been surfing for 25 years , kitesurfing for 15 and teaching kiteboarding for 12 years . you dont have to duck dive paddle out , catch about a 100 waves on a down winder , take the tops off waves with mean topside carves , beat close out sections . kitesurfing complements surfing so well , when its on shore and swells building you kitesurf , but when it turns off shore , put the kite down and surf ...
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Jul 29, 2014, 06:22 PM #24
Google the story of the guy in Florida a few years ago. That was the most brutal kite surfing incident I have read. Homeboy took a spill only 400 yards off shore, and was eating by a pack of sharks. They suspect that it was juvenile whites.
Jul 29, 2014, 06:35 PM #25
"He is the first person to die of a shark attack in Florida waters in five years and only the 14th since 1896. Beaches remained open Thursday."
How many people died in a car accident just yesterday alone? Like 113 or so? It's about 40k per year last I checked...
Jul 29, 2014, 06:44 PM #26
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Jul 29, 2014, 07:07 PM #28
Have fun. If I had the time, I would get into it for sure. Right now its hard enough to get out a couple days a week in the surf.
And with regards to the Florida thing, that was a freak accident. He was REAL close to shore, so that same situation would have happened to a diver, snorkeler, surfer or whoever happened to be in the water at the time...
But talk about sh**y timing. damn. Dude was like a pro too.
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