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regalado1 03-21-2008 10:04 AM

I'm looking to get a board for my wife. She's about 5'9, medium build. She's on the beginner side. I don't see her doing any hard riding, more like just getting up and cruising. What board/size should I get for her. Since she will probably just cruise on this thing, does it even really matter. Should I just get her a "pretty" board that I think she might like. <BR> <BR>I bought a pair of Zeus bindings the other day for myself, but they seem a little tight. Was going to put these on her new board. Anyone use these bindings. Thoughts and/or opinions. <BR> <BR>Thank you ladies of Wakeworld.

brooke_m 03-23-2008 9:00 PM

I would definitely recommend a pretty board, simply because most girls feel more confident when they are riding in style. As far as size goes, I don't think it will make that big of a difference what size you get her if she isn't planning on doing any big tricks, especially since you can adjust the bindings to make her more comfortable.

regalado1 03-24-2008 7:52 AM

Thanks Brooke. I went with the Ronix Trinity board and some CWB Torqs bindings for her. I hope she likes them. I'm sure she will. She'll be surprised anyhow, she has no idea.

brooke_m 03-24-2008 11:08 AM

Good choice, I'm sure she will be thrilled knowing that she has her on board.

regalado1 03-24-2008 8:13 PM

Got them today. See wakeboarding thread entitled "Oh Yeah!". And she was definitely stoked to get her new setup.


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