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Old    Rainer Vogt (notice)      Join Date: Oct 2008       10-17-2008, 3:08 PM Reply   
Hi Everybody
I`m a new member from germany and send greets to all. We ride a lot of slingshot-boards at the cabel...www.beachclub-nethen.de and i think they work great at cable also.
Are there any cable riders who had experience with slingshot boards at your local cabel?
In germany slingshot is a "underdog" brand but we trust in it!!!
I have seen Tom Fooshee and Earl Ball at our Riders Cup 2007...Tom is an amazing rider...some sequences of the Impact-Video are made here on my homespot with Tom, Nick Davis and other Top-Cabel-Riders.
Every year we had an competition called BEACHLUB RIDERS CUP with a lot of the best cabelriders in the world.
Is here a Slingshot cabelrider who wants to visit us next year in germany??? Talking about your costs for flight, hotel, drinks and food is not a problem, for sure...
I write here because of the best discussion board at all. Therefore i take my chance to hear more about slinghsot and maybe see someone of you here on my local cabel.
By the way, you can "tune" your Slingshot Board at different way. We changed the outline, size, tip and tail...smaller outline for more precision and stability especially for toeside tricks. Squaretails, swallowtails, wingtails for more movement, harder cuts an less buoyancy...and it works great!!!
Ok, thanks for your time...

who does not fall, learns nothing
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Old    Jeremy Byrom (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       10-17-2008, 9:16 PM Reply   
sounds interesting, i am no cable rider and don't know any, but i'd love to see some pics of those "tuned" slingshots, sounds like some of you have done some interesting adjustments
Old    JM (iukekini)      Join Date: Apr 2007       10-17-2008, 11:06 PM Reply   
You should have Josh Wright come out. He rides at the Texas Ski Ranch and he kills it on his Slingshot.

PM me and I'll see if I can get you his contact info
Old    Koen Vrints (22parksm)      Join Date: Jan 2003       10-19-2008, 4:19 AM Reply   
I'm the new dealer for Slingshot Benelux. http://www.slingshotwake.eu
Old    Koen Vrints (22parksm)      Join Date: Jan 2003       10-19-2008, 4:20 AM Reply   
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Old    Jeremy Byrom (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       10-19-2008, 2:09 PM Reply   
nice!

looks like it might have been a little windy the day those pics were taken
Old    Jason Callen (westsidarider)      Join Date: Feb 2003       10-19-2008, 10:47 PM Reply   
just a little windy?
Old    wakemark (waketac)      Join Date: Apr 2002       10-19-2008, 11:08 PM Reply   
Hey Koen,

nice to here that. Congrats. Hope to see You soon.

Heinz

P.S.: Count me in for testing structural integrity.
Old    Kevin Hoye (wakebrdr38)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-20-2008, 9:41 AM Reply   
josh wright kills it for sure. super nice guy, hes what got me on a slingshot
Old    Tom Fooshee (texasskiranch)      Join Date: Feb 2006       10-22-2008, 11:35 AM Reply   
Ranier, Hey man, long time no talk. Josh Wright is most definitely your man. He rides for Slingshot and absolutly kills it! I think he would be a great rider to bring to your cable. Whats your email? I will email you more info about him.
Old    Koen Vrints (22parksm)      Join Date: Jan 2003       10-22-2008, 11:06 PM Reply   
hey Heinz

We are working on a Slingshot wake tour for Benelux (maybe even bigger).
So I let you know how that is going to work out.

How is it with Siggi? Was he able to work something out with slingshot in Germany?
And how is it with your board? Do you have the response know?
Old    Rainer Vogt (notice)      Join Date: Oct 2008       10-25-2008, 1:42 PM Reply   
Hey Tom
The contact to josh is done.

here is the video that shows good cabel performance...more obstacles are coming 2009.

http://de.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjUn7cPFFec

All cabelriders are welcome.....riderscup 2009
Old    Slingshot (flexnwake)      Join Date: Oct 2007       10-27-2008, 2:04 PM Reply   
Slingshot is worldwide...


weapons for the uprising....
Old    Slingshot (flexnwake)      Join Date: Oct 2007       10-28-2008, 11:01 AM Reply   
Props on the youtube vid. Thats some hella core riding at the cable!

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