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Author Topic: Half Axels for sale... What a great night...  (Read 3846 times)
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« Reply #30 on: September 03, 2012, 06:08 AM »

Ok hun, get the kids in the car and grab the video camera... we r going to the beach!   I may try hooking up with Tmadz today or later in the week... we can video eachother andput it on youtube...... then it will be official!    Cool
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« Reply #31 on: September 03, 2012, 06:28 AM »

If you want to get your half axels (kick turns) looking good, you need to concentrate on keeping the spine horizontal through the entire move.
Try doing it during the day when you don't have to swat at all those mosquitoes.


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I just never got around to it.
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« Reply #32 on: September 03, 2012, 07:32 AM »

Denny they are flying Nats.  Sometimes seems like a million on the beach..Don't want to think of many may have gone in my mouth... Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
But some nights one can get covered... 

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« Reply #33 on: September 04, 2012, 07:11 AM »

I got to try some yesterday. Tried to focus on the wrist thing, and minimizing movements... Did not go all that well. I still end up giving too much slack i guess because it slows way down in the flare instead of snapping around.
When i reduced the movement of the tug and gave more slack it seems faster if i really pull on both lines to get it going the other way.

Tpat, i also attempted the "french" method. I guess i need to see a vid as it pretty much just resulted in a similar turn.
In my defense the wind was wierd, from a direction it never comes from and up and down, oh and i also stink at this :-)
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