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Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion Yesterday, 6:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,595
Posted By skiboarder
Damn, you gotta pay to play. Go see your doc and...

Damn, you gotta pay to play. Go see your doc and hopefully it is not as bad as it feels. It is a good time of year to get it sorted. Speedy recovery!
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-29-2014, 8:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,595
Posted By skiboarder
Mark, I wrote this to a guy in a PM about ollie...

Mark, I wrote this to a guy in a PM about ollie BS 180s landed wrapped.

They call it blind for a reason. The proper position for riding blind is with the handle tight to the small of your back and...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-29-2014, 7:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,595
Posted By skiboarder
It is Monday, and you have until Thursday, but...

It is Monday, and you have until Thursday, but who did what? Corey stomped a 360. That is a great start.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-26-2014, 9:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,595
Posted By skiboarder
I've never even tried a switch tantrum, that...

I've never even tried a switch tantrum, that would be a cool one. It is a trick that is on my list as soon as I am well. It is one of those that I should have done.

The switch crow should be...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-26-2014, 7:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,595
Posted By skiboarder
There is a simple formula to become a really good...

There is a simple formula to become a really good wakeboarder: Ride more and ride harder. You stick to those rules and it doesn't matter how good you are now, you'll only get better.

Tom, I have a...
Forum: Trick Tips 09-25-2014, 4:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By skiboarder
Sounds like you are yanking/forcing it. Be sooth,...

Sounds like you are yanking/forcing it. Be sooth, focused and keep your chest up. Tramp practice will help a lot.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-25-2014, 1:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,595
Posted By skiboarder
Shoot me a PM with what you can do, what you are...

Shoot me a PM with what you can do, what you are working on and I'll come up with something.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-25-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,595
Posted By skiboarder
Chase, "Mark it an 8, Dude." It is not in the...

Chase, "Mark it an 8, Dude." It is not in the rules, but we'll allow it. Congratulations.
Forum: Trick Tips 09-25-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By skiboarder
Honestly, If you are ready for 7s you already...

Honestly, If you are ready for 7s you already know how do to them, but here are a few tips/reminders. Most of all, you have to remember all the stuff it took to land the 540 and do it perfect even if...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-25-2014, 8:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By skiboarder
I only have one tip. Faster boards are better...

I only have one tip. Faster boards are better than slower boards for beginners. The additional drag helps some strong riders convert the load energy straight up, but it really messes up beginners. A...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-25-2014, 8:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,595
Posted By skiboarder
WAKE CHALLENGE (Week Sept 25)

Who is going to land or at least try something new this week-weekend? If you want to play, you have to make a commitment to progress below and report back in within a week (Good, bad or ugly). This...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-25-2014, 7:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By skiboarder
I think it is kinda goofy. I rode a Surfjet years...

I think it is kinda goofy. I rode a Surfjet years ago and it is a lot tougher to steer than you you'd think. That said, I think It would be a blast to rent for a PM.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-24-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Posted By skiboarder
I prefer the VLX (I had one 2009-2013). The wake...

I prefer the VLX (I had one 2009-2013). The wake is friendly, very adjustable and will send you to the moon when it is dialed in. The X2 and the 210 are very tricky side to side. Balanced and dialed...
Forum: Wakesurfing 09-24-2014, 7:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,001
Posted By skiboarder
I use a the "wax pickle" to strip my surfboards...

I use a the "wax pickle" to strip my surfboards with it is time for a new base coat or the temp changes. It is magic. I would imagine it would take wax off anything (not carpet).
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-24-2014, 7:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,913
Posted By skiboarder
Electricsnow, I've always respected the sense of...

Electricsnow, I've always respected the sense of community among wake skaters (and got a kick out of their passionate fights online). Wakeskating is not my thing, but years ago I took several boards...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-23-2014, 9:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,913
Posted By skiboarder
Cable, boat: Its all wakeboarding.

Cable, boat: Its all wakeboarding.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-23-2014, 8:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,913
Posted By skiboarder
I'm sidelined now, but I've been thinking about...

I'm sidelined now, but I've been thinking about my riding a lot. There are so many tricks that I have never done and have no good excuse for not trying. I've never done a switch TS Backroll, a switch...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-23-2014, 7:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,913
Posted By skiboarder
Doug, we are all finished with you. You have...

Doug, we are all finished with you. You have written the same post 10 times and it is off topic. You are adding nothing to our discussion. Did I say anything about restricting hobbyists access to...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-22-2014, 7:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,913
Posted By skiboarder
Doug, I did not write this for you. You are a...

Doug, I did not write this for you. You are a hobbyist, a pedestrian, an outsider. "I wrote this for wakeboarders."

John was more than polite and patient with you by saying that you don't get it....
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-18-2014, 1:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,755
Posted By skiboarder
^^^You're dead on. You got to rock what you got...

^^^You're dead on. You got to rock what you got and stay away from that douchey "Boats and Occupation" thread. You can have a great time and even go pro without a sacked out flagship boat. Pick-up a...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-17-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,755
Posted By skiboarder
Aric, that is an old way of thinking. They really...

Aric, that is an old way of thinking. They really go hand in hand. If you are a strong cable rider, you'll get strong behind the boat fast and the other way too.

I wakeboarded for 18 years before...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-17-2014, 8:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By skiboarder
I spin better counter clockwise. It doesn't...

I spin better counter clockwise. It doesn't matter if it is switch or reg, Frontside or Backside.

Andy, is right. Tramp work is the best thing for handle passes.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-17-2014, 8:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,913
Posted By skiboarder
"Real Talk" From a 20+ year Wakeboarder

I read a post that said wakeboarding is a hobby and I couldn't disagree more. I wrote this for wakeboarders

Wakeboarding is not a hobby for me. It is a lifestyle. How else could I justify living...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-16-2014, 7:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,629
Posted By skiboarder
I've driven one and they are fun and comfortable...

I've driven one and they are fun and comfortable to drive. It is an awesome barefoot/ski-jump boat.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-15-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,347
Posted By skiboarder
I have a 24MXZ with the 409 and regular high...

I have a 24MXZ with the 409 and regular high altitude prop. I run Stock ballast, 600 lbs of lead under the dash, 550 plug and plays on both sides of the motor and wedge if I have less than 8 people....
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