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Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 02-04-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,332
Posted By wakemitch
There were actually studies done about the lack...

There were actually studies done about the lack of motivation for modern teenagers to get their license. A lot of it boils down to a car not being a necessity anymore. Before cell phones people had...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 02-03-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,332
Posted By wakemitch
Justin, I related wakesurfing to wakeboarding...

Justin, I related wakesurfing to wakeboarding because teenagers and kids who have the opportunity to go behind boats are more likely to become wakesurfers currently.

There will always be the...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 02-03-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,332
Posted By wakemitch
Warning: Iím a sociologist and love trying to...

Warning: Iím a sociologist and love trying to figure this stuff out.

My thinking behind the decline in wakeboard and wakeskating participation/growth has to do with people not wanting to push...
Forum: Wakeskating 02-01-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,689
Posted By wakemitch
Definitely get the 41" Horan at your size. You...

Definitely get the 41" Horan at your size. You will like it a lot.
The Horan is the same all 3 years, just different graphic. The other boards change thickness in 2015, but the Horan is always the...
Forum: Wakesurfing 10-28-2015, 1:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,510
Posted By wakemitch
Wow. They all killed it!

Wow. They all killed it!
Forum: Wakesurfing 10-22-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,898
Posted By wakemitch
There are definitely companies taking advantage...

There are definitely companies taking advantage of boaters willing to spend whatever on a new board. People keep buying expensive boards, so companies are going to try and find the limit.

But I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-16-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,379
Posted By wakemitch
This thread is about why more people don't...

This thread is about why more people don't wakeskate. But we know why, it's crazy difficult.

On the opposite end, more and more people surf because it is quick and easy fun.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-16-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,379
Posted By wakemitch
Red, I work in Brentwood and get off at 3...

Red, I work in Brentwood and get off at 3 everyday. I'm always down to skate
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 10-16-2015, 9:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,518
Posted By wakemitch
^THIS The wealthy often forget that they...

^THIS

The wealthy often forget that they need those low income workers for them to live their lifestyle
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-15-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,379
Posted By wakemitch
Wakeskating is really hard. Just learning the...

Wakeskating is really hard. Just learning the most basic trick like a shuvit requires a lot of practice and patience. You have to be willing to fall and try tricks a lot. Also, unless the water is...
Forum: Wakesurfing 10-05-2015, 5:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By wakemitch
^ that is actually really good for being dropped...

^ that is actually really good for being dropped on a hard. Most boards would look way worse.

But honestly, wakesurf boards are meant to ride on water. If you want a board that can handle...
Forum: Wakesurfing 09-22-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By wakemitch
Yeah! Looked like you were on your way to a 3...

Yeah! Looked like you were on your way to a 3 shuv.

Keep it up
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-22-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,230
Posted By wakemitch
The OP is in California. A good wetsuit is great...

The OP is in California. A good wetsuit is great all winter at the lakes or delta.

In WI and other colder states you definitely need a drysuit.

But what us who are pro-wetsuit are saying is...
Forum: Wakeskating 09-22-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By wakemitch
My first board had a foam top and after the first...

My first board had a foam top and after the first year I switched it out to grip tape. My consistency on shuvs went way up because I had way more control with grip tape. It's easier to move your...
Forum: Wakeskating 09-22-2015, 9:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By wakemitch
Like mentioned above, definitely wear shoes. ...

Like mentioned above, definitely wear shoes.

To take off the foam: leave the board out in the sun or use a heat gun to loosen up the adheasive, pull it off as clean as possible, and then throw on...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-15-2015, 1:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,230
Posted By wakemitch
You wakeskate too? You need to ride with us this...

You wakeskate too? You need to ride with us this winter at Velocity. There is a fun skate crew that goes out all winter. You will definitely prefer a wetsuit over a drysuit when wakeskating. Drysuits...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-15-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,230
Posted By wakemitch
Wetsuits are more flexible, and they are more...

Wetsuits are more flexible, and they are more durable especially if you go to the cable parks. Velocity is open all winter and I rode every weekend there last winter. It was great. They would bring...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-15-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,230
Posted By wakemitch
The delta definitely gets into the 40s during...

The delta definitely gets into the 40s during January/February
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-14-2015, 3:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,230
Posted By wakemitch
The Psycho 2 will be great all winter in...

The Psycho 2 will be great all winter in California.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 09-09-2015, 3:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By wakemitch
So I was unsure about naturalization requirements...

So I was unsure about naturalization requirements and had to look it up, but you are totally right about them having to know english...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 09-09-2015, 1:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By wakemitch
That example doesn't quite work because there are...

That example doesn't quite work because there are no home owners. They are just guests that have been there longer. They came the dinner party and had to get settled into the proper etiquette, and...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 09-09-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By wakemitch
Assimilation is a rough process and like I...

Assimilation is a rough process and like I mentioned it usually takes a generation or two.

You will notice middle eastern Americans who are second and third generation are pretty much completely...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 09-09-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By wakemitch
All of our families moved to America for a better...

All of our families moved to America for a better opportunity. Unless you're 100% native American of course.

When large populations move they usually set up ghettos. The Irish had ghettos in the...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-03-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 29,194
Posted By wakemitch
a teaser for the 2016 Victoria Wake line which...

a teaser for the 2016 Victoria Wake line which drops at expo http://victoriawake.com/2015/09/2016-lookbook/
Forum: Wakesurfing 09-02-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,210
Posted By wakemitch
The Scamp is perfect for your kids. You picked up...

The Scamp is perfect for your kids. You picked up great boards
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