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Old    Chris Waters (gdillyfunk69)      Join Date: Nov 2003       10-04-2007, 6:53 PM Reply   
In the drive trailer on the home page (http://wakeworld.com/Galleries/GetImage.asp?GalleryID=464&ImageID=96), I can't figrue out what the third trick is that he is doing.

He does a TS 900, then a Moby Dick 5, the the unknown trick.

It looks like either a crazy corked out TS roll2 blind, or a blind pete 5, or something.... its just throwing me off. If it was a blind pete, there woudn't be a handle pass at the end.... some clear this up... lol
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       10-04-2007, 7:01 PM Reply   
Looks just like a really banked out OA blind 5...
or his signature little TS roll to blind, with a little extra
Old    Jon Allen (jon_a)      Join Date: Feb 2003       10-04-2007, 7:20 PM Reply   
method Toe off blind 5
Old    Professor (brhanley)      Join Date: Jun 2001       10-05-2007, 10:16 AM Reply   
Sick trailer, but let's be honest...that's no method. Not even close. More like melan toe . . .
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       10-05-2007, 10:24 AM Reply   
Sorry to bring up an old argument..wouldn't it be a Toe off melan BS 5? I thought blind was a landing. (Its never good when the description takes longer than the damn trick).

Besides Randy's first two tricks blow it away IMO. Wrapped corked indy 3. amen.
Old    Jason Morganti (110outlet)      Join Date: Feb 2007       10-05-2007, 11:05 AM Reply   
Im pretty sure its a toeside backside offaxis 540 with a method grab. Its a method not melon, even though its not a long grab its more then a tap.
Old    Robert A. Rodriguez (robertr720)      Join Date: Aug 2007       10-05-2007, 11:46 AM Reply   
you can hold a melon grab as long as you want, that doesn't make a method. A method is a move all in it's own you can't do it while doing any other trick. You can do a method to something though. example: method to fs 180 or method to bs 180, or even a hs bs 360 to method. The position that the board must be in is what makes the method a move and not a grab. That is my stance on the situation anyway.

It is a ts bs oa 5 with a melon grab.
Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       10-05-2007, 1:30 PM Reply   
I disagree Robert... You can do a backside 3 (HS) to late Method. Danny does 'em.

Anyway... He's got major steeze.

That's one ill looking video teaser. I can't wait to pick up some fresh vids.
Old    Eubanks (eubanks01)      Join Date: Jun 2001       10-05-2007, 1:32 PM Reply   
I think Robert was saying you CAN do those tricks Evan.
Old    Jason Morganti (110outlet)      Join Date: Feb 2007       10-05-2007, 2:18 PM Reply   
Ive seen the pics of the backside 3 to method Harf does, super smooth. Melon is in between the legs and method in front, if you argue a method is a move which it is, his legs are 90 degrees like a method and not sucked in like you would do for a melon grab. Its like trying to argue the difference between a hoochie glide and a method glide, they both look sweet.
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       10-05-2007, 4:20 PM Reply   
Jason, that is not what differentiates between a Method vs a Melan. Method is between the feet, so is melan. Method is pulled across the body.

Any W$R would argue that legit grabs are only between the feet or nose/tail.

This is what I call a method, you would call this a melan?
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Old    Josh (romes)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-05-2007, 4:38 PM Reply   
there is no such thing as a method grab...it's a move...you GRAB the board melan...you DO a method...
Old    Josh (romes)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-05-2007, 4:38 PM Reply   
and just for the record...Benny G does the nastiest poked out tweaked method i've ever seen...
Old    max luna (lfshane132)      Join Date: Jan 2007       10-05-2007, 11:46 PM Reply   
amen.
Old    Jason Morganti (110outlet)      Join Date: Feb 2007       10-06-2007, 2:14 PM Reply   
agree to disagree lol, its funny i just read a instructional with jeff mekee and a method is a backfoot kicked out melon, but if you watch Higher education charlie patterson says a method is front hand in front of the binding, Zane Schwenk teaches a hoochie glide as a raley with a method grab, hand in front of the binding. If you want to tell them there not grabbing legit just make sure im there so i can see there reaction.
http://www2.worldpub.net/images/special/WK/grabindex1.swf
ya may want to check this link out, its directly from the wakeboardingmag website, interactive board with grabs.
Old    K.B.C.            10-06-2007, 2:41 PM Reply   
"there is no such thing as a method grab...it's a move...you GRAB the board melan...you DO a method..."

yup.

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