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I don't get brainfreeze ever. I guess there is just wind between my ears.
No helmet it is!
Kites: 2017 F-One Bandit: 8m. 2017 F-One Breeze 11m.
Board: 2015 F-One 5'10 Mitu Surf/Foil convertible
Harness: Manera Exoharness.
Wetsuit: Manera 5/4/3 X10D
I wore a helmet only at the coast until I hit ground in 200 feet from shore at 3rd ave crashing after a jump (luckily hitting rocks under water with foots). Now wearing a helmet all the time - the most safe-looking conditions are usually the most deceptive.
That is too bad that so many guys do not wear a helmet at 3rd, thinking that it is a safe spot.
I wear a helmet wherever there are rocks or trees: 3rd, Berkeley, Sherman. No helmet at Crissy, Alameda; maybe I should reconsider. Glad to hear you're ok.
Haven't ridden at Waddell in a while, but I imagine a helmet would be important for when the waves throw your board back at you.
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