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« on: December 09, 2009, 03:11 PM »

What trick do you find most rewarding?

For a long time, mine has been the JL.  It seems like sometimes when I go flying, I spend 2 hours doing JLs and then go home.  Lately, its been the backspin cascade (not that I'm fully there yet).
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« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2009, 03:38 PM »

For me, it's the side-slide.  When I hit the input just right and slide the kite clear across the window, I marvel at my own competence Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2009, 04:13 PM »

I really enjoy doing everything haha.
I really REALLY like a very high Flapjack. As seen in the prism video with the elixir.
like this one!
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edit- the JUNGLE Elixir is the one I'm referring to. Awesome height.
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« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2009, 04:17 PM »

Mine is the upright, single pop rollup.  When I keep the wings level, don't use too much slack and exit with authority its very satisfying.
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« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2009, 05:05 PM »

yo-fade. I cant hit it all the time, but when I do it makes me happy!
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« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2009, 05:46 PM »

I get the biggest bang out of combinations. Doesn't matter if they are made of of simple tricks. Probably due to the improvisational nature. Especially when the combination is prompted/guided/influenced by the music I'm listening to.

I must say, a good long, fast slide a few inches off the deck is hard to beat for a pat on the back. It's gotta be a stellar slide, though.
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« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2009, 06:01 PM »

Ok, i have to add one more.
A rock solid 540, about as close as it gets to the ground.
Gotta love it  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2009, 06:18 PM »

watched allen do some beauties last year (540's) almost landed 1 on my head when i wasnt looking hope to see some more soon i might be able to pull of a few myself which i could not do a year ago i am having the most fun with the JL and variations right now
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« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2009, 04:36 AM »

I love a nice, slow, floaty 540! I've also been working on my jacobs ladders too. I get huge satisfaction from getting the rhythm down (roll, pitch, pause, spin, pause, repeat).
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« Reply #9 on: December 10, 2009, 04:55 AM »

When a get a nice floaty Taz.
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« Reply #10 on: December 10, 2009, 05:50 AM »

A really perfect 180 to landing

A clean two point landing mid window on a windy day

A driving stab or black hole, on that makes passers by look Roll Eyes

Reversing a slide and going back the other way

Multi rotation flatspins (1260 Cool

A good square cuts
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« Reply #11 on: December 10, 2009, 06:12 AM »

The ladole. One of those tricks I'm not at all reliable at all with, but so awesome when it works.
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« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2009, 06:30 AM »

A nice smooth 540, love the way it just floats around Grin I can only nail it once in awhile, but working on being more consistent.
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« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2009, 09:06 AM »

Currently
Low wind flying ... long slow pinweels
"Normal" wind flying ... moebius to two-point landing.
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« Reply #14 on: December 10, 2009, 05:31 PM »

Just starting to learn them... but the half lewis and lewis are very very cool Cool Cool
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