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Wed Jan 10 11:03:35 CET 2018 A tennis court in a sports hotel in Schladming in the Austrian Alps Prism 4D on about 3m (10 ft set, but with adjustable length) 20kg lines (The 4D was the only kite that fitted into the suitcase - brought it just in case...) This reminds me of a Swedish proverb: "Som en åsna mellan två hötappar" - like a donkey between two hay feeding stations. This means here that there is a problem of choosing a preferred activity. The surface of this tennis court was a bit odd. The first time I played tennis during the trip I didn't realize that that the smooth surf
From the album: Exult's PhotosBoth activities aim for technique and reliability improvement, both can keep you occupied by analyzing/planning between the sessions, both are directly dependent on your performance, both affects an item at a distance (kind of triggering similar feelings of control), both are (mechanical and fluid dynamics) hi-tech, both can be done outdoors as well as indoors and both can make you sweat. The makeshift (or first iteration?) handles are there to make the line length adjustable since I didn't know what line length to use during this first indoor session. The (initial) bridle setting visible
From the album: Exult's PhotosFri Apr 14 14:06:33 CEST 2017 Neighbor's lawn, possibly 1m/s 4D on 6m 25kg lines Drinking, kiting and colliding with a non-kiter(*) - how does that taste? My summer neighbor was likely a bit bored when guarding the garden fire, so he asked me over for a garden beer. I decided to bring my 4D, but I didn't have very much hope of being able to use it because of lack of open space and (presumed) undisturbed/non-turbulent wind. The wind direction was wrong for the normal nearby field for the whole extended Easter weekend, so I felt a bit desperate. The usual question/statement came: "