KITEMARES! and how to avoid them … (kiteboard accidents explained)
This is one worth your time. Alex Buss (Kitesurf College Youtube Channel) talks us through and explains 7 different kiteboarding accidents in detail. Hopefully learning from these will help people avoid these mistakes in the future.
It’s not easy to show the world your worst moments, but your clip may well save someone’s life. Power kites are complex, powerful and often counter-intuitive – your best way of staying safe is to take plenty of lessons.
Watch the full videos here:
Kitemare 1: Centerlines knotted on bar
Kitemare 2: Tropical storm.
Kitemare 3: Gusty wind.
Kitemare 4: Steering line wrapped on the bar.
Kitemare 5: Jump with accidental kiteloop.
Kitemare 6: Suicide leash drags kiter. Thanks to Donovan, clip not on YouTube.
Kitemare 7: Death-loop with bar hooked on harness.
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