Edge Fade

category of trick

Axel

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description

execution

Fly across the the edge of the window and pop the upper wing gently. Allow slack into the lines and the kite will Axel through 180 degrees, like a half axel (Kick Turn), but also loose height in the process. You can complete to a wing tip stand with the kite facing back into the window, or simply fly off.

videos

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relevancy

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This trick was originally called the "fade" in the UK until Jason Benedict went and called the fade (the fractured axel) the fade. Confusing?

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