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Old    Laury C (underwater)      Join Date: Aug 2008       08-19-2008, 10:19 AM Reply   
I'm new to wakeskating. I have a Hyperlite (not sure which model but the deck is flat with foam top and it retailed for $100). I really like wakeskating but I'm not as stable as wakeboarding. I'm 6' about 200lbs. I don't do any tricks, just enjoy riding and cutting back and fourth across the wake.

Which wakeskate would give me the most stable ride? I have no problem getting up, I just want to stay up and ride a little longer.

Thanks,
Old    Mitch (wakemitch)      Join Date: Jun 2005       08-19-2008, 10:33 AM Reply   
that board with the fin in should be fine. it has a huge fin on it. the more you ride the more stable you will be.

keep your weight centered over the board and roll your knees forward a bit. when you feel unstable, drop your back hand to get you centered.
Old    Deepcove (deepcove)      Join Date: Mar 2004       08-19-2008, 9:08 PM Reply   
Like Mitch says your technique gives you stability. Beyond this a Hyperlite Vinyl is the most "stable" board I have ridden, sharp edges, cnannels on the bottom and sits high on the water....kinda like a wakeboard.
Old    E Johnson (ethan31)      Join Date: Jun 2007       08-20-2008, 5:14 AM Reply   
New Bigfoot.

Very Stable IMO.
Old    Laury C (underwater)      Join Date: Aug 2008       08-20-2008, 10:39 AM Reply   
Who makes Bigfoot?
Old    E Johnson (ethan31)      Join Date: Jun 2007       08-20-2008, 5:28 PM Reply   
New wakeskates
Old    Montgomery (lovin_the_wake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       08-21-2008, 7:39 AM Reply   
New is the shizzle great people and great products. I always recommend New or Devotid to everyone

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