goestoeleven wrote: Jynx wrote:
Anywho... bagged another quader today! Great flying UNTIL the rain hit!
How many do you have now? I'm thinking we're going to see a new team at some of next year's festivals!
Over a dozen in the past year... most were spectators who I encouraged to just Try It!
Sometimes I even had to motion to them, who stood at some distance, to come over... then I simply hand them my handles and say... "try it"!
Interesting as they normally take the handles but say the same things... Thanks, but no (which I rarely listen to)...
I don't think I could do that... I'm afraid I'll break it... and, I just enjoy watching... then to see their eyes light-up and their Big smile as they take off. I've learned to "KISS" the initial session (keeping it to a simple launch, while keeping their hands to their chest, and elbows locked to their sides, and simple little thumb movements) I found it works better than to over-explain the whole process and reasoning. Afterward I hand them one of my cards with my, and Rev, info on it.
However, regarding liability...
I DO warn them about the infectious 'Dark-Side' obsession! Most have totally disregarded the warning and later purchased a Rev!
As far as team flying... I have about 6 who are ready and enjoy team-"playing
" (2 or 3 of us at a time)... we're not ready for any performances as yet... and likely never will...(as we get together on a non-scheduled basis)
... BUT we have a heck of alot of FUN and tons of laughs!!!
...and sometimes (often)
I think I'm the one who gets the most enjoyment of all!