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Old    drewsky24            05-24-2005, 1:39 PM Reply   
Has anyone ever heard someone say "If your not falling, your not learning". Just wondering if anyone else has ever heard this or am I the only one?
Old    Big Ed (big_ed_x2)      Join Date: Jul 2004       05-24-2005, 1:41 PM Reply   
All the time!!
Old    HeHateMe (hamkj)      Join Date: Apr 2002       05-24-2005, 1:46 PM Reply   
This is exactly the reason why I am riding the exact same as I was 6 years ago... also why I stick to teaching and driving. I HATE FALLING!
Old    Squid (twakess)      Join Date: Mar 2002       05-24-2005, 2:29 PM Reply   
yep, best one I like to tell people the harder you are falling the closer to landing the trick you are.
Old    ManFox (h20jnky)      Join Date: Mar 2003       05-24-2005, 2:32 PM Reply   
how about stitches get bitches...
Old    socalgrl79            05-24-2005, 3:59 PM Reply   
Haha! Ryan - you're so right.
Old    clubjoeskier            05-24-2005, 4:12 PM Reply   
I must be the "learning poster child", lately, cuz I been fallin uh LOT...
Old    drewsky24            05-24-2005, 4:35 PM Reply   
Thats a relief, because I said that to my friend that does the same stuff over and over again and as soon as I was done saying it I felt kinda stupid because I wasn't sure if it was true or not.
Old    edward            05-24-2005, 7:05 PM Reply   
thats not true. you could just stick everything first try.
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       05-24-2005, 7:28 PM Reply   
yea, i landed my first attempt at a bs 3
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       05-24-2005, 7:52 PM Reply   
I'm a firm believer that if you crash a new trick more then 3 times in a row it's probably best to move on to something else before you get stuck in a rut. Case in point was my son Chris learning a TS frontroll years back. He literally threw it 37 times in a row (I am not exaggerating - my wife counted em) and crashed everytime. This happened at Victoria and it took 2 times up and 1 trip back before I made him get in the boat. He was so uptight he couldn't see straight, let alone even talk about it. I was trying to tell him what I thought he was doing wrong which wasn't going over very well.

Anyway next morning he watched one of his videos, bounced on the tramp for a bit and announced he had figured out what he was doing wrong. I took him out and he stomped the first one and that trick became an afterthought from then on.

I still have to remind him of the "3 crash and it's time to move on rule" at times these days but he still won't listen.
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       05-24-2005, 8:15 PM Reply   
Rich, I have the same rule. If I dont land something, or come close to landing it my first few attempt, then I save it for another day. What happened to you son happened to me on tantrums. I learned really easy, then one day I couldnt do them anymore and it was odd. I spent days going for them and never getting them. So I took a break from tantrums. I started trying them again this year and now I am landing them no problem. But I am definately not going to get stuck on a trick, its not worth spending your energy. Plus, I think the first attempts at a trick are the best. After the first three tries you get tired and frustrated.
Old    gunny_baker            05-25-2005, 8:56 AM Reply   
I love it when I stick a trick but I gotta tell ya... The flight thru the air is THE BEST regardless of whether you stick it or not so I ALWAYS go BIG and hope for the best!

I agree with Ryan and Amy, Stitches do get the bitches. I bet I've got more scars and metal in my body than is really necessary but it sure was fun getting it all!
Old    team909            05-25-2005, 9:56 AM Reply   
how bout this one

"scars are trophys for the intense"

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