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Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       02-24-2009, 5:01 PM Reply   
Last week Rathy landed a switch toe 10, a first for him. I'm surprised it hasn't made the alliance or this site yet, are people doing 10's not news any more?
Old    GettingOlder (magellan)      Join Date: Feb 2003       02-24-2009, 6:05 PM Reply   
DU 10's are old news.
A wake to wake 10 will be news. A back 10. A toe back 10. A clean 12.
Progression baby!
Old     (bwog21)      Join Date: Aug 2006       02-24-2009, 6:26 PM Reply   
swing
Old    Nick Kondylas (homedawg678)      Join Date: Jan 2007       02-24-2009, 6:40 PM Reply   
Aren't most 10's w2w off a double ?
Old    Nick Yochman (lakemiltonwake08)      Join Date: Oct 2008       02-24-2009, 7:03 PM Reply   
I would of liked to hear about it. Props to Rathy.
Old    Kyle Power (kylepower8)      Join Date: Sep 2008       02-24-2009, 7:08 PM Reply   
On film? hell yeah rathy.
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       02-24-2009, 7:25 PM Reply   
Yes on film, Global Warning crew shot it in HD
Old    Kyle Power (kylepower8)      Join Date: Sep 2008       02-24-2009, 7:41 PM Reply   
Wow i can't wait to see that. Thanks for the info dude.
Old    Gordie Taylor (wakeparent)      Join Date: Jan 2005       02-24-2009, 8:36 PM Reply   
id like to see someone do a stylish 1080 before anything else is done its all about style. aka not huck fest but congrats to rathy switch toe is pretty tech tho

Larry
Old    shane mckenna (mckenna)      Join Date: Mar 2008       02-25-2009, 2:59 PM Reply   
would still like to hear about 10s going down.
its been a while since someone new stepped up and did one too...
Old    Tom Donohue (waketherainbow)      Join Date: Oct 2007       02-25-2009, 4:47 PM Reply   
This is rathy's second 10 variation if I'm not mistaken and his first was as ill as they come
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       02-25-2009, 5:10 PM Reply   
Toe back 10... not sure if I'll ever see the day. front hand initiated spins are a biotch. That 10 would be news. What am I saying, all 10s are huge dub or not!! Congrats Rathy!!!
Old    Jeremy (wake77)      Join Date: Jan 2009       02-25-2009, 5:19 PM Reply   
No one has landed a regular heel 1080 if I'm not mistaken. One reg toe, multiple switch heel/toe.
Old    Dan (texastbird)      Join Date: May 2003       02-25-2009, 5:46 PM Reply   
I thought Harf hit a heel 10?

In any case, way to go, Aaron!
Old    Adam Van Dyke (lfadam)      Join Date: Nov 2008       02-25-2009, 5:56 PM Reply   
it was switch HS. noone (except maybe Kenney) has done a regular HS 10.
Old    Tom Donohue (waketherainbow)      Join Date: Oct 2007       02-25-2009, 6:40 PM Reply   
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72RQVXFxs-k

Here's Rathy's first it was a switch heel too
Old    Chris Butler (xistential)      Join Date: Jul 2007       02-25-2009, 6:45 PM Reply   
He landed it last week in NZ.Probably why it was not such a big thing here. Mainly because hardly anyone knew.
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       02-25-2009, 7:27 PM Reply   
The doubleup is so big in Tom's link its like an earthquake hit. Sick!
Old    kyle (lfxstar)      Join Date: Jul 2001       02-26-2009, 3:44 AM Reply   
I have to jump in here and throw down an opinion that I think most of you will agree with. These guys are so good switch and regular that they really don't have a switch. If they have only landed a switch heel 10 pursay without doing a regular 10, then it should not be called switch. Until you are doing that trick switch and regular, then claim it as switch. It is like on x-games snowboard big air where the guy did a switch 12 and the other guy did his trick regular and they were hootin' and hollerin' that this dude should advance because his trick was switch. If you can do a 1260 switch, then i am sorry, it does not add any more difficulty then doing it regular. In fact the bigger seems harder to do regular so I almost am giving more props to them right now.
Old    kyle (lfxstar)      Join Date: Jul 2001       02-26-2009, 3:48 AM Reply   
and Darren, maybe they are intentionally keeping this one under the radar so they can use it for some video footage. Every time lately someone lands an amazing trick, the clip pops up and then when we see it in the video, we just think "meh i've already seen that switch heel 10 before". Now when they release the video, there can finally be some surprises. Something gives me a feeling more than just this 10 has been landed on film without us knowing...
Old    Nick Yochman (lakemiltonwake08)      Join Date: Oct 2008       02-26-2009, 5:30 AM Reply   
Kyle, I agree. Although most probably still have a dominant stance, the difference between the two is pretty null.
Old    Bill Montanye (bill)      Join Date: Feb 2001       02-26-2009, 7:07 AM Reply   
well i guess tens arent where are sports progression is,apparently its building a winch and tresspassing on propertys to winchboard..(jk):-)

joking anyway i think tens are still cool and greta to hear the young guns are pushing it behind a boat.
Old    John Haile (waterdork88)      Join Date: Aug 2005       02-26-2009, 4:15 PM Reply   
progression isnt in the tresspassing but in the location and how you use it :-)

Props to Rathy, I cant wait to see it
Old    Jeremy (wake77)      Join Date: Jan 2009       02-26-2009, 4:35 PM Reply   
Well, there has to be a reason that no one has landed a reg. heel 10. Danny in 2006 started the trend of 1080's being landed regularly and multiple 10's have been landed switch heel and toe, one regular toe, but no regular heel. I agree that pro's ride switch as good as they ride regular, but if has to be seen that no one has landed a reg heel 10, so that is a feat that people should be gunning for.

It's like Shane's toe back 720 two years ago. It was a big deal when he landed it. Just as it will be a feat when someone lands the reg. heel 10.
Old    aaron borne (airborne7)      Join Date: Jun 2008       02-26-2009, 4:42 PM Reply   
atta boy rathy, he had a huge 2008 and looks like 2009 wont be any different
Old    shane mckenna (mckenna)      Join Date: Mar 2008       02-26-2009, 7:55 PM Reply   
soven and rusty better watch out for rathy this year on the pro tour.

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