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Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       04-21-2007, 4:29 PM Reply   
I'm just about dying up here in Michigan. The long winter has left me with only 2 more weeks before I can take my first set. So that brings me to this; what are your goals for this long-anticipated season?

This summer I'm hoping to get some new toeside grabs and stick my backroll and a hs 3, and just appreciate my time on the water.
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       04-21-2007, 4:43 PM Reply   
Get my shoulder healed so I can actually go for stuff.
Old    krazykarl21            04-21-2007, 4:46 PM Reply   
I'm with you about dying in Michigan, but I'm planning on finally sticking a whirly bird, getting better with my toeside spins and add some grabs to my spins and inverts and landing the elusive hs 5 that's been working me good
Old    Dan Stockton (dstockton)      Join Date: Jun 2006       04-21-2007, 4:49 PM Reply   
Today I worked on a hs 3 and backroll. I would like to get these and a tantrum. I don,t have a lot of good years left. I started late, I'm 46
years old.
Old    mattW (quickpilot1010)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-21-2007, 6:34 PM Reply   
im 17 and just started last year, im hoping to land some inverts, do some grabs and spins
Old    WakesetterLSV (closedtoe)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-21-2007, 6:38 PM Reply   
HS FS 180 and 360 grabbed, backroll and tantrum
Old    WakesetterLSV (closedtoe)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-21-2007, 6:40 PM Reply   
And HS BS 180, TS FS 180, and Frontroll
Old    wake_genie (wakegenie)      Join Date: Sep 2006       04-21-2007, 6:41 PM Reply   
land an invert, have as much fun and be out riding as much as possible
Old    Heeb (heeb_v215)      Join Date: Feb 2007       04-21-2007, 6:42 PM Reply   
Im just learning myself,i started last season this year would like to learn how to clear the wake
Old    Brian Kaufman (madison_boarder)      Join Date: Apr 2006       04-21-2007, 6:43 PM Reply   
My goals are to: solidify my toeside W2W, land a TS FS 180, solidify my HS FS 180 and land a backroll.
Old    KaNi (j3t_m3ch)      Join Date: Jun 2006       04-21-2007, 7:14 PM Reply   
My main goal is to land a hs 3 WITH the handle and definately work on my toeside everythings.
Old    Mitch (wakemitch)      Join Date: Jun 2005       04-21-2007, 8:01 PM Reply   
kickflip, bs bigspin, and hs fs 180

By the way, Set Your Goals is an awesome band from SF. check em out
Old    walt            04-21-2007, 8:08 PM Reply   
I'd like to be able to do everything that I can do now switch.
Old    M-Dizzle (liquidmx)      Join Date: Jun 2005       04-21-2007, 8:33 PM Reply   
Get back to where I was (ACL surgery in dec), better at spinning, and stick a 7.
Old    alan plotz (alanp)      Join Date: Apr 2001       04-21-2007, 8:40 PM Reply   
im a little embarrassed to admit this but i cant land a ts frontroll. it seems ridiculous and i know this trick cant be difficult however i just dont get it. anyway id like to learn this and continue to get my hs 3's more off axis. theres a bunch of other crap but those are my priorities
Old    Ryan Major (majorman22)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-21-2007, 8:47 PM Reply   
i just hope to learn an invert and a 3
Old    Ethan Thomson (stwake)      Join Date: Apr 2006       04-21-2007, 9:49 PM Reply   
up here on the canadian boarder in NY i went out yesterday.. working on the 4 180s for the first part of the season.. maybe some rails and a 360 or 2
Old    Kelly (weskel)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-21-2007, 10:08 PM Reply   
I just hope I can get up and ride in a straight line for more than 10 seconds....

Now thats a goal....

Weskel
Old    John Brine (mnwakerider)      Join Date: Jun 2004       04-22-2007, 2:08 AM Reply   
FS and BS (I was closer on the BS last year) 360 and actually constitentaly land tantrums and backrolls...
Old    Troy Mann (themann39)      Join Date: Feb 2001       04-22-2007, 9:02 AM Reply   
My goal is to just be able to get out on the water. I was only out about 5 times last year thanks to all the travel i do for work. Speaking of michigan weather i hope that its nice there when i get back next week. I know alot can change in that amount of time. Id like to be able to get my back roll down and get my toeside 3 back and get a toe and heel blind 180
Old    Clay (tahoeguy7)      Join Date: Sep 2006       04-22-2007, 12:20 PM Reply   
I would really like to have more water time this year. As for tricks, I would like to dial in the HSFS and HSBS 360 as well as land a BS 180 wrapped.
Old    Ryan Cowan (aces6692)      Join Date: Nov 2006       04-22-2007, 12:30 PM Reply   
hs 3 and tantrum
Old    ryan "john" vu (jmv)      Join Date: Aug 2005       04-22-2007, 3:18 PM Reply   
I like to continue what I started last year before I broke my arm--backroll, tantrum, 3s, and the infamous fashion air.
Old    Spin2Win (spin2win)      Join Date: Mar 2006       04-22-2007, 3:35 PM Reply   
I want to stick a wrapped off oxis 7, raleys, ts bs 3s, and tantrums. YES TANTRUM i cant do them..Im kind of illiterate when it comes to that rotation.
Old    Todd (snyper1d)      Join Date: Mar 2005       04-22-2007, 4:10 PM Reply   
Have no less than a 2:1 girl/guy ratio on the boat
Old    gimp990 (gimp990)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-22-2007, 4:20 PM Reply   
I want to get the fear from my injury last year out of my head and just go bigger than ever on everything (keep my height at 10+ feet on every jump).
Old    david (dnp33)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-22-2007, 4:34 PM Reply   
grab my FS 180's(heelside and toeside, take the toeside ones w2w), get consistent on HS 360's and land some TS 360s, HS BS 180s and tantrums
Old    Tate Viehmann (redv215)      Join Date: Mar 2005       04-22-2007, 5:50 PM Reply   
Wakeboard all season WITHOUT injury...that is my only goal
Old    Jeffrey Blanchard (eternalshadow)      Join Date: Nov 2001       04-22-2007, 6:26 PM Reply   
rehab, rehab, rehab, Once the knee is good to go I'll worry about new goals next year.
Old    J2 (zuka666)      Join Date: Aug 2005       04-22-2007, 6:53 PM Reply   
My goal is to get all the tricks that I finished last season off with consistent so that maybe I can pick something new up by October
Old    Shane Lafferty (pickle311)      Join Date: Oct 2005       04-22-2007, 10:34 PM Reply   
hs fs 180 and a tantrum
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       04-22-2007, 10:43 PM Reply   
Have fun & not get injured
Old    Mark C (kottonm0uthking4)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-23-2007, 11:47 AM Reply   
hang 10 on my wakeboard and then jump off and barefoot! That looks like so much fun. The tricks will come when i stop the drinking!
Old    Timothy (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       04-23-2007, 12:14 PM Reply   
ride more than 10 times this year.
Old    Wakeman (wakeman7)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-23-2007, 12:20 PM Reply   
Ride more, Backroll, TS 3, HS 3, TS BS 180
Old    rich (sandman59)      Join Date: Aug 2002       04-23-2007, 12:29 PM Reply   
To improve my switch riding, w2w 180's and toeside w2w. After watching the "Building Foundation" dvd from "The Book" series, I have decided to start over this summer and learn everything the correct way. I just bought a portable dvd player so I can reference the dvd when I'm out on the boat.
Old    Dan Lennox (woohoo)      Join Date: Jun 2006       04-23-2007, 12:47 PM Reply   
More grabs, 180's, and if I'm doing good try some 3's.
Old    Jamie Korstrom (jman)      Join Date: Jul 2004       04-23-2007, 1:05 PM Reply   
the first two weeks once i begin riding, i am going to make hsfs 180s second nature, work on better edging on ts for bigger tsfs 180s, land a hsfs 3 (the last ride of the year i landed one but could not hold on. i didn't throw the handle i just didn't have a solid pass). also i am going to work on switch riding and switch tricks, and by the first month, a bs 180, backroll or tantrum.

After snowboarding for the first time all winter i learned 180s, and a 3 and now i am fully motivated to make sure i do it on the water. For me this is the year to accelerate my riding. Booyah!
Old    Jay (ironj32)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-23-2007, 1:28 PM Reply   
in the next month: get solid on all 180's, throw some grabs on my back roll, start landing tantrums/ scarecrows/raley's/360's.
Old    Byrd (byrd)      Join Date: Dec 2005       04-23-2007, 1:31 PM Reply   
W2W HS BS 180's Blind These look so cool 2 me...
Old    JM (iukekini)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-23-2007, 1:52 PM Reply   
Grab everything that I can do now and learn it switch. A couple more 5s and maybe a 7
Old    Clay Fraley (clay_fraley)      Join Date: Jul 2006       04-23-2007, 1:59 PM Reply   
A couple of more mobes, mainly moby dick and pete rose are the two Im wanting the most. and a w2w heel and toe 7. and I was really close to the w2w heel 7 last year so hopefully that will come easy
Old    TJ (desertcajun)      Join Date: Feb 2007       04-23-2007, 2:49 PM Reply   
Get on the water as much as possible!!!!! Then let the wake gods decide my fate!!!
Old    Big Ed (big_ed_x2)      Join Date: Jul 2004       04-23-2007, 3:05 PM Reply   
injury free and then

ride as much as I did in 2005 or more.....I haven't ridden very much in 2006.
Old    Kyle (kylek306)      Join Date: Feb 2003       04-23-2007, 5:22 PM Reply   
blind 5, nose grab r2r and handle pass kgb
Old    Ryan Haug (ryan27r)      Join Date: Oct 2006       04-23-2007, 6:11 PM Reply   
Raley and not eat so much
Old    xtremebordgurl            04-23-2007, 7:10 PM Reply   
I want to get w2w consistent, would like one spin and one invert by the end of summer. I feel like this has been my goal for way too long, l'd like to post new goals next spring. Oh! And i want to learn how to do those tumble turns, if thats what they're called. they look pretty fun.
Old    Andy H (andyh)      Join Date: Aug 2005       04-23-2007, 8:32 PM Reply   
go out more than one week for boardin
Old    xtremebordgurl            04-23-2007, 8:44 PM Reply   
Andy I go out every chance I get, its tuff dealing with New England weather, the boat can't even go into the water until middle to late may. We just got snow last week. I go out even when its almost too choppy to drive the boat in, and I'll ride behind anything. For 4 years I rode behind a 70 hp zodiac in the ocean. Wasn't till 05 we got a real boat on the lake. And that summer I was laid up cause of knee surgery. I'm not trying to make excuses, cause if i worked harder at getting in shape and pushed even harder on the water I'd be better but for those who have near perfect weather more often then not, its not that easy to get out everywhere else. Just trying to put it in perspective.
Old    Mike Klarenbeek (wakecrzy2000)      Join Date: Apr 2004       04-23-2007, 9:43 PM Reply   
i want to land a raley and a backroll or a tantrum some invert, otherwise just have fun on the water.
Old    Clubjoe (clubjoe)      Join Date: Sep 2005       04-28-2007, 9:32 AM Reply   
My goal list!

1. Strap a board to a couple o' ragrats and hope they like it! They recently tandem surfed with me and said the want to try it by themelves. I think it's time to try and set the hook.............I've already lured them into the black hole of quads and sandrails! ...This is all new to them, but hopefully it'll turn into a lifelong family activity....(Yes, i used kids and me in the same sentence.............SHUT UP!!)

2. Land a 360 or some kind of invert! The ankle is feeling good and I'm not so preoccupied with it now.....We'll see what happens. ROB!!! your on notice again with the backroll, and BUG for the 360!! ........
Oh, and work on my switch riding!

3. Tune the boat wake......I re-propped finally (THANKS GID!! ) and can use the weight I have without having planing issues....Maybe some tower speakers to pump out the kiddie tunes?
Old    Kelley (kslakebum)      Join Date: Jun 2006       04-28-2007, 10:53 AM Reply   
Upside down, not on accident either.

Get out on the lake as much as possible and enjoy the whole SUMMER. Winter is so over rated.
Old    Blair (twitch)      Join Date: Dec 2004       04-28-2007, 7:12 PM Reply   
dial my 3's, solidify my toeside... its still sketchy, and id love to get an invert under my belt
Old    Tyler Stieg (tylerstieg)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-28-2007, 7:22 PM Reply   
work on more switch, ts3's, hs3's, front roll
Old    Trevor (hawk7)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-28-2007, 9:02 PM Reply   
everything! 360, blind 360, tantrum [landed today] whirlybird [almost (thise hurt to fall on)], but one pethetic goal, i still can't go w2w toeside!!! i gotta get that one deffinately by now.
Old    Bobby Hamner (tigebob)      Join Date: Apr 2004       04-29-2007, 1:44 AM Reply   
Learn how to do a tantrum again...I seemed to have lost it last summer, start landing backroll to revert, I was so close last summer...and staying Injury free
Old    Sean (hudd007)      Join Date: May 2006       04-29-2007, 3:50 AM Reply   
I'll be honest. I want to do a w2w toeside. I just learned last year heelside right before I tore off my prop and tracking fins and ended my summer last year. So w2w toeside and ALSO 180.
Old    liquid ryder (pilot_ryder)      Join Date: Apr 2006       04-29-2007, 7:29 PM Reply   
Just get out on the water, the weather has really sucked lately if i want to get out by may, there is still allot of ice on the water in Edmonton and area
Old    Trevor (hawk7)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-29-2007, 8:49 PM Reply   
sean- toesides tricky. tell me when you get it.
Old    Charley Carvalho (wakeeater)      Join Date: May 2002       04-29-2007, 9:14 PM Reply   
back roll and ts and hs 3's. back roll should be done next time out
Old    Ron (ronnyboy27)      Join Date: Nov 2005       04-30-2007, 10:12 AM Reply   
Get my 3 consistent, tantrum and raley.
Old    Caleb Rountree (dlwsrider)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-30-2007, 10:15 AM Reply   
Raley, Batwing, Switch and regular 5's, whirly's, moby dick, crow mobe, and maybe a 7.

plus i want to master rails.

and a big spin on the wakeskate and mayube a kickflip
Old    entrust clothing (entrustclothing)      Join Date: Jul 2005       04-30-2007, 10:19 AM Reply   
here are the tricks i wanna land this year
-hs front roll (very close)
-hs 360 (pretty close)
-backroll (never tried it)
-ts bs 360 (never tried it)
-hs front flip (never tried it)
Old    Cliff (ord27)      Join Date: Oct 2005       04-30-2007, 10:28 AM Reply   
-ts wake to wake at longer than 55'
-more relaxed riding...always working to hard
-better goofy riding
-wake to wake 360 from at least 1 edge
-an invert
-continue a no pressure atmosphere with regards to the kids wakeboarding
Old    Dan (texastbird)      Join Date: May 2003       05-01-2007, 6:44 AM Reply   
TS FS 3 and an invert - HS backroll, maybe a raley
Old    Ridin Dirty (duffy)      Join Date: Feb 2006       05-01-2007, 7:55 AM Reply   
Raley, Scarecrow, Heelside 3, Toeside 5.
Old    max luna (lfshane132)      Join Date: Jan 2007       05-01-2007, 8:28 AM Reply   
yea i finnally got to ride this weekend in michigan but id like to land some grabbed bs 180s into the flats work on grabbing everything i can do now
Old    Big Ed (big_ed_x2)      Join Date: Jul 2004       05-01-2007, 8:40 AM Reply   
entrust,ts bs 360???

Are you sure?

From what I understand and know....there is no way you should be trying that trick and you never even done a regular 360 like a HS or TS front side much less a TS BS....correct me if I'm wrong tho.
Old    aaron guy (wakeboarder123)      Join Date: May 2004       05-01-2007, 9:40 AM Reply   
hsfs 360
hsbs 360
hsbs 180
hs tantrum
Old    Justin (jusstty)      Join Date: Dec 2006       05-01-2007, 9:53 AM Reply   
TS OF 540
Tantrum
HS 360
Consistent raley's
BS 180 both sides
Old    Caleb Rountree (dlwsrider)      Join Date: Apr 2007       05-01-2007, 4:27 PM Reply   
big ed,

the first 3 i ever did was TS BS...

but now that ive started them, almost every 3 is easier than them, haha.

but i definantly recomend h/s frontside 3's before you throw a backside in }

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