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Old    Ryan Allison (devildog_ra)      Join Date: Jun 2007       07-14-2010, 11:43 AM Reply   
so on monday i had a horrible couple of sets where i just wasnt landing anything! I usually have a few tricks that as long as i land them at some point during my riding then no matter what i feel good or at least fine with my riding.

What are things you do to get out the post bad set funk?

i ate some really horrible greasy didnt quite do the trick but felt good at the time.
Old    Josh (hyperlite)      Join Date: May 2009       07-14-2010, 11:54 AM Reply   
I hit the gym....
Old    Dallas Cowboys #1 Fan Robert T (cwb4me)      Join Date: Apr 2010       07-14-2010, 11:57 AM Reply   
i watch my favorite wakeboard videos of randall the vandall and it's all good!
Old    Shredtastic (seth)      Join Date: Sep 2002       07-14-2010, 12:12 PM Reply   
work on stuff on the trampoline.
Old    John Marshall (JohnM)      Join Date: Apr 2010       07-14-2010, 12:23 PM Reply   
Go find a Turtle that is trying to cross the road somewhere and ferry it safely to the other side.
Old    CORY MITCHELL (stang_killa_ss)      Join Date: Jan 2010       07-14-2010, 12:26 PM Reply   
booz and prostitutes
Old    David (Luker)      Join Date: Feb 2010       07-14-2010, 12:34 PM Reply   
Listen to some chill music on the way home and think about how blessed I am to have the ability to ride everyday... Problem solved.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       07-14-2010, 12:34 PM Reply   
Jumping an 80 footer on the motocross track
Old    Ozark King (onthewatermo)      Join Date: Jan 2008       07-14-2010, 12:45 PM Reply   
Teach someone new how to wakeboard and watch for that sparkle in their eye once they get it. Plus once they get up and are standing knees bent, arms bent, hunched over, not knowing how to control the board it will make you appreciate not only how lucky you are to be able to just get up and ride, but also how far you've progressed.
Old    Andy Nintzel-NautiCurl Wake Shaper (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       07-14-2010, 12:51 PM Reply   
Freaking out on everyone in the boat. The BOOZE!!!!! and a nice stuffed Jar!
Old    Bruizza (bruizza)      Join Date: May 2009       07-14-2010, 3:03 PM Reply   
Originally Posted by stang_killa_ss View Post
booz and prostitutes
Old    Miguel (migs)      Join Date: Aug 2006       07-14-2010, 3:39 PM Reply   
Take my board off - do a cannon ball into the water - swim out a bit and look at how sick my boat is sittin in the water.
Old    Brock Moran (Maddog10)      Join Date: Jun 2010       07-14-2010, 3:42 PM Reply   
Good call J-Rod... Everytime something is bothering me I load up the 450 and hit the track.
Old    KEVIN (kko13)      Join Date: Jul 2006       07-14-2010, 7:22 PM Reply   
Bad set- good set -short set- long set!! I dont give a **** as long as I am not at work its a FUGGIN GREAT SET !!!!!!!I dont care how much I crash!
Old    Jo Shmoe (joeshmoe)      Join Date: Jan 2003       07-15-2010, 8:20 AM Reply   
a bad day wakeboarding is better than a good day at work
Old    Landan Luna (landowakettu)      Join Date: Nov 2009       07-15-2010, 9:52 AM Reply   
Sing "I Feel Pretty" from Westside story, like Adam Sandler does in Anger Management
Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       07-15-2010, 11:31 AM Reply   
ha, ha, ha.... nice guys.

For some reason my worst riding leads to my best. When I'm having bad set after bad set it usually means that I'm about to step it up when I come back around. Wakeboarding's in your head. Chill, have a good time and think about all the poor bastards that don't get to roll around on boats.
Old    Stephen P (stevo8290)      Join Date: Sep 2008       07-15-2010, 2:06 PM Reply   
the sound of babys screaming
Old    Paul Strahm (jps912)      Join Date: Jun 2007       07-15-2010, 3:09 PM Reply   
Drink a beer relax and go get another set later in the day.
Old    Brandon Link (hyperlink)      Join Date: Nov 2003       07-15-2010, 5:48 PM Reply   
Old    Jay Conrad (pwningjr)      Join Date: Apr 2007       07-17-2010, 3:54 PM Reply   
Try watching some crash vids. Makes you realize you're not the only one not landing stuff. Plus it's a cheap laugh.
Old    Steve Williams (jsw)      Join Date: Apr 2009       07-17-2010, 9:14 PM Reply   
i feel you on this. this past three days out have been real sh**ty for me as well. i guess i've lost a 3 that had locked and am getting close on a front and a tantrum but jus can't seem to stick either. it's gettin me down too. hopefully i'll get that one set that'll get everything goin again.
Old    Kurtis schell (king_of_the_wake)      Join Date: Nov 2008       07-17-2010, 9:26 PM Reply   
look, the only way your going to fully get over this is not through beer or prostitues, no if you truly want to fix you have to go out there and try the same tricks again and again untill you land them, that is the only way to get over it.
Old    Nic Aldinger (nicvtx1994)      Join Date: Sep 2009       07-18-2010, 6:00 AM Reply   
how often do you guys ride??? sometimes i have a really bad set when i ride to much. i generally go out on tuesday arvo's as well as saturdays, i find if i ride only once a week i generally ride better.
Old    Jeff C (greenbass86)      Join Date: May 2010       07-18-2010, 7:26 AM Reply   
I'm still a newb and can't do to much on the board yet, so I haven't had one of those days, but back when I linlined and had a bad day I would just watch one of my older skate videos of me hitting the tricks, and then I would remember today I was just off, but i can still hit that sh*t and all would be fine
Old    Mike Powell (deltaratmike)      Join Date: Jun 2008       07-18-2010, 10:10 PM Reply   
fashion air
Old    Michael F (mikef9844)      Join Date: Sep 2008       07-18-2010, 11:41 PM Reply   
I take the tricks I know I can land and grab and poke them better. At least I'm making my riding look better how I want it to look.
Old    Jay Conrad (pwningjr)      Join Date: Apr 2007       07-24-2010, 2:16 PM Reply   
Originally Posted by Mike Powell (deltaratmike)
fashion air
Old    Ben W (bennn)      Join Date: Jun 2010       07-25-2010, 5:47 PM Reply   
hahaha brandon
Old    Ryan (ryanw209)      Join Date: Jan 2010       07-25-2010, 9:27 PM Reply   
This thread is pretty damn funny... I would agree with all of the suggestions. Ride a whole set switch and it will make you feel a lot better about your regular riding.


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