FOil accident in Hanalei

Hdip

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Yikes. I'd also like to point out that foiling has been around for 5 years and 3 of them have been pretty crowded in foil terms and this is the first accident like this I've heard of. Surfboard fins are sharp too.
 

Hdip

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it will. not as many foilers as surfers but as the numbers grow so will the serious accidents
Are we counting European wingfoiler's in that # of foilers? This is not a personal attack on you Havoc, you were just the post above mine is all. I think that surfer's have a myopic view of the ocean. Here's an image of an average day at Chrissy field in San Francisco. There are way more foils in the water daily than most people realize.

Saying that this accident means foiling is dangerous, is the same as saying Parker Coffin nearly losing his eye at Soup Bowl means surfing is dangerous and it's only going to happen more often.


Edit: adding in photo of hood river foiling. 1671567038188.png

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