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nick_scorny 05-09-2007 6:37 PM

when i do a wake jump my board shifts up in a abnormal position. This probably happens 3/5 times. IT effects me when i attempt 360's.. what do i need to do to stop this? <BR><a href="http://tinypic.com" target="_blank"><img></a>

kingskrew 05-09-2007 7:14 PM

Try this, see if it helps: <BR> <BR><font color="0000ff"><u><img></u></font> <BR> <BR>-Steve

kingskrew 05-09-2007 7:17 PM

Seriously though, it sounds like you're not weighting your feet evenly when you pop. If you leave the top of the wake tail heavy, the board tends to skyrocket like you're describing. Concentrate on pushing evenly with both feet as you leave the top of the wake <b>especially when going for 3s</b>. Concentrate on the pop, if the jump is good, <b>then</b> initiate the spin by pulling on the handle. I think this should help, good luck! <BR> <BR>-Steve <BR> <BR>BTW your pic didnt work...

nick_scorny 05-09-2007 7:26 PM

<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/3184/446370.jpg" alt="Upload">

kingskrew 05-09-2007 8:11 PM

Hold the handle with both hands through the jump. Approach the wake in a seated position with the handle in low and close to your hips. It looks like your handle position is all screwed up, so I bet this will help tremendously, along with weighting your feet more evenly. <BR> <BR>-Steve

committed 05-10-2007 7:30 AM

^^follow that advise, your handle position is about the most important aspect to good riding. Chin level is rarely a good level. Since your already up there, GRAB that stuff too.


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