How to Untangle Inverted Kite Lines: Without Landing!
A forum post in the Seabreeze.com.au Kitesurfing forums this week reminded us of a great video about how to fix this, but first, a quick tip on preventing Kite inversions in the first place.
Kites invert for one of two reasons; they either fall out of the sky, losing tension on the lines, or they hit the water and you continue riding towards them, also losing tension on the lines. To prevent it, easy! Keep tension on your lines. Experienced kiteboarders are in the habit of edging hard into the wind after a kite crash, this gains ground upwind, and also keeps the lines tight.
But if you’ve forgotten the above, and emerge with a twist in your lines. Here’s how to fix it, with the help of Jake Kelsick over in Antigua.
Insane Kitesurfing Stunt - 277m high with Nick Jacobsen!!!!!
After Jesse Richman set the record back in 2013, being towed up by a boat to a height of 240m using his kitesurfing kite, Nick Jacobsen has finally had the opportunity to beat him. Smashing the record, soaring to 277m high!
Kiteboarding Underwater - When diving meets kiteboarding
An underwater photoshoot with a couple of kiteboarders makes for some amazing shots!
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