Articles
   
       
       
Pics/Video
   
       
       
Shop
Search
 
 
 
 
 
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WAKE WORLD HOME
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > Wakeskating

Share 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old    xxplosive            03-09-2004, 7:27 PM Reply   
Thought I might give wakeskating a try. Seen people do it at the cable lakes and coule be somthing fun to mess around with vs wakeboarding all day. My first question is what kind of shoes do I need? I have some old DCs that I used to skate in..they are pretty phat and I would imagine they are heavy but they prolly like any other skate shoe. Also what size board should I look into getting I am like 5'10" 165lbs. I was thinking prolly some sort of concave board, not sure what kind. Thanks for the input :-)
Old    Jamie LaMar (jamie_lamar)      Join Date: Mar 2004       03-10-2004, 6:10 AM Reply   
Shoes? Something light that won't soak up a ton of water, and dry fast in the sun. I've been using some old indoor soccer shoes that work perfect, but going to use Reef Byerlys this year.

Board? I was told to go big to help with balance and ollies. I'm 5'5" and 150+ and I started on a 116 Grubb. Liked it, but needing to go smaller to help with board control for lip tricks, so I'm going to a 107 Byerly or 40 Cassette. I would hook up with a good local shop and see about a demo or rental and try a few different sizes and styles (wood or molded, concave or flat, foam or grip tape). I went with the molded because it's lighter and more buoyant, and super concaved.

Pickup Snap & Sfumato on DVD and you will be hooked!!!

(Message edited by jamie lamar on March 10, 2004)

Reply
Share 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 1:30 PM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home

 

© 2012 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us