The dictionary on kitesurfing gives the definition of all the technical terms related to kitesurfing. It is also a glossary that translates the English vocabulary in French kiteboard. Technical terms are explained in detail for a beginner to start kiteboarding in good conditions. It is a practical lexicon to watch again and again as soon as you lack a vocabulary word.

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off the lip -  Virage en haut de la vague
off-shore -  Vent qui vient de la terre et qui pousse au large, danger réel à sortir en kite
Offshore -  This is the wind blowing at the water from the shore.
Ollie -  A trick where the rider pops the board into the air by pushing down on their back foot and jumping up with their front foot forward.
on-shore -  Vent qui vient du large et pousse vers la côte. Difficile de débuter avec cette orientation
one foot -  Enlever un seul pied de la planche lors d'un saut puis le remettre avant d'atterrir
Onshore -  This refers to winds coming from the sea toward the land
Open cell foil -  An open cell foil has openings along the top of the kite to allow the air to flow through and fill the kite. These designs tend to be less expensive than their closed-cell counterparts. Open cell foils are not designed for water use, as when crashed they fill with water and are not able to be relaunched.
oreille ou tip -  C'est l'extrémité de l'aile
outline (planche) -  C'est la forme générale de la planche. Pour en savoir plus sur les boards regardez le cours de théorie sur les Planches
overhead -  aérien
Overhead waves -  Waves two or more meters (6 ft) from trough to crest.
Overpowered -  The condition of having too much power from the kite. Is likely the result of an increase in wind, incorrect kite choice (too large for the conditions), or incorrect adjustment.
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