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Author Topic: cascade- 2 or 3 pull move  (Read 1730 times)
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« on: June 29, 2014, 02:57 PM »

Hi to all
Wondering do You use  two moves for cascade : left, right....right, left....
I read that some flyers use extra small third pull (as a preset) on the lower wing before axeling upper wing, I gess it looks like extra small pull on the lower wing , like when performing half axles.
Thanks a lot for thinking and experience....
Also will this extra pull (next to two regular pulls) help easyer cascading SUL kite?
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« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2014, 05:30 PM »

I use two pops per side.  First pop to the upper wing starts the half axel, then as the nose of the kite is pointing away I pop the other hand to lift the lower wing up.  This sets the wing in the ideal position for the next half axel.

I think this is what you refer to as 3 pull  Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2014, 12:18 PM »

Depends on the kite.

Some respond better one way.

Some the other.

Some kites like just one move: throw it left, throw it right..
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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2014, 01:12 PM »

I could see needing to do the extra low wing input when doing the first half axel of the cascade with some kites, but once you have dumped the wind on the sail, it should only need two inputs from then on.

The most difficult part of the cascade is getting the first half axel in my opinion. Then it is all timing and feel from then on.

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« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2014, 03:52 PM »

1 2 3.... 1 2 3… 1 2 3... 1 2 3...

The 3rd input is to stop the kite for a second

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« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2014, 09:24 AM »

Thanks for answers.
I think it is tricky to add third pull- for me offcourse.
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« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2014, 09:09 PM »

Three pull will give you way way more control.

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