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Wakeboard Tricks and Information

posted by The Captain @ 12:40 PM
Monday, June 11, 2012

Indy Bone

Description: Nosebone or Tailbone with toeside grab between feet

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 450

Melancholy

Description: Front hand rear heelside grab

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 450

Crail

Description: Rear hand front toeside grab, bone out back leg

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 500

Double Bind 180

Description: Blindside 2 wake 180 w/two hands behind back approach.

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 500

Double Blind Half Cab

Description: Blindside back-to-front w/two hands behind the back approach.

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 500

Indy Stiffy

Description: Stiffy with toeside grab

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 500

Rocket Air

Description: Tailbone with two handed forward grab on tip

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 500

Canadian Bacon

Description: Stiffy with heelside grab

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 525

Slob Heli

Description: Toeside grab and rotate 360 degrees (1 or 2 wakes)

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 650

Tumble Turn

Description: Rider goes onto the surface w/ back touching and rotates, then back to normal stance

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 700

FS/BS 540 wrap or hand pass (1 wake)

Description: Rider uses wake to get air and rotate a full 360 plus a half (180)

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 850

Backside Back Roll

Description: Heelside Back Roll

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1050

FS/BS 540 wrap or hand pass (2 wakes)

Description: Same as 1-wake 540, but must clear both wakes

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1050

Blender

Description: Backside Roll w/ wrap heli

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1075

Backside Roll-to-Revert

Description: Heelside back roll-to-fakie landing

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1100

Fontside Back Roll

Description: Toeside Back Roll

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1100

Shifty 360

Description: Twister past 90 degrees, then reverse into 360 rotation in other direction

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1100

Backside Front Roll

Description: Heelside Front Roll

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1150

Frontside Front Roll

Description: Toeside Front Roll

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1150

Frontside Roll-to-Revert

Description: Toeside back roll-to-fakie landing

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1150

Backside Air Half Cab Roll

Description: Heelside backroll-fakie approach/front landing without using the wake for air

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1200

Frontside Half Cab Roll

Description: Toeside backroll-fakie approach/ front landing

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1200

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Tantrum

Description: Backflip, body first in the direction of the take off

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1200

Backside Air Raley

Description: Starting heelside, rider goes into air and raises board above the body (pushing the board up – inverted)

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1250

Backside Front Flip

Description: Starting heelside, rider uses wake to get air and flips forward, board over head

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1250

Frontside Air Half Cab Roll

Description: Toeside backroll-fakie approach/ front landing without using the wake for air

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1250

Frontside Front Flip

Description: Starting toeside, rider uses wake to get air and flips forward, board over head

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1250

FS/BS 540 Hand pass (2 wakes)

Description: Same as 2-wake wrap 540, but handle must exchange hands behind back.

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1250

Tantrum-to-fakie

Description: Tantrum with a fakie landing

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1250

Tootsie Roll

Description: Front roll to Blindside 180

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1250

Air Front Flip

Description: Front flip without using the wake for air

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1275

Front Flip-to-Fakie

Description: Front flip with half twist-to-fakie landing

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1300

Frontside Air Raley

Description: Starting toeside, rider goes into air and raises board above the body (pushing the board up – inverted)

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1300

Blind Judge

Description: Backside Raley to Blindside 180

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1350

Half Cab Front Flip

Description: Front flip with fakie approach/front landing

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1350

Shifty 540

Description: Twister past 90 degrees, then reverse into 540 rotation in other direction

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1350

Backside 720 (2 wakes)

Description: Heelside double 360 Heli’s crossing both wakes

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1500

Frontside 720 (2 wakes)

Description: Toeside double 360 Heli’s crossing both wakes

Category: Advanced

Point Value: 1500

 

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Must-Follow Towing Safety Guidelines

posted by The Captain @ 11:29 AM
Monday, June 11, 2012

For many people, staying on the boat (or rather behind the boat) is the best way to spend their weekend. Skimming on water can be done using tubes, kneeboards, sleds, or skis. But before you set out for an adventure, here are some important safety tips to be followed:

Inspect the equipment

Check the equipment to see if there are any cuts, nicks, or frays on any part, including the towline.

Check the handle as well. Then continue to test the wakeboard, tube, or skis to see if there are any signs of wear and tear.

Secure the towline

Rope should be secured firmly to the stern (at the back) or at the central position of the boat. Don’t attach the ski rope to railing.

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Beware of propeller

Once you have secured the towline, take care that your tow board or tube is not near propeller of the boat in the beginning. Once it is clear, move the boat away from the skier so that the line is tight.

Point ahead

When you go water skiing, before you get underway, you must ensure that the steering wheel and the ski towline are pointed straight ahead. In case they’re not, the skier will not find it easy to stand up. If the boat is pointing ahead, then the skier can get up easily with a little acceleration.

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Wakeboarding Tips for Sure Success

posted by The Captain @ 11:09 AM
Monday, June 11, 2012

Wakeboarding is a fun sport. If you like snowboarding, surfing, swimming, or skiing, you’ll simply love wakeboarding. If it’s wakeboarding for you this summer, we have some cool tips for beginners.

Long rope

Get a long rope. The longer the rope, the calmer water you’ll have to face. This is why longer ropes are suggested for beginners.

Weight balance

You need to understand how to balance your weight to change speed. With more control on speed, you can easily speed up and slow down according to water conditions. To slow down, lean your body weight on your back foot, and to speed up, place your body weight on the front foot. With weight balancing, not only can you manage speed, but you can also stay safe.

 

Determination

Many beginners fail at the first attempt and say goodbye to wakeboarding.In order to master this sport, you need to be persistent and keep practicing. . Determination will make you as good as a professional.

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Speedometer

Don’t rely on a speedometer while wakeboarding. Though the boat’s speedometer will show a number, but these devices easily malfunction and don’t generally give an accurate reading. If you want to get the right reading, you need to rely on yourself and decide if you should speed up or slow down. If you increase the speed keeping just the speedometer reading in mind, you might end up being injured.

 

The right foot

To be a master of wakeboarding, you need to know which foot is the lead foot. This will be the front foot and it will manage all your weight. One way to find this is to notice yourself wearing pants and see which foot you put in first.

 

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Wakeboarding Secrets

posted by The Captain @ 4:36 PM
Friday, June 8, 2012

5 Super Secrets for Wakeboarding Powerslides

wakeboarding powerslide is an exciting but simple trick that many people ignore because they are scared of catching the heelside edge.

This move needs minimal body movement, but you have to find the right tricks to make the powerslide smooth. Here are some secrets that can make you a master powerslider.

1. Begin slow

To reduce any negative results, try practicing wakeboarding at slow speeds; around 13-14 mph would be the best speed.

2. Ease it

Begin with a wake that is facing your front foot. For example, if you are a ‘left foot forward’ person, you should begin next to the wake to your right.

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3. Break loose

Once you pass prop wash, take off your back hand from the handle so that your front arm is relaxed. Also, kick the back foot in the cutting direction. It would look like you’re scraping your back foot on the water, but it wouldn’t hurt.

4. Understand the lean

If you don’t want to catch the heelside edge, you should lean away from the boat. The right type of lean happens when your heels are in the air and toes are in water. It is very important to find the right lean if you want to be a good powerslider.

5. Get it back

When the slide is over, the boat should be at 90 degrees to the board. As soon as it becomes perpendicular, you can point the boardforward.

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