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#1 Bibi

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Posted 23 May 2008 - 04:09 AM

Hi John,

I am waiting for my new rev 1.5 B serie and in the mean time I'm practising with my husband's rev.
We watched your dvd and what I notice is that according to your DVD everything is 'as simple as this' and 'as easy as this' :o

I hope to find that 'easy' spot soon :rolleyes:


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Posted 23 May 2008 - 04:27 AM

I hope to find that 'easy' spot soon :rolleyes:

Hello Bibi

Welcome to the forum ;)

I'm sure you will "feel" the 'easy' spot soon enough, just don't give up hope :)

It's easy for the 'experts' to forget how hard it is for us newbies.

There are lots of "aha" moments along the way to look forward to.

Forever learning :lol:
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Posted 23 May 2008 - 04:35 AM

Hi Choccy,

I won't give up, I look forward to get my own 'lime' B)
Next time you're in Ostend, I want to be part of it.


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Posted 23 May 2008 - 06:46 AM

When you get out and practice, everything will seem difficult at first, but as you practice every thing becomes "as easy as this."

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Posted 23 May 2008 - 08:40 AM

Bibi, while it seems it could be as easy and simple as this and that, it really isn't, but what's the fun in being able to be a pro right off the bat? I recently got a B series standard, and while it seems my very first flight went better than the subsequent next few, I'm having fun working with hovers at the moment, and have got about half a side slide so far. Launching and turning is a piece of cake, but past that, finding your balance points, a little more to it, not to mention reverse flight. Just have fun and don't get frustrated. It's like I always say, if it ain't fun, then it's work....and I do enough of that at work. Have fun!

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Posted 23 May 2008 - 09:30 AM


And dont forget we all learn at different rates.... I met a young bloke this evening who was testing a new kite board kite (?).. breeze wasn't any good for him so we had a chat and I told him what a rev was as he hadn't seen anything like it, as is required by the rev code I insisted he had a go .... he didn't want to break my 'toy' but was intrigued an gave in, after 15 minutes of basic tuition he was doing side hovers and basic manoeuvres which took me weeks .... obviously more a reflection on the quality of my teaching then his ability ;)

Soldier on at what ever rate suits you and enjoy every little step along the way ..... I know I am :)

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Posted 23 May 2008 - 09:37 AM

.... he didn't want to break my 'toy' but was intrigued an gave in

Its funny how often that is what happens. I can remember saying that "I did want to break it" when people have offered me their kite. Now days of course I just grab the handles! But a nice little piece of human nature in these times of yobs, hoodies and other assorted riffraff the media would have us believe lurk around every corner.
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Posted 23 May 2008 - 11:23 AM

We watched your DVD and what I notice is that according to your DVD everything is 'as simple as this' and 'as easy as this' :o

I hope to find that 'easy' spot soon :rolleyes:


You mean there is a DVD with the rev,I thought it was a place mat,you know every time you buy a rev you get a free place mat,with 6 being the target,

Now i have met the lads on the downs,I have found that a lot easier than watching the DVD,,
,but i have started to make little notes and have laminated them so i can take them to the field,

#9 Bibi

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Posted 25 May 2008 - 11:42 PM

Hi All,

Went practising again at the beach this weekend and John (Outsync) and me had lots of fun. The wind was terrible, one moment no wind at all, the next moment it was difficult to hold the kite.
Had to swim after the kite into the sea a few times :lol:
Our kites kissed very intense..... :w00t: but nobody got hurt.
And it's true, I'm also not confident enough because I don't want to break John's kites.
Yesterday we went to France and John was kiting while standing on the ship, made some nice pictures, I will upload them this week if possible.


#10 John Barresi

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Posted 27 May 2008 - 05:33 AM

Wathing with interest, keep the stories coming!

Always happy to help, if I can.

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