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Tue - 5/18

Postby kitenick » Mon May 17, 2010 1:13 pm

Montrose?

around 5:30 - any takers?
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Postby adseguy » Mon May 17, 2010 1:17 pm

Yeah I'll probably go. Should be some good 10-12M action :)
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Postby Safe_Cracker » Mon May 17, 2010 8:09 pm

I'll check out keegs after my 1:30 traffic court in Park City ...


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Postby IVO » Mon May 17, 2010 8:50 pm

It looks like Zion will be better for tmr..is somebody coming around 10-11?My friends will show up in the afteroon for the downwinder hopefully,but nobody can't do earlier.Let me know guys.
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Postby dewsy » Mon May 17, 2010 9:09 pm

IVO - if you want to do a down winder I can do that.. I can even bring a van if a lot of people want to do the downwinder.. let me know! I can be there any time..

I'm hittin zion then tomorrow with my 8m.. I'll be there around 8 for a nap.. and ready to kite when the first guy gets there..

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Postby seblue » Mon May 17, 2010 11:01 pm

If I can make it I can drive everyone in the van and drive back to keegs. I have to wait til the mornig to find out if I can go.
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Postby dewsy » Tue May 18, 2010 7:42 am

IVO, i'm going to be at keegs with the van in case anyone else wants to do the downwinder today.. you can pick me up when you get goin up there, then we can surf until we're ready to go downwind..

So, if anyone wants to do the downwinder, head to Zion cause there's plenty of room for the ride back..

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Postby Bledsoe » Tue May 18, 2010 7:57 am

What time will you be in Zion? Leaving St. Charles around 9:30, will be in the area before 11. Will you guys be gone by then, if so I will see you at Keegs.
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Postby jensmadwind » Tue May 18, 2010 8:07 am

if you have never been to zion or done the downwinder here is a heads up.

If successful, you will have a great time. However, there are a couple things to contend with on the way.

You don't want to do this downwinder in light wind.

If something happens and you come ashore you have to walk the whole way back to the park where you started. There is an asbestos dump and power plant preventing you from walking directly to the road.

At the 3/4 mark of the stretch you have to go around bird sh-t island and then the outtake pier of the plant. You wouldn't think you would put your kite on either but I have seen it happen. Sometimes there are good waves in that area, that might be why.

Like always, assess the conditions against your ability, and have fun.
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Postby Safe_Cracker » Tue May 18, 2010 8:37 am

Shit the whole area is an asbestos dump why do you think they are doing core samples at keegs now lol. Not to mention water treatment plant north of there sure that water is nice and clean as you pass it haha.. :lol:

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Postby adseguy » Tue May 18, 2010 9:20 am

I'm going to Montrose for a quick lunch session around 11 or so. Hope to see some people out there!
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Postby skysurfr » Tue May 18, 2010 9:26 am

Im picking up the streamers later, I'll ride if I can.

oh the sacrifices I make for you people!!!!

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Postby zulutimer » Tue May 18, 2010 10:14 am

At M now and rigging 8, maybe 11. :)
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Postby Bledsoe » Tue May 18, 2010 4:13 pm

Big Big thanks to Dewsy for letting me use one on his boards. After an hours drive to Keegs I realized I had left my board at home. If it wasn't for Jason, I would have had to sit on the sidelines. Thanks again, I own you a few beers.

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Postby dewsy » Tue May 18, 2010 4:30 pm

make 'em root beers and you got a DEAL.. I'm glad I had that extra board for you, also big thanks for driving the van back for our second downwinder!!

it was an AMAZING DAY!! Two downwinders, and a dead body to make things interesting.. CREEPY, the four of us didn't see it, but on the second trip the lagging two saw it or something, I don't know.. but we DID get questioned by the cops for about 10-15 minutes.. glad it worked out, for us that is..

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Postby adseguy » Tue May 18, 2010 4:42 pm

Oh shit :shock: (runs to the airport)

No, that's really creepy. What happened? Murder? Drowning? Any news? I would have flipped out if I saw that and more even if I kited next to it.
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Postby smpl » Tue May 18, 2010 5:01 pm

that's not fucking funny Adrien

you can't laugh about death like that.
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Postby adseguy » Tue May 18, 2010 5:48 pm

smpl wrote:that's not fucking funny Adrien

you can't laugh about death like that.


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Postby Safe_Cracker » Tue May 18, 2010 6:11 pm

Wasnt that little boy who drowned a couple days ago was it? Think he was missing from North ave beach?

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Postby dewsy » Tue May 18, 2010 6:12 pm

naw they didn't give us any details, BUT if it was there the whole time, we didn't notice it which is creepy to begin with but then if it wasn't there and then washed up THAT'S pretty dang creepy too..

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