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Old    Eubanks (eubanks01)      Join Date: Jun 2001       10-12-2006, 12:15 PM Reply   
New Harris video!
http://www.alliancewake.com/default2.aspx?pg=videos
Old    walt            10-12-2006, 12:19 PM Reply   
Big and smooth !
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       10-12-2006, 12:20 PM Reply   
nice!
Old    Hate2party (slipknot)      Join Date: Aug 2001       10-12-2006, 12:22 PM Reply   
his royal sickness once again

so glad to see him riding again, can't get enough of watching him ride.
Old    Squid (twakess)      Join Date: Mar 2002       10-12-2006, 12:24 PM Reply   
killer always love to watch his riding.
Old    Train (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       10-12-2006, 12:26 PM Reply   
how fast does he ride? looks like he is flying. 26 or so, maybe?
soo smooth though.
Old    Paul (gherk)      Join Date: Aug 2001       10-12-2006, 12:31 PM Reply   
DAMN!
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       10-12-2006, 12:31 PM Reply   
WOW!
Old    Byrd (byrd)      Join Date: Dec 2005       10-12-2006, 12:33 PM Reply   
Where is his 1080? JK, Nice video! Big, smooth, and into the flats. My knees hurt just watching him....
Old    Garrett Cortese (garrett_cortese)      Join Date: Mar 2003       10-12-2006, 12:37 PM Reply   
I was lucky enough to be out on the boat that day to watch Randy and shoot some photos. You can read about it in a little article on the Alliance website: http://www.alliancewake.com/default2.aspx?pg=article&id=346

It was seriously some of the best (if not the best) wake riding I have ever seen. Watching Randy ride totally changes the way you think about the sport (and that is definitely a good thing). It's not all about how big he goes, though. Just look at the tricks he does and how he grabs them. Mute BS 180 to switch mute BS 180? Plus to take them both 15' into the flast like that? It's ridiculous. Download the video to your iPods so you can watch it wherever and whenever.
Old    Dan (dcdman67)      Join Date: Feb 2005       10-12-2006, 12:50 PM Reply   
Siiick as always!
Old    Dave (captain_542)      Join Date: Oct 2006       10-12-2006, 12:53 PM Reply   
Ok so im a young cat compared to a lot of folks. Ive been riding for serious for about 3 years and the only time ive ever seen randy was in mixtape. The fact that he doesnt do 7's and 9's and whirly 5's really is significant in my mind. He makes me think of riding in a different light. Not to go and learn the most rediculous stuff but make what you can do look rediculous. even his hs fs 180's look like they are the coolest tricks in the world. he also rides at a million mile an hour and and one thousand feet out. I dunno he makes me wanna do bs 180s and wrapped bs 3's instead of learning mobes and tootsie rolls. Thank you randall. too bad its october and snowing in the midwest!
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       10-12-2006, 12:54 PM Reply   
he did a 7 in the above vid.

glad to see him in something other than solbounds.
Old    Matthew Bird (ldr)      Join Date: Nov 2002       10-12-2006, 12:59 PM Reply   
Speechless!
Old    Dave (captain_542)      Join Date: Oct 2006       10-12-2006, 1:11 PM Reply   
yup he did one 700
Old    Toby yeo (toby_yeo)      Join Date: Feb 2006       10-12-2006, 1:12 PM Reply   
sick vid!

any one have any idea why hes riding 05 product and gonzales board?

later on
toby
Old    M-Dizzle (liquidmx)      Join Date: Jun 2005       10-12-2006, 1:19 PM Reply   
Wow, I wish I could watch that full screen!
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       10-12-2006, 2:29 PM Reply   
Yea, HS 720 into the flats with a raley cut. Probably grabbed it twice, just cant tell with the mini video.
Old    Sb1 (sb1)      Join Date: Aug 2002       10-12-2006, 2:53 PM Reply   
Awe inspiring to say the least...its rediculous how he can bomb at the wake like that and still stay in control for tech tricks like the grabbed hs bs5. On top of that he always finds a way to make it stand out and look good.

Randy is still the king of wake riding.
Old    Jim G (heem)      Join Date: Dec 2005       10-12-2006, 3:57 PM Reply   
either that wake is incredibly narrow or he is going further than just about anybody I have seen, nice hangtime!
Old    Chris Weber (cweb)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-12-2006, 3:58 PM Reply   
Both, its a 210, so the wake is narrow, but randy goes HUGE!
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       10-12-2006, 4:23 PM Reply   
Considering that he is probably riding a 90+ ft rope, that distance into the flats is significant.

Joe - Those Solbound guys are obsessed. My buddy Jared "The Rod" still has his, all pieced together and looking shabby. he'd rather ride them than anything. He's gonna cry when they die.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       10-12-2006, 4:30 PM Reply   
you know we all preach "it's all preference," but i have no idea how harris lands in the flats on solbounds. they've gotta hurt with footbeds made out of gatorgrip???
Old    Racer #5 Team Capt (bond)      Join Date: Nov 2002       10-12-2006, 4:39 PM Reply   
Nice Vid, good to see the Vandell back on the water as for the Solbounds it's like Joe said "Preferance"
Old    Train (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       10-12-2006, 4:49 PM Reply   
Garrett - how fast was Randy riding?
Old    Josh T (intotheflats)      Join Date: Oct 2006       10-12-2006, 7:57 PM Reply   
i forgot how big the vandall went, lyman doesn't even go as huge as randy. it is just amazing to watch
Old    Adam Greer (premier135rider)      Join Date: Oct 2002       10-12-2006, 8:00 PM Reply   
i would love to see the sport go that direction it would gain so much more mainstream acceptance. I mean 1080's are cool, but i would rather watch that video than see a 1080
Old    Nick Farrell (nickdakoolkat)      Join Date: Sep 2005       10-12-2006, 8:28 PM Reply   
dude, I am new to the sport also (3 years) I have only seen small clips of his riding, this dude goes freking HUGE! So far out into the flats its insane. And he edges as though he's going for a raley into outterspace every time!
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       10-12-2006, 8:41 PM Reply   
I want to see Lyman & The Vandal ride doubles!
Old    Sparky Jay (wake_upppp)      Join Date: Nov 2003       10-12-2006, 8:46 PM Reply   
Last I heard he was riding 28+ and 90 foot rope behind Supers. He's one of my favs to watch fo sho.
Old    Josh T (intotheflats)      Join Date: Oct 2006       10-12-2006, 9:11 PM Reply   
i wonder how much that boat is weighted down for the wake to be that big going that fast and that far back
Old    mendo247            10-12-2006, 9:14 PM Reply   
unreal..
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       10-12-2006, 9:25 PM Reply   
Sparky, it doesn't look super slammed when he is putting his board on, platform is not under water and the nose isn't dumped.
Old    Garrett Cortese (garrett_cortese)      Join Date: Mar 2003       10-12-2006, 9:31 PM Reply   
That was out on Jeff McKee's SAN 210 with the weight set up for how Jeff normally rides, which I think is about 24 MPH at 85-87'. Randy was riding about 27-28 MPH at 87' I think. The wake was actually shrinking a little with the increased speed. Goes to show you that if you know how to edge and pop off the wake right you don't need it to be the biggest.
Old    Chad Miranda (forwaken)      Join Date: Jan 2003       10-12-2006, 10:23 PM Reply   
Speechless.....

On a side note, is he regular or goofy?

Watching that video it's hard to tell, he takes everything so huge.

Just to be able to control all that is amazing and then add in how fast he is doing it. Hardly any pause in between cuts, switch, regular, fs, bs, that shiat is insane.....

I don't think I have ever seen any video of him that aggressive in the speed of which he is doing his tricks.... maybe it's just the speed of the video itself.
Old    MD (monroeyd)      Join Date: Jun 2006       10-12-2006, 11:52 PM Reply   
He's an animal
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       10-13-2006, 12:01 AM Reply   
chad, i think he's goofy footed.
Old    DM (dirty)      Join Date: Jul 2004       10-13-2006, 7:19 PM Reply   
GOD D*********MN, f**king Randy kills it, with all this good riding going around and the Vandal back, the sports getting exciting again, haha...
Old    DM (dirty)      Join Date: Jul 2004       10-13-2006, 7:23 PM Reply   
yeah yeah obviously Im a big Vandal fan, but who else goes that big, makes a simple tailgrab look sooo good, does huge grabbed 7's and swithc bs 5 way out into the flats, mute shifty to blind right in the same switch, that new board he's riding is sick to what a 145 niiiice, glad to see he's back
Old    Kevin Denbroeder (stepintoliquid)      Join Date: Sep 2005       10-14-2006, 9:37 AM Reply   
I just tore an ACL watching that....HUGE!
Old    Robert (autotunner69)      Join Date: Feb 2003       10-14-2006, 10:58 AM Reply   
BAD A$$!!! as always. He always goes HUGE. THE VANDAL.
Old    Erik (erik_c)      Join Date: Jan 2005       10-14-2006, 12:09 PM Reply   
Some one should teach him to wake to wake.
Old     (midwesty)      Join Date: Aug 2003       10-14-2006, 10:39 PM Reply   
gotta bring this up to the top


AWESOME!
Old    Josh T (intotheflats)      Join Date: Oct 2006       10-14-2006, 11:45 PM Reply   
i just got done watchin the video for like the 30th time and was wondering how tall randy is and what board hes ridin
it looks really long like at least a 142
i think if i get a super long board ill get that much pop
haha jk
Old     (midwesty)      Join Date: Aug 2003       10-15-2006, 12:08 AM Reply   
this vid definitely has me thinkin something different on my approach on wakeboarding. very inspirational to say the least
Old    Dan (texastbird)      Join Date: May 2003       10-15-2006, 7:46 PM Reply   
He is so strong!
Old    Boardingitup.com (wakeboard19)      Join Date: Apr 2005       10-16-2006, 7:59 PM Reply   
I could watch that all day. Holy crap. Stylish riders bow down. I would watch him over any rider.
Old    Tyler Steeb (tsteeb)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-16-2006, 8:27 PM Reply   
that guy goes huge. Awesome
Old    R M (dr_inc)      Join Date: Mar 2005       10-16-2006, 8:41 PM Reply   
dam now that first poke was SICK! i dont think i can do that when im tring to stretch hahah .. that was a way cooler video than the 1080
Old    walt            10-16-2006, 8:43 PM Reply   
I'd love to see a video of nothing but Harris & Lyman.
Old    funkytown            10-17-2006, 10:16 AM Reply   
over-rated
Old    Chris Weber (cweb)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-17-2006, 10:18 AM Reply   
Anyone know what song that is??? ^^^^^^Overrated?? i challenge ANYONE to post a video of themselves going that big and doing it EVERY TIME.
Old    Aden Glatt (aden_g)      Join Date: Mar 2006       10-17-2006, 11:56 AM Reply   
"that was a way cooler video than the 1080"

If you liked that, watch Lymans section in Bent Felix.
Old    Wacko Jacko (melan_mobe)      Join Date: Mar 2005       10-17-2006, 3:35 PM Reply   
The song was.

"Da Rockwilder" by Method Man and Redman

Although I love watching Lyman ride I dont think you can compare him and the Vandall, very very different styles.
Old    mike (shoulin)      Join Date: Aug 2005       10-17-2006, 8:15 PM Reply   
I would love to watch the vandall and lyman ride together for like a month everyday and the film that would come form that
Old     (midwesty)      Join Date: Aug 2003       10-29-2006, 5:22 PM Reply   
where is this video? it takes me to something different other then this vid
Old    Dave (captain_542)      Join Date: Oct 2006       10-29-2006, 6:54 PM Reply   
its on alliancewake.com then click videos on the left hand tabe and its like 5 videos down below

http://www.alliancewake.com/vid_pop_up.aspx?id=59

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