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Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-31-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,893
Posted By liquidmx
Hey Evan. A few pointers on recovery (as alluded...

Hey Evan. A few pointers on recovery (as alluded by Gnarslayer and Orange):

First: give it a LOT of time to recover. It may feel good at 6-9 mos but take it easy. I used this period to dial in my...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 09-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,507
Posted By liquidmx
My biggest gripe is the lack of transparency and...

My biggest gripe is the lack of transparency and the resulting "emergency drought" propaganda. I see this crap everywhere, T.V.'s, highway traffic signs, internet, etc.

Yes, the lakes are lower....
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 09-24-2014, 1:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,507
Posted By liquidmx
I call media and political B.S....BIG time! "six...

I call media and political B.S....BIG time! "six crazy gif's"....yah....of TWO lakes...mostly Orroville.

In addition, didn't the DNR release something like 23 billion gallons of water to the sea...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-01-2014, 8:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,970
Posted By liquidmx
Finless behind boat and cable. But only for one...

Finless behind boat and cable. But only for one main reason:
1 - my technique sucks and riding with fins seems to magnify my crappy technique vs. forcing me to cut more progressive, etc.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-23-2014, 3:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,531
Posted By liquidmx
I agree, TONS and TONS of fun and potential...

I agree, TONS and TONS of fun and potential lines, tricks, etc.

Broc, is there talk/discussion in swapping the bank box/transfer with the elbow rail or at least to a position where the bank in...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-23-2014, 9:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,531
Posted By liquidmx
JT. I just visited velocity yesterday. Good...

JT. I just visited velocity yesterday. Good place, very nice, killer setup. The main difference btw Velocity and Wake Island (in my opinion)...besides rotation, are the features. Velocity has a lot...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-14-2014, 9:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,343
Posted By liquidmx
The wake at Lathrop looked a little washy and the...

The wake at Lathrop looked a little washy and the boat was porpoising as well. It seemed odd to me.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-10-2014, 5:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,995
Posted By liquidmx
A few thoughts on the whole flexboard argument. ...

A few thoughts on the whole flexboard argument.

Unless you personally know or touch a pro rider's board I would'nt automatically assume flex or non-flex. Most pros get custom layups, etc. I have...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-24-2014, 6:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,038
Posted By liquidmx
Agreed Jason. My jaw hit the floor when the jelly...

Agreed Jason. My jaw hit the floor when the jelly ball didnt show up on the MRI (about the size of a small marble).

Yes, I have read a bunch about micro fracture and the OATS procedures. Plus my...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-24-2014, 6:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,531
Posted By liquidmx
/\/\/\/\ kind of frustrating to get a coupon to a...

/\/\/\/\ kind of frustrating to get a coupon to a park that isn't even open yet.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-24-2014, 5:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,866
Posted By liquidmx
Great video. Kudos for editing for...

Great video. Kudos for editing for showing/focusing on the riding vs. a bunch of "artistic" focusing on random crap (which seems so common today in many wake vids).
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-23-2014, 4:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,038
Posted By liquidmx
Thanks for the reply Jason! My other MAJOR...

Thanks for the reply Jason!

My other MAJOR "frustration" with this recent MRI/ortho visit was the inability to figure out what is "catching/loose" within in my knee (which is what gave the...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-16-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,038
Posted By liquidmx
Right on, thanks for the replies guys. Yah my...

Right on, thanks for the replies guys.
Yah my main concern is being 32 yrs old and worrying about keeping my knees in good enough shape to play with my future (someday) kids.
Having already done...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-12-2014, 2:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,038
Posted By liquidmx
Knee surgery to repair damaged cartilege - yay or nay?

I just got back from the Doc. Long story short I have a small (Sonometer in size?) area of my upper knee joint (femur) that has damaged cartilage. He mentioned three options (but pushed for surgery):...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-28-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,734
Posted By liquidmx
I agree with Jeff and J-Rod. I too have tried...

I agree with Jeff and J-Rod. I too have tried flex behind the boat. I gave it several sets and said "nope, not for me". What I found comical was talking to a few of the top guys who were getting...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-19-2014, 1:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,681
Posted By liquidmx
A few things I keep (some have already been...

A few things I keep (some have already been said).

Goggles and knife with wrist lanyard so it cannot be dropped.
OIL OIL OIL!!! Ever since I lost out on an evening butter session due to low oil I...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 09-20-2013, 3:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,935
Posted By liquidmx
Grant, you should make a website for this ****...

Grant, you should make a website for this **** like the douchebag website. It would be pretty rad.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-01-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,152
Posted By liquidmx
Driving a dumper helps with learning a tantrum if...

Driving a dumper helps with learning a tantrum if they are letting off their edge too soon.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-19-2013, 5:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,566
Posted By liquidmx
Good point A-dub, I had not made that point but...

Good point A-dub, I had not made that point but had inferred/implied it in my mind while writing it...similar to my Drag racing metaphor (earlier) or Ronnie's golf metaphor.

Ronnie, I have had...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-19-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,566
Posted By liquidmx
Dave I have talked to a few "elite" guys that...

Dave I have talked to a few "elite" guys that ride a lot of weight and got a pull behind the g23 when it was slumpin. One overriding comment i heard was something along the lines of "I hit all my...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-18-2013, 2:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,566
Posted By liquidmx
For pro riders and guys who have a deep bag of...

For pro riders and guys who have a deep bag of tricks, it's completely justified, then it begins to taper off with skillset. It's just like drag racing, the better you get the faster you go, the more...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-17-2013, 4:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,350
Posted By liquidmx
Thanks A-dub. I had not thought about edging away...

Thanks A-dub. I had not thought about edging away on the landing. I always land, grunt it out and wait for the line to pull me back into the cable pathway. Edging out may get rid of that short period...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-17-2013, 4:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,642
Posted By liquidmx
I agree with Jay. I ride a 142 and am 5'10"...

I agree with Jay. I ride a 142 and am 5'10" 180lbs. There is a misconception on board sizing because most pro wakeboarders are the size of horse jockeys. So in relation the boards they ride are...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-17-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,350
Posted By liquidmx
That's the method I have been taking Jarrod. In...

That's the method I have been taking Jarrod. In addition I try not to pop off the lip to keep my forward momentum/trajectory a little flatter. Even then it's still a pretty stout landing...comparable...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-17-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,350
Posted By liquidmx
Do the landings on cable kickers always suck?

A few friends and I have had multiple conversations about how brutal the landings are on cable kickers...is it just me/us having this issue? I have ridden cable over a dozen times and each time the...
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