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Forum: Trick Tips 06-01-2018, 6:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By skiboarder
Get your shoulders further back on your approach...

Get your shoulders further back on your approach and let the tension kick the board behind you. Right now your are mule kicking a little and pushing the handle down on your way up. You lose a lot of...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-18-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,558
Posted By skiboarder
The edge looks like a side-cut because of the...

The edge looks like a side-cut because of the machining. It has parallel rails for about 18" or so no side cut.
141cm Length
43.18cm Width
6.35cm Rocker

Flat base
Carbon Top sheet
Carbon...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-18-2018, 8:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,558
Posted By skiboarder
Humanoid Custom: True custom shape and...

Humanoid Custom: True custom shape and construction
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-15-2018, 7:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By skiboarder
1" fin on that board is a lot of fin. Good news...

1" fin on that board is a lot of fin. Good news is that you are riding one of the most stable and limitless boards out there. It is a great beginner board yet can still go to the moon strapped to the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-28-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,477
Posted By skiboarder
I built a clearwater foil. Bakes, who has...

I built a clearwater foil.

Bakes, who has time for that? I could air it out in the flats no problem and the only backflip I ever tried, I barely looped out on. The wake to wakes were fine until...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-28-2018, 7:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,477
Posted By skiboarder
Foiling is cool and I have done it a little. I've...

Foiling is cool and I have done it a little. I've been wakeboarding for 25 seasons and a foil crash ranks in my top ten. My first wake to wake attempt involved me catching an edge with the foil and...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-14-2018, 7:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,738
Posted By skiboarder
I've been a Malibu guy for a long time, worked...

I've been a Malibu guy for a long time, worked with the local dealer on tons of demos and shown the rear facing seats a lot. The rear facing seats only work in the biggest boats, IMO. Anything...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 03-07-2018, 2:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 36,099
Posted By skiboarder
Your height says 150, your weight says 144. You...

Your height says 150, your weight says 144. You could easily ride both well. My policy is that when I am between sizes, I go up.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 02-27-2018, 7:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,114
Posted By skiboarder
Scott, you need to take your "Political...

Scott, you need to take your "Political correctness at the door" attitude back to the non-wake discussion homeboys. This is wakeboarding. We appreciate good discussion and good vibes. Hijacking a...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 02-26-2018, 1:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,114
Posted By skiboarder
Are you seriously calling out Greg Nelson? Go...

Are you seriously calling out Greg Nelson? Go read a book...or at least read the article Andy posted.
http://unionwakeboarder.com/look-back-greg-nelson/

Super pumped for JB. He has been killing...
Forum: Wakesurfing 02-09-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,379
Posted By skiboarder
Both wakes may go to shore, but trust me, that...

Both wakes may go to shore, but trust me, that stern roller is screwing it up for everyone else...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-31-2018, 8:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,195
Posted By skiboarder
Stephen, I own a 25LSV. The A24 is a very...

Stephen,

I own a 25LSV. The A24 is a very similar wake. We had 750 PNP on both sides of the motor. About 300lbs under the dash and the wedge was set in the 2spot. The beauty of the A24 wake is...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-29-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,195
Posted By skiboarder
I took a wakeboard set behind one that was...

I took a wakeboard set behind one that was optimized a few weeks ago. The wake is seriously impressive, but Axis wakes have always been great. I usually say that the difference between a Malibu and...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-25-2018, 8:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By skiboarder
B, first M235s aren't $200K. You can sit in a...

B, first M235s aren't $200K. You can sit in a maxed out one for about $180 (Less than G23 with a super charged engine--M235's stock engine). And where on earth did you get the idea that a Malibu is...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 01-23-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,990
Posted By skiboarder
Don't confuse sport and industry. Some of the...

Don't confuse sport and industry. Some of the best wakeboarding came before it was an industry. My point is let the athletes lead the sport and let the money follow. Not the other way around.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 01-22-2018, 7:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,990
Posted By skiboarder
Print is dead...No surprise there. But dang, you...

Print is dead...No surprise there. But dang, you guys sound like a mix bitter beer bellies only fit to surf and sissies. For years I have shrugged off the sports move from counter culture, to Xgames,...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-10-2018, 6:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,079
Posted By skiboarder
Boat fuel economy discussions are for boat-geeks,...

Boat fuel economy discussions are for boat-geeks, not riders. Real riders know there are too many variables to make a good apples to apples comparison. Every. and I mean every, boat fuel economy...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-08-2018, 2:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,079
Posted By skiboarder
The 2017 MXZ has a whole new hull, a different...

The 2017 MXZ has a whole new hull, a different prop and a different gear ratio. Also, wedge position plays a huge role. I see knuckleheads with their wedge in the 5 spot when surfing. I run my 25 LSV...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-08-2018, 6:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,079
Posted By skiboarder
Unless I am wrong. That is not the current 24MXZ....

Unless I am wrong. That is not the current 24MXZ. That would mean that it isn't benefiting from the lifting wedge, new gear ratio or the 17" prop. The new 24 runs a much lower RPM.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-21-2017, 7:48 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 16,136
Posted By skiboarder
The Moose is a WW legend. I don't understand why...

The Moose is a WW legend. I don't understand why people take pleasure tormenting him. Live and let live. I would love to have his stoke level for a day.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-18-2017, 8:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,078
Posted By skiboarder
Deep Vs are way overrated IMO. I'm speaking from...

Deep Vs are way overrated IMO. I'm speaking from the wakeboard side, but it seems that it would translate to surf. Deep Vs typically equal tall, but thinner wakes. I prefer a steep keel-drop, and a...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 12-15-2017, 9:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,793
Posted By skiboarder
Progression isn't just up. It is out too. So you...

Progression isn't just up. It is out too. So you don't want to learn a new flip. Can you do a BS 180? Try it switch.

Look, I understand that age is rough and at some point everyone needs to...
Forum: Trick Tips 12-11-2017, 9:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,748
Posted By skiboarder
The box probably has a safety ramp. Practice...

The box probably has a safety ramp. Practice olling flat and landing flat. Even if you come a little short, you will probably be fine.

Once on the box knees, trees, freeze. Bend your knees. Keep...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 12-06-2017, 8:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,132
Posted By skiboarder
They both suck.

They both suck.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 12-04-2017, 3:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,793
Posted By skiboarder
He is a lifer. There is hope for our youth yet!!...

He is a lifer. There is hope for our youth yet!! The only advice I have is eat sh*t and learn your fundamentals now. You want to get that out of the way as young as possible. Once you get over the...
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