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okcwakebrdr 02-09-2010 9:57 AM

Has anyone hurt there knee on the cable. I have blown both acl's behind the boat. But not sure if i have heard of anyone injury theres on the cable. Im sure its happened, maybe not as much as the boat?

bbsxkills 02-09-2010 10:13 AM

cue luker, go!!

bflat53212 02-09-2010 10:16 AM

If you are hitting kickers, I would assume you potentially could have more of a risk of blowing an acl. A lot of kickers, throw you straight up and you land really flat, which is just begging for a blown knee.

bendow 02-09-2010 10:19 AM

I've seen a ton of guys get their knees killed on cable...including myself.

okcwakebrdr 02-09-2010 10:39 AM

Well that explains it...its just not that good for any of us. <img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/crazy.gif" border=0> There's 2 people in the world that really love wakeboarding! Us..the wakeboarding community....and Orthopedic Surgeons!!

dirwoody 02-09-2010 10:40 AM

I haven't killed mine, but tweaked the crap out of them off a kicker on the cable

fly135 02-09-2010 12:41 PM

I stiff legged a landing off an A-Frame at the cable and jammed my knee hard. It took nearly 2 years before any hint of pain finally went away. But required no medical treatment.

stevo8290 02-09-2010 12:55 PM

i never thought cable had too much potential for injury....until friday. I got one hell of a concussion, floated face up for about 2 minutes.... my guess you could definitely suffer knee injuries. but i have a friend who doesn't ride boat anymore, just cable, because he has already had many knee problems

jealous_soul 02-09-2010 10:29 PM

PCL/MCL strain and bone bruise on a front roll to revert off the water

xbones 02-10-2010 11:04 AM

Yeah dude... tail poke/glide thing off big white blew my ACL, cracked my femur, tore medial and lateral meniscus.

xbones 02-10-2010 11:06 AM

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andy_nintzel 02-10-2010 11:08 AM

My good Buddy and editor of Managing editor of WBM Blew his right ACL at OWC off the kicker.

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