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ghostrider_2 03-26-2005 11:08 AM

My boy is 13 weight 90lbs/4'11 he is starting to get the bug and will need his own board he is just a beg. So what board would you guys recommend?? He is paying for it out of his own pocket, I believe in kids learnignthe value of money! (I will double what he has saved/earned) <BR> <BR>Thanx...

airwarrior04 03-26-2005 11:15 AM

Motive Link : http://www.boardersparadise.com/merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&amp;Product_Code=53350214 &amp;Category_Code=A1a9&amp;Product_Count=1 <BR> <BR>State Link: http://www.boardersparadise.com/merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&amp;Product_Code=53350214 &amp;Category_Code=A1a9&amp;Product_Count=1 <BR> <BR>(Message edited by Air-warrior04 on March 26, 2005)

ghostrider_2 03-26-2005 1:05 PM

that motive isnt 2 big?

partydock17 03-26-2005 1:50 PM

How about the GB chopper? <BR>Thats what we taught my little cousin on. <BR> <BR><a href="http://www.okcboardshop.com/20gaboch127.html" target="_blank">http://www.okcboardshop.com/20gaboch127.html</a>

03-26-2005 1:56 PM

He could ride the Motive 135, but I would go with something smaller. Look for a board in the 120's or low 130's. Hyperlite makes boards in the 119-130 range for smaller riders. So do other companies. Check out the WW board guide. <a href="http://www.wakeworld.com/BoardGuide/" target="_blank">http://www.wakeworld.com/BoardGuide/</a>

jjakober 03-26-2005 3:51 PM

O'Brien makes the Vision in a 121 for 2005. This is a multi fin board with continuous rocker and beveled edges, perfect for someone just starting out, and obviously a board that can be ridden at the highest levels, just look and J Sanders. <BR> <BR>Later, <BR>jjakober

vcamper 03-27-2005 12:13 AM

I'd strongly recommend the Hyperlite Motive. I learned on that board and used it for about 3 years. I would also consider buying him the 135, to give him a little room for growth.

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