Friday 11/23

Kitesurfing or snowkiting...if the wind's blowin'...where you goin?

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Friday 11/23

Post by V » Wed Nov 21, 2012 8:18 pm

Not to trump Thurs but looks like Friday will be good too. Cant go thurs. NW 30kts in the AM...all day?

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Re: Friday 11/23

Post by Pier » Wed Nov 21, 2012 10:39 pm

I'm in, Friday looks real good.

Miller time?
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Re: Friday 11/23

Post by Big wave John » Thu Nov 22, 2012 7:14 pm

Its my b-Day I'm in!!!!! :D
Got my carbon board built back up!!!!

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Re: Friday 11/23

Post by V » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:19 pm

TAFs calling for the switch at 1-2am and WNW all day. Millaaaa time 30kts

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Re: Friday 11/23

Post by FSP » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:24 pm

dont know if i got full enough from all the fixins at waukatucky but woooooweee this bro now needs a nap and then back for some more at the miller st all u can eat brunchfest...thats the stoke to be thankful for!

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Re: Friday 11/23

Post by Pier » Fri Nov 23, 2012 12:39 pm

Lake street parking lot is open! Finally...

the sand is flying and it's a tad cold but looks awesome with the sun showing up between the clouds.

7m or less! :D
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Re: Friday 11/23

Post by IVO » Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:50 pm

Pier wrote:Lake street parking lot is open! Finally...

the sand is flying and it's a tad cold but looks awesome with the sun showing up between the clouds.

7m or less! :D
s...t BRO you are on fire lately,yesterday turn4tunr navigation through powerplant today lake street open and 5m for you.Listen I dont care what V and West is saying about you,you Da Man in my Book :lol:
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Re: Friday 11/23

Post by Pier » Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:07 am

:lol:
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Re: Friday 11/23

Post by V » Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:20 am

Good seeing you bums yesterday...snowing when i left the house, rippage when i get to the beach! A cold 33 degrees dropping quick at sundown, west gets the ice trophy. Floyds w the boyz...

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Re: Friday 11/23

Post by Northerner » Sat Nov 24, 2012 10:20 am

Was thinking about you guys and the bottom while watching the wind whip up the lake here. I was wondering it anyone was hardy enough to take on that brisk wind. Great to know many were. No kiting for me, though I am just as cold doing some major work on the car, which I should done when it was warm, but decided to kite instead on Wednesday and Thursday.

What were the waves like??
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Re: Friday 11/23

Post by West » Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:12 am

Yeah buddy....that was the cat's meow!!!!!!!!!! So freakin' smooth, and hammering steady winds......gotta love Miller when it is a strong West Wind. 3 Floyds was off the hook as well, with the death-metal and the kung fu show on the big screeen......Gumball and Zombie and the special brews.........ALL TIME!!!!!

and how was that sunshine on the water coming thru the dark clouds, spectacular...............

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Re: Friday 11/23

Post by V » Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:13 am

Waves were 3ft to headhigh. Smooth. The wind direction worked really well. Wish i had my kite leggs under me but i still got 2 hrs riding in before i was getting sloppy...

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Re: Friday 11/23

Post by FSP » Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:30 pm

excellent wind angle for attack, waves coming in sets, interval time, BUT then short on steep vert waves to get compromised on. Found what i was looking for on just down from the pier, mid way on a just a couple after 3 hours, but current made it hard to stay in place and very hit or miss to track these down being sets.

usually find my best game in a little more onshore and vertical, to have something sick happen whether i want it to or not. found i was kiting just a little too hard at the lip and not feeling the wave take over and become its own entity.

this time of year its wave hunting and the quest goes on. Finding that balance for the walls, angle and interval time is a really fun part of the hunt and while sometimes it exists, other times you throw up a f-ing kite and making the f-ing best of it with the arms and legs ur lucky enough to have to do it f-ing with!!!

next one please!

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