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Forum: Archive through February 21, 2007 01-14-2007, 8:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 676
Posted By jamesb
"How about you try to hang onto the handle for...

"How about you try to hang onto the handle for this one."
Forum: Archive through June 18, 2006 06-17-2006, 7:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 774
Posted By jamesb
We usually do one of those 360 whips around the...

We usually do one of those 360 whips around the boat a day out on the water. Easy to ride out of. <BR> <BR>Something that we used to do is 2 people behind the boat, both doing 360 whips around the...
Forum: Archive through June 18, 2006 05-23-2006, 9:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By jamesb
We ride in the Hacko all year and it is all...

We ride in the Hacko all year and it is all salt.. Been doing so all my wakeboarding life. If you give all your gear a good fresh water rinse after the boat is out of the water then it will be...
Forum: Archive through May 22, 2006 05-09-2006, 6:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 721
Posted By jamesb
Aagh the pain, I remember it well. <BR> <BR>I was...

Aagh the pain, I remember it well. <BR> <BR>I was playing basketball, driving hard on a fast break, went to step around a guy and it felt like someone standing beside me had kneed me as hard as they...
Forum: Archive through April 25, 2006 04-11-2006, 8:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 715
Posted By jamesb
Just a quick comparison for you all. <BR>...

Just a quick comparison for you all. <BR> <BR>Driving to work this morning in Sydney, checked out the petrol prices, at the moment they are charging $1.339 per litre. <BR> <BR>Quick conversion with...
Forum: Archive through April 25, 2006 03-29-2006, 4:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 266
Posted By jamesb
Hey B, <BR> <BR>I have been riding for 12 years,...

Hey B, <BR> <BR>I have been riding for 12 years, but my riding is similar to your's, ie short sets, maybe on the water once every 2 weeks for 8 months of the year. <BR> <BR>This means my riding...
Forum: Archive through April 25, 2006 03-26-2006, 6:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,269
Posted By jamesb
Just an interesting little bit of trivia for you....

Just an interesting little bit of trivia for you. Marshall Harrington is the guy credited with first doing o/a spins (basically because he couldn't do them straight). In the comps in the mid 90's...
Forum: Archive through March 23, 2006 02-20-2006, 9:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,116
Posted By jamesb
Interesting..I am intrigued to see how people see...

Interesting..I am intrigued to see how people see this riding and how they get excited over it in the next year or two. If it performs practically according to that theory, that would definitely...
Forum: Archive through March 23, 2006 02-20-2006, 5:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,116
Posted By jamesb
Can someone make a comment on the new rail shape...

Can someone make a comment on the new rail shape of the Roam for edging. To me it doesn't make to much sense as you need an outwardly rounded edge (like the 05) to be able to drop it in the water to...
Forum: Archive through February 07, 2006 02-01-2006, 5:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 823
Posted By jamesb
I was at Perisher last year (ski resort in...

I was at Perisher last year (ski resort in Australia), unfortunately my knees gave up midd afternoon, so as usual I decided to spend the rest of my day sitting in the pub. <BR> <BR>The big air jump...
Forum: Archive through February 07, 2006 01-31-2006, 5:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 823
Posted By jamesb
Agree with what is said above. Watching Fuel...

Agree with what is said above. Watching Fuel (extreme sports channel on Aussie cable which by the way never seems to have any wakeboarding on) and watching these contests, it is starting to really...
Forum: Archive through January 28, 2006 01-16-2006, 4:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,203
Posted By jamesb
I can imagine at a boat show if the salesman are...

I can imagine at a boat show if the salesman are absolutely flat out with potential customers, they would have relied on their first impression to decide whether "it was worth their while" helping...
Forum: Archive through June 19, 2005 05-19-2005, 9:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 509
Posted By jamesb
Used to ride in bindings that didn't release. ...

Used to ride in bindings that didn't release. Problem is any crash on an edge the board turns into an instant parachute and stops dead in the water while your body keeps going. This made for a lot...
Forum: Archive through April 01, 2005 02-18-2005, 4:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 650
Posted By jamesb
CTI2 all the way. And will be post ACL reco for...

CTI2 all the way. And will be post ACL reco for the rest of my boarding years. BUT.... my condition is unique (Ehlers Danlos Syndrome- Type 2) which means I shouldn't be wakeboarding in the first...
Forum: Archive through November 30, 2004 11-09-2004, 5:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By jamesb
This one was my cousin about 10 years ago. He...

This one was my cousin about 10 years ago. He was towing his 16 foot ski boat with his brother's sedan. Just got off the general road and onto the freeway. The details are sketchy here, but he...
Forum: Archive through November 30, 2004 10-31-2004, 3:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By jamesb
Don't be fooled into thinking a wider stance is...

Don't be fooled into thinking a wider stance is better. Width should be what is comfortable and make sure that you don't feel that you are putting any stress on your knees or ankles by just riding. ...
Forum: Archive through November 30, 2004 10-25-2004, 7:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,487
Posted By jamesb
Mark, the boat was a 16 foot ski boat (outboard)...

Mark, the boat was a 16 foot ski boat (outboard) and the pool was your standard 9 metre inground pool (30 foot). There aren't any photos from what I am told, it took him the best part of a day to...
Forum: Archive through November 30, 2004 10-24-2004, 9:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 899
Posted By jamesb
Still working on the photos, will get back to you...

Still working on the photos, will get back to you all on it.
Forum: Archive through November 30, 2004 10-24-2004, 9:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,487
Posted By jamesb
Not exactly ramp story, but it does involve...

Not exactly ramp story, but it does involve launching. Story from one of my mates. He is a big practical joker and so are a number of his mates. <BR> <BR>One of his friends had a big pool party at...
Forum: Archive through November 30, 2004 10-17-2004, 9:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 899
Posted By jamesb
Electric snow, I remember those photos. Yeah I...

Electric snow, I remember those photos. Yeah I took my board around to my parents to take a few photos of the board to post, but had a technical hitch (Dad wasn't there and neither was his digital...
Forum: Archive through November 30, 2004 10-15-2004, 12:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 899
Posted By jamesb
My board is red and white, its quite short 128cm...

My board is red and white, its quite short 128cm as at the time my thinking was I would be able to move it around quicker. <BR> <BR>It is unfortunate that Chief didn't get cordial up and running...
Forum: Archive through November 30, 2004 10-14-2004, 7:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By jamesb
There are a number of us who lurk on here. But...

There are a number of us who lurk on here. But if you want to talk to alot of them, then wake.com.au (I hope I'm not breaking any rules Dave).
Forum: Archive through November 30, 2004 10-14-2004, 6:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 899
Posted By jamesb
Hey electricsnow, It would not surprise me at all...

Hey electricsnow, It would not surprise me at all if Shaun's board was influenced by the Cordial. In '97 Shaun and Dean Lavelle came out for a hyperlite tour which was a few comps and demos around...
Forum: Archive through November 30, 2004 10-13-2004, 6:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 899
Posted By jamesb
Yep the edges were mellow. I kept catching them...

Yep the edges were mellow. I kept catching them for two reasons, I kep trying backside tail and nose slides because I would watch Grant ride and try the stuff he was doing, and the other factor was...
Forum: Archive through November 30, 2004 10-13-2004, 12:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 899
Posted By jamesb
I don't have a digital picture, but I will try...

I don't have a digital picture, but I will try and take one and put it on here. Those old bindings, I still get nightmares about them. Yeah they gave you the best feeling on the board of any...
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