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Old     (spearing)      Join Date: Sep 2005       01-26-2010, 10:50 AM Reply   
This thread comes on the heels of Scott Byerly being rejuvenated with wakeboarding in WBM this month. I also saw a fellow rider (who only wake skates) actually get on a wakeboard last summer on a guys trip and had fun wakeboarding again.

Which are you?

- wakeboarded only
- wakeskate or die
- wakeboarder -> wakeskater
- wakeboarder -> wakeskater -> wakeboarder again
- wakeskater -> wakeboarder
- wakeskater -> wakeboarder -> wakeskating again
- wakeboarder possing as a wakeskater sometimes
- wakeskater possing as a wakeboarder but making it look good.
- Confused
- I am a WAKESURFER man
Old     (spearing)      Join Date: Sep 2005       01-26-2010, 10:52 AM Reply   
Answer - wakeboarder possing as a wakeskater sometimes
Old     (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       01-26-2010, 11:06 AM Reply   
wakeboarder>mess around on a wakeskate if I have a knee injury
Old     (stephisto47)      Join Date: Dec 2009       01-26-2010, 11:19 AM Reply   
Wakeboarder... but confused wouldn't be horribly off, haha.
Old     (wakemitch)      Join Date: Jun 2005       01-26-2010, 11:42 AM Reply   
wakeboarder -> wakeskater -> waterdancer
Old     (beretta5spd)      Join Date: Jan 2010       01-26-2010, 11:52 AM Reply   
tuber --> kneeboarder --> skier --> wakeboarder

picked up a wakeskate and love the "slow motion" falls....but I don't plan on making the switch from boarding.
Old     (ldeisel42)      Join Date: Nov 2009       01-26-2010, 12:05 PM Reply   
wakeboarder...only. planning on learnin to surf this year..
Old     (dlwsrider)      Join Date: Apr 2007       01-26-2010, 12:06 PM Reply   
Wakeboarder -> Waterfairy -> Wakeskater
Old     (boarditup)      Join Date: Jan 2004       01-26-2010, 12:11 PM Reply   

About '69 started skiing. About '71 slalom

About '78 or '79 made some wakeskates - fun, but never did to much with them.

1983 - got the first Skurfer.

2000 - first wakeboard comp

2001 - first wakeskate comp

2002 - started wakesurfing

2009 - rode wakesurf more than wakeboard, did not skate more than once.

I guess I am confused or suffer from old age....
Old     (jason_ssr)      Join Date: Apr 2001       01-26-2010, 12:26 PM Reply   
Wakeboarder -> Kiteboarder

Following the boat got stale. Much better making your own lines and hitting some different conditions.
Old     (tcaz)      Join Date: Aug 2008       01-26-2010, 12:37 PM Reply   
kneeboarder > wakeboarder > dabble in surf n' skate when frustrated, bored, or injured.
Old     (eubanks01)      Join Date: Jun 2001       01-26-2010, 1:06 PM Reply   
Cool profile pic JG.

I'm a strapper. Wakeskating doesn't do much for me.
Old     (njskier)      Join Date: Jul 2005       01-26-2010, 1:23 PM Reply   
waterskier-->slalom-->barefooter-->wakeboarder-->wakesurf-->wakeboarder again-->SKYSKIER!

*Any of the above now, depending on my mood and water conditions

Hey Karl, you learned to ski as a fetus...that's one better than Parks! :-)
Old     (wake2blake)      Join Date: Jun 2008       01-26-2010, 1:26 PM Reply   
wakeboarder at the cable-> wakeskate on the boat cause my wake is super small
Old     (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       01-26-2010, 1:33 PM Reply   
I'll warm up with the skate, then strap in. Ride skate mainly for a few days when season starts to get my balance back.
Old     (wtrgrl)      Join Date: Mar 2009       01-26-2010, 1:55 PM Reply   
wakeskate or die
Old     (benjaminp)      Join Date: Nov 2008       01-26-2010, 2:26 PM Reply   
Ski and slalom till 07, got wakeboarding a couple times behind my uncle's boat, my family got a boat the next year, and now its all wakeboarding unless I take a hard slam and want to screw around for a set (wakeskate raileys make fun crashes).
Old     (wswb4lfe)      Join Date: Jan 2009       01-26-2010, 2:42 PM Reply   
Old     (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004 Location: Minnesnowda       01-26-2010, 2:55 PM Reply   
Old     (boarditup)      Join Date: Jan 2004       01-26-2010, 5:42 PM Reply   
Dave - I am just that old. I started skiing at the age of 5. Only Tony Finn and a few of his friends were wakeboarding before I was. I got a board off of the first production run. I got a lot of strange looks on the lake back then. I shortened the rope to just about wakesurf length - just behind the rooster tail.
Old     (waketx05)      Join Date: Feb 2008       01-27-2010, 10:13 AM Reply   
wakeboard and then wakeskate for fun.. or just to be dumb. not saying wakeskating is dumb.. i just suck and anything other than riding it
Old     (wakemitch)      Join Date: Jun 2005       01-27-2010, 2:38 PM Reply   
Ryan P, i wakeskate for fun too. but why do you wakeboard if it isnt for fun?


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