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[*] posted on 5-1-2012 at 07:31 PM
Jekyll after JIBE???


I am unfortunately unable to join the gang at JIBE, but I am fortunate to have a great family trip to the area planned the week afterward.

I will be staying on St. Simon's Island (the next Island north of JI) with my wife, kids and inlaws the week of May 20th. I have contacted Angus and we are planning on meeting up one afternoon on Jekyll Island once he knows his availability. I would love anyone else who can to join in the ride. I still have lots to learn, and would love to learn it from lots of folks

I'll have my 2 kites and bug, and I'm sure Angus is very well equipped, so come join in the fun,... let's make it the JI after JIBE ride!

I'm sure I'll be able to get over to Jekyll more than just once, so maybe we can plan more than one get together that week.




In real life, they call me Spencer

Flying-- HQ Symphony 2.1.4 (its old), 2.5m & 4m Born Kite NS2, 6m Flysurfer Peak 1 (a minty fresh Gift) and 12m Flysurfer Peak 2 (the gnat fart catcher).
Riding-- VTT Stinger XR Hybrid and an XR/VTT Frankenbuggy (Tandem).
Playing-- Silverangel #429 ... oh wait thats the other forum.
JWC-- Founding member and self appointed president.

PB: 30.5 mph

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore, ...and also a boat with no holes in it.
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[*] posted on 5-11-2012 at 08:18 PM


bump,... the dates are fast approaching, waiting to hear from Angus when he's available.



In real life, they call me Spencer

Flying-- HQ Symphony 2.1.4 (its old), 2.5m & 4m Born Kite NS2, 6m Flysurfer Peak 1 (a minty fresh Gift) and 12m Flysurfer Peak 2 (the gnat fart catcher).
Riding-- VTT Stinger XR Hybrid and an XR/VTT Frankenbuggy (Tandem).
Playing-- Silverangel #429 ... oh wait thats the other forum.
JWC-- Founding member and self appointed president.

PB: 30.5 mph

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore, ...and also a boat with no holes in it.
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[*] posted on 5-12-2012 at 02:36 AM


We fly back on the 20th... Sorry to miss ya!



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[*] posted on 5-14-2012 at 12:25 PM


We'll be on the beach on JI Wednesday the 23rd. If anyone is around and wants to join in, come along!!

I'm really excited to venture to the kite buggy Mecca:yes: :singing:




In real life, they call me Spencer

Flying-- HQ Symphony 2.1.4 (its old), 2.5m & 4m Born Kite NS2, 6m Flysurfer Peak 1 (a minty fresh Gift) and 12m Flysurfer Peak 2 (the gnat fart catcher).
Riding-- VTT Stinger XR Hybrid and an XR/VTT Frankenbuggy (Tandem).
Playing-- Silverangel #429 ... oh wait thats the other forum.
JWC-- Founding member and self appointed president.

PB: 30.5 mph

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore, ...and also a boat with no holes in it.
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[*] posted on 5-14-2012 at 04:58 PM


We've got Wednesday the 23rd marked as the JIBE "Post Event" and I am looking forward to it.



Angus Campbell
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[*] posted on 5-22-2012 at 06:14 AM


Angus says NOAA predicts SE winds at 10-12 kts... low tide around 5pm... mmmmm perfection

Looking forward to those looooooooong beach runs that I hear so much about :singing:




In real life, they call me Spencer

Flying-- HQ Symphony 2.1.4 (its old), 2.5m & 4m Born Kite NS2, 6m Flysurfer Peak 1 (a minty fresh Gift) and 12m Flysurfer Peak 2 (the gnat fart catcher).
Riding-- VTT Stinger XR Hybrid and an XR/VTT Frankenbuggy (Tandem).
Playing-- Silverangel #429 ... oh wait thats the other forum.
JWC-- Founding member and self appointed president.

PB: 30.5 mph

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore, ...and also a boat with no holes in it.
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[*] posted on 5-22-2012 at 06:29 AM


a lot more south breeze for sure , have fun!



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[*] posted on 5-22-2012 at 09:03 AM


git some Spence... !!! :cool2:



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[*] posted on 5-22-2012 at 05:41 PM


Rain forecasted in the afternoon,... we'll see what happens.

Vids to come for sure!




In real life, they call me Spencer

Flying-- HQ Symphony 2.1.4 (its old), 2.5m & 4m Born Kite NS2, 6m Flysurfer Peak 1 (a minty fresh Gift) and 12m Flysurfer Peak 2 (the gnat fart catcher).
Riding-- VTT Stinger XR Hybrid and an XR/VTT Frankenbuggy (Tandem).
Playing-- Silverangel #429 ... oh wait thats the other forum.
JWC-- Founding member and self appointed president.

PB: 30.5 mph

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore, ...and also a boat with no holes in it.
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[*] posted on 5-22-2012 at 09:14 PM


Oh, and BTW, I had a super awesome static session on St. Simons 1st st beach today. Worked on some control with the beamer then rocked some 15ft+ long scuds with your core cheezy... man that core is awesome

I have dubbed him "the big green monster"




In real life, they call me Spencer

Flying-- HQ Symphony 2.1.4 (its old), 2.5m & 4m Born Kite NS2, 6m Flysurfer Peak 1 (a minty fresh Gift) and 12m Flysurfer Peak 2 (the gnat fart catcher).
Riding-- VTT Stinger XR Hybrid and an XR/VTT Frankenbuggy (Tandem).
Playing-- Silverangel #429 ... oh wait thats the other forum.
JWC-- Founding member and self appointed president.

PB: 30.5 mph

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore, ...and also a boat with no holes in it.
-anonymous
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[*] posted on 5-23-2012 at 09:01 PM


Jekyll was awesome today. Winds were SE & up between 10 & 14mph. Met Angus and went to it!

I tried to manage the 5m Core again, esp after the awesome static session I had with it yesterday, but for my skill level, I felt overpowered, so I went back to the 3m beamer and had a blast.

Angus pulled out his 15m Phanny 1 and it was sweet to see one of those in person. I've not seen much depower in person, so it was a trip for me (being all FB all the time) to see him just put that kite in auto zenith and chill out like nothing big and huge was attached to him. That was pretty friggin sweet.

The SE wind was not dead on-shore so the southward tack was upwind and that totally killed my arms since I don't yet fly with a harness.

Angus taught me a lot, and after he left, I met Don (I think) from Kiteplace.com who was still hanging out from JIBE. He pulled out his 5m beamer and went at it too. I rode that beach from just after 2pm until almost sundown and started packing up around 7pm... 5 hours in the seat... oh--friggin--yeah!!! ... ... and I'm feeling it

I made a John Holgate style camera mount for my buggy & camera (which is unfortunately NOT a GoPro) and got some pretty good footage. I'll get with I-movie soon and post the vid on the Buggy forum soon.

Many, many many thanks to Angus for sharing his knowledge and his playground!

Off to I-movie.




In real life, they call me Spencer

Flying-- HQ Symphony 2.1.4 (its old), 2.5m & 4m Born Kite NS2, 6m Flysurfer Peak 1 (a minty fresh Gift) and 12m Flysurfer Peak 2 (the gnat fart catcher).
Riding-- VTT Stinger XR Hybrid and an XR/VTT Frankenbuggy (Tandem).
Playing-- Silverangel #429 ... oh wait thats the other forum.
JWC-- Founding member and self appointed president.

PB: 30.5 mph

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore, ...and also a boat with no holes in it.
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[*] posted on 5-24-2012 at 05:00 AM


Good for you Spence :thumbup: glad you had a great time !! that's what it's all about. Glad you are enjoying that Core !! :wee:



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[*] posted on 5-24-2012 at 05:55 AM


Can't wait for the movie! It sounds like you had a "priceless" day. Good on ya, Spence!



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[*] posted on 5-24-2012 at 06:07 AM


We had a great time with near perfect, almost dead on-shore winds, clean and steady at 9-13 mph. We had to pick through some crowds with darting toddlers in order to get to empty beach space and Spencer did a great job. I'm glad Spencer was there to pull me out of the office for an afternoon. He showed great skills!



Angus Campbell
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Golden Isles Region, Georgia, USA
912-577-3920 new number

Flying on the beaches of Jekyll Island
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