Strapless Kitesurfing?

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Strapless Kitesurfing?

Postby OliverG » Fri Nov 29, 2013 6:33 pm

What do you guys think?

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Re: Strapless Kitesurfing?

Postby mbzporvida » Fri Nov 29, 2013 7:11 pm

Very stylish for sure, no straps needed. SS$$
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Re: Strapless Kitesurfing?

Postby waves are good » Fri Nov 29, 2013 9:46 pm

pretty fun skate session........
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Re: Strapless Kitesurfing?

Postby Bulldog » Fri Nov 29, 2013 11:09 pm

Keahi and Kai Lenny were doing these moves in 8 foot waves in the KSP last earlier this week.

I'm not sure why these moves don't count as "freestyle" just because they are done on a surfboard. They are certainly highly technical and require even more skill than tricks done with straps. The placement of the board is critical at every second.

I can't come close to doing any of these moves, but for me the progression involved in riding strapless has been incredibly rewarding, learning how little far you can push your riding without being connected to the board.
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Re: Strapless Kitesurfing?

Postby wjb » Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:47 am

Nice!
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Re: Strapless Kitesurfing?

Postby ramsey » Mon Dec 02, 2013 1:55 pm

who says that doesn't count as freestyle?
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Re: Strapless Kitesurfing?

Postby Captain John » Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:02 pm

no straps needed, but at least 3 bars of wax! per session!
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Postby Rob » Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:45 am

Super sick
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