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« on: July 03, 2009, 12:37 PM »

As my trick skills evolve I find that tricks that once made up my bag of tricks I don't even ever do anymore. I've recently been revisiting some and found i can't even hit several of them others are just weak. So many tricks, so little time. Smiley

Here's a few:

Flic Flac to 540 - tried it missed it horribly again and again. I really unlearned this one.

Yo-Yo - Yeah I roll up all the time but not from nose up like I first learned. I can still do this but it was automatic and I had to think about it recently. I just don't do it.

Left handed 540's - They suck.

Helicopter - I never ever do this anymore.

There are many others but these are tricks I used to do all the time.


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« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2009, 03:07 PM »

The Ollie for me.

I had this down sweet ages ago and today I can't even pull-off anything like it. Quite annoying.

It's like, you know how to do it, but it just doesn't happen when you do the moves.

Darn it!

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« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2009, 03:46 PM »

right handed tipstabs (im a lefty).

right handed backspins are sloppy.

multiLAZY's. as an attempt to get good clean and EXTREEMELY smooth JL's, i stoped doing multi lazys. I found that out the hard way today.  Huh
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« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2009, 04:08 PM »

How can you expect us to keep current if we're struggling to get better?

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You don't need the stepping stones you've already used?

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I've gotten too good to do those simple tricks.

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My older kites know how to do the older tricks, but they're sitting in a closet.

The list is endless.

I'd be happy for a flat axel, backspin (not a barrel roll like modern kites), or a flat Lazy Susan.  Sad
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« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2009, 07:46 PM »

I'd be happy for a flat axel, backspin (not a barrel roll like modern kites), or a flat Lazy Susan.  Sad

Grab an Elixir and you'll be sorted for those things you want. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2009, 12:11 AM »

I'd be happy for a flat axel, backspin (not a barrel roll like modern kites), or a flat Lazy Susan.  Sad
Grab an Elixir and you'll be sorted for those things you want. Smiley
Grab an Element (if you still can) and you'll be sorted for those things you want and still retain the modern flippy stuff.

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« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2009, 12:26 AM »

I have done a fair amount of flippy stuff on the Elixir Mike. Granted it isn't spoon-fed to you like the weighted and pronged "modern" kites, but enough to yoyo, fly around for a while and then unwind.

Plus, I just love to watch a big wobbly framed kite do that stuff.

Hmmmm, think I'll have to go pull out the Elixir. It's been neglected too long.

Mike, sounds like you need an Element.  Cool
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« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2009, 03:35 AM »

Mike, sounds like you need an Element.  Cool

Mine's #7.  Tongue



It brought back the Tornado for me amongst other things.

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« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2009, 06:44 AM »

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« Reply #9 on: July 04, 2009, 08:03 AM »

thats a SWEET lookin' kite!
has anyone forgot how to do Flapjacks? I forgot them to some extent when i was trying to do smooth and slow JL's. I forgot almost how to execute them fast and have the nose wayyy back for the Flapjack  Huh whoops
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« Reply #10 on: July 04, 2009, 08:13 AM »

I haven't been flying long enough to forget any of the tricks I've learned.


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