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ryan_shima1
First Name:
Ryan
Last Name:
Shimabukuro
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Birthday: (43 years old)
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Favorite Rider(s):
Shapiro, Nelly & Vandall
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Personal Quote:
Be always on fire, Blind with ambition, Dripping with emotion, Krazed on a mission!
My Gear
Board(s):
16' O'Brien Format 137
Bindings:
16' O'Brien Nomad CTP's
My Boat
Boat Year:
2002
Boat Make:
Nautique
Boat Model:
Super Air 210
Trailer:
Eagle
Engine:
PCM Excalibur 330
Ballast Setup:
550's in the rear lockers, 500lb bag in the belly, 540lb in the bow & 400lb in pop bags spread throughout the boat.
Recent Activity
1 hour(s) ago
ryan_shima1 made a post in this thread: Help improving the back roll!
You're coming in back foot heavy from the flats, as soon as you initiate your approach to the wake. Keep even pressure on both feet while edging in. If you don't think about the edge change and just ride up the wake and then throw a natural backfl...
1 hour(s) ago
ryan_shima1 made a post in this thread: Northern UT v22
Hey Derrick, still riding a couple times a week up at Willard. Send me a PM with your contact info so we can exchange info and connect up to ride.
1 hour(s) ago
ryan_shima1 made a post in this thread: WHOF-Wakeboarding Hall of Fame
Vinny, got Push Process. Will get those sections up in the near future. Matthew, the section you are referring to was in FLF's "Monkey On A String". That will also be cued up in the near future.
1 day(s) ago
ryan_shima1 made a post in this thread: Recommend a good line for me!
The OBrien Team T-bar with Armor line, the most comfortable handle I have ever used! And the coated line rolls up nicely.
1 day(s) ago
ryan_shima1 made a post in this thread: Help improving the back roll!
[QUOTE=timelinex;1943431]I think the handle might have been part of the key. I now actively try to keep it closer to me ( beginning from the cut in). I went out yesterday and out of 2 tries landed both. I caught one on film: [url]https://www.yo...
3 day(s) ago
ryan_shima1 made a post in this thread: Emptying Ballast
If you're planning to just manually fill them with a ballast pump, just get two of the blue connectors (1 or each side of the hose). When you fill, the pump is in the water, and when you drain, the pump goes on the waterbed connection of the bag. ...
4 day(s) ago
ryan_shima1 made a post in this thread: Help improving the back roll!
timelinex, do you feel like you're landing on your heelside edge because you get slack in the line as you come around and spot your landing? Do you feel like your rotation stops with about 10% to go? If so, don't try to tug on the handle when l...
2 week(s) ago
ryan_shima1 made a post in this thread: Randall Harris - Raw Footage from Al Sure
Randall's section from NBT's is finally up on the WHOF FB page. Check it out!
3 week(s) ago
ryan_shima1 made a post in this thread: Letting go with back hand before edging in?
To look cool :) Haha, just kidding! I would agree to relax the arms a little before pulling in hard on the handle when taking the board to edge.
3 week(s) ago
ryan_shima1 made a post in this thread: Olympics
I felt bad for Mara Abbott yesterday but she gave it her all and left everything out on the course! She can hold her head high because that's what it's all about.
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