Belly Launch

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Launch

Other names:

French Toast

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description

The kite is launched from a "pancaked" position.

execution

The kite is in front of you on it's belly with the nose pointing away. Offset your hands, pulling back more on the downwind hand. Now step/run backwards without changing the position of your hands. As the kite picks up and starts to turn around pull your hands together and the kite will take off. Best accomplished in lighter winds.

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