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Old    RileyBangerter (steezyshots)      Join Date: Feb 2008       12-23-2008, 11:32 AM Reply   
Does anybody still do it?
Old    David Christman (lfrider92)      Join Date: Sep 2008       12-23-2008, 1:54 PM Reply   
haha. when its choppy, or a play session. not seriously though
Old    John (stoked_32)      Join Date: Aug 2007       12-23-2008, 1:59 PM Reply   
Greatest Sport Ever Created.

During the second coming of Christ, he won't need to walk on water cause he'll have his kneeboard with retractable fins handy.

I want to be a pro kneeboarder so badly... Seriously. Problem is, whenever I bring it my friends wont let it on the boat = /

(Message edited by stoked_32 on December 23, 2008)
Old    Jeremy Byrom (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       12-23-2008, 7:06 PM Reply   
I still ride mine on snow any chance i get!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EGmshhhTAc
Old    John Haile (waterdork88)      Join Date: Aug 2005       12-24-2008, 2:58 PM Reply   
yes :-)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8Vsx8TCVcA

and

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1eJC3vvI4Q&feature=channel_page
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       12-24-2008, 3:18 PM Reply   
If it is busy on the lake, or I'm just sore from wakeboarding sometimes I throw it on and mess around.... just a few runs a year I have gotten kinda good.

I can usually throw down (these are the wakeboard names, i donno the proper term)
backrolls both ways
front rolls
roll-2-revert both ways
raley
3's
5's
1 kinda of 720 (only have done it twice)
switch (backwards) 3's and 5's

got pretty close to a wrapped mobe too


kneeboard is super gay but fun
Old    Forrest (wazzy)      Join Date: Nov 2001       12-26-2008, 10:11 AM Reply   
a buddy of mine kneeboards..... he is a ripper too..... he bought a Centurion Avey to kneeboard behind....

Nick sounds like you & him should ride together sometime.... we keep giving him wakeboard tricks to try... he has even hit sliders
Old    Steve - O (misteve)      Join Date: Aug 2007       12-26-2008, 11:21 AM Reply   
I have only tried it once, when I was 13, and somehow I racked myself in the balls with the tip of it trying to get started.... I've never touched one since.
Old    Dave Broderick (nosebleed)      Join Date: Apr 2004       12-26-2008, 11:43 AM Reply   
Those crazy boards make me nervous. I hate being strapped to it.
Old    Luke Power (powercorps)      Join Date: Nov 2006       12-26-2008, 3:22 PM Reply   
so my question is for those of you who have made it to inverts on the keeboard as well as wakeboard... which is more difficult?
Old    David Christman (lfrider92)      Join Date: Sep 2008       12-26-2008, 5:15 PM Reply   
luke, i cant do inverts on a knee board. but i would think it would be harder on a knee board. on a wakeboard it feels like you hav emore control because you can use more of your body. thats just how i see it. im no where near good at knee boarding but that show i see it
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       12-26-2008, 5:39 PM Reply   
Kneeboard rolls are 1,000 times easier if you've done a wakeboard one first... and have a good sized wake.


My friend and I just pick it up one day and we both landed rolls first trym they're super easy
Old    John Haile (waterdork88)      Join Date: Aug 2005       12-26-2008, 11:26 PM Reply   
really just depends on how hard you make it (with a wakeboard or kneeboard). two completely different techniques and two completely different sports.

i personally find it easier to flip on a kneeboard and i find it easier to spin on a wakeboard
Old    David Christman (lfrider92)      Join Date: Sep 2008       12-27-2008, 12:22 AM Reply   
i guess i was wrong. haha
Old    John Haile (waterdork88)      Join Date: Aug 2005       12-27-2008, 1:04 AM Reply   
youre not wrong just different than me :-)
Old    PAUL (pnichols)      Join Date: Jan 2007       12-27-2008, 9:15 AM Reply   
Jeremy, Didn't you make a video last year of you doing a backflip on the kneeboard in the snow.
Old    John Haile (waterdork88)      Join Date: Aug 2005       12-27-2008, 3:09 PM Reply   
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bzkn9MqLdo&feature=channel_page
Old    murrayair            12-28-2008, 5:38 PM Reply   
Dude, that's awesome! Now I have something new to try next time I'm up in the snow.
Old    Chad (ryker1)      Join Date: Oct 2008       12-29-2008, 7:27 PM Reply   
John,

I'm bringing the kneeboard the next time we ride together. Sorry it won't be the fatty with retractable fins as we just got rid of it. I wanna see the original kneeboarder in action ha ha
Old    Chris Phelps (cpizzle)      Join Date: Sep 2007       12-30-2008, 10:19 AM Reply   
I think I'm gonna throw up now.
Old    Erik (etakk7)      Join Date: Apr 2006       12-30-2008, 12:05 PM Reply   
kneeboard back and front rolls are way easier than wakeboarding, which is why I haven't been able to land a back roll yet on a wakeboard. I think having a compressed body position with less moving parts makes it easier. If you had to hit a target 20 feet away, you'd rather throw a knife at it rather than an axe
Old    Ozark King (onthewatermo)      Join Date: Jan 2008       12-30-2008, 1:53 PM Reply   
I've got a wakeboarding friend and every time we go out on his boat we have to bring the kneeboard for his wife because that's what she knows. I think she got spooked when another girl chipped a tooth trying to wakeboard but if she's stoked and we can still ride that's fine with me.
Old    RileyBangerter (steezyshots)      Join Date: Feb 2008       12-30-2008, 4:06 PM Reply   
If anyone has a killer picture of someone killing it on kneeboard. I have a brand new free kneeboard for the photo i choose. Must be high res, and I must get the rights to the photo to use in web media or print.

Happy hunting for photos guys!
Old    RileyBangerter (steezyshots)      Join Date: Feb 2008       12-30-2008, 4:18 PM Reply   
Even better, if there is someone in the sacramento area that shreds on a kneeboard and would like a free kneeboard in trade for a photo shoot. hit me up.
Old    John Haile (waterdork88)      Join Date: Aug 2005       12-30-2008, 6:19 PM Reply   
whats the purpose you want the picture and what kind of kneeboard?

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