The Kiteboarding Manual: The Essential Guide for Beginners and Improvers download free [PDF and Ebook] by Andy Gratwick

The Kiteboarding Manual: The Essential Guide for Beginners and Improvers download free [PDF and Ebook] by Andy Gratwick year 2015
  • Book name: The Kiteboarding Manual: The Essential Guide for Beginners and Improvers
  • Author: Andy Gratwick
  • Release date: 2015/9/12
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9781408192030
  • Rating: 8.31 of 10
  • Votes: 271
  • Review by: Demetrius Mowery
  • Review rating: 8.57 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/19
  • Total pages: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 17 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The Kiteboarding Manual is your complete practical guide to this fast-paced and addictive sport, which will be part of the Olympics from 2024. It'll get you started with the kite and take you through to flying it on the water, jumping, tricks and racing, as well as covering weather, wind and tide theory and helping you select the right kit. Sections cover:The origins of kiteboarding and massive rise in popularity in recent yearsHow a kite flies and basic weather principles as well as background on tides and currents, waves, and wind vs tideGetting started on land - LEIrigging, assembly, launching and flying, body-draggingHow to master your board skills -turns, stopping, rules of the roadGoing upwind, riding toeside, turning and transitionMoving fast and riding waves; learning to tack and gybeDetails on all kiteboarding disciplines from speed kiting to kiting on landHow to improve your performance and enjoy incredible airtime!Packed with step-by step photo sequences explaining the basic moves all the way through to more advanced tricks, and including information on competitions and becoming an instructor, this is a book no kiter will want to be without.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H49M35S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Water Sports & Recreations
  • Available formats: PDF, TXT, WORD, PRC, DOC, EPUB, JPEG, DjVu. Compressed in TAR.XZ, ZIP, GZ, 7Z, TAR, RAR, ARJ
  • Download servers: FreakShare, Dropbox, Mejor Torrent, Jirafeau, BitShare, Hotfile, Google Drive, MEGA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 28.96 USD
  • Dimensions: 208x235x10.16mm
  • Weight: 625g
  • Printed by: Adlard Coles Nautical
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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