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  • Jason Brickner
    How about Launch Pad LP? Keeps the trekkie theme going up there. Too bad I missed Sunday. Sounds like another good one. Family obligations. I m thinking
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 5, 2010
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      How about Launch Pad LP? Keeps the 'trekkie' theme going up there.

      Too bad I missed Sunday. Sounds like another good one. Family obligations.

      I'm thinking like Jim T and Steve-O... We still have another month of kiting
      left. Looking forward to next weekend.

      -JBrick

      -----Original Message-----
      From: boisesailors@... [mailto:boisesailors@...]
      On Behalf Of Tom Cavaiani
      Sent: Monday, October 04, 2010 4:23 PM
      To: Jon Bolt
      Cc: Boise Sailors; snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [BSA] Jolly until I found that shallow beach...

      Jon,
      You described a great name... how about White Cliffs?

      Tom

      On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 5:16 PM, Jon Bolt <idakiteman@...> wrote:
      > Thanks for pix Tom.  LP an inspiring setting.  We are lucky....
      > Another big mojo day far upwind huckin' the huge stuff...until the
      > clouds came in.  Last two days up there have been funnest sessions
      > I've ever had at LP.
      > Pix show how localized the good winds were up at that pocket where we
      > kiter's & Jim T. hung out.  That point is SPECIAL...the north cliffs
      > turn from black to white at a knife-edge boundary, great wind
      > concentrates there but nowhere else, riders magically ascend to next
      > level...spiritual energy concentrates there for sure!
      > Let's make a name for that point celebrating its aura !  Contribute
      > your suggestions.  Here's a couple starters:
      > Ying-Yang point (where the black and white cliffs meet) Vortex point
      > (where spiritual energy concentrates) Beam-me-up point....
      > On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 10:30 AM, Tom von Alten <tva@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> and broke my fin.  6.0 was the right call, got me through the hula
      >> zone both ways, inbound with my fin rotated 90 degrees and hanging on
      >> by the aft pin.  (My #2 fin was on my other board at home...
      >> and my #3 fin's pretty small, but I would have tried it, IF I HAD
      >> THAT SCREW I NEEDED IN MY BAG. :-(
      >>
      >> Four windsurfers if you count my half dozen reaches, one dapper
      >> fellow who hasn't been out in a while on his big board and Gaastra.
      >>
      >> Half a dozen? kiters, including somebody with a sporty Toyota who
      >> parked so close to me it made me wonder if he was asking for a door
      >> ding. Fortunately, my car has other doors I could still use (and I
      >> resisted the temptation).
      >>
      >> Took some pix on my way out as the clouds set in and the wind pattern
      >> got sketchy.  The one of Betsy on the ramp as she headed out is nice,
      >> too -- love that happy grin.
      >>
      >> http://www.flickr.com/photos/90518906@N00/sets/72157625086473090/
      >>
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      Department of Information Technology and Supply Chain Management
      College of Business and Economics
      Boise State University
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