally
      > > > travelling.
      > > > 5)If you want to land Hot going the other direction you
      should
      > > land
      > > > with the kite actually diving towards the water in the new
      > > direction -
      > > > this will give you alot of speed.
      > > >
      > > > If your kite is a slower kite or you are not planning on
      going
      > to
      > > > high you may not have to straighten the kite (point 3 above) -

      > > just
      > > > pull back and keep pulling.
      > > >
      > > > Hopefully this will help you.
      > > > Cheers
      > > > Callum
      > > >
      > > > --- In ksurfschool@y..., "Rick Howe" <rhowe@k...> wrote:
      > > > > Still looking for a couple of kite handling hints on jump
      > jibes.
      > > > > thanks,
      > > > >
      > > > > rick
      > > > >
      > > > >
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