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Old    Mark Griffin (cheesydog)      Join Date: Mar 2009       05-29-2012, 7:04 AM Reply   
After being a die hard cable rat for the last few years I made a commitment to ride boat more regularly in the last few months. Have to say its been a hell of lot of fun, and I appreciate boat so much more now and its even helping my cable riding!

One thing I found coming from cable, HS came MUCH easier than TS, still working on getting better pop.

Heres a little edit of the last couple months, its a work in progress but definitely gonna keep on pushing boat as much as I can

https://vimeo.com/42958730
Old    Raf (Raf1985)      Join Date: Mar 2012       05-29-2012, 8:16 AM Reply   
Props you are killing it
Old     (TheHebrewHammer)      Join Date: Jun 2011       05-29-2012, 8:37 AM Reply   
Respect! I love to see well-rounded riders, especially at your skill level.
Old    Kevin Garner (KGar11)      Join Date: Mar 2010       05-29-2012, 8:58 AM Reply   
youre throwing down. its really cool to see people riding an average size wake instead of the enormous ones normally filmed
Old    John (stoked_32)      Join Date: Aug 2007       05-29-2012, 9:36 AM Reply   
Nice riding, you got a great natural style. Inspires me to learn all my base inverts and spins regular and switch. Back 5 is money.

Last edited by stoked_32; 05-29-2012 at 9:39 AM.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       05-29-2012, 10:31 AM Reply   
great riding. You're adapting very fast
Old    Jeremy Byrom (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       05-29-2012, 11:13 AM Reply   
LWA One Love.
now this weekend warrior boat rat (me) needs to get on a cable... full sized one that is!
Old    Joe Lo (JoLo_Si)      Join Date: Oct 2011       05-29-2012, 11:15 AM Reply   
Props! Style is looking sick. How about a cable edit so we can see you rockin the kickers also?
Old    D.F.T.R. Josh (downfortheride)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-29-2012, 11:46 AM Reply   
Throwing down for sure! Nice riding homi.
Old    Jeremy Byrom (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       05-29-2012, 1:44 PM Reply   
on cable pulled from LWA site

and behind the board/brand/ rider
Old    Seahawks #1 Fan Robert T (cwb4me)      Join Date: Apr 2010       05-29-2012, 6:02 PM Reply   
Great Riding! On your toe side you are bent at the waist.If you lock your hips and pop it will boost you like your heel side.
Old    Mark Griffin (cheesydog)      Join Date: Mar 2009       05-29-2012, 6:06 PM Reply   
thanks for all the nice comments!

Loving boat so much right now, just feel like every time I go out there is so much to learn, so many things to tweak, dial grabs better, land smoother. Funny thing for me behind boat I like spinning way more than inverts, which is the opposite for me at cable. I think there is a lot more emphasis on style for simple things behind boat. Like a big lofty 180 with a tweaked grab feel sublime when you get it right.
Old    Mark Griffin (cheesydog)      Join Date: Mar 2009       05-29-2012, 6:38 PM Reply   
hey robert thanks dude, yeh hard to not break at the waist on TS but working on it, gonna try some TS back rolls this weekend
Old    Kyle Linsey (kyle_L)      Join Date: Mar 2010       05-30-2012, 3:22 PM Reply   
You're like an older version of jimmy lariche!! i've never seen someone adapt to boat that fast besides him
Old    Mark Griffin (cheesydog)      Join Date: Mar 2009       05-31-2012, 6:12 PM Reply   
ha ha thanks dude thats a big compliment, love lariche's riding!

The progression comes mainly coz Im so impatient, I set of a goal of a new to trick landed every sesh which doesnt always work out but it does mean Im always forcing myself to get a little better. Also leads to some big wrecks. Big advantage from cable is the muscle memory is there, its just all about the right pop.
Old    John (stoked_32)      Join Date: Aug 2007       06-01-2012, 11:17 AM Reply   
What speed and length you ride at?

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