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When jumping from toe-side the moment before you take off, it helps to release you edge, bear off slightly downwind and launch from a flattened back foot.
For bumpy or very fast waves, choose a heavier surf board so you can sit deeper in the water, penetrate the wave and really use your rail carve a turn.
Do you kite after work and sometimes until it is dark? Keep a couple of glow sticks on you so you can be seen in the dark, just in case something goes wrong.
I avoid buying blue, white or black boards as they tend blend into the color of the ocean and disappear after crashing.
Are you having trouble body surfing back to your board and don't want to take a lesson to learn how? Unscrew one side of your board's handle, slide a kid's water wing on, fasten and then inflate. The wing will act like a sail and make the board go do
Those guys hanging out at the beach that look like they don't belong are waiting for you to hide your key by your gas cap, in your wheel well or under your bumper.
Before learning how to "send the kite" for a big jump, learn how to take off by "popping" off the water. More importantly, learn to land downwind with your back foot first and then edge to carve upwind and regain tension on your lines.
We did jump higher and spin more "back in the day" because we rode a kite size larger, with smaller boards (110-127cm), larger fins (2-4") and longer lines (27m).
Yes, a board with a lot of rocker will go slower because it creates drag. But, a board with no rocker will also be slow.
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