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« on: January 22, 2012, 07:42 PM »

It's not pretty.  I've been flying about 1.5 years and decided to have the wife tape some line time today.  Some things worked - others have worked better other days.  Thanks to my wife for the video and my son for the help at the end.  Nothing special, but it has been a fun journey thus far.

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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2012, 09:12 PM »

GOt to love the enthusiasm of your ground crew Tongue  Nice job.
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« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2012, 04:20 AM »

Hey Justin...
Nice job ! I was still doing loops & figure 8s after flying for 1.5 years...
And yeah, the little guy is funny, he needs a little kite, looks like he's ready to learn while you run around and set his kite up !  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2012, 06:57 AM »

Having all of your videos has shown me what the other side of flying is like...a good inspiration.  Like Mark Reed says in the Prism video about the wall and getting past it to a whole new side of flying.

My son has his own kite - a Premier Vision that was my first kite.  He keeps interest for about 30 seconds then runs and plays with his toys in the sand.  He may get into it more as he gets older.  We'll see hopefully.
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« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2012, 10:13 AM »

Wow - only 1.5 years.  That's pretty awesome, dude.  Nice vid. 
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« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2012, 12:41 PM »

Good stuff Justin.
You're way ahead of where I was at 1.5 yrs.

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« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2012, 12:52 PM »

'bout where I'm at after 4.5 years.  Nice one. Wink
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« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2012, 01:18 PM »

I do believe that you're ready to fly your way!   Check out virtual freestyle!  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2012, 01:32 PM »

Thank you for the compliments all!

The intention was to make a VF entry but I couldn't keep a sequence of tricks going.  Watch the slots and 540s and they kept failing after being mostly good all day.  I hope to try some more for this round though. 

I love this sport and sincerest thanks to those that have put videos and tutorials up.  The learning curve was much smaller watching everyone else's videos. 
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