Kudos to you on your early success! I know all about the eyeball flavored water (see the post
"worst beating ever taken by a newbie"). The boat I am usually falling behind is about 20-23 mph, which feels like a good speed when I am in the right stance.
I have not successfully crossed the wake yet, but feel pretty confident that I will tomorrow. One step at a time I guess...
Keep us posted on your progress, SW!