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Old Sep 07, 2012, 06:08 PM
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Day 2 video including the much better spot

Tekapo day 2 (20 min 32 sec)
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Old Sep 07, 2012, 08:06 PM
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Wow ...thanks Alex.
I'm glad you guys got up there , alway though it looked the goods.
Flat run and then big hills.

Now where did I put those air fairs.???

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Old Sep 07, 2012, 09:58 PM
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Am happy to post good forecasts and chaperon anyone that comes over.

Went to Cass Ridge today and did around 200 with the scratcho again
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 05:32 PM
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Just watched the video Alex. We are all blown away by the place. All of us are daydreaming of ways to get there sooner rather than later! We all search and dream of finding a DS Nirvana, and at the moment, you have found the closest thing for sure. When you said at Weldon that you reckoned you have hills and conditions in NZ that are as good or better than Socal, you were absolutely not kidding.
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 09:22 PM
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Thanks, Andrew!

My aim is to share them with the world
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Old Sep 12, 2012, 09:34 AM
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Incredible spot and wind speed... you're a god dam blessed guy Alex...
but I notice you feel like in a desert island dating the hottest girl in the world without friends to tell that story
December is comming I probably won't hear that story

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Old Sep 17, 2012, 02:26 AM
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I am eagerly awaiting the next big NW wind. I want to try up further still. I think that the next step up could be the best ridge for NW
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 02:56 AM
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I'm thinking of going over sooner rather than later. The way the chips are falling I have some time to come over in early October, but December could be difficult for me. So I've been talking to Alex about the possibility, and looking at flights etc, and am close to booking to travel over between 3rd and 12th Oct. The idea of maybe getting up onto that Tekapo ridge on a big WNW day is so exciting it gives me butterflies thinking about it.
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 03:20 AM
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Well feel free to crash at my house (I'm a friend of Alex living 25 minutes from the site). I'll probably be away at least part of that time so you could house sit.

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Old Sep 17, 2012, 04:05 AM
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Awesome, Nick. We may both end up staying there sometime if Andrew is over by himself
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 04:26 AM
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sure no worries mate
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 05:14 AM
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I think you are going to have to come up some time and have a go at DS
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 05:29 AM
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You must be joking! I think anything in triple figures is fast!
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Old Sep 17, 2012, 06:15 AM
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Just play it safe and stay in doubles then =P

But being serious, DS shouldn't be just about going fast. Its a form of energy that is fun to play with. Diving in, coming out faster, turning around the other way diving back in, looping out and back in again etc etc. It's like energy for nothing. So cool
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but being serious, ds shouldn't be just about going fast. Its a form of energy that is fun to play with. Diving in, coming out faster, turning around the other way diving back in, looping out and back in again etc etc. It's like energy for nothing. So cool
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