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Old    Wkerat (wkerat)      Join Date: Sep 2002       06-28-2005, 4:04 PM Reply   
I have been trying a 3 for a while and can get the spin, but just cannot keep the wake...I come so close and have been able to paddle almost back in, but can't figure out what I am doing wrong. I watched a video from trickboardz site and it looked like the rider didn't even move back on the wake. Any tips on what to do? I know i am spinning fast enough because I tend to over spin into a 540 at times...If it helps i have been using a phase 5 prop lately. Thanks
Old    Derek George (wakesurfer54)      Join Date: Jun 2005       06-28-2005, 5:49 PM Reply   
jus kinda do a 180 the slowly spin the rest of the way around and put weight on ur back foot
Old    Wkerat (wkerat)      Join Date: Sep 2002       06-28-2005, 6:03 PM Reply   
i have been putting weight on the front assuming i would lose the wake if i slow down to much, why do you put it on the back foot?
Old    Jeff Walker (surfdad)      Join Date: Sep 2004       06-29-2005, 6:01 AM Reply   
I may be oversimplifying it, but when I was just starting to try 3's and would blow out the back, I just STARTED my 3's closer to the boat and thereby finished them still in the pocket. I was never able to do the 180 and then a backside 180 like Derek suggests. Try concentrating on starting your spin about a foot closer to the boat. It feels weird at first, but it worked for me.

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