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Basic unhooked tricks with Lauren Holman

How to get your Railey, unhooked Backroll & unhooked Frontroll done

Lauren, who comes from Canada, started kitesurfing in 2011.  In the meantime she became a professional athlete, is participating in freestyle competitions and part of the Cabrinhakites team. In this article she explains how to nail your first unhooked maneuvres. If you start unhooking from scratch I recommend to read this article first which explains all essential steps to get confident with the process of unhooking, which basic tricks you need before you start to unhook and how to trim your kite for unhooked moves. After this you’re for sure ready to follow Lauren’s tipps in the following. In this sense: Get on the water and have fun!



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Let’s get off the hook! Unhooked tips from professional riders

After reaching a certain basic level with hooked tricks lots of kiters want to attempt unhooked tricks too. For good reasons: Not only that this will lead to a totally new kitesurf feeling, unhooked tricks open doors to so many new possibilities! I asked four kitesurf professionals to reveal their most important tips for those who want to progress in unhooking.

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