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More Foil Content Part 2

The first thread had so many comments it was taking too long to load. Here's part 2.

Part 1 is here: https://windsportatlanta.com/content/more-foli-content-32219

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This video is supposed be about this guy testing this prototype foil board. Seems strange they would have such nice graphics and paint job on a proto. OTOH why would he make this up?

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This video is supposed be about this guy testing this prototype foil board. Seems strange they would have such nice graphics and paint job on a proto. OTOH why would he make this up?

This seems to be happening a lot lately .

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I'm pretty confident the protos are made in the factory and shipped out to the team riders for testing. See the "Testing with Werner" post. Just about everything is done by CAD/CAM these days, even Alex at Tillo designs the boards in software and has the blank machined. It's a lot faster and much more accurate. Werner Gnigler talks about the tolerances in the video in the post I linked. Even considering shipping, it's also probably a lot cheaper than someone handshaping and finishing the board in Europe.

Nico is the real deal. He'd look like an idiot to his sponsors if he fibbed on this one.

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Re: More Foil Content Part 2

Foiling a Moth on the Sea of Galilee Lol

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Source: https://youtu.be/1WxhqPCacQE?t=47

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Sea of Galilee......He's almost walking on water.....wait - you don't suppose....do you?

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Love the running start! Maybe I'll give it a try next time windsurfing.

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As with most tricks - I've done that. But not intentionally.

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From the land of baguettes. Unfortunate that the spot of water was in the center of the lens. The guy killing it on the green sail is on a Zeeko alu foil. You don't have to spend a lot to have fun.

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Oy that music is annoying 🤪

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Oy that music is annoying 🤪

Part of my wants to apologize. The other part is laughing knowing that all the aspiring foil-bros suffered through it for 3 minutes. Rites of passage: ya gotta pay your dues. ROFL

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I liked the part when they showed the 12m formula vs. 6 m foil. I kept wondering which one would run aground first.....

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I liked the part when they showed the 12m formula vs. 6 m foil. I kept wondering which one would run aground first.....

That's why I always let the other guy get ahead of me when drag racing. I'm not slower, just smarter. Biggrin

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A little inspiration for this weekend - the forecast is starting to look interesting. We expect videos of this quality from Randy soon. Yes 3

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New Fanatic 2019 foils. "Completely redesigned..." Sucks if you just bought an '18 Shok 900cm go fast wing plus 1200cm freeride wing in the Slingshot/NP Glide appearance. Multiple heads available including Powerbox (iirc). They ditched the problematic "carbon compound" fuselage and have gone to machined aluminum.

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What's better than a foil jibe? Waving hi to your friends as you exit. Shok

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I happened onto this on a random post on Seabreeze. Anything look familiar to any of you guys?

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Re: More Foil Content Part 2

Looks like kick n back in the background.
He is either really brave or really crazy foiling right there.

That video cant be that old, the house to the right of Kick n Back hasn't been there that long.

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Published last Aug. No, not that old. That's a recent design of his.

Not brave either which makes the other explanation much more likely. He blamed it on crab traps but I don't remember seeing many crab buoys out there.

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