Re: Controversal self-learning matter
- I am a leraner and have started to enjoy riding ( carefully)...
You can certainly do learn a lot yourself...
But, I think someone, as a proper instructor, passing the important
messages to you makes more impact and effect on you..
For example watching these BOOST videos.
I really don get these guys..
They are riding next to rocks, next to beach..
I have even seen videos, riders coimg from sea, jumoping on rocks,
adn oing back to sea..
what is this?
total ignorance of the safety..
of yourself and others
plus making a propaganda of how safe and how easy whole thing is..
I totaly disagree..
may be I am just a beginner and overconcerned..
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Kite Power (Sydney)"
> Like the young fellow in Queensland last week who apparently wasoffered a lesson but refused and then managed to kill himself?
> Please do not promote self learning Hung, is it not good advicefrom someone like you, and it will not be good for the future of this
> To me it is like saying to a young person interested in doingcompetitive driving, to go and get an F-one car and go out by
themselves, could be done in rare cases, but in most it will end in
> Kitesurfing is the F-one of kite sports.so go
> Cya and
> Steve McCormack
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Hung Vu
> To: email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2003 11:12 AM
> Subject: [ksurfschool] Controversal self-learning matter
> This is a controversial matter and there will be plenty of flames
> ahead ;-)accidents.
> In the early days, all kitesurfers self-learn, there was little
> Then there are some schools, there's still little accidents.
> Then suddenly there are a number of intermediate, advance
> and ther are plenty serious/fatal accidents.intermediate/advance
> It seems like kitesurfing accidents happens more to
> kitesurfers (the chicken loop probably has some influence here).may not
> It is preferable that beginners taking lessons but taking lesson
> be mandatory in kitesurfing as those who determine to self-learnmay
> probably be more cautious and less accident prone then the email@example.com
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