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Kiting on the Big Screen

Postby bhsu24 » Mon Oct 30, 2006 6:01 pm

Hey if anyone hasnt seen the new movie just came out called "The Bridge" its about the Golden Gate Bridge and the suicide jumpers. I went to see it last night and I was supprized to see kiteboarding shown throughout the first 10-15 mins of the movie.

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Postby al-kite-a » Tue Oct 31, 2006 11:31 am

On May 6, 2004 the big guy wearing the green shirt in the trailer of the movie landed about 300+- feet in front of me while I was kiting at the South Tower. If you see the movie when they focus on the water of where he landed you will see my lines (something only a kiter will pick up).
They also use footage of me kiting over to where I check to see if the guy is alive or dead. It is mixed in with footage they shot of kiting on other days around the bridge.

Being part of this movie was interesting and a makes me value who good I got it.
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Postby Bulldog » Tue Oct 31, 2006 12:59 pm

Like there's not already enough things to worry about when you're kiting at Chrissy; you have to worry about someone landing on your head, too.
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