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Cochlear Implants

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Created by rgeo 26 days ago, 23 Jul 2019
rgeo
NSW, 43 posts
23 Jul 2019 2:00AM
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Anyone here kitesurf with Cochlear Implants? I'm getting mine in 2 weeks and wondering if anyone has advice from experience. Gonna post this in the surfing forum too since I surf as well. For those who know the tech, I'm thinking of getting the AB Neptunes..
Thanks!

causehecan
540 posts
23 Jul 2019 5:50AM
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Might be worth checking with the windsurfers aswell. Theres a certain need to hear when traveling at speed for situation awareness that i dont think surfers really need. Plus the age thing might mean more cochlear implant users
Goodluck

theDoctor
NSW, 4827 posts
23 Jul 2019 8:08AM
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I went for the one that provided girth as I already had a reasonably acceptable le....

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I read that tittle wrong

rgeo
NSW, 43 posts
23 Jul 2019 12:46PM
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theDoctor said..

I went for the one that provided girth as I already had a reasonably acceptable le....

Wait

Nevermind

I read that tittle wrong


Hahahahaha. I might have to use this one.

rgeo
NSW, 43 posts
23 Jul 2019 12:47PM
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causehecan said..
Might be worth checking with the windsurfers aswell. Theres a certain need to hear when traveling at speed for situation awareness that i dont think surfers really need. Plus the age thing might mean more cochlear implant users
Goodluck


Good idea. Yep definitely more older cochlear recipients. Either that or babies and they won't be very helpful.

Alysum
NSW, 349 posts
23 Jul 2019 1:19PM
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Yep - I'm implanted. So good to be able to wear my waterproof one (A.B. Neptune) while kiting and being able to hear the water. Just ensure you put lots of magnets on and wear a hat to keep it in place. It falls off a lot when foil crashing....

causehecan
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23 Jul 2019 12:28PM
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rgeo said..

causehecan said..
Might be worth checking with the windsurfers aswell. Theres a certain need to hear when traveling at speed for situation awareness that i dont think surfers really need. Plus the age thing might mean more cochlear implant users
Goodluck



Good idea. Yep definitely more older cochlear recipients. Either that or babies and they won't be very helpful.


Babys are bloody useless

cauncy
WA, 7390 posts
23 Jul 2019 9:23PM
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The doctor has stuck his cock in Eppo's ear a few times

rgeo
NSW, 43 posts
24 Jul 2019 3:51AM
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Alysum said..
Yep - I'm implanted. So good to be able to wear my waterproof one (A.B. Neptune) while kiting and being able to hear the water. Just ensure you put lots of magnets on and wear a hat to keep it in place. It falls off a lot when foil crashing....



Thanks man. Good to know. Good thinking on the hat. Where do you attach the neptune? Armband? I was thinking of stitching a pocket inside my wetsuit top.

Alysum
NSW, 349 posts
24 Jul 2019 8:04AM
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rgeo said..

Alysum said..
Yep - I'm implanted. So good to be able to wear my waterproof one (A.B. Neptune) while kiting and being able to hear the water. Just ensure you put lots of magnets on and wear a hat to keep it in place. It falls off a lot when foil crashing....




Thanks man. Good to know. Good thinking on the hat. Where do you attach the neptune? Armband? I was thinking of stitching a pocket inside my wetsuit top.


I just put it under my wetsuit top on the chest. No need to stitch a pocket.

rgeo
NSW, 43 posts
25 Jul 2019 1:04PM
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Alysum said..

rgeo said..


Alysum said..
Yep - I'm implanted. So good to be able to wear my waterproof one (A.B. Neptune) while kiting and being able to hear the water. Just ensure you put lots of magnets on and wear a hat to keep it in place. It falls off a lot when foil crashing....





Thanks man. Good to know. Good thinking on the hat. Where do you attach the neptune? Armband? I was thinking of stitching a pocket inside my wetsuit top.



I just put it under my wetsuit top on the chest. No need to stitch a pocket.


Cool mate that's easy thanks! What cable length you find best? Have to put an order in and there's a bunch of options.

Alysum
NSW, 349 posts
25 Jul 2019 2:33PM
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Alysum said..


rgeo said..



Alysum said..
Yep - I'm implanted. So good to be able to wear my waterproof one (A.B. Neptune) while kiting and being able to hear the water. Just ensure you put lots of magnets on and wear a hat to keep it in place. It falls off a lot when foil crashing....






Thanks man. Good to know. Good thinking on the hat. Where do you attach the neptune? Armband? I was thinking of stitching a pocket inside my wetsuit top.




I just put it under my wetsuit top on the chest. No need to stitch a pocket.



Cool mate that's easy thanks! What cable length you find best? Have to put an order in and there's a bunch of options.


I only use the longest one because I clip it on my shorts for sailing too. nothing wrong with extra length stuffed inside your wetty, you'll be buying heaps of cables with the corrosion from saltwater anyway.



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