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Old    Jon Hunter (hunter660)      Join Date: Aug 2007       07-20-2009, 2:58 PM Reply   
I got the chance to see Rusty throw a 1080 behind the boat today... WOW
Old    Garret Schmidt (garret_s)      Join Date: Apr 2006       07-20-2009, 3:02 PM Reply   
this thread could use either video or pictures.
Old    Jon Hunter (hunter660)      Join Date: Aug 2007       07-20-2009, 3:14 PM Reply   
Only caught the last half.

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Old    Ryan Rantz (airrantz)      Join Date: Jun 2004       07-20-2009, 3:19 PM Reply   
Nice shots man does he go huge on those 1080s. Looks like the boat might have a little bit of weight in it.
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       07-20-2009, 3:24 PM Reply   
Love the shots, I like how you can see that he actually missed the handle before the last 180, (second from the last shot) he put his hand through the handle (its on his wrist) but still managed to get it back and stomp it. That is awareness for sure!
Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       07-20-2009, 3:35 PM Reply   
That wake is nasty big. Is that a X-star?
Old    Garret Schmidt (garret_s)      Join Date: Apr 2006       07-20-2009, 3:36 PM Reply   
the last half will do. absolutely unreal. the wake makes rusty look like a normal sized person.
Old    Adam R (wakecumberland)      Join Date: Oct 2007       07-20-2009, 8:44 PM Reply   
Yep, Xstar with 8 people and sacs everywhere. It was unbelievable! I'll try to post up the video I have tomorrow.

(Message edited by wakecumberland on July 20, 2009)
Old    Luke B (pureblue)      Join Date: Jun 2002       07-20-2009, 9:27 PM Reply   
Wow, was that off the double up? I cant really tell if the boat was crossing rollers or not.
Old    Jon Hunter (hunter660)      Join Date: Aug 2007       07-21-2009, 6:38 AM Reply   
Yes, off the double up. I don't know for sure how much weight was in the boat, but based off other X-Stars I've been in, I'd say it was close to around the 5000lbs some of the guys on here run.
Old    Jon Hunter (hunter660)      Join Date: Aug 2007       07-21-2009, 6:39 PM Reply   
Maybe this will help to scale the size of the wake. Rider is ~6'.

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Old    michaelspsp (michaelspsp)      Join Date: Sep 2007       07-21-2009, 6:44 PM Reply   
where was this?
Old    Adam R (wakecumberland)      Join Date: Oct 2007       07-21-2009, 7:14 PM Reply   
Taylorsville Lake, KY

By the way Jon, you don't have to blur my face!
Old    mason meuth (masonmeuth)      Join Date: May 2009       07-22-2009, 11:24 AM Reply   
yea man that was a sick day i was in the other boat with chad sharpe and brad smeele. Rusty threw a 10 when yall rode past us and came super close... I guessing he was 2/3 that day on 1080s? unreal. Brad Smeele got super close on a reg stance 1080 just popped the handle on the landing. And whats up with everyone saying Rusty is soooo huge I mean he is a pretty ripped guy but i wouldnt say he is SUPER tall or anything maybe 6,1 or 6,2 but i think hes so jacked he kinda stands hunched over haha. All the guys were super cool tho... Chad Sharpe was super cool as was Brad and /i actually was up in Lousiville eating at Chilis when rusty sat down at the table next to us... Great weekend!
Old    Dave (knarbar)      Join Date: Nov 2006       07-22-2009, 1:36 PM Reply   
Time for a 1080 in contest... A bunch have been landed, now lets see it on the tour. Very nice pics bro
Old    Travis Morita (idrumyay)      Join Date: Jan 2008       07-26-2009, 3:12 PM Reply   
About passing the handle...I rode with Rusty last season and here is a pic of him doing a 7. I think a lot of his spins he throws the handle to the other hand instead of 'passing' it. Maybe this is required for any faster spin variation.
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Old    Adam R (wakecumberland)      Join Date: Oct 2007       07-28-2009, 9:35 PM Reply   
better late than never!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eR_ZbUvpr5o

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