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Dom - kite boarding

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Dom Moore
Profession:Kite boarder
Description:Dom's advice to anyone wanting to learn kite boarding is to get a lesson. He says "You'll learn about the equipment, learn to use the kites and boards, you'll understand the wind. You'll save a lot of money in the long term too."

NAME: Dom Moore
LIVES: Newquay
EXTREME SPORT: Kite Boardercross
NARROW ESCAPES: Every time kiting in high winds is a narrow escape...
WORST INJURY: none - i just bounce! ( i hope by saying that i don't put a jinx on myself)
EQUIPMENT USED: Peter Lynn and HQ
PERFECT MOMENT: landing my first unhooked foot out at wesward Ho! in front of the camera!
ANY REGRETS: none so far
AMBITIONS: to keep going the way i'm going!
HOW CAN FACILITIES IN CORNWALL BE IMPROVED: we need to let people know that no matter what level, our extreme sports are accessible for everyone
FAVOURITE LOCATION FOR SPORT: the skypark!
WHERE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO GO: the beaches of oregon, USA
FAVOURITE TRICK OR MOVE: handplant
OTHER SPORTS YOU'RE INTO: surfing, kitesurfing and kite buggying
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO ANYONE LEARNING: get a lesson - you'll learn about the equipment, learn to use the kites and boards, you'll undertand the wind. you'll save a lot of money in the long term too
CLUB BELONGING TO: skyhooked, find out about it on the BBC Cornwall website.

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