The four or five kite line dilemma

April 16, 2014 | Kiteboarding
Mr. Four and Mr. Five: an old kiteboarding rivalry

What are the advantages of the fifth line in kiteboarding? The age-old dilemma has been answered with an animated cartoon.

Meet Mr. Four and Mr. Five. They'll show you the advantages and disadvantages of both line bar systems.

For example, if you see an obstacle right in front of you, pulling the safety release will have different behaviors in both models.

The fifth line is the only way of getting 100 percent instant depower. Have you compared both in the water?

In light winds, your water relaunch will be easier with five lines, and in wave kitesurfing you'll not end up being dragged by the white water.

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