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Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-26-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,675
Posted By eternalshadow
Some of the unfortunate truths are that...

Some of the unfortunate truths are that wakeboarding and the boat market grew hand in hand.

When I started riding 17 years ago there were no towers, there was no factory ballast, boats had less...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-24-2014, 8:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,958
Posted By eternalshadow
Our next stop is this Saturday at Chestermere (20...

Our next stop is this Saturday at Chestermere (20 minutest east of Calgary towards Strathmore) in conjunction with the Chestermere water festival. Registration is between 0830 and 1000 with riding...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-18-2014, 1:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,958
Posted By eternalshadow
Just a reminder that the 3rd stop of the Alberta...

Just a reminder that the 3rd stop of the Alberta wakeboard tour is tomorrow at Jackfish Lake. Registration starts at 830, the event is held in conjunction with jackfish lake association and events....
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-19-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,958
Posted By eternalshadow
I want to extend a big thank you to all of our...

I want to extend a big thank you to all of our sponsors and a special note to Hyperactive Watersports. Hyperactive Watersports have been a long time supporter of wakeboarding in Alberta and as always...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-11-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,958
Posted By eternalshadow
2014 Alberta Wakeboard Tour

I hope that everyone is getting out, shredding, and well!

Alberta will have 5 contests in 2014 as follows:

June 14 - Chestermere - wakeboard/wakeskate

June 21 - Pine -...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-20-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,882
Posted By eternalshadow
Another quick solution would be to install a ball...

Another quick solution would be to install a ball valve at the bag, the downside is that you have to remember to open and close it.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 09-08-2013, 5:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,469
Posted By eternalshadow
I've seen it, it looks expensive for what it is...

I've seen it, it looks expensive for what it is and that it would likely get boring. I can see it being a niche thing for people with extra money that want something different. I have no idea how...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-05-2013, 6:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,701
Posted By eternalshadow
As we get older I cannot stress as said above...

As we get older I cannot stress as said above flexibility. Strength training is important, but I'm strongly coming to believe that flexibility, whole body flexibility is part of the key to...
Forum: Find A Third/Be A Third 08-21-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,098
Posted By eternalshadow
If you're heading back hit me up with a PM and...

If you're heading back hit me up with a PM and I'll see what I can scare up.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-20-2013, 3:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By eternalshadow
Stoked! Heading to the airport in the next 5...

Stoked!

Heading to the airport in the next 5 minutes for a flight to Nor Cal to ride with Jeff Hill this week!
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-15-2013, 2:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By eternalshadow
I transitioned from the Lyman to the Harley and...

I transitioned from the Lyman to the Harley and found that the Harley was a great fit for my riding style. One of the things I look for the most is the responsiveness of a board through the...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-14-2013, 8:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,999
Posted By eternalshadow
The Alberta Wakeboard Provincials are only 3 days...

The Alberta Wakeboard Provincials are only 3 days away!
Shalom Park (At the foot of Rabbit Hill Ski Hill)

Registration will be onsite from 0800 to 0915 with a riders meeting scheduled for 0925.
...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-26-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,493
Posted By eternalshadow
https://www.usawaterski.org/graphics/downloads/Ins...

https://www.usawaterski.org/graphics/downloads/InsuranceResources/ClubInsurance/ClubInsuranceProgramSampleWaiverForm-Adult.pdf

USA Water Ski has plenty of resources available. Another...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-26-2013, 9:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,138
Posted By eternalshadow
You may have to look into an i/o. There's plenty...

You may have to look into an i/o. There's plenty on the market with towers and if you can find one with a V8 you'll have plenty of HP to drop in some ballast. Even a newer fuel injected 4.3 L will...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-24-2013, 9:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,493
Posted By eternalshadow
Yes this does scare me. I do have boat...

Yes this does scare me.

I do have boat insurance. I also have some further coverage as a coach and a member of waterski wakeboard Canada. There's ways out there to reduce liability such as...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-18-2013, 9:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,999
Posted By eternalshadow
Jackfish Lake contest this Saturday July 20th is...

Jackfish Lake contest this Saturday July 20th is advertised as follows:

Contest: $10.00
Free for members (and their family) of JLMA, and $10 entry fee for other competitors. Competitors must sign...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-16-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,999
Posted By eternalshadow
2013 Alberta Wakeboard Tour & Canadian Nationals

Check out the poster for the 2013 Alberta Wake Tour!

Some of the stops, 1 and 4 will be combined with other on water disciplines.

Hit me up with a PM for any questions! Hope to see some of you...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-25-2013, 8:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,854
Posted By eternalshadow
I don't in most cases but have when I see a...

I don't in most cases but have when I see a family struggling trying to learn. I tend to get a little too rammy with the idiots, that said, some of my crew have. It's been unfortunate because even...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-25-2013, 8:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,870
Posted By eternalshadow
I've always tried to explain things this way: ...

I've always tried to explain things this way:

When I was a younger man just getting into the sport I needed every tid bit of information and excitement and I was in general, more enthusiastic...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-12-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By eternalshadow
I've seen more wind over the past two years. Even...

I've seen more wind over the past two years. Even a talk with my boss at his cabin he complained that between the wind and surf boat rollers that his lake is very seldom calm.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-11-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,770
Posted By eternalshadow
Why are you looking to wear braces? After...

Why are you looking to wear braces?

After ACL reconstruction I was prescribed a brace by my physician. For most insurance companies to cover the cost up to what your policy covers will require a...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-08-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,092
Posted By eternalshadow
If I'm hitting rails, every time. If I'm learning...

If I'm hitting rails, every time. If I'm learning a trick that's blind (head may be the principal point of impact) then yes.

Otherwise no. I've had my helmet "bucket" on more than one occasion...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 01-24-2013, 8:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,782
Posted By eternalshadow
I remember when other sport "influence" started...

I remember when other sport "influence" started to have some more pull... you had all these kids coming into a contest that had one big hs trick. Typically a backroll or tantrum. Then the same kid...
Forum: Trick Tips 01-18-2013, 3:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,631
Posted By eternalshadow
In addition to what Jason has said the only other...

In addition to what Jason has said the only other note I have is to finish your line of sight. Turn your head/eyes through the whole spin. As you're coming around on your heels it looks like you're...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 01-17-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,830
Posted By eternalshadow
I've been sponsored for a number of years now....

I've been sponsored for a number of years now. I'm still the same mediocre wakeboarder with only a handful of combined inverts and spins that I was when I was sponsored. The thing about it, I didn't...
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