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Old     (ryoder)      Join Date: Feb 2009       03-25-2011, 9:39 PM Reply   
What did you, or what will you throw as your first trick of your first set of 2011? I know we all think about it throughout the winter! For me it will be a nice big old method.. only a few more weeks for me!
Old     (downfortheride)      Join Date: Jun 2005 Location: SLC, UT 5600'       03-25-2011, 10:48 PM Reply   
Just did it last week in Powell... Tested the wake with some 1/4 cuts and first real hit was a huge Tantrum... HELLO 2011
Old     (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004 Location: Minnesnowda       03-26-2011, 8:18 AM Reply   
few wake slayshes then a Nose Grab Crow! Easy, reliable, and fun.
Old     (travis_briscoe)      Join Date: Sep 2005       03-26-2011, 7:36 PM Reply   
haha I think I started mine off with a mute toe 3.
Old     (hawkeye7708)      Join Date: Feb 2007       03-26-2011, 8:10 PM Reply   
Hmmmmm.......... welll... sadly none of the above are on my stock list... so........ a big poked out tailgrab!!
Old     (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       03-27-2011, 2:10 PM Reply   
does getting up count as a trick? serve me a big double up with butter, hold the chop and ill hold the poked grab as long as i can
Old     (canadian_waterboy)      Join Date: Apr 2008       03-27-2011, 10:16 PM Reply   
Tradition dictates a tantrum off the dock
Old     (drewproses)      Join Date: Oct 2008       03-28-2011, 8:20 AM Reply   
didn't really take any time off for winter but... always start things off with a switch ollie 3.
Old     (jkgriner)      Join Date: Oct 2009       03-28-2011, 8:44 AM Reply   
HUGE ts nuke glide, knee hurt the rest of the week haha
Old     (greenbass86)      Join Date: May 2010       03-28-2011, 9:30 AM Reply   
all I'm asking for is just to be able to perform some sort of Trick lol. I'm still just barely able to w2w let alone put a trick in there some where, keeping my fingers crossed this summer.
Old     (flydenrict)      Join Date: Nov 2009       03-28-2011, 11:29 AM Reply   
I think there is a difference in what I picture in my head and what will actually happen. Picture in head: poked stale HS 3. Actual: heelside straigt air, then realizing the boat pulls harder than i remember/ i am weak and back to basic 180s, maybe some 3s. For sure lipsliding the wake!!
Old     (travis_briscoe)      Join Date: Sep 2005       03-28-2011, 12:19 PM Reply   
A stalefish heel 3 would be pretty difficult... definitely a bit easier if it is a backside 3. In any case, good luck & have fun!
Old     (flydenrict)      Join Date: Nov 2009       03-28-2011, 3:28 PM Reply   
my bad, melon
Old     (trio)      Join Date: Jan 2010       03-28-2011, 11:19 PM Reply   
Backroll for me.
Old     (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       03-29-2011, 8:56 AM Reply   
Wow lot of great riders here if these are the first tricks of the season that you throw. Props to you.

I haven't ridden since October, and my first set will be behind a new boat. I'll be focussed on keeping my board under me. :-)
Old     (wakecrzy2000)      Join Date: Apr 2004       03-29-2011, 9:07 AM Reply   
always start with the wake slashes then the biggest grabbed 180 I can do!
Old     (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       03-29-2011, 3:51 PM Reply   
I would feel like such an idiot if I hurt myself trying to throw one of my harder tricks right out of the gate!

I'll probably go with a w2w indy, poking the back leg of course!
Old     (eternalshadow)      Join Date: Nov 2001       03-31-2011, 11:00 AM Reply   
Usually my season starts with some edging, carving, a pass or two across the wake just to think about timing and then right into a tail grab. Although last year I was working on a backroll as my first trick every set, who knows. Unless I beg borrow or steal a trip to CA or FL I'm looking at mid May before the ice is off the way winters moving!
Old     (fly135)      Join Date: Jun 2004       03-31-2011, 11:32 AM Reply   
The season has no beginning or end in Orlando.
Old     (trio)      Join Date: Jan 2010       03-31-2011, 11:45 AM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by fly135 View Post
The season has no beginning or end in Orlando.
Bastard!!
Old     (d4m0)      Join Date: Apr 2009       03-31-2011, 11:20 PM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by fly135 View Post
The season has no beginning or end in Orlando.
Sounds like over here on the Gold Coast in Aus
Old    readyaimfire            04-01-2011, 1:33 AM Reply   
Saturday will be set #1 for me. I'm thinking Indy backside 180
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-01-2011, 10:19 AM Reply   
Quote:
Nose Grab Crow! Easy, reliable, and fun.
That is always mine too, haaha
Old     (Michael)      Join Date: Mar 2010       04-01-2011, 10:23 AM Reply   
Took my first set yesturday. TS backroll. OH and i forgot how hard it is to get pop on your board again when you havnt rode in a few months
Old     (hockeysk8er222)      Join Date: Jul 2009       04-02-2011, 9:18 AM Reply   
Got out on Thursday, and went with a switch outside-in 180 to inside out backside 180. It's the first set. Have some fun with it.
Old     (robe8300)      Join Date: Feb 2011       04-03-2011, 9:43 AM Reply   
w2w toe back 9. second trick was the same...but switch
Old     (jpods22)      Join Date: Sep 2008       04-06-2011, 10:54 AM Reply   
^ haha. Robbie. I like the idea that you even put your 2nd trick. nice.

For my first 2 tricks its the nose grab crow mobe followed by a huge indy tantrum to the flats.....if I could do those tricks, but I cant yet. The idea to do these first trick first set is from a video of Harley on Holden in 2009 doing this. Im new to wakeboarding in these past couple years and things like that made my decision to buy a wake boat and get serious. I didnt know the whole wakeboarding gig had tricks like this until I watched videos and found out their is a pro tour and all the other great things about wake. Cant wait for the season.....hoping for a big year.
Old     (jpods22)      Join Date: Sep 2008       04-06-2011, 10:57 AM Reply   

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