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  • hungvuatnetcomdotca <hungvu@netcom.ca>
    Check http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ksurfschool/message/1930 P.S. I went out kitesnowboarding again today with the Concept Air 6.0 with another
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 23, 2003
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      Check http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ksurfschool/message/1930

      P.S. I went out kitesnowboarding again today with the Concept Air 6.0
      with another kitesnowboarder using Naish 11.5. The wind picked up and
      he had to switch to the Naish 7.5 while I still used my Concept Air.

      Hung.

      --- In ksurfschool@yahoogroups.com, "illbeback1999
      <illbeback1999@y...>" <illbeback1999@y...> wrote:
      > Hello Hung,
      > tell us more on how to convert a foil to a "sled"!
      >
      > Chris
      >
      > --- In ksurfschool@yahoogroups.com, Hung Vu <hungvu@n...> wrote:
      > > We have been blessing with excellent winter wind and snow this
      > winter so
      > > far (more wind to come tomorrow).
      > >
      > > I went out kitesnowboarding today with my foil/sled Concept Air
      6.0
      > EX's
      > > (depowered as a sled) in wind around 17 to 27 knots (peak gust
      30.8
      > > knots). I was a bit overpowered but did just fine. This is the
      wind
      > I
      > > normally use my Naish 5.5.
      > >
      > > I also use my foil/sled Concept Air 6.0 EX's as a flat foil in 10-
      > 11 to
      > > 18 knots (the normally I use my Naish 11.5 for from 9 - 18 knots).
      > >
      > > So my sled/foil Concept Air 6.0 EX's is almost equal the Naish 5.5
      > and
      > > 11.5.
      > >
      > > P.S. I start using same kite sizes for kitesnowboarding as for
      > > kitesurfing (as long as you have some snow to edge decently it's
      the
      > > same); because it's easier and higher to jump in power-up
      condition.
      > >
      > > P.P.S., And this is in cold air around -20C. I am not sure what
      the
      > wind
      > > meter that the yatch club nearby used but it seems to measure both
      > > winter wind and summer wind similarly (same power as I feel from
      my
      > > kite)
      > >
      > > P.P.P.S, I am in the process of converting my XXXL to a foil/sled.
      > >
      > > Hung.
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