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Raceboard lessons?

Postby keithdkd » Fri Jun 14, 2013 10:38 am

So I just got a raceboard, but have been to nervous to ride it yet. Anyone know if someone gives lessons on riding a raceboard specifically? I am doing just fine on a twin tip and surfboard, plenty of experience there.

Perhaps I can just try it out, but I was afraid it would be so different. People have told me it's really hard to steer.
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Re: Raceboard lessons?

Postby Ron » Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:50 pm

Just try it...it'll be weird at first but you'll learn quickly. It's still kitesurfing.
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Re: Raceboard lessons?

Postby turguz » Mon Jun 17, 2013 3:43 pm

come to 3rd Ave race this wed:(http://www.3rdavekite.com/event/Coyote3 ... eRace.html)
we'll give you plenty of homework.
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Re: Raceboard lessons?

Postby JRaut » Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:06 pm

Is this open to all levels of 'racers'?

I'm still learning and can only hit ~20% of my gybes, but I'd like to give it a go.

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Re: Raceboard lessons?

Postby Captain John » Sun Jun 23, 2013 7:17 pm

I offer raceboard lessons. I'll be on the boat coaching you with radio helmets.

http://kitethebay.com/specialty-courses/course-racing/
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Re: Raceboard lessons?

Postby kitenaked » Thu Aug 08, 2013 4:36 pm

This biggest thing I have learned is keeping the back foot out of the strap initially and a little forward - maybe 6 to 8 inches and even toward the center of the board.... Once you get the hang of the starting and basic riding, then you can move it back into the strap and / or start to put pressure on the back foot which will help you to start pointing up higher...

It will definately feel awkward the first few times..
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