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there we go brent wink


and yes, id agree that short lines does mean less alititude, but any longer at the top end and the power stroke is too long and i get ripped off downwind when sending.

john, i probably exaggerate a wee bit. 30kts is definately my limit. in the gusts above that we’re talking kite so low its practically skimming the water and about a foot and a half of trim in. down my local its not uncommon for me to be on my 10 when people are powered on 7s, purely as im too poor to buy a 6 so i have to make do. that said i like to be powered so my 15 rides up to about 17-18kts then the 10 comes out till its maxed smile

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very civil of you harry,

I’m drunk as f%#k at the mo, friends stag.

So here it is.  This is a call to all the crew to post the height.

Everybody knows, height is just plain fun!

Contest closes whenever and JZ promises his left ball that whoever wins gets themselves bragging rights and a custom Ocean Rodeo Smoking jacket.  THe next big thing in OR apparel. 

Post that shiat. 
 
B

EDIT: Sorry, folks, hasn’t been a ridable wind here in goin on three weeks!


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OK, I like this… even if Brent is drunk. Let’s start posting photos of our big airs, I’ll try to invent a smoking jacket for the winner.

I don’t have a lot of photos of me riding but this is one of me on the way up to what I swear was a 500 foot jump. smile


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Dude,
that looks more like 600 feet to me.


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JohnZ,

I see that it’s an OR board, but do you remember which one and what size you were using?

Allen


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Allen Binder - 30 June 2009 06:23 AM

JohnZ,

I see that it’s an OR board, but do you remember which one and what size you were using?

Allen

I think it was the 140. It was an awesome jump. Completely snapped the thing in half on landing!

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andy - 30 June 2009 06:31 AM
Allen Binder - 30 June 2009 06:23 AM

JohnZ,

I see that it’s an OR board, but do you remember which one and what size you were using?

Allen

I think it was the 140. It was an awesome jump. Completely snapped the thing in half on landing!

bummer!!!


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i heard he’s still up there….

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a little bit of evidence, mostly of my friend but theres a few reasonable boosts in there. the best one was a solid 25 footer with a tweaked grab which i forgot to edit in.. i’ll dig it out smile

i think its a good video anyways, enjoy.

http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?cropsuccess&id=1760637188#/video/video.php?v=183465225149&subj=1760637188

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It was the 140 and I think it was the 2nd biggest jump I got that day, but yes, it lead to me putting my foot right through the bottom of the board. I was on an 8m in really gusty conditions and didn’t send the kite at the right time when I was coming down so I came down pretty hard. smile

Come on y’all, come to Nitinat! We’ll have a maximum air contest!!!