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stokes89 05-28-2007 9:12 PM

im trying to get into wakeskating and dont even know what to buy first... im 6'4 245... board types? best shoes?

ticktock 05-28-2007 9:57 PM

most wakeskates are about the same size but i would recommend one of the larger boards with foam. grip tape is nice but it sucks when you scrape something with it

wakemitch 05-28-2007 10:06 PM

i would recomend the LF impulse 42 reed. its a really wide board so your feet wont hang over, and its a great shape. <BR>another good option would be the Hyperlite Vinyl 108 which is about 43". its also a wide board and the shape looks really good. <BR>im recommending those boards because they will perform will perform well for your size. i didnt recomend the catalysts because they are narrow and you probably have 13s or 14s so your feet would be hanging over which is no fun when edging

pirate 05-29-2007 12:53 PM

also the Sattelye Engen deck would be good for your size dude..... Cary K is about your size and thats what board he rides...... <BR> <BR>As for durabiltiy I think Mitch can vouch for the Sattelyte's.


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