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Old    Greg Hodgin (eccpaint)      Join Date: Feb 2002       07-24-2004, 7:58 PM Reply   
What is the name of this grab. I've heard it called Canadien Bacon. Is that correct?

Jordan Patterson

Rider - Jordan Patterson
Old    Justin LeBlanc (mxjustin)      Join Date: Jul 2004       07-24-2004, 9:17 PM Reply   
This might sound crazy but my friend Michael did it in a competition and they told him he could name it and he named it the goat grab that was about three years ago. It would be awesome if it was named that because he is a good friend of mine and it would be rad if he named a trick.
Old    English (kristian)      Join Date: Nov 2002       07-25-2004, 12:31 AM Reply   
Its a mosquito(sp) grab.
Old    nayR (w4k3b04rd3r19)      Join Date: Jun 2003       07-25-2004, 12:37 AM Reply   
I don't know I remember someone doing that in the x-games once for snowboarding. You might want to look into that or skatingboarding.
Old    wakechick            07-25-2004, 1:16 PM Reply   
Isn't that a Chicken Salad grab?
Old    Ryan Newcomb (jnewcom)      Join Date: Mar 2003       07-25-2004, 2:39 PM Reply   
I thought it was a canadian bacon too, but not 100% sure.
Old    phaturn            07-25-2004, 2:51 PM Reply   
maybe a Chicken Salad grab with goat bacon made in Canada?????
Old    Delta Force (wakebordr11)      Join Date: May 2001       07-25-2004, 6:46 PM Reply   
Ive heard chicken salad
and thats what my friend dubbed it 2 years ago when he did it and someone verified his random dubbing, chicken salad and its a contorsionists grab...
Old    Greg Hodgin (eccpaint)      Join Date: Feb 2002       07-25-2004, 6:52 PM Reply   
You guys are making me hungry! I am surprised that there hasn't been a definative answer yet.

2 Canadien Bacon
2 Chicken Salad
1 Goat grab
1 Mosquito

Bonnie - Congrats on your name change! When are you coming back up to NC?
Old    doctor octagon (dococ)      Join Date: Mar 2002       07-25-2004, 7:31 PM Reply   
I submit another vote for chicken salad, at least that's what they were calling them back in the day. Don't bother looking to skateboard terminology to help you with that one.
Old    doctor octagon (dococ)      Join Date: Mar 2002       07-25-2004, 7:38 PM Reply   
Dude, if you're that limber, go ahead and try to figure out the crail and/or nuclear grabs, both impressive grabs, and thus avoiding any food-related connotations. Or if you are dead set on sticking with the food groups, learn your roastbeef grab on a toeside jump, that one can look pretty good if boned out and held.
Old    powerchordkid87            07-25-2004, 9:07 PM Reply   
I'm pretty sure that that's a canadian bacon. chicken salad is something with the back hand grabbing heelside somewhere. mosquito is a grab with the front hand.
Old    wakechick            07-26-2004, 7:58 AM Reply   
Thanks Greg! Not sure when I'll be back up that way, but when I am I will give you a shout!

I am sticking with Chicken Salad. I remember Leslie Kent doing them and she's got such long arms - she made them look like a piece of cake! I've never been able to do one
Old    griffdizzle            07-26-2004, 8:32 AM Reply   
It is not a chicken salad, a chicken salad is very similar to a roast beef except the arm is twisted with the thumb pointing the other way. That grab might be a canadian bacon or perhaps a tai pan? i've heard that before too. But its not a chicken salad
Old    mango (mango)      Join Date: Mar 2004       07-26-2004, 8:45 AM Reply   
that is a non tweaked out canadian bacon
Old    Alex Beacham (flashalexb)      Join Date: May 2004       07-26-2004, 8:46 AM Reply   
yea its a canadian bacon same as in skateboarding
Old    David P (evil_e)      Join Date: May 2004       07-26-2004, 9:25 AM Reply   
When did this turn into the cooking forum? Canadian bacon, chicken salad, roast beef...Dude, I hit the sickest asian noodle salad into a wonton soup last night! Still trying to land the pork tenderloin wrapped in bacon, so close!
Old    Shawn Wilson (wakestar8878)      Join Date: Oct 2003       07-26-2004, 10:25 AM Reply   
I would've said Tai Pan, but I'd probably be wrong.
Old    mango (mango)      Join Date: Mar 2004       07-26-2004, 10:39 AM Reply   
i landed a sick McWingWang Pork-Fried Chicken with a tweaked out Mango Salsa Grab the other day.
Old    Thane Dogg (thane_dogg)      Join Date: Jun 2002       07-26-2004, 11:03 AM Reply   
it's called a stupid grab.
Old    mango (mango)      Join Date: Mar 2004       07-26-2004, 11:05 AM Reply   
It sure is stupid, why not just grab your ass or your balls next time
Old    doctor octagon (dococ)      Join Date: Mar 2002       07-26-2004, 11:19 AM Reply   
Come on guys, we were trying not to go there. Leave it to the Monday morning crew.

Yet another post runs its course by eventually regressing to the lowest common denominator...
(sigh)
Old    Thane Dogg (thane_dogg)      Join Date: Jun 2002       07-26-2004, 11:21 AM Reply   
the monday morning crew? that's amusing. work sucked this morning, I've got a case of the mondays. sorry.
Old    David D (wakeguru)      Join Date: Feb 2003       07-26-2004, 11:55 AM Reply   
Man, I believe you'd get your a$$ kicked for saying something like that.
Old    byerly137pro            07-26-2004, 2:39 PM Reply   
That trick is clearly and Indy......jks. Where I'm from everyone calls that a Canadian Bacon, I do it all the time on my snowboard but yet have done it on a wakeboard.
Old    Bennett (wakehype)      Join Date: Dec 2002       07-26-2004, 2:40 PM Reply   
Dunno, but nice reach
Old    Ryan (easyrider)      Join Date: Oct 2003       07-26-2004, 3:57 PM Reply   
David: classic, thanks for that!
Old    Lyle Ramsdell (sunsport)      Join Date: Sep 2002       07-26-2004, 4:09 PM Reply   
I think a chicken salad sounds good right now but from what I know it is with the back hand between the legs, back edge of the board between the legs. Not sure if the elbow is facing forward or back, one is a roast beef, the other a chicken salad.

Mango, we call that grab a brain grab and usually do it for tubers or jetskiers. It is kind of entertaining to do with a tantrum.
Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       07-26-2004, 4:21 PM Reply   
It looks kinda lame...Why not just go for a big fashion air next time. Or, like mango said, you could always do a nut grab.
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       07-26-2004, 5:18 PM Reply   
not an MJ grab (michael jackson grab)

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