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Author Topic: Ocius Sul takes a dive.... but doesn't survive. Bad good day  (Read 445 times)
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« on: February 06, 2012, 10:19 AM »

Super Bowl Sunday.   Temp 42 degree's.   Huh Huh Huh Huh  Never in my life time can I remember the Lake not frozen at this time of the year.  Usually you see about 200 Ice Shanties. ( guys ice fishing huts).  There are usually 200-300 guys fishing on a Sunday.  The lake is skattered with fisherman.  The Surf Kiters use snow boards with their kites and travel 15 miles across the ice and snow to a small island. Everyone is shocked in this town over No Winter.   Ski resorts have lost a ton of money.  No skiers this year.  GLOBAL WARMING DUH !!!

As you watch the video you will see the water.  Close to shore the wasn't even a ripple.  No way could the Ocius skate today... The wind picked up a bit before I crashed in the water.  I waited about a minute for it to rise.  The shoreline is mucky mud for about 10 feet.  It's why I could not land it in water.  I had no room to adjust in moving forward... The water is COLD also.   Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy

As I pulled it in the leading edge snapped.  I almost got it out.  just happy I didn't end up in cold mucky mud and cold water.  Sometime I just don't think...  :'( :'( :'( Kiss Kiss Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy

I start the video from the end.  Up to that point it was a beautiful day. I had to change lines from 100ft 100# to 75ft. #50. Wind was mostly lite till the end.

Thank God !!! I live close to the kite store ( Jon can fix it in a flash )  Cheesy

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« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2012, 01:53 PM »

That's so pretty.

I love how your kite was waving goodbye to you at the end.

Poignant.  Cry
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