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Old    ecoff12 (ecoff12)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-15-2006, 5:29 AM Reply   
Do you guys think that a 1080 will be a popularly landed trick next year in contests or do you think only a few people will be able to do it. Its also possible that it never becomes a "i can stick it 9 out of 10 times" trick....More like 1 out of 10
Old    soulrider (projectely4)      Join Date: Apr 2003       10-15-2006, 7:26 AM Reply   
right now i think its something that more riders might be landing here and there but never will it become a popular trick in contests.
Old    Ty (wakeandsnow27)      Join Date: Jun 2004       10-15-2006, 7:30 AM Reply   
dont think it will get common.
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       10-15-2006, 7:41 AM Reply   
That looked almost effortless on Danny's part, who knows if the wake and conditions are right . . . . .
Old     (midwesty)      Join Date: Aug 2003       10-15-2006, 9:24 AM Reply   
who knows, have they landed a 2nd 1080 yet? that would be an indication if once it has been "achieved" it becomes easier for them. i dont think that is the case but who knows
Old    murrayair            10-15-2006, 1:04 PM Reply   
I think it will start to become more and more popular and in a few years, yes, i think it will become the new 900. It was only, what, 5 or 6 years ago that the only guys landing a 900 were the top pros like Murray and Shapiro. Now lots of guys don't even need a double up to land a 9.
Old    ecoff12 (ecoff12)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-15-2006, 2:56 PM Reply   
2 guys landed a 1080 today at the slider spectacular at owc. It will be sequenced in WBM. They landed them back to back first Julian Cohen with a switch toeside 1080 then robin friday with a heelside 1080. I saw the sequence shots taken by Lu for WBM and they are really good, he got it all.
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       10-15-2006, 3:08 PM Reply   
would that be the first regular hs 10? What boat were they riding behind, just curious?
Old    Jon Massie (jon_m)      Join Date: Mar 2006       10-15-2006, 3:24 PM Reply   
cable?
Old    the not so naked chef (electricsnow)      Join Date: May 2002       10-15-2006, 3:37 PM Reply   
that's awesome. I remember when a 720 was a big deal. That's why it was cool to see tino throw a 9 as his first trick in the finals at nats. that kind of consistency and confidence is sweet sweet progress...
Old    ecoff12 (ecoff12)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-15-2006, 3:42 PM Reply   
they were riding behind cable. It was best-trick format. all six outlaw riders had one chance to hit the kicker known as big white( http://www.orlandowatersports.com/sliders.php ) the first off the dock was adam errington and he threw a huge 900. then was julian cohen and he did a switch toeside 1080, robin friday came right behind him on the cable and landed a HUGE heelside 1080. Robin Friday won best trick for that obsticle.
Old    English (kristian)      Join Date: Nov 2002       10-15-2006, 3:43 PM Reply   
Julian landed a 10, gosh that punk is getting good. good on him.

I think it'll be a good while before we'll be seeing the 10 become as common as a 9. I'm sure we'll see a couple go down during pro-tour, but it wont be common.
Old    ecoff12 (ecoff12)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-15-2006, 5:02 PM Reply   
he still acts like a idiot though. hes so arrogant, loud and obnoxious
Old    English (kristian)      Join Date: Nov 2002       10-15-2006, 5:35 PM Reply   
dude relax, he's probably just joking around.

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