I like my Clew-View. When I'm clueless why I am doing things wrong, it tells me. I don't use my GoPro that often anymore, since even I have gotten bored watching myself mowing the lawn. But when things go wrong, a GoPro video or picture can help figure out what the hell I am doing. Funny enough - most of the time I know what I should be doing, but not what I actually am doing.
I worked on duck jibes and 360 a couple of days ago in Kalmus. Both are tricks I can do, but don't do often enough. Sometimes, they end up wet; sometimes they are dry but ugly. Two days ago, duck jibes were ok (but not great) at first, but then got worse as soon as I put the camera on. Often, I found myself in this position:
In the Carve 360, I usually have to go through a series of mistakes before I make a dry one. I've done this often enough to know exactly what the mistakes are, and how to fix them. Still, it's nice to see what it looks like on video. Here's a picture:
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