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Old 29-12-2008, 05:18   #1
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The North sea at GT Yarmouth is currently experiencing 12 knot SE winds,its about 2 deg C
my son has just rang to say that he is going kite surfing in those conditions


guess they dont feel the cold at 21 years of age
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Old 29-12-2008, 07:52   #2
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hanging tough!

Itís because their balls retract so easily into their bodies at that ageÖ.keeps them much warmer!...
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Old 29-12-2008, 08:43   #3
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Itís because their balls retract so easily into their bodies at that ageÖ.keeps them much warmer!...
I've certainly changed with age. I used to go white water canoeing in sub freezing temperatures with snow on the ground and ice still on the river.

These days I hate walking to work in those conditions.

I dream of being a snowbird and getting away from the cold all together.
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they dont feel the cold at 21 years of age
Their brain hasn't connected with their appendeges yet.

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I can relate to that, Nautical...used to whitewater canoe and kayak in icewater, too. Sailed my Hobie 16 with a wetsuit in the winter. Not now. Heck, I even moved where it never gets below 70 degrees F. I'm happy to leave that hairy, cold-weather stuff to the kids now.
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Their brain hasn't connected with their appendeges yet.
Strange Mark....at that age, my appendages were the only thing my brain was connected to......Happy New Year!
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I say encourage him do it now, cause he isn't going to want to do it in 20 years.
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i remember doing an ice dive in a wet suit at that age,we cut a hole in the ice and jumped in,i think i lasted about 15 minutes
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