Riding & Control - Faster Foiling Upwind 10 minutes

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If you’ve got the basic foiling technique mastered with the rise and glide, then you will no doubt already be able to ride upwind on the foil but this video is about learning how to cant the board over and ride upwind quicker in a more stable, faster stance.

We’ll look at some of the smaller tweaks you will need to maintain the body and board position and how best to use your kite to maximise you upwind performance.

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Rider: Danny Morrice

Location: Lefkada, Greece

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Introduction
0:00
First Run Through
0:37
Key Elements: Kite and Bar
1:20
Introduction
1:20
Kite Low & Stationery
1:42
Bar control
2:20
Key Elements: Foil, Board and Body
3:04
Introduction
3:04
Angle of our body and foil
3:25
Board and feet
3:45
Pitch Control - Upper body back, Knees Forwards
4:16
Recap: Three Vital Tips
5:59
Common Mistakes
6:40
Introduction
6:40
Taking your front hand off the bar to stay balanced
6:45
The foil raise up and vents
7:35
The board skews up wind and you fall in backwards
8:01
Catching the boards edge and falling forward
8:39
Keep stalling and dropping off the foil
9:21
What’s Next
10:08