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Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion Yesterday, 9:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 927
Posted By skiboarder
Young guys ride cable/park. They are better...

Young guys ride cable/park. They are better connected to social media. It wasn't a wake/park contest. It was a popularity contest. That said, Chris killed it. Congratulations. I am just stoked at how...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-23-2015, 7:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,856
Posted By skiboarder
John Anderson, You nailed it. Computers and...

John Anderson, You nailed it. Computers and smartphones allow us to do 10x the amount of work that was done only 25-30 years ago. Where did the money go? It is a very interesting discussion.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-21-2015, 8:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By skiboarder
I'm a Malibu guy through and through, but I have...

I'm a Malibu guy through and through, but I have always wanted a re-ferbed late 1970s ski. They are tiny, but somehow still look tough.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-21-2015, 7:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By skiboarder
Up, always up.

Up, always up.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-17-2015, 8:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,856
Posted By skiboarder
A lot of places in Japan uses those.

A lot of places in Japan uses those.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-17-2015, 8:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,444
Posted By skiboarder
Crappy grease. I've cleaned and replaced my...

Crappy grease. I've cleaned and replaced my grease before.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-17-2015, 8:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,307
Posted By skiboarder
Snowboarding has a mega-trash talking culture. It...

Snowboarding has a mega-trash talking culture. It all started with Wakezeach. Just another example of wakeboarder trying to be cool like snowboarders. I've said it forever, "It is time to kick off...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-10-2015, 2:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,515
Posted By skiboarder
Years ago, in a buddies sport nautique, We...

Years ago, in a buddies sport nautique, We punched through a roller and the bow headed toward the bottom of the lake. We went deep enough that a sac in the bow floated out. The boat didn't sink, but...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-10-2015, 2:07 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 14,685
Posted By skiboarder
Bit and mauled are two different things. There...

Bit and mauled are two different things. There are lot of bites by small dogs, but you don't typically have to worry about a bite killing your kid. Pit bulls destructive capabilities pretty much...
Forum: Trick Tips 07-10-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By skiboarder
When I land wrapped, I land bolts. no edging just...

When I land wrapped, I land bolts. no edging just coasting flat in the proper direction. Edging will unwind you.

That said. I never land on an edge. Always flat and pointing the right direction....
Forum: Trick Tips 07-10-2015, 9:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By skiboarder
If you land wrapped. You need to spot your...

If you land wrapped. You need to spot your landing off the tail of the board. If you look at the shore or the boat, you will tend to sit down on your butt.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-06-2015, 9:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By skiboarder
It is a super fun park. Everything is well laid...

It is a super fun park. Everything is well laid out and you can really fire off some laps. I can't even hit the kickers and I get 5-6 hits every lap depending on my route. It is a rad place to ride...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-30-2015, 6:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,272
Posted By skiboarder
I just feel sorry for all of the guys who's joy...

I just feel sorry for all of the guys who's joy of victory was quick overshadowed by, "Oh No!" as they remember the conversation they had a few weeks ago with their boyfriend about how he could...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-29-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By skiboarder
http://www.jointhealing.com/aircast-cryo-cuff-ic.h...

http://www.jointhealing.com/aircast-cryo-cuff-ic.html?gclid=CIzup6LAtcYCFQoKaQodZPYA9g

Sorry. It was less than $200 delivered. Icing and compression in the first few weeks will make a big...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-29-2015, 8:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By skiboarder
I had 2 major knee surgeries over the last year...

I had 2 major knee surgeries over the last year on my knee and my compression/icing unit was $250. It was worth every penny. $2,500 is just dumb. There is no way that thing is worth it. I wore mine...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-23-2015, 8:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By skiboarder
Coors!

Coors!
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-18-2015, 2:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,387
Posted By skiboarder
1.) Term limits 2.) Campaign finance reform ...

1.) Term limits
2.) Campaign finance reform

I think if there was a way to fix these, most problems would get solved over time. You can't have lifer politicians that are allowed to insider trade...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-18-2015, 9:29 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 63,820
Posted By skiboarder
One thing this thread doesn't consider is...

One thing this thread doesn't consider is lifestyle. What is important to you? Will you drive a POS truck to have a boat? Will you rent an apartment to have a boat? I know guys who make twice what I...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-17-2015, 9:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By skiboarder
I have a buddy with the 5-9 on order for the...

I have a buddy with the 5-9 on order for the ocean. I really like the idea of wake surfing in the summer keeping my ocean riding strong and I have always had a blast on ocean boards every time I've...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-16-2015, 8:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By skiboarder
I've ridden in a sport with 4,000hrs (no engine...

I've ridden in a sport with 4,000hrs (no engine rebuild). My 88 Malibu Skiier had 1,800 hrs when I sold it. I had to rebuild the engine at 1,000, but that is only because a bone-head friend let it...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-13-2015, 6:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By skiboarder
No way water temp is slowing you down enough to...

No way water temp is slowing you down enough to notice. Even it was absolute glass and you rode them back to back, I don't think anyone could tell the difference.

The code is an aggressive...
Forum: Trick Tips 05-19-2015, 8:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By skiboarder
The difference between my good bat wings and my...

The difference between my good bat wings and my lazy ones is maintaining line tension all the way through the wake. I wouldn't worry to much about where to put the board, it is going to to go. As...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-15-2015, 7:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,015
Posted By skiboarder
I wear above the knee shorts typically. I surf...

I wear above the knee shorts typically. I surf and sloppy shorts when short boarding get in the way IMO and you feel slower paddling. I'm not going to own wakeboard shorts and surf shorts.

The...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-30-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,374
Posted By skiboarder
As a Boat owner, 5 gallons a set is the best way...

As a Boat owner, 5 gallons a set is the best way to go if you want to be super cool.

Honestly though, I only let cool people (people I think are cool) on my boat. I rarely ever have a problem with...
Forum: Trick Tips 04-29-2015, 7:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By skiboarder
Are you trying to look back at the boat as you...

Are you trying to look back at the boat as you land? Don't if you are. You really need to peg the handle to the small of your back and spot your landing off the tail of your board looking away from...
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