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goldilocks 03-09-2008 12:30 PM

I am lookin to buy a board pretty soon, but i would consider myself a beginner. Should a beginner get a three stage rocker or might that be difficult for me to ride? I am looking at either Obrien Skyla or Vixen for a three stage or the Jett or Angel for a continuous, but I am not sure how to choose. I am 5'5 and weigh a buck fifteen. Please help!!

goldilocks 03-09-2008 6:23 PM

oh yeah, the shop that sells obrien products up here in minneapolis does not do demos so that is not an option. thanks again.

melanie 03-09-2008 7:24 PM

Your the same height and weight as me <img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/proud.gif" border=0> <BR>I've ridden 3-stage since I first began so I know nothing about continuous. I'd choose the Skyla if I were you. It comes in 135. I think thats the perfect size for our height and weight. The Vixon is rather short, 132.

goldilocks 03-10-2008 12:48 PM

thanks, i appreciate the help!

nautiquesonly 03-18-2008 10:01 PM

The 132 length is plenty for 115 lbs the 135 would be best if you were closer to 150

goldilocks 03-21-2008 6:03 PM

ooh, thanks for the advice, but i already bought the 135. hope it works <IMG SRC="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/happy.gif" ALT=":-)" BORDER=0>

criswb 03-26-2008 6:51 AM

You're going to be great with the 135, I am 95 lbs and I can ride a 134, and im about 3 inches shorter than you. So you're going to be okay with that one. Post pics!!


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