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stringy

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PostFri Mar 10, 17 9:13 pm    march foil madness Reply with quote

some shots from today's 60 degree session in the hood










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Loneski

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PostFri Mar 10, 17 10:34 pm    Fantastic shots as usual Reply with quote

That first shot should be our new NWKITE bumper sticker

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ezryder111

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PostFri Mar 10, 17 11:00 pm     Reply with quote

great stuff! Thumb's Up

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user124

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PostSat Mar 11, 17 12:19 am    Re: Fantastic shots as usual Reply with quote

Loneski wrote:
That first shot should be our new NWKITE bumper sticker


Sorry I have to disagree. As much as I respect those who jump on a foil it makes for a really weird looking silhouette.

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bobgatpdx

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PostSat Mar 11, 17 8:35 am     Reply with quote

Even more impressive when you realize that the river water is 39F !!!
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Wind Slither

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PostSat Mar 11, 17 8:46 am     Reply with quote

First shot is magic! Thumb's Up

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TAK

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PostSat Mar 11, 17 10:17 am    Re: Fantastic shots as usual Reply with quote

user124 wrote:
Loneski wrote:
That first shot should be our new NWKITE bumper sticker


Sorry I have to disagree. As much as I respect those who jump on a foil it makes for a really weird looking silhouette.


Me too I think foiling looks gay and so does that picture hahaha!!!

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bigjohn

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PostSat Mar 11, 17 11:02 am     Reply with quote

bobgatpdx wrote:
Even more impressive when you realize that the river water is 39F !!!
- Bob


Not really... I think he was jumping simply to gain a few moments of warmth Very Happy

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Nak

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PostSat Mar 11, 17 6:05 pm    Re: Fantastic shots as usual Reply with quote

TAK wrote:
user124 wrote:
Loneski wrote:
That first shot should be our new NWKITE bumper sticker


Sorry I have to disagree. As much as I respect those who jump on a foil it makes for a really weird looking silhouette.


Me too I think foiling looks gay and so does that picture hahaha!!!

Not that there's anything wrong with that... Smile

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sagebrush

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PostSat Mar 11, 17 9:44 pm    foiling Reply with quote

I agree the first shot is a keeper.great shot jim,thx for posting the pics!!!

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stringy

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PostMon Mar 20, 17 7:15 pm     Reply with quote

east winds in town today. cranking current today, water level so high there's very little beach now! lots of logs floating have to watch out










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PostMon Mar 20, 17 7:35 pm     Reply with quote

Cool! Love that last pic!
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Jonpnw

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PostTue Mar 21, 17 7:56 am    So good Reply with quote

Great Pictures Stringy !
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PostTue Mar 21, 17 8:06 am     Reply with quote

Sickness!!!!
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PostSun Mar 26, 17 8:44 am    Fun launching at Rooster with high water!!! Reply with quote

The foil army enjoying another great day. Here's a short vid of the day.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yi0G0vxFwqk[youtube]

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Gman

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PostSun Mar 26, 17 9:39 am     Reply with quote

that wind was fanlike wonderful!!!

that launch is batshit insane - standing on a submerged railing to see if the lines are straight as you huck the kite between two trees

video captures the full glory Thumb's Up

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PostSun Mar 26, 17 11:13 am    Re: Fun launching at Rooster with high water!!! Reply with quote

TAK wrote:
The foil army enjoying another great day. Here a short vid of the day.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yi0G0vxFwqk[youtube]


I too hate it when roookies cut me off.

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