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Old    byerly137pro            08-23-2004, 12:48 PM Reply   
Heres a pic of me going wake 2 wake from my last weeks vacation. The pic is of poor quality because I took a picture of a the original picture to get it on to the computer. If any one has any constructive critism I'd appreciate it. The boat I'm behind in this one is a GTX-4 Tech by sea-doo.
Wake 2 Wake

Old    Robert A (cocheese)      Join Date: Jul 2004       08-23-2004, 12:50 PM Reply   
Where is the Pic?
Old    byerly137pro            08-23-2004, 12:54 PM Reply   
its up now

Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       08-23-2004, 1:01 PM Reply   
that's the worst picture I've ever seen. We might get a better idea if you just describe the jump!
Old    byerly137pro            08-23-2004, 1:03 PM Reply   
i know sorry the pic wasnt taken with a digital camera so I took a pic of the pic
Old    Jeremy (shutupandboard)      Join Date: Aug 2002       08-23-2004, 1:10 PM Reply   
Is that bigfoot?
Old    jmac_04            08-23-2004, 1:20 PM Reply   
No! It's Loch Ness!!!
Old    David P (evil_e)      Join Date: May 2004       08-23-2004, 1:22 PM Reply   
You're joking right? This makes that "Golden Retreiver" tantrum picture posted a while back look like a professional job. The only constructive thing I can say about it is buy a scanner.
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       08-23-2004, 1:25 PM Reply   
shut up about the golden retriever pic lol
Old    John Anderson (fly135)      Join Date: Jun 2004       08-23-2004, 1:29 PM Reply   
I find this to be conclusive evidence of something.
Old    byerly137pro            08-23-2004, 1:32 PM Reply   
Wow you guys are hilarious, I was just trying to get some feedback, you dont need to point out to me that its bad i can tell thats why i said what i said at the begging of the post.
Old    Mike O'Callaghan (greenpinky)      Join Date: Apr 2004       08-23-2004, 1:33 PM Reply   
Hahaha! Alex, I commend you for trying to post a pic so the rest of us have something to look at while we're supposed to be working or whatever. But, you have to admit, that pic is really really bad. I can barely even make it out. That's too funny.
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       08-23-2004, 1:35 PM Reply   
what kind of feedback do you what with a pic like this.

David ~ Thanks for bringing back a funny memory. Sorry Leo
Old    byerly137pro            08-23-2004, 1:37 PM Reply   
it looked better in picture editor and i admit it did turn out really bad it was worth a try though
Old    Mike O'Callaghan (greenpinky)      Join Date: Apr 2004       08-23-2004, 1:42 PM Reply   
Alright Alex, I'll try and give you a little feedback, but it'll really hard considering the pic.

It looks as though you're not very balanced in the air, which could be a result of having your handle away from your waist when you're hitting the ramp. Try to keep the handle tucked beside your waist, and you'll be more stable in the air.

Or then again, you could have 12 feet of air with perfect balance doing some sick grab, but I can't tell for the life of me!
Old    Jeremy (shutupandboard)      Join Date: Aug 2002       08-23-2004, 1:55 PM Reply   
Me need link. Golden retriever????
Old    Stanfield (stanfield)      Join Date: Mar 2004       08-23-2004, 1:59 PM Reply   
I wasn't sure you could get worse than Leo's golden ret. throwing down that tantrum, but now I'm sure you can.

Old    freakytikki (freakytikki)      Join Date: Apr 2004       08-23-2004, 2:13 PM Reply   
Bring back the dog.
Old    freakytikki (freakytikki)      Join Date: Apr 2004       08-23-2004, 2:17 PM Reply   

Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       08-23-2004, 2:30 PM Reply   

Old    freakytikki (freakytikki)      Join Date: Apr 2004       08-23-2004, 2:36 PM Reply   
Hey leo...Im still in tears over the last time this came up.Dude sorry but some of us at work need this.Still some of the best stuff on the net.Im glad you have a sense of humor.
Old    David P (evil_e)      Join Date: May 2004       08-23-2004, 2:36 PM Reply   
Alex, sorry for bustin your balls but it's hard to give you constructive criticism with a picture like this. I can see a water line, horizon line, what looks to be a rope in the middle, and what I can only assume is a wakeboarder in the middle that may be going a little off access. But we get nothing of the wake, which direction you're jumping, how and where you're holding the handle...kinda hard to help without any clue of what's actually going on in the picture.
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       08-23-2004, 3:01 PM Reply   
Its people like you that make me not bring the camera anymore. You guys are a bunch of hooligans. just kidding.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       08-23-2004, 3:08 PM Reply   
woof woof!

That looks more like a water color painting!
Old    anim8or            08-23-2004, 3:58 PM Reply   
if you want to try taking a picture of a picture, try putting it on the floor and taking the picture from alot farther away, looks like it was too close for the camera to focus. should come out much better that way.
from what i can tell, it looks like your squatted over a little and maybe leaning a bit too far forwards and to your right. the board is at almost a 45 degree angle, so you should probably try putting a little more weight on your leading foot and make sure you edge all the way up the wake...the two biggest mistakes most people make are not edging up all the way and also not holding the handle at their hip.
Old    Jeremy (shutupandboard)      Join Date: Aug 2002       08-23-2004, 7:55 PM Reply   
Nice big wake that dog is goin off of. I wish my dog could do that. I thought i did good teachin pooch to crawl.
Old    ccstev            08-26-2004, 12:22 PM Reply   
Holy crap! I haven't laughed so hard at a thread is such a long time.

Thank you so much!
Old    blueydwakebrdr            08-26-2004, 12:45 PM Reply   
lol
Old    Clint (ttuclint)      Join Date: Sep 2003       08-26-2004, 12:56 PM Reply   
guys, tell me how I can improve my form, sorry the pic may be a little dark.


Old    Christie Fisher (cfisher)      Join Date: Apr 2002       08-26-2004, 12:58 PM Reply   
I didn't see the Golden Retriever pic the first it went around. This pic had me laughing out loud...too bad I'm at work.

Sorry, Leo...I'm laughing WITH you not AT you :-)
Old    Shawn Wilson (wakestar8878)      Join Date: Oct 2003       08-26-2004, 1:10 PM Reply   
Clint - I would say you have to much weight on your back foot. Also try to keep the handle closer to you hip.

(Message edited by wakestar8878 on August 26, 2004)
Old    Christie Fisher (cfisher)      Join Date: Apr 2002       08-26-2004, 1:12 PM Reply   
Shawn - I have to disagree. To me, it appears that Clint isn't spotting his landing
Old    Jayman (jayman1)      Join Date: May 2002       08-26-2004, 1:18 PM Reply   
Clint...I think there may be something wrong with your tower lights bro.
Old    Shawn Wilson (wakestar8878)      Join Date: Oct 2003       08-26-2004, 1:32 PM Reply   
Christie - As you can see hes landing blind, so its a little hard to spot the landing. But I can agree to disagree.
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       08-26-2004, 2:05 PM Reply   
Shawn ~ landing blind. hahaha
Old    toolfan (toolfan)      Join Date: Jul 2003       08-26-2004, 2:08 PM Reply   
Clint,
I cant believe you landed that 1080!!!

Give that man his money, and my 10%.
Old    les (leshella)      Join Date: Feb 2004       08-26-2004, 10:41 PM Reply   
funniest picture EVER! lolololol
Old    GD (greatdane)      Join Date: Feb 2001       08-26-2004, 11:08 PM Reply   
That blacked out photo rules!

A picture is worth a 1000 words even when it is all black!

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