Wave riding - how to?

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Wave riding - how to?

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Morning people,

Is there a wave riding instructional dvd on the market yet??

Or is there anything online giving tips on how to do this?

I'm wanting to learn wave riding this year and have had a trawl through here but can't find anything...

I'm on 7m & 13m Bularoos, and 9m Waroo.. so think i've got the right kites for the job, and am confident riding toeside.. just need to know the technique for waves..

I've got Spare Change but it doesn't really reflect what the kite and rider are doing at the same time..

Any tips, hints or links to video stuff greatly appreciated..

Cheers y'all :-D

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Another wave enthusiast.. thats what we like to see..

I found this one from our very own kiteworld very useful.

http://kiteworldmag.com/shop/product_in ... 6862c489b9

Also Ben Wilson has SMACK! out now which is also a waveriding instructional. I think Tony the forum admin has a few copies. Send him a PM to check.

:-D

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Here's a bit of technique info, page 111 onwards:

http://87.117.201.90/~element/

Checkout the "foot switch" animation :-)

Have you got a board?

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kitejunky wrote:Another wave enthusiast.. thats what we like to see..

I found this one from our very own kiteworld very useful.

http://kiteworldmag.com/shop/product_in ... 6862c489b9

Also Ben Wilson has SMACK! out now which is also a waveriding instructional. I think Tony the forum admin has a few copies. Send him a PM to check.

:-D


Thanks you.. had a look at the trailer and it looked very much like Spare Change.. has anyone actually seen the dvd that can assure me it breaks it all down.. says it does on the page but there wasn't any instructional on the footage.. I really like the Progression dvds, so was after something a little like that??

Hopefully Progression'lll do a wave-riding flick next :-D

Des (nice to meet you at the weekend!) - no, haven't got a wave board yet.. may invest, but I've seen loads of people riding waves on normal boards, and they do a lot better than me.. so am just wanting to learn a few techniques to begin with.. if I like maybe I'll get, but want a skimboard too... oh the agony of choosing my next toy :mrgreen:

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SMACK IS an waveriding instructional. It has some promo footage for the trailer.
Spare chage is a holiday video.

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Smack is an instructional DVD, should be in next week, just waiting for Ben to get back to me regarding shipping

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I'm keen to get a copy of this when you have it Tony. :-D
I swallowed a bit more of the Ainsdale soup than was good for me yesterday learning to gybe. :x
Gybing's easy, it's just the foot switch... :oops:

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I'm still waiting to hear from ben on SMACK!

I tend to ride back in toeside, but a few weeks back it killed my legs at St annes, big flat section untiol you got out to the waves, so a long toeside ride back, tried to switch a few times but still not got it. My boards are a bit on the small side for me though, that is about to change :wink:

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Real world help is available from Will Bennet!

http://www.kitesurfcornwall.co.uk/

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DesRes wrote:Here's a bit of technique info, page 111 onwards:

http://87.117.201.90/~element/

Checkout the "foot switch" animation :-)

Have you got a board?


ah... christian and the oh so beautiful karine...


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This is the trailer for Smack

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdWgNVzkm40

There is an actual clip from the film here.
http://www.sbckiteboard.com/

I was hoping it would have been better. Maybe the best people to do these DVD's are not the best riders, but the best instructors.
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Hi Guys,

Ben Wilson is has done a question and answer article for us for the next issue which will be out soon. Basically looking at waveriding technique and answering some of the questions we all want answers to, like how the hell he gets out at the Zoo...

I personally found the Christian and Karine bit fantastic in the last issue, but i am slightly biased...

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100% SURF Instructional video - as they state it

http://www.realkiteboarding.com/index.c ... uctID=8223

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rust wrote:100% SURF Instructional video - as they state it

http://www.realkiteboarding.com/index.c ... uctID=8223


Judging by the trailer, they haven't got a clue how to do an instructional DVD.

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