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#61 kwmf

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 09:16 AM

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 09:32 AM

So THAT's what I've been doing wrong! :)

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 08:39 PM

Pick me! Pick me! I want in. Posted Image

I've been meaning to reply here, but didn't get a chance to until now.

I had the pleasure of meeting and getting a chance to fly with John Barresi and Watty this past weekend at the Berkeley Kite Festival. It was my first time flying team maneuvers, and I learned a lot. Of course, it was tons of fun, and now I want to do more.

This will be my first time at WSIKF. I'm really excited. Unfortunately, I will most likely only be there on Friday, since it's part of a family trip for me.

Bri, PM heading your way shortly.

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 11:04 PM

Well if all the moves flown in the routine are within your ability, then get the routine and timing memorised and I'm sure you will have a chance to fly it when you get there ... even if it's after we do our multi-team thing.

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 12:44 PM

Aye, Joanna will do fine - big learning curve, but she's got gusto! :D

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 10:09 PM

Bri, I would like to get in on the team fly. Jan and I will be there all week although I'm the only one who flies Revs while she is content to watch or sleep in.

I sent you a PM with details about arrival, departure and skill :innocent: level.

Thanks and hope to meet you at WSIKF, Ray.
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Posted 02 August 2012 - 11:05 PM

I know this has been touched on before ... but I thought I'd add this again from my own personal perspective.

If there is anyone out there concerned about skill level - while I can't promise you will be able to fly the routine, I can guarentee that spending time flying with others there WILL improve your skill level B)
(so be sure to cut yourself a little slack)

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 03:44 AM

I know this has been touched on before ... but I thought I'd add this again from my own personal perspective.

If there is anyone out there concerned about skill level - while I can't promise you will be able to fly the routine, I can guarentee that spending time flying with others there WILL improve your skill level B)
(so be sure to cut yourself a little slack)

Agreed!

There is no record or goal at stake here, no one's success or failure will break the mission at hand.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 05:57 AM

Amen Steven! A lot of people underrate their skills and are afraid to jump into a team situation (myself included). In all likelihood you're better than you think you are, so come on in! There are some great flyers in this family and I guarantee you'll learn a lot more flying WITH them than watching them.

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 07:26 AM

I'll second that, Bri!! Sitting on the sidelines watching - you won't learn squat doing that!! Posted Image Get your feet wet, jump in, and hang on - and watch your skill level improve by leaps and bounds!! Posted Image

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 08:48 AM

Does anything challenge those two? B)

Just get a third like that and you can have a 3 person champions team :wacko:


From what I've seen, Paul Dugard could fill that third spot.
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Posted 03 August 2012 - 03:03 PM

Agreed!

no one's success or failure will break the mission at hand.



Cept maybe Alden and me!!!! Posted Image
Just saying...!!!!!!!

"Cya in the Sand!....."

"Slack lines are fine lines!"


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Posted 04 August 2012 - 10:45 AM

Busted my :censored: today flying at a public event in next to zero wind (or less) and my body can feel it.

I'm not sure how I will handle 9-10 days at WSIKF, but I'm not stopping for anything ... please make the required arrangements to have a SLE sparred stretcher to carry me off the beach at the end of the day and back on in the morning.

I may need to be shipped home as cargo B)

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Posted 04 August 2012 - 05:03 PM

Busted my today flying at a public event in next to zero wind (or less) and my body can feel it.

I'm not sure how I will handle 9-10 days at WSIKF, but I'm not stopping for anything ... please make the required arrangements to have a SLE sparred stretcher to carry me off the beach at the end of the day and back on in the morning.

I may need to be shipped home as cargo


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Posted 04 August 2012 - 06:53 PM

Cept maybe Alden and me!!!! Posted Image
Just saying...!!!!!!!


What did I do now?


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Posted 05 August 2012 - 03:36 AM

From what I've seen, Paul Dugard could fill that third spot.


Dugard's a hack!!!! Posted Image

"Cya in the Sand!....."

"Slack lines are fine lines!"


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Posted 06 August 2012 - 04:23 AM

Sorry to say that Melanie and I will NOT be there this year.
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Posted 06 August 2012 - 09:30 AM

Sorry to say that Melanie and I will NOT be there this year.


Sorry to hear that!
But you will be planning on 2013, right?
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 03:13 AM

2012 program is up and the map shows field D ... :wacko:

I'll be flying wherever everyone else is, regardless of the field B)

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 07:05 AM

2012 program is up and the map shows field D ... :wacko:

I'll be flying wherever everyone else is, regardless of the field B)


Don't worry. It's Field B. They said it is field B. The program/magazine/material etc....has been know to have some misinformation in years past.




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