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-   -   First time ever wakesurf contest live streaming (http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=730046)

dennish 08-29-2009 10:04 AM

Go to <a href="http://wake9.com" target="_blank">http://wake9.com</a> hit link at right.

wakesurfermike 08-29-2009 11:49 AM

Live footage right now, don't miss it!

wakesurfermike 08-29-2009 11:50 AM

<a href="http://www.ustream.tv/channel/wake9-com-presents-the-1st-annual-northwest-wakesurf-challenge" target="_blank">http://www.ustream.tv/channel/wake9-com-presents-the-1st-annual-northwest-wakesurf-challenge</a>

ragboy 08-29-2009 11:58 AM

Use the link on the wake9.com home page, I may have to switch the channel on ustream. I have had to do that before due to issues. <BR> <BR>This link should be good all day: <BR> <BR><a href="http://wake9.com/blogs/1st-northwest-wakesurf-open/2009/08/29/live-webcast/" target="_blank">http://wake9.com/blogs/1st-northwest-wakesurf-open/2009/08/29/live-webcast/</a> <BR> <BR>And we will add more to this blog.

michale 08-29-2009 2:11 PM

This is great. M

h20k9 08-29-2009 2:14 PM

tks for the view,i agree this is great

wakesurf_ohio 08-29-2009 2:18 PM

Thats sick.. nice job ragboy!

hatepain 08-29-2009 3:28 PM

Killer now I can check it out a little here at work. So bummed I can't be there today. Thanks RB!

duffymahoney 08-29-2009 3:54 PM

What boats are they running? The goofy wave looks dirty, and I was wondering if it's a normal rotation enzo weighted for goofy riding?

dennish 08-29-2009 3:57 PM

Yep <BR>Regular rotation Enzo

duffymahoney 08-29-2009 3:59 PM

Yeah that wave doesn't look awesome, how are they weighting it? I almost bought one the other week, because it was super cheap and I have someone that wants my boat.

ragboy 08-29-2009 11:35 PM

Well we had a great day today. The NWWSA put on a GREAT contest, it was so well planned. Special thanks to them and Inland Surfer. <BR> <BR>I was prepared to do a webcast, but didn't say anything because I didn't want anyone to expect it, and then it didn't happen. We had a few hiccups, but it worked great. My goal on this go round was getting it done. I can't wait til the next one, wait til you see what we can do at wake9.com. Going to be a blast. Wakesurfing is a WHOLE different sport when you can watch from the boat. <BR> <BR>Special thanks to Ed Sullivan and Jac Fought and their crew for allowing me to use some of their equipment, and hopefully improve on it a little for them with some new battery packs. <BR> <BR>It was great to see a lot of you in the chat room as we broadcasted. <BR> <BR>Can't wait til next time.

bigshow 08-30-2009 6:55 AM

I caught the last hour or so of the comp. The live broadcast was nice. Good job Robert!

timmyb 08-30-2009 9:58 AM

I saw a half hour or so of it! Awesome job! Thanks for putting in the extra effort!

duffymahoney 08-30-2009 10:06 AM

Are you going to make some videos of highlights etc...?

dennish 08-30-2009 12:39 PM

In the next week or so wake9 will have the video's in HD of every rider except Jeff Walker posted for all to see. Over 800 different people viewed a part of the contest. This was without any warning until I posted after the video had started. I can only imagine how many people will get to watch the next contest with advance warning. I spoke with Ragboy and the video quality will be much better on the next broadcast. Thanks to the Garcia family for a great production. It truly was a family effort.

wofrankwo 08-30-2009 1:43 PM

you have to applaud robert and his family's effort and time .... great things from great people .... trully amazing!!

surfdad 08-30-2009 2:53 PM

Just a quick piture from the event of the brodcast. This is to the monitor at the very start of James run. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87668/730109.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>The command center with Robert and Amy <IMG SRC="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/happy.gif" ALT=":-)" BORDER=0> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87668/730110.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR> <BR>The technological advances being brought to the sport by wakesurf enthusiasts that have these skills from their businesses and careers seems to taking off.

surfdad 08-30-2009 3:05 PM

Snake pit <IMG SRC="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/happy.gif" ALT=":-)" BORDER=0> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/87668/730124.jpg" alt="Upload">

tapps210 08-30-2009 9:44 PM

Thanks again for doing this, looking forward to the next one.

notsobueno 08-31-2009 1:13 AM

Robert...you could easily 'tweak' the rockstar logo to make it an RB. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/proud.gif" border=0> <BR> <BR>You should also find a company that makes cord organizers to sponsor you. <img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/biggrin.gif" border=0>

ragboy 08-31-2009 1:20 AM

Wow, that picture of the monitor came out very cool. <BR> <BR>@dtw Its funny but I told the organizers and I think Jeff Walker I was going to try to broadcast the contest online, but no one else. And I asked the organizers not to say anything until it was actually broadcasting, since I wanted to be sure it was working. I tested it during practice, but you never know. <BR> <BR>So we get there for riders meeting at 8:30 am. We had to pack up ALL equipment the night before. Gates open to the park at 9am, and the contest starts at 9:15. At the riders meeting, they announce that I am going to broadcast online. So everyone gets on their cell phones and I hear them calling relatives and friends to go to wake9.com to watch it. Oh great. Now the pressure was on. So that is why cords look so bad, I had 15 mins. It was actually pretty organized on top of the table, but not on the floor. Pretty nuts. A lot of fun though, can't wait to do it again, and take it to the next level.


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