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Old     (bill)      Join Date: Feb 2001       02-14-2009, 10:09 AM Reply   
tomorrow night 8 e/p or for me thats 7pm central

dont miss it finally some new wake on fuel..
Old     (calexan)      Join Date: Dec 2008       02-15-2009, 9:14 PM Reply   
Thought it was done very well. Getting to see video of the party barge jump was sick. Some of those landings looked painful! The driver said they were pulling him at 29MPH.... Dang!
Old     (pierem)      Join Date: Sep 2008       02-16-2009, 5:55 AM Reply   
There's no FUEL tv in europe (or at least not in belgium) such a shame!
Do you know if it's possible to watch it on the web??
Old     (the_muscle)      Join Date: Feb 2009       02-16-2009, 6:52 AM Reply   
Doesn't look like the newest episode is posted yet, but you can watch all the episodes from all the seasons at

direct link to Firsthand full episodes:
Old     (pearsonville)      Join Date: Feb 2002       02-16-2009, 7:11 AM Reply   
Chad is the Man.... the landings were crazy on the party barge jump... but he kept on going. The whole interview with Ronix was really cool to see too with the Rider-Owner involvement.
Old     (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       02-16-2009, 8:57 AM Reply   
I enjoyed it. I thought it was pretty cool that Cobe Mikacich was the driver during the party barge jump.
Old     (blabel)      Join Date: Jul 2001       02-16-2009, 11:53 AM Reply   
I thought it was a pretty original episode. I like it when they try to find different stuff to do. Those landings looked so hard! Did you guys catch a couple of those 5's that Dean smith did off that kicker? How is he not broken after that?
Old     (lfadam)      Join Date: Nov 2008       02-16-2009, 1:02 PM Reply   
Very cool episode, I really liked it
Old     (bnall)      Join Date: Jan 2005       02-17-2009, 7:25 AM Reply   
What was up with him jumpin the party barge with last years board kinda makes me wonder ab tha Viva!
Old    wakejjboard12            02-17-2009, 7:32 AM Reply   
that is weird that he hit it the first few times with the viva then switched to the covin.
Old     (hypoxic_films)      Join Date: Dec 2003       02-17-2009, 11:11 AM Reply   
Its on itunes
Old     (calexan)      Join Date: Dec 2008       02-17-2009, 11:54 AM Reply   
Are there any major changes between the Viva and Covin, besides graphics? Could he of possibly only had 1 or 2 Vivas broke them, then had to fall back on the Covin?
Old     (wake77)      Join Date: Jan 2009       02-17-2009, 11:58 AM Reply   
Chance, the Covin has a continuous rocker, while the Viva is a Hybrid rocker.
Old     (fueltv)      Join Date: Feb 2009       02-17-2009, 12:07 PM Reply   
What's up guys. We just posted up the commercial-free full-length episode up online...

Thanks for watching!

Old     (mike3500)      Join Date: Jun 2008       02-17-2009, 12:08 PM Reply   
Wake on Fuel is making a come back. I just set up about 5 programs on the good ol' DVR last night, which air in the next week or so. Some old, some new, but hey, it's wake (Red Bull, Butter Effect, can't remember the others).
Old     (behindtheboat)      Join Date: Aug 2006       02-17-2009, 12:09 PM Reply   

Now that feels like some special treatment!
Old     (x_rated)      Join Date: Dec 2007       02-17-2009, 12:32 PM Reply   
Sharpie always KILLS IT No matter what board he is on! I know the viva has a bigger rocker then the covin. When a board has a 3 stage rocker the board will give you all the pop but land alot harder in the flats or on flat water. Ether way He made the sport grow with just that 22 min video!! Hats off to Chad!
Old    sdahockey21            02-17-2009, 12:35 PM Reply   
That was an awesome first hand

(Message edited by sdahockey21 on February 17, 2009)
Old     (waterdork88)      Join Date: Aug 2005       02-17-2009, 1:05 PM Reply   
Thanks Fuel TV :-)
Old     (vlxwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2008       02-17-2009, 2:26 PM Reply   
Due that was massive. That melan 5 attempt of deans at the beginning was the biggest thing I have ever seen on a wakeboard.
Old     (fueltv)      Join Date: Feb 2009       02-17-2009, 3:08 PM Reply   
Glad you guys are feeling it. We'll chime in every now and then with new footy...
Old     (wake77)      Join Date: Jan 2009       02-17-2009, 3:59 PM Reply   
Chad will hit anything. Hes a good guy also, met him at a restaraunt in 2007 in GA (during the PWT stop in Ackworth). I saw him eating with a few other riders and I didn't want to bother him, but he saw my Ronix shirt and spoke to me.
Old     (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       02-17-2009, 8:42 PM Reply   
MAN! that was a great firsthand! Just watched the replay on fuel. Chad's an innovator for sure. Launchin over the party was a sick shot. Made my knees hurt, but it looked good.
Old     (mossy44)      Join Date: Oct 2001       02-18-2009, 6:16 AM Reply   
video isn't working for me

anyone else having problems?
Old     (the_bum)      Join Date: Jul 2008       02-18-2009, 9:13 AM Reply   
Link said, Sorry could not find the video you were looking for
Old     (fueltv)      Join Date: Feb 2009       02-18-2009, 9:48 AM Reply   
Sorry Jake, we swapped out the SD version and replaced it with HD. The URL changed in the process, so here's the new one...

Old     (the_bum)      Join Date: Jul 2008       02-18-2009, 10:09 AM Reply   
Thanks!! New Link works
Old     (westsidarider)      Join Date: Feb 2003       02-18-2009, 10:18 AM Reply   
cant watch it. the video player they have is only supported by firefox and explorer. lame...
Old     (fueltv)      Join Date: Feb 2009       02-18-2009, 10:31 AM Reply   
Hey Jason, what browser are you using? The Move player supports Safari, IE, and Firefox. Here's our help page...

It looks like you live in the U.S., so that shouldn't be the problem.
Old     (the_muscle)      Join Date: Feb 2009       02-18-2009, 10:33 AM Reply   
jason, and others having issues with the Fuel player, like me, the episode is also posted on with adobe flash player.
Old     (mtownrydr)      Join Date: Apr 2008       02-18-2009, 10:41 AM Reply   
Very Nice! Thanks for the link...I don't have Tivo and have been trying to catch that episode all week.
Old     (saceone)      Join Date: Jan 2009       02-18-2009, 11:34 AM Reply   
For now, Hulu is a U.S. service only. That said, our intention is to make Hulu's growing content lineup available worldwide. This requires clearing the rights for each show or film in each specific geography and will take time. We're encouraged by how many content providers have already been working along these lines so that their programs can be available over the Internet to a much larger, global audience. The Hulu team is committed to making great programming available across the globe.
boo hoo
Old     (pierem)      Join Date: Sep 2008       02-18-2009, 11:49 AM Reply   
yeah same probleme than you pete c ! Can't watch it in Europe... And i cant have Fuel tv neither...
Sweet SAN btw pete c in your profile picture!!!!!!
Old     (westsidarider)      Join Date: Feb 2003       02-18-2009, 1:01 PM Reply   
ill check the link but im using the safari browser. when i pull up the page to download the video player it says:
"We're sorry, but only the following browsers are supported on your operating system at this time:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or later
Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or later"
Old     (mckenna)      Join Date: Mar 2008       02-19-2009, 1:59 PM Reply   
hey fuel.

got a link to a copy we can watch in australia?

or even better.. get some wake on fuel tv australia.
Old     (tcaz)      Join Date: Aug 2008       02-20-2009, 2:01 PM Reply   
Sick! I just caught the tail end of it and he was going HUGEEE. That has got to do damage to the knees though. The impact on some of those initial falls looked like they tweaked his legs pretty badly.
Old     (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       02-20-2009, 4:25 PM Reply   
Wow, I can't believe that guy's knees can take that kind of beating at the "old" age of 28!! The party barge jump at the end it just insane. Chad is a stud and good for him for continuing to come up with new and interesting stuff to film.


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