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Thursday, 9 December 2010

Getting owned (on camera)

I had a nice little swim at Bantham a couple of weeks back. I got munched and rolled by a wave, and binned the kite. My Go Pro HD got blasted off by the force of the wave, and went on a bit of a journey for a few days, and miraculously we found it washed up and it was 100% OK, even the footage was in tact.

I had to release the kite, and it also survived being washed into the rocks during a 3m swell with a couple of small holes. All in all, I count myself very lucky. Big thanks goes to the guys on the beach who kept an eye on me as I swam in.

Big thanks to Go Pro for making such a robust camera as well. We were sure it was mincemeat.

Oh and a big thanks to James at www.kentkiterepairs.co.uk for re-sleeving my bar and sorting the little holes in my kite. He's a legend.

Thursday, 25 November 2010

2010 13m PD3 for sale - £350

Ex team rider kite, with a couple of minor pro canopy repairs in the wing tips. This kite doesn't look like it's had a great deal of use, and has just had one big impact which has been sorted. Bladders are solid and tested, material is pretty crisp.

This kite was instrumental in steering Pete Whiteley to his 2010 BKSA seniors title. By buying it you will no doubt inherit some of his mad skills.

* SOLD *

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

2010 JN PD3 5m for sale - £250

Amazing condition freestyle kite for mental winds. Really excels in the waves. Ultra stable in the gusty conditions you experience with this kind of kite size. Trees and houses will start falling over before you reach it's top end. Ideal for a Cape Town season.

Price includes delivery.

* SOLD *

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Australia Article 2010

Last season we had a fantastic 3 months out in Australia chasing wind and waves, and found some great spots. We wrote an article for Rou at IKSurf magazine which is below.

IKsurf magazine article

Legendary local pest Mark Dingo from Supersaturated also knocked up a fresh batch of video for us as well, located here:

JN Down Under