Wolf Friday April 26th

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Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby adseguy » Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:17 pm

Looks like it may come in for Friday on a South to SW direction. Don't have time to drive up to LSP where it may be crankin' so Wolf will do. First ride of the year there....anything I need to know about that's changed?
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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby Kevin » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:52 am

Adrien I've been there a handful of times already this year. There are some large dirt piles from some sort of construction project north of where we launch, fortunately does not really affect much for now. A large "puddle" has formed between the water and the parking lot which messes up the launch area but maybe that will get better if the rain ever stops.

The geese crap everywhere just sucks, but not sure anything can be done.

I think it bears repeating every year that Wolf is not a beginner spot, with hazards everywhere and crazy gusty wind. You need to know how to ride underpowered and overpowered b/c it seems that's all you're doing there. A fellow kiter last week had to self-rescue from downwind by the small grass and handled it flawlessly, just know that throughout much of the lake it's too deep to walk so you'll have to swim with your kite. It's a pain in the ass place to kite but nonetheless a valuable spot so everyone be careful and self-police if you need to.

I'll hopefully make it there Friday after work.
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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby FSP » Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:11 pm

the park district says that one footed boardoffs will be restricted to the small area just behind the parking lot but not past calumet road. Also must have ur toenails clipped and running shorts over your wetsuit preferred.
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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby WaWaZat » Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:40 pm

FSP wrote:the park district says that one footed boardoffs will be restricted to the small area just behind the parking lot but not past calumet road. Also must have ur toenails clipped and running shorts over your wetsuit preferred.

Screw dat...I'll be there in bare-assed chaps and my hair over my collar. What time do dah party kick?!...
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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby xwindsurf » Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:52 pm

WaWaZat wrote: What time do dah party kick?!...

Mike,
You have to answer this question. You ARE the party.
I will show up tomorrow, noon-ish, if everything's according to Plan A.
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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby WaWaZat » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:20 pm

xwindsurf wrote:
WaWaZat wrote: What time do dah party kick?!...

Mike,
You have to answer this question. You ARE the party.
I will show up tomorrow, noon-ish, if everything's according to Plan A.

Sweet! I like plan A... let's keep an eye on plan A. Gotta be out early for a hot one in the eve and need time to comb my hair to look like my profile pic... :lol:
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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby Pier » Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:16 am

WaWaZat wrote:Screw dat...I'll be there in bare-assed chaps and my hair over my collar. What time do dah party kick?!...


Too bad...I'm going to miss the show...
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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby Northerner » Fri Apr 26, 2013 9:10 am

Pier, the real show is in Sheboygan today.....

Don't worry there will be an encore tomorrow
I'd rather be Rollerblading
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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby Pier » Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:25 am

Hey Andrew,

today looks pretty sweet for you guys, have fun!

I was looking at it for tomorrow and potentially Sunday...I might make the drive with the wife.

Let's stay in touch

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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby FullThrottle49 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:57 am

Northerner wrote:Pier, the real show is in Sheboygan today.....

Don't worry there will be an encore tomorrow


Encore Tomorrow? We Talkin wind or waves?
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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby adseguy » Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:00 pm

It's coming up nicely for the Wolf people. Already 20knots and should stay steady on this direction. Doesn't look too gusty either, we'll see though.

I'm heading out after a quick bite to eat. See everyone there, and be ready to show off for the film action
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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby FSP » Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:31 pm

Huge air thanks to Adrian for breaking out the stick cam! A big sacrifice, but everyone wreckless and going for broke :D
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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby adseguy » Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:07 am

Rode until I couldn't ride anymore. I slept a full 9 hours last night and could still sleep more haha. It was a good day. Big crashes caught on camera. I'll make a 1-2 min vid here this weekend.
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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby adseguy » Wed May 01, 2013 8:14 am

Hey Kids! Check out the video (Make sure to hit HD):

[youtube]wAmsnvwd5XQ[/youtube]


So a few notes for next time:

1.) Go big: Try something new. Not only is this the only way to progress by trying something new or hard, but it makes for the best crash footage
2.) Get close: GoPro's have a fisheye lens, although I was able to counter the effect with some electronic zooming you still gotta get close. When I'm holding the camera you can get as close as you want. That thing is on a stick for a reason. I duck down in the water when you guys are close. I doubt the camera or stick care if you smack the hell out of it.
3.) Jump early. Jump a tad early so the move caught is in the same position. I can also catch you flying over me for a better effect if that's what you are going for.
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Re: Wolf Friday April 26th

Postby qomat » Wed May 01, 2013 1:14 pm

nice!
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