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Old     (cheesydog)      Join Date: Mar 2009       08-29-2016, 9:18 PM Reply   
Anyone remember the HD wake site from around 2008? It had tons of great content, they were kind of the pioneers of HD wake content. They shut a few years ago which is a shame because they had some amazing short clips. The one I was trying to find was a double s-bend attempt behind boat.
Old     (dyost)      Join Date: Jan 2007       08-29-2016, 9:34 PM Reply   
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Old     (cheesydog)      Join Date: Mar 2009       08-30-2016, 3:06 AM Reply   
Originally Posted by dyost View Post
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yup thats it! Was drawing a blank, cant believe I forgot the name. What happened to them anyway?
Old     (timelinex)      Join Date: Oct 2014       08-30-2016, 11:15 AM Reply   
I wasn't even around back then, but I found some videos for you here:

None of those are labelled double sbend so unless it was part of a longer video I don't think its there. All I could find is that the guy trying it was Ryan Jones and the link to it use to be .

Here is someone landing one in a terrible quality video at 1:22

Not sure if that helps but thats all I could find!
Old     (dyost)      Join Date: Jan 2007       08-30-2016, 12:42 PM Reply   
Yeah Mark took me about 10 mins to recall the name also.
I'm not sure why they shut down, but I remember being bummed when they did.

They really did have a lot of good video content.
Old     (razorjaw)      Join Date: Jan 2003       08-30-2016, 4:49 PM Reply   
There is a film around (I saw it last year) of a guy doing doubles behind the boat. I think it was wake mag or the hall of fame guys posting it.
Old     (razorjaw)      Join Date: Jan 2003       08-30-2016, 5:51 PM Reply   
Found it!
Old     (razorjaw)      Join Date: Jan 2003       08-30-2016, 6:03 PM Reply   
This one has slo mo in it too. It's a better looking double. I remember there being some conjecture about the wakeplace video (someone was saying it was a 2 handed whirly, not an s-bend. I thought it looked great either way.)
Old     (cheesydog)      Join Date: Mar 2009       08-30-2016, 8:22 PM Reply   
Hey Will thanks man! Yeh I know this video very well, I cant believe how easy Stepane makes it look and in 1998 as well, unbelievable. I was talking to another old school rider from Thailand, Lota who used to compete with Stephane, he said he stopped doing the double sbend after he broke 3 ribs on a crash. I think thats why you just dont see this trick being done these days, even with the much bigger wake.

Ive only seen one other video of Dustin Shows here at 1:20 but after re-watching I think its more of a big 2 handed whirly. You can see he takes off more like a tantrum. Stephane legit charges in and take off in a proper raley position.
Old     (razorjaw)      Join Date: Jan 2003       08-31-2016, 5:38 PM Reply   
For sure! It's a mighty trick and Stephane makes it look easy!


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