Kite relaunch technique videos
Nathan from New Kiteboarding sent in these two short clips are basic crash courses on relaunching a kite.
The rider has so much more control of a kite with 5 lines.
The beauty of releasing 5 line kites to safety is the fact they don't automatically relaunch. This gives riders the opportunity to sort themselves out of possible dangers before initiating relaunch.
As shown in the short clips, 5 line kites are fast to relaunch when you know how.
BASIC 5th LINE, Number 1
BASIC 5th LINE, Number 2