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by highvoltj
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: General Kiteboarding Discussion
Topic: Off to a bad start already
Replies: 46
Views: 16029

Re: Off to a bad start already

Ummmm....I have a confession to make....Last year, even after taking some lesson's with Stephen at Boardsports/Crown Beach, and feeling somewhat confident in my launching ability, on a crowded day at Crown, I was lined up with an assisted launch on a seemingly light wind day, when as my 14m kite cam...
by highvoltj
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: General Kiteboarding Discussion
Topic: posting pictures
Replies: 2
Views: 1295

posting pictures

Can anyone tell me what is the 'secret' to posting or downloading images here when I post an item for sale? There was a tutorial from 2013 posted, but the description is not the same...What am I missing???
Thankyou in Advance ;-)
by highvoltj
Mon Sep 26, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: New Kiter/Beginner Group
Topic: Looking for land boarding in Bay Area
Replies: 4
Views: 3829

Re: Looking for land boarding in Bay Area

Interesting!! Wondered about OB mountain board assualt! I work up in Humboldt alot, and I go to Manila or Clam Beach for my mountain board kiting...miles of open beach, side shore winds...EPIC!! So long as you have someone waiting at the other end...otherwise, a long "walk of shame'" back to the sta...
by highvoltj
Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: New Kiter/Beginner Group
Topic: Take Lesson's!!
Replies: 2
Views: 2646

Take Lesson's!!

Hello All! I would just like to share a little "enlightenment" for those of you like me, who are in the learning stage of this AWESOME sport!! Do yourself a Mega-Huge favor and spend a little dough to take lesson's!!! It will definitely pay-off in huge dividend's during your learning curve! I had ta...
by highvoltj
Fri Jun 17, 2016 6:10 am
Forum: General Kiteboarding Discussion
Topic: Alameda Parking fee on weekdays = Lame!
Replies: 9
Views: 4547

Re: Alameda Parking fee on weekdays = Lame!

Well...In this day and age...."If you wanna play, you gotta pay"!! I was a little shocked when I rolled into the parking lot and had to pay the $5.00 parking fee, but hey, the park is well maintained and generally clean, and probably safer than parking curbside. Well worth the fee in my opinion! Che...
by highvoltj
Mon Jun 13, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: General Kiteboarding Discussion
Topic: Board stolen in Alameda - near Coral Reef Dr.
Replies: 2
Views: 1335

Re: Board stolen in Alameda - near Coral Reef Dr.

What a Bummer!!! Sad to know this kind of thing happen's, but good to be "enlightened"!
Hope Karma bites them thieves!!
by highvoltj
Mon Jun 13, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: New Kiter/Beginner Group
Topic: Kite friends
Replies: 21
Views: 18917

Re: Kite friends

Hello All!! Well the wind is upon us once again, and I went to Alameda today solo, so, not knowing anyone, I didn't want to intrude on anyone's privacy and I am still pretty fresh to the kiting scene,,,,thing's got busy in a hurry and I felt a little too intimidated to "get in the way"...plus, I had...
by highvoltj
Fri Apr 01, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: New Kiter/Beginner Group
Topic: Kite friends
Replies: 21
Views: 18917

Re: Kite friends

I just returned home from working up in Humboldt! I might get out there and get wet as well! KGChristine, I have a couple extra pumps...I will give you one! S*urf
by highvoltj
Mon Mar 28, 2016 9:21 am
Forum: New Kiter/Beginner Group
Topic: Kite friends
Replies: 21
Views: 18917

Re: Kite friends

I am looking forward to the upcoming season, and hope to get more time in the water at Alameda...(Crown Beach) Lately, I have been doing some work in Humboldt County, and have been honing my skill's with my mountain board and 4-7m kite's on the beach...way good fun! I have several kite's and board's...
by highvoltj
Sun Jan 31, 2016 2:05 pm
Forum: Kite Travel & Trip Reports
Topic: Costa Rica Kiting?
Replies: 6
Views: 5556

Re: Costa Rica Kiting?

Sweet! Maybe take a 7 & 9/10m? So....any knowledge of fee's for kite travel bags?
Also would like to know if anyone has checked Mal Pais/Santa Teresa...
Many Thanks!!
Jon