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Sat Feb 23, 2008 12:51 pm

I'm tring to learn to do the back spin while in the fade,but i'm having trouble putting the kite(prism mirage)in an uneven fade,any help and/or advice is greatly apprieiated.
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Sat Feb 23, 2008 1:06 pm

While the kite's in a fade, slowly extend one arm. This should make the fade uneven. The extended arm will be the one you pull back to backspin. It doesn't need to be done terribly fast or with much pull. Think starting a lawnmower.
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Sat Feb 23, 2008 2:24 pm

R.E. 'starting the lawn mower'.

Look at Bryan's video here :

At 2:03 he starts doing backspin cascades. Notice the type of pull he does, this is the starting input for a backspin.

For a backspin, after the first pull the following ones are not as aggressive.

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Tue Feb 26, 2008 8:51 pm

Bit better look at it on this one... round about 3.10.