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9 yo tackling howling downwind run in Cape Town - Video
« on: October 30, 2013, 12:33:45 PM »
Unbelievable skill....and future star in the making?

9 yo tackles Cape Town SUP Downwinder!

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Re: 9 yo tackling howling downwind run in Cape Town - Video
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2013, 12:50:13 PM »
Awesome!  Great video, what fun.  That's how old I feel on a good downwind run!
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Re: 9 yo tackling howling downwind run in Cape Town - Video
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2013, 01:02:15 PM »
Took my g-son from Maliko when he was 9 but believe I scared the boy more than helped.  This year he went again and was nervous and scared from the memory of the last time which was 30-40mph winds.   Wise having your son on a smaller board.  More maneuverability just means more security for a youngster

Great vid

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Re: 9 yo tackling howling downwind run in Cape Town - Video
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2013, 02:29:38 PM »
Awesome kid! Forget Xbox and Play Station. That’s how you have fun!  8)
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Re: 9 yo tackling howling downwind run in Cape Town - Video
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2013, 06:52:42 AM »
Right sized board helps a lot. My youngest grandson was pretty freaked on bigger boards this year when we were playing at Nichols, but when I stuck him on the 8'6" sims he turned into a waterbug and had a blast.
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Re: 9 yo tackling howling downwind run in Cape Town - Video
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2013, 10:34:18 PM »
wow, he's so stoked!!!!

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Re: 9 yo tackling howling downwind run in Cape Town - Video
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2013, 06:12:27 PM »
someone buy that kid the right size paddle!

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Re: 9 yo tackling howling downwind run in Cape Town - Video
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2013, 02:37:30 PM »
someone buy that kid the right size paddle!
That fits him that day.  He will need a new one by evening that he outgrows tomorrow.

He seems to gear down pretty good. 

 


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