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Old     (columbiatch)      Join Date: Oct 2002       07-25-2004, 12:39 PM Reply   
I was wondering what the most technical and difficult trick landed to date was. I'm thinking stuff like the Double Half Cab Roll or a 900.
What's the biggest and who did it???
Old    Greg Hodgin (eccpaint)      Join Date: Feb 2002       07-25-2004, 12:56 PM Reply   
I think that Parks & Mark Kenney landed 1080's. But there is not one on film yet.
Old    Mark Anderson (puckinshat)      Join Date: Sep 2003       07-25-2004, 2:49 PM Reply   
I think shipiro's triple speedball thing he was trying at double or nothing would be sweet, i dont think he landed any tho.
Old    Mike Isler (isler)      Join Date: Apr 2003       07-25-2004, 2:51 PM Reply   
Scott,

Parks Bonifay has landed one 1080 on film, a few years ago. Parks also used to do Whirlybird 720's wake to wake. Froggy Soven is now sticking Whirly-, which are whirlybirds with a late backside handle-pass 360.

Mark Kenney also had landed a 1080, and Parks is very close to a switch double backroll mobe, but I haven't seen him stick one yet.

Moby Dick 540's are being landed a bit these days, and Brannon Johnson used to do Big Worm 720's (the "Big Johnson")

Mike Isler
Old    Greg Hodgin (eccpaint)      Join Date: Feb 2002       07-25-2004, 8:01 PM Reply   
Mike, I don't think Parks is on video with a 1080, maybe in a series of snap shots. Otherwise the 1080 contest would be over.

The whirley 7's are pretty sick also.
Old    WakeXtreme (p_b_parks)      Join Date: Dec 2003       07-25-2004, 8:55 PM Reply   
In double or nothing shapiro did a triple front not speedball and parks didnt get the 1080 on film only in a series of snapshots
Old    Steven Hahn (solo)      Join Date: Oct 2001       07-25-2004, 8:58 PM Reply   
Shapiro didn't land the trip and Parks didn't land the 1080.
Old    Jason Callen (westsidarider)      Join Date: Feb 2003       07-25-2004, 9:09 PM Reply   
its all a big conspiracy
Old    powerchordkid87            07-25-2004, 10:14 PM Reply   
parks has landed the switch double backroll mobe pretty cleanly. i have never heard of proof of the 1080s. just rumors.
Old    Kevin McGuirk (ktmwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2004       07-26-2004, 12:23 AM Reply   
I thought i saw Parks land the 1080 in a photo sequence in a magazine a while back... it isn't video, but was a really sweet sequence
Old    WakeXtreme (p_b_parks)      Join Date: Dec 2003       07-26-2004, 7:03 AM Reply   
heres proof that he did it: go to www.wakeboardingmag.com goto moves then spin 1080 its there in a sequence
Old    wade robberson (wakeboardwade)      Join Date: Apr 2004       07-26-2004, 7:54 AM Reply   
i belive the biggest trick was when my ass at the box at tsr
Old    Lyle Ramsdell (sunsport)      Join Date: Sep 2002       07-26-2004, 10:16 AM Reply   
I pulled the biggest fashion air this weekend off the double up behind a jetski. Way technical and difficult. It has taken me weeks to perfect, don't even know if I will ever be able to do it again. Sorry didn't get it on video, you guys will just have to take my word for it.
Old    David D (wakeguru)      Join Date: Feb 2003       07-26-2004, 10:39 AM Reply   
No way. Those Jet Ski double ups are so elusive and to pull a fashion air off one is just ludicrous. You're a shoe-in for "Da Man Club".
Old    Thane Dogg (thane_dogg)      Join Date: Jun 2002       07-26-2004, 12:41 PM Reply   
I'm not denying that Parks landed that 1080 but there just aren't enough frames in that sequence for me to really make a mental picture. It looks like he went in wrapped to me judging from the first frame. Still very impressive.

wakextreme: aren't snapshots film?
Old    yellowdog            07-26-2004, 12:54 PM Reply   
I can confirm Lyle's fashion air off the waverunner double up. . . I was spotting and would have filmed but I had one hand on the flag and the other on that little handle on the back of the seat. It was huge!!!
Old    okstate15            07-26-2004, 3:24 PM Reply   
i heard at ride the spot during a class shapiro got all the way around on triple front but landed on his back and skidded but still rode it out

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