Down Loop Transitions Print

Down Loop Transitions

Prerequisites:
Riding proficiency.  Slide transition mastery.

To the Point:
The board riding portion of this transition stays the same as any other slide or carve transition, but instead of bringing the kite to 12 o'clock, pull on your front hand for maximum steering, and loop the kite down and to the other side of the window while you transition.

Step One:
Initiate your transition with your board.  For a carve transition, start turning your board downwind and applying weight to your toeside.  For a slide transition, start slowing down, shifting your weight to your front leg, and pointing the tail of the board downwind.

Step Two: