"How to ride waves" DVD?

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RichT
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"How to ride waves" DVD?

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Anyone know of any good instructional DVD's? There are loads on how to jump/backloop etc, but haven't seen any on how to ride waves.

jay.mac
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Re: "How to ride waves" DVD?

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'Smack', or 'crack' or something by ben wilson is as good as you'll get. Tell you what type of gear you'll need, conditions to ride in etc. Leave a little to the imagination, but i guess you've got to get out there and fill in the blanks?


http://www.benwilsonsurf.com/store.php

Hope this helps, Jay

Too Much Wind
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Re: "How to ride waves" DVD?

Post by Too Much Wind »

Have you seen the kite film vids? Available in short low quality clips online.
They 4 wave riding bits and all kinds of other tricks. Not to bad for a quick little freebee.
http://www.kitefilm.com/eng/weeklytrick.asp

Scroll down and have a nose through download the ones you want.

TMW

snurfer69
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Re: "How to ride waves" DVD?

Post by snurfer69 »

I bought Smack last week watched it twice the bits of interest are about 5 minutes in total. In terms of info and move breakdown it is way behind the Fat Sand boys Progression series (they have yet to do a wave DVD sadly ) I know wave riding is a much more subjective topic when it comes to style but I was hoping for a lot more info on kite positioning and timing of kite redirection. Out of five I would give it two stars i.e not worth the £20. Any other DVDs out there anyone can recommend ???

weechimpy
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Re: "How to ride waves" DVD?

Post by weechimpy »

Agreed, I am disappointed by this DVD. THe images are amazing but there is little in terms of information.
I though Mark Shinn was wroking on his own DVD
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFM9idmWU_U
but I have not seen it anywhere
Anybody knows?

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