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Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       05-17-2005, 2:51 PM Reply   
Anyone have a barefoot boom that they want to sell to one of the waterskiing/barefooting suckas I work with? He's got a '97 Malibu Response.

Shoot me an email if you've got one.

Maybe I should suggest he gets a tower instead and picks up a real sport.
Old    Brendan (kybool)      Join Date: Aug 2004       05-17-2005, 4:55 PM Reply   
that would be a great suggestion Evan.
Old    flipout            05-17-2005, 5:52 PM Reply   
I do both and let me say that anyone can board. I have tried to teach several people over the years to barefoot (mostly without a boom) and footing can kick the crap out of you. That why I like boarding. Much easier on the body. Not always, but most of the time.
Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       05-17-2005, 7:38 PM Reply   
yep you know how when you fall wakebaording and your board catches an edge then you smack your face? Try that at 40 mph then will talk if you still can
Old    grud8            05-18-2005, 11:02 AM Reply   
Careful C.I.E them's fightin' words

Boarding is awesome don't get me wrong, but not many can "walk on water"

Have your buddy got to barefootcentral.com they have used stuff on there.
Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       05-18-2005, 11:43 AM Reply   
Whatever guys..... I learned how to barefoot and ski way before I learned to wakeboard. I havn't footed in a few years, but I bet I still could. Digging a toe at 40 is nothing like getting lit up hooking an edge backward landing out in the flats. When you dig a toe you don't have anything attached to you to make you stop....instantly, like a board does. Anyway, for what its worth, I doubt I'll ever foot or ski again.
Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       05-18-2005, 3:21 PM Reply   
Evidently you have never taken a backwards barefooting fall

I mostly barefoot but also enjoy wakeboarding, skiing, wakesurfing and kneeboarding etc its all fun
Old    Trace (trace)      Join Date: Feb 2002       05-18-2005, 3:54 PM Reply   
if you have a choice, get a BI boom. they're the best on the market. (i used to rep a different company that builds booms)
Old    Erik (erik_c)      Join Date: Jan 2005       05-18-2005, 4:49 PM Reply   
Evan single handaly fending off all the footers of wake world.
Old    grud8            05-24-2005, 1:18 AM Reply   
I was just bustin your chops CIE. I agree with Kevin...they are all fun.

Barefooting is my first love though...

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