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Tuesday wind

Started by Tracy Bearclaw Oct 8, 2012.

big wind tomorrow - who's in? 5 Replies

Started by Andrew Trossman. Last reply by Tracy Bearclaw Sep 24, 2012.

anyone get out on the kite or SUP today?? 2 Replies

Started by YOSH. Last reply by John Verbakel Jul 21, 2012.

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Marcelo posted a status
"helllllooooouu..... Is there anybody out there? Long beach today, bring a small kite, looks good. And fairly warm too : )"
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Pete Logan left a comment for John Verbakel
"Sounds good John.  peterlogan32120@gmail.com 416-580-3846 Enjoy the New Year. Pete "
Jan 6, 2013
John Verbakel left a comment for Pete Logan
"Hi Pete: Good to hear from you.  if we exchange emails or phone numbers we can communicate about where its windy. "
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Tracy Bearclaw posted a discussion

Tuesday wind

Is anyone off tmrw/Tuesday and plan to go kiting?
Oct 8, 2012
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Sep 25, 2012
Tracy Bearclaw replied to Andrew Trossman's discussion big wind tomorrow - who's in?
"not even looking at tmrw...working, and trying not to torture myself ;)"
Sep 24, 2012
Tracy Bearclaw replied to Andrew Trossman's discussion big wind tomorrow - who's in?
"didn't hear of anyone else going here and wind was still showing a north component to it, so I went to Mitchell's bay instead...it was a pretty good day...a little gusty but I was good on my 8m all afternoon...still blowing when I left,…"
Sep 24, 2012

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Awesome Predictions Lately

Today the peak was supposed to be at ~ 6:00 PM with gusts to 18 MPH.  The gusts even hit 20 at about 6:15!  Unfortunately I was not lucky enough to get out to enjoy this - and yes it hurt :-(.

Also note that Georgian Bay was going off all day.  Check it out:…

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Posted by Andrew Trossman on July 8, 2012 at 10:43pm

Lightwind Day to Play

Pretty marginal weather today - but certainly enough for my CB16 and monster door.  However, I must say, after nailing myfirst back loops on Saturday, riding the door just wasn't quite what I was looking for.  I brought along a 1986 Cobra 260 windsurf board from an era long long ago. I never tried a directional board, and I don't have a surf board - this was the closest thing.  

It's pretty hard…

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Posted by Andrew Trossman on July 3, 2012 at 12:16am

Lame Father's Day

Seriously, maybe an hour of kitable weather.  I only caught the last 10 minutes :-( on my CB16 and Monster Door.…

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Posted by Andrew Trossman on July 2, 2012 at 10:03am

My First Back Roll

OK, so I'm a pussy that I never even tried before today, but I've been working on getting good air and stoming the landings.  I got out on my SB12 today with some decent kickers from pretty big boats.  I got some pretty nice air early in the session and was nailing the landings, so I thought wtf - it's so warm, windy, beautiful - let's go for it.

I started going for it.  Every time I even tried I dropped the kite.  At first I was having trouble making it around.  The wipes…

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Posted by Andrew Trossman on June 30, 2012 at 9:55pm

2012 - The Season of the 9M

Today I got yet another 9M day in!  It was great.  I got on the water at Keswick at about 4:00.  The direction wasn't great so was a bit gusty, patchy, shifty.  It filled in with nice gusts.  Around 5:00 it really filled in with more of a NW shift.  There were some nice kickers out there which made for some sweet boosts.  I was doing well landing most - some pretty hard!  Had a couple that went down and under water before popping up - a bit too much of a nose first landing ;-). Had a couple…

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Posted by Andrew Trossman on June 25, 2012 at 10:23pm

 
 
 

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