The Rise is one of those kites that is truely capable of going huge when powered up. If you are not powered up, there is nothing you can do to get over 30ft. You need BIG winds.
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My technique has easily boosted me over 40ft time and time again when properly powered. If I am not powered it doesn’t matter what I do, I wont get the HUGE jumps.
For me, the best boosting size is the 10m Rise. It is fast enough to yank you up, but not so small that it just drops you. Winds need to be in the upper 20’s to low 30’s. If you can hold it in the mid 30’s all the better.
Get riding fast in between the chop… Pick a line where you won’t lose your edge and get your speed up. Eye a piece of chop with a nice ramp and get your kite to either 10:00 or 2:00. With the bar sheeted out with just enough tension to keep your speed pull with your back hand as hard as you can. Time it so that your kite hits 12:00 just as you hit the top of your wave, and as you push off the water with your legs, aggressively pull the bar all the way in. At this point your kite should be at 12:00, and you should keep it above you, not letting it get out of the 11:00 - 1:00 window.
As you reach your apex, keeping the bar sheeted in, enjoy the views…
As you come down keep the kite overhead, except that in your last 10 ft of decent you need to aggressively bring the kite back down in the direction of your travel. Don’t forget this step as it is key to a soft landing.
If anyone is interested in trying out the 10m Rise, get in touch. I have a brand new 10m that I’d be willing to send out to someone who thinks this might be the kite for them. If it doesn’t boost you to the moon, send it back.