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07-10-2008 11:11 PM
Simply^Ride New new no really, but I am just getting good at what I know. I got the 180's really good. There is a really tall kicker and I nailed it for the first time and got some good air and landed it.

There was one run that I hit the table top so fast that the ramp send me flying in the air and I landed almost at the end of it, everyone thought I was going to eat it bad. But to everyone and my surprize I ended up landing that thing and on top of that it look really cool, because I rode then end of the table on the very last part of my board, while my body being parallel to the top. IT WAS SCARY AS SHIT, I THOUGHT I WAS GOING TO DIE .

I am getting very natural with my board, we are becoming one . I can save myself out of many many bad situations, the board has a really aggressive rear edge and that helps to get some massive speed before the kickers.

I am trying to take my mom next Tuesday to get some real videos of the table top and the far kicker. I am also going to attempt a Rayle ( I am not sure how to spell it), it looks like if you are fliying like super man and then you land, looks pretty cool.

So yeah I cant wait till I go next week, the cool part is that my friend Ben is at my same level and we push each other a lot. So we are improving at a pretty fast rate for an oldie like me .

Ill get some good vids, something longer than I have been posting.
07-10-2008 04:43 PM
con3593 elaborate, get anything new down?
07-10-2008 03:16 PM
Simply^Ride Today I had a blast, the board is a natural spinner, I also started getting some good air of a kicker on the other side. Is pretty scary because the thing is like almost taller than me. The sad part is that like I stated before Thoris was not there, so I didn't even bother taking the camera. On Tuesday we are going for 4 hours and I plan to get some good footage that day.
07-09-2008 06:05 PM
Simply^Ride My filming friend is not going tomorrow, so ill search for someone and ask them the favor of getting some videos.

I actually thought I was over posting videos, but ill keep getting some good stuff.
07-09-2008 05:52 PM
con3593 don't forget to film :P
07-09-2008 05:47 PM
Simply^Ride I do like the new board, but there is an issue with the board. Since its so wide it has a lot of side cut and landing as much as they are soft, they are not forgiving. You need to all the landing by yourself, the board will not aid you at all. So I have to get used to this, tomorrow I am going to try to see if adding the fins will help this or not. I do not want to loose the ability to easily switch in the water into 180's.

And about the 720's , I am not sure I will ever get them. Tomorrow I am going to try 360's and see if I can land them.
07-09-2008 05:15 PM
con3593 i take it you like the new board simply^ride? and that was a nice 180...bravo..start busting out the 720's holmes
07-09-2008 05:13 PM
Originally Posted by Gustov View Post
that's about what it looks like. that seems slow. the reason i asked is that it looks like you are pretty deep in the water.

This board sits deeper in the water, the main reason it does that is because it is wider than other boards. So that might be the reason why it looks like that. But to be honest 18 feels about right to hit kickers, you can built your own speed when you approach them.
07-09-2008 02:45 PM
con3593 i want a cable park too....i was thinking about trying kite boarding....but i hjave wayyyy too much stuff to buy and no first thing to find is a job
07-09-2008 02:39 PM
Originally Posted by Simply^Ride View Post
I think 18mph, but I am not 100% sure on that one.
that's about what it looks like. that seems slow. the reason i asked is that it looks like you are pretty deep in the water.
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