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Old    vanessa (vanekronfle)      Join Date: Feb 2007       02-08-2007, 9:48 AM Reply   
hi i am a new user from Ecuador!
i love to do wakeboard, i have being riding 1 year
now i have a Hyperlite 134 Divine but i buy another one for this year! Melissa board, also the bindings and a handle.
i am on the chick flick also in the bonus part
it was a great experience and i think i am going to the panams in miami!
now i am trying and invert so i think that i am very close!
what invert is more easy the tantrum or backroll?Upload
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Old    Jennifer (h20riderjsp)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-03-2007, 8:57 PM Reply   
Depends on who you talk to... I was a gymnast so the tantrum was easier for me to get up the courage to try, since it's more like a straight backflip. But most people will tell you a backroll is easier. I would probably stick with the backroll. Good luck!
Old    vanessa (vanekronfle)      Join Date: Feb 2007       05-08-2007, 1:05 PM Reply   
thank you a lot! yes i am trying the backroll i hope i get it early! i need some tips to finish it! i am going to miami on july so probably i am going to a wake school!
Old    D-Unit (boardr2d)      Join Date: Jul 2004       05-10-2007, 6:58 PM Reply   
try the tantrum i did one first try when i was learning, back roll is a little easier if you know how to do gainers, although i did learn the backroll first because i could do rodeos on a snowboard, snowboarding totally helps too
Old    Justin (jusstty)      Join Date: Dec 2006       05-10-2007, 7:11 PM Reply   
Backroll
Old    Jay (ironj32)      Join Date: Jan 2007       05-11-2007, 10:55 AM Reply   
back roll
-don't throw it to early...make sure you wait till you've launched off the wake before you start to roll.

-really concentrate on keeping the handle close to your front hip...that was a major thing that helped me when i was learning them.

good luck!
Old    Caleb Rountree (dlwsrider)      Join Date: Apr 2007       05-16-2007, 9:50 AM Reply   
backrolls and tantrums are both easy and quick to learn.

practice on the trampoline first though and try to get a feel for the flip and SPOTTING YOUR LANDING haha
Old    wakechick4life (wakechick4life)      Join Date: May 2007       05-20-2007, 12:58 PM Reply   
i have no clue and would like some advice also.
Old    Gabrielle (ggluv)      Join Date: Jun 2007       06-21-2007, 3:40 PM Reply   
TANTRAUM by far
Old    wakechick4life (wakechick4life)      Join Date: May 2007       06-22-2007, 3:23 PM Reply   
thats what i would personally think because i feel more comfortable flipping backwards then sideways because i am also a gymnast.
Old    Brian Rothchild (rothy)      Join Date: Jul 2005       07-14-2007, 4:43 PM Reply   
Backrolls- you just keep on going like your natural progression up the wake.

Tantrum- imo harder. You have to remember to wait. I have a broken foot right now from not waiting.
Old    kt (wakechik)      Join Date: Nov 2003       07-24-2007, 2:56 PM Reply   
hey vanessa i thin we tried to get in contact via msn before, but im always away from that. the pictures look good. u comoin to cali any time soon?
Old    Greg Hodgin (eccpaint)      Join Date: Feb 2002       07-26-2007, 7:48 PM Reply   
Which ever one you can picture in your head is the one to try. If you can't imagine it in your head, it will be harder to land it.

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