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[*] posted on 10-18-2020 at 11:00 AM
My 2nd attempt to go kiteskating


My 2nd attempt to go kiteskating, very gusty wind and the skateboard wheels do not help because they are small and the terrain is very uneven.
The kite used was a 3.9m NPW5 built by myself, 20m lines with double command bar.





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[*] posted on 10-18-2020 at 12:22 PM


Looks like a good start. With more wind of a bigger kite you will be able to go across the wind and ride back to where you started.



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[*] posted on 10-19-2020 at 05:08 AM


First of all I strongly suggest you wear a helmet.
And I'm more fan of a 4 lines kite wich gives more steering and brake possibilities... but keep it up and keep posting!!






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[*] posted on 10-19-2020 at 06:01 AM


I have a Peter Lynn Gerilla 15m and a Cabrinha Nitro 14, both are old kites but they still work, but I still don't have the courage to use them because where I live the wind is very fickle and strong, so I prefer to learn from NASA. Ey I'm using this NPW5 of 3.9 but I will build a Nasa NPW21 of 7m and then I want to do a 9m, I am already preparing the depower in this current tb. On that day of the video one hour the wind tightened a lot and I was a little scared by the force of the kite despite being small. Regarding the safety equipment, I have them all but on the day I thought I didn't need to use, something that I would do from now on. Another detail that I already bought the parts to assemble a skateboard with truck and appropriate wheels, it will make it easier for me to walk. Thank you for the tips.



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[*] posted on 10-19-2020 at 07:00 AM


Good start, helmet, knee pads and especially bindings on the board would help. I find the more protected I am the more I'm comfortable pushing myself.



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[*] posted on 10-19-2020 at 07:50 AM


Quote: Originally posted by B-Roc  
Good start, helmet, knee pads and especially bindings on the board would help. I find the more protected I am the more I'm comfortable pushing myself.



Regarding bindings on the board I am very afraid because I still do not feel comfortable on the board, maybe when I am with the wider truck and bigger wheels it will be easier, but it looks like I will fall and my feet will get stuck.




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[*] posted on 10-19-2020 at 08:14 AM


I find that wrist guards are my most essential piece of safety gear for landboarding. If I fall or get pulled off, the first thing I do is try to stop myself with my hand so wrist guards prevent a lot a damage. I never landboard w/o them. Same for a helmet.








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