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Old    T (braap)      Join Date: Mar 2004       04-17-2005, 4:09 PM Reply   
Just a quick little question, why is there no poster girls in the wakeboard magazines. If you buy moto X mags there are bike girls. whys isn't there any board girls or even Reef girl posters.
Old    Buzz (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       04-17-2005, 4:25 PM Reply   
Yeah, what he said!!
Old    Jeffrey Blanchard (eternalshadow)      Join Date: Nov 2001       04-17-2005, 5:01 PM Reply   
I actually want to see more womens riding content. Not posters. Less objectivity and more equal representation.
Old    Cameron Seeber (cam)      Join Date: Aug 2003       04-17-2005, 5:08 PM Reply   
Boarder Magazine from Australia has Miss Boarder every issue.
Check them out

http://www.boardermagazine.com.au/
Old    Jeff Barton (summerryder)      Join Date: Apr 2004       04-17-2005, 5:37 PM Reply   
Correct me if I'm wrong, but Alliance has a chippy in the back of every issue on their "Girl Page". While it's not a poster, you can still admire the hotties for the scenic spendor they supply. Just get a bunch of back issues, tape a bunch together, and you'll have your very own one-of-a-kind popouri hottie poster. That may be a stupid idea (okay, it IS a stupid idea)but it is the closest you're gonna get, at least for now, anyways.
As for making it a poster, it's most likely a matter of simple economics and market competition. There are more bike mags so they often use a "perk" like a hottie poster to sway prospective comsumers to buy or subscribe to their magazine. It also is a considerable additional cost to print and insert 50,000 posters into a magazine. For the size of the market and subscriber base in the wakeboarding scene, it is too high a price to pay just for either magazine to print a hottie poster at their own expense. Trust me, they want to hook up their readers but it's expensive!!
Jeffrey, as for getting more women's coverage, that's where you, the readers, CAN make an impact. Find the email addresses for the editorial teams of your favorite magazines and tell them you'd like to see more women's wakeboarding in their pages. They certainly want their magazines to reflect the desires of their readers, so let them know what you want. If there's enough support I assure you you'll see more of what you're asking for.
Old    Lloyd Smith (nlitworld)      Join Date: Feb 2005       04-17-2005, 9:16 PM Reply   
Speaking of the number of magazines for wakeboarding, what are some other wake magazines besides Wakeboarding Magazine or Alliance?
Old    time4wake            04-18-2005, 7:50 AM Reply   
SBC Wakeboard has been coming out with some pretty hot issues lately. They only do 2 issues a year but it's a solid mag from an editorial perspective- Not just a big advertisment like Wakeboarding...
Old    the not so naked chef (electricsnow)      Join Date: May 2002       04-18-2005, 9:58 AM Reply   
Or ORRRR, you could get your little x-acto knife and cutout ever little reef tookis you can, and make your own "collage de tush" for your wall.

Old    Alexis (addictedchick)      Join Date: Jan 2005       04-19-2005, 9:08 PM Reply   
I'm with Jeffrey on this one,
I want to see more girls out there tearing it up

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