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« Reply #15 on: June 03, 2014, 11:14 AM »

Cascade... I love the look on peoples faces that have never seen a kite do this trick. The half axel was the most difficult trick for me to learn so once I perfected it, of course I enjoyed watching my kite do it over and over again...
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« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2014, 01:52 PM »

My favorite trick without a doubt is a super flat and floaty Taz in about 3-4mph. Love it

I agree. Taz is sooooo elegant.

And I really recommend the Sixth Sense for that (although my experience with different kites is very limited).
But I can say that Taz are very accessible with the SS.
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« Reply #17 on: June 03, 2014, 02:35 PM »

My favorite trick without a doubt is a super flat and floaty Taz in about 3-4mph. Love it

I agree. Taz is sooooo elegant.

And I really recommend the Sixth Sense for that (although my experience with different kites is very limited).
But I can say that Taz are very accessible with the SS.

Taz is may favourite too and with the same kite too.  The SS is a superb Taz machine Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: June 03, 2014, 05:27 PM »

Half Axle, when done at high speed and perfectly flat.  Looks way kewl!  Just wish I could do them like that consistently. LOL
Hard to decide but I love doing these also And then just for kicks throw in a perfect, sustained stall at low altitude for a little rush and wow factor.. Other than that anything I can do decently. Hey  If it was easy it wouldn't be any fun
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« Reply #19 on: June 07, 2014, 01:41 AM »

Tricks that are easy to follow but shouldnt be allowed to happen on a kite that is SUPPOSED to be moving around and forward...

For me this qualifies as a low, hovering Fade or a side slide...two of my favourites that I love to do again and again

People just stop and watch when I do this and even come up and comment on how can the kite hang upside down like that
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« Reply #20 on: June 07, 2014, 02:41 AM »

Any trick which is in a fade position under a meter from the ground, flic flacs and back spins, left and right with rising and falling fades and sliding fades left to right of right to left. It's just fun to fly the fade with low wind. The JJF, Soul and Duende are great kites to play with this style of flying. Cheers.
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« Reply #21 on: June 07, 2014, 08:47 AM »

side slide
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« Reply #22 on: June 07, 2014, 04:50 PM »

side slide
a side slide is where the kite steady moves across the window at the same height from one side of the window to the other isnt it ?
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« Reply #23 on: June 07, 2014, 04:58 PM »

i saw mr mark reed @ prism doing 360 degrees flying = WOW! Wink
oh i wish prism would come out with sort of a new up market usa made cool sport stunt kite again soon!
prism kites were the ones that got me into the sport about 8 year ago!
i might email him and see if he can come up with a alll new prism high end stunt kite for us to splurge on! Wink
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« Reply #24 on: June 12, 2014, 01:33 PM »

I agree with Allen. The the 540 is the prettiest, most graceful of all the tricks, especially when done down low. It can be turned into a beautiful landing simply by stepping forward. The Pizazz does them beautifully and easily. Even I can do it. Unfortunately, that's just about the only trick it can do. The modern kites like our Quantum Pro can do them, but they're not pretty nor graceful.
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« Reply #25 on: June 12, 2014, 01:58 PM »

540 or vertical slot!
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« Reply #26 on: June 12, 2014, 04:46 PM »

I don't remember what the name for it was but:
roll the kite up
fly to the top of the window
dive at the ground
into a Lawn Dart, but move forward to take the speed off
unroll the kite into a fade
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« Reply #27 on: June 12, 2014, 05:13 PM »

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roll the kite up
fly to the top of the window
dive at the ground
into a Lawn Dart, but move forward to take the speed off
unroll the kite into a fade
fruit roll-up
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