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PostPosted: Feb 02, 2017 11:27 am    Post subject: Hi Reply with quote

How long until we all die?
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PostPosted: Feb 02, 2017 1:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2017 12:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do you ever look at the date you signed up for the forums, or remember when the old wb.com forums switched over to these and ask, where did the time go, why don't I wakeboard anymore, and holy stuff my knees hurt.
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PostPosted: Feb 05, 2017 11:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is this the worst forum, or DA BEST?
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PostPosted: Feb 05, 2017 8:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi, N00b!
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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2017 7:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Porterwake wrote:
Do you ever look at the date you signed up for the forums, or remember when the old wb.com forums switched over to these and ask, where did the time go, why don't I wakeboard anymore, and holy stuff my knees hurt.

Seeing as I am sitting here now, with what looks like something out of robocop attached to my leg, I agree 100% with this sentiment. Stupid acl.

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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2017 8:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Chavez.. I saw that on FB.. Sorry to see that. I broke a few ribs three years ago snowboarding. I think I am done snowboarding.

I just turned 46 and I will probably never ride a wakeboard again unless I have to show my sons punk friends how to do it.

I dont think anyone wakeboards anymore. If you look at all the sales these days it does not include wakeboards at any level. Even the entry level boards are not moving.

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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2017 8:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I still ride a few times a year.

Flix - what are people buying? Surf boards?

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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2017 8:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

flixmaster, my skiing career is def not over. I just won't be going airborne anymore unless it's mandatory.

What is moving today if not wakeboards? Surf gear?

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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2017 10:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wakesurf boards are moving but only to the tow boat industry.

Wakeboard boats at the 100K+ market seem to be moving like hot cakes also.

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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2017 10:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Come on. At 48 I'm still boarding. I don't do anything crazy by any means. Just like to get behind the boat and do some wake to wake, 180's that kind of stuff. When I'm tired and sore I'll get on the surfboard.

You old retired wakeboarders need to pick up kiteboarding. Much much much easier on the body and you can get crazy air with soft landings.

As for snowboarding, I'm a snob, only fresh snow and my board doesn't leave the surface.

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PostPosted: Feb 08, 2017 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

chavez wrote:
Porterwake wrote:
Do you ever look at the date you signed up for the forums, or remember when the old wb.com forums switched over to these and ask, where did the time go, why don't I wakeboard anymore, and holy stuff my knees hurt.

Seeing as I am sitting here now, with what looks like something out of robocop attached to my leg, I agree 100% with this sentiment. Stupid acl.


Just had my Achilles heel reconstructed. That was fun.

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PostPosted: Feb 09, 2017 10:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's been quite an evolution, that's for sure. I wasn't around in the beginning, but this site has definitely changed in the time I've been involved.
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PostPosted: Feb 10, 2017 6:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I still ride 4 or 5 times a year. I get to the lake more than that. Jet ski, RAD, wake skate, SUP... and TRYING to get the 5 year old to trust me that he is not going to drown sitting on a knee board being pulled at idle speed. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Feb 10, 2017 8:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I bought a new (to me) malibu last year still ride 2 times a month have not progressed in years. Mostly just hang out with friends on the water an pull the kids on tubes.
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PostPosted: Feb 12, 2017 9:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Traded up from PS205 to an X-1 last summer and haven't gotten around to getting a new wakeboard. The kids surf, I get on the skate and ride, but I don't think I have any interest in being strapped in any more. My kids are old enough I'm trying to get them to try it instead of the tubes, but they don't seem interested. My nephews still ride every weekend we are out though.
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PostPosted: Feb 13, 2017 12:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thinking those boats move because they look cool?

Perhaps gas prices and the recession really hurt wakeboarding. I think we'd all agree wakeboarding perhaps hit its peak 1999-2006?
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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2017 11:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

No one boards behind our boat anymore. If there was some way to retrofit this new front prop lower unit stuff to mine, we'd get in the surf scene for sure. Otherwise, just another annoying family pulling rug rats on a tube. After 40, it takes almost a week to recover from 15 minutes on a wakeboard.
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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2017 5:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Still ride 15-20 days a year, passed the 50 milestone just over a year ago.
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PostPosted: Feb 27, 2017 8:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Will turn 40 this November and still regularly wakeboard winning Advanced and Masters grassroots events regularly... I have a friend I started riding with 20 years ago that's in his mid-70s! I won't stop riding anytime soon... Wakesurfing is not important to me but do it on rare occasions.

I also try to make snowboard trips at least once or twice a year... Just got back from Breck last month. As long as you keep fit there's no reason you can't keep doing any sport to some degree!

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