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The most beautifull foiling I'v ever seen sofar #282563
05/01/16 11:33 AM
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hey boy, what did you do over there, alone far out at sea?..
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Re: The most beautifull foiling I'v ever seen sofar [Re: northsea junkie] #282566
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I'm sure that is as easy as it looks!

Re: The most beautifull foiling I'v ever seen sofar [Re: bacho] #282567
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very cool.. Wondering how it works in terms of the energies to create the foiling.. Just running down the wave face and pumping the foil?


Jay

Re: The most beautifull foiling I'v ever seen sofar [Re: northsea junkie] #282573
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Kai Lenny can pretty much make any water-based board sport look easy....

Pretty cool, but not too practical if you actually need to get back upwind - that would be a lot of paddling.

sm

Re: The most beautifull foiling I'v ever seen sofar [Re: srm] #282574
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“an island in the Pacific....
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“an island in the Pacific....
Originally Posted by srm
Kai Lenny can pretty much make any water-based board sport look easy....

Pretty cool, but not too practical if you actually need to get back upwind - that would be a lot of paddling.

sm

95% of surfing is paddling.


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Re: The most beautifull foiling I'v ever seen sofar [Re: hobie1616] #282575
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Originally Posted by hobie1616

95% of surfing is paddling.


True, but if you're surfing near shore it's a little different than if you're going out into open water and blasting down swell (downwind) for miles at a time. Paddling back home upwind against the swell and dragging a foil the whole way would be torture (if not impossible). You more or less have to have someone waiting downwind to pick you up and bring you home.

sm

Re: The most beautifull foiling I'v ever seen sofar [Re: srm] #282586
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or this contraption....


Jay

Re: The most beautifull foiling I'v ever seen sofar [Re: waterbug_wpb] #282588
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Originally Posted by waterbug_wpb
or this contraption....


Ultimate training device. If you get tired and/or stop for any reason, now you have to swim back.


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