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  • Day6

    25 knots and more

    May 20, 2018 in Dominican Republic ⋅ 🌬 27 °C

    The first few kiting days were crazy. While we expected 15-20 knots at most, we got 5 days of 25-30 knots from 1 to 6 pm. I think we got quite lucky!

    It is the first time I was fully depowered on my 10 meters kite and still could easily jump above 5 meters.
    The local champion (part of the Olympics team) was showing off with 12-15 meter jumps - it was very impressive to see it live.

    With a wind that strong (and gusty), I could not spend more than 2 hours per day in the water. And for the very first time my abs were sore after the second day.
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