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Dual line tricks - Landings

Belly landing

A
pancake done just above the ground, followed by a landing is called a belly landing. Of course any landing which puts the kite on it's belly is a belly landing...but if the nose is pointing away from you, you can recover from it.


Spike landing

Both wing tips hit the ground at the same time, usually performed downwind in the center of the power zone. Point the nose straight down, in a "power dive" towards the ground. Just in time to clear the ground, initiate an exaggerated
snap stall. In a higher wind you must move forward to induce the landing.


Remarks, additional info ? mail Peter Peters ( <pp@win.tue.nl>).