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Forum: Slam Section   03-05-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By grafta
Achilles ruptures are all good to come back from...

Achilles ruptures are all good to come back from 100%. Don't let anyone tell you different!

You'll have more chance of rupturing the other one than re-rupturing the one you've already done... not...
Forum: Slam Section   03-04-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,547
Posted By grafta
I ruptured mine at the end of two summers ago and...

I ruptured mine at the end of two summers ago and had surgery pretty much exactly 6 months out from boarding season. I still rode the first days of the shred season. Felt sketchy to start, but I did...
Forum: Boards   01-29-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 21,416
Posted By grafta
This forum has a MASSIVE bias towards...

This forum has a MASSIVE bias towards Neversummer. There are some members who will steer people towards everything else though, which is nice.

I'm almost embarrassed that I ride NS... seems like...
Forum: Boots   01-28-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By grafta
Don't worry about boot/binding fit. If you get...

Don't worry about boot/binding fit. If you get something new you won't have a problem.

Make sure they fit really well! Try A LOT on.

Look around the 'boots' section here. Plenty on what fits...
Forum: Western Canada   01-28-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 47,650
Posted By grafta
Don't normally ride Cypress, but have ridden it...

Don't normally ride Cypress, but have ridden it enough to know where to go. It was surprisingly good yesterday. Didn't find too much of that nasty crust, even a tiny bit of pow without having to go...
Forum: Western Canada   01-25-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 47,650
Posted By grafta
Oh yeh, don't get confused thinking that shit is...

Oh yeh, don't get confused thinking that shit is snow!

Off to go scrape round in it now. Wish me luck :thumbsup:
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   01-25-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By grafta
Yeh it's tricky man. What I used to do was go...

Yeh it's tricky man. What I used to do was go through every bit of hardware and software I use in conjunction with my computer and check see if its compatible. Boring shit but nothing worse than...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   01-25-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By grafta
You mention midi. I'm an audio production geek...

You mention midi. I'm an audio production geek with some gear. I've always run an older/well tested OS just so I can get everything running without having to wait for drivers etc.

Getting new...
Forum: Western Canada   01-25-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By grafta
Trip to Baker? :D

Trip to Baker? :D
Forum: Slam Section   01-25-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,529
Posted By grafta
http://www.snowboardingforum.com/snowboarding-gene...

http://www.snowboardingforum.com/snowboarding-general-chat/42875-safety-topic-tree-wells.html

Stickied thread about this topic ^
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-25-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,744
Posted By grafta
Awesome! Yeah, that's the little bugger that...

Awesome! Yeah, that's the little bugger that messes me up! Thx, learned why that stretch feels so damn good.
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   01-25-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By grafta
Take them back to the shop you got them with...

Take them back to the shop you got them with receipt. They may replace or shop credit. Happened to my gf with some gloves last season.
Forum: Western Canada   01-25-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 47,650
Posted By grafta
Sweet! Enjoy the day. One tip for Seymour:...

Sweet! Enjoy the day. One tip for Seymour: explore the hell out of it. You'll get bored if you don't look around. The more work you put in, the more it'll give back :thumbsup:

Off mystery chair,...
Forum: Western Canada   01-25-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 47,650
Posted By grafta
You still riding Seymour today Poutanen? We are...

You still riding Seymour today Poutanen? We are up there later... prob about 8 :blink:

Did you get to check it out already?
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-25-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,744
Posted By grafta
I find lower back pain for me can be caused by...

I find lower back pain for me can be caused by tight ham strings and glutes. Often its the other muscles that are messing things up, not the actual site of the pain.

Yes, Yoga is the one!

Just...
Forum: Western Canada   01-25-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 47,650
Posted By grafta
Yeah, at this rate i'm never gonna step it up to...

Yeah, at this rate i'm never gonna step it up to the 20 footers. Nothing to progess on unless I wanna huck my meat (could happen). They definitely gotta add a 'fun' size jump line. Not small rollers...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-24-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,281
Posted By grafta
Monday Feb 11 is family day, so the gapers will...

Monday Feb 11 is family day, so the gapers will be out (myself included lol) as it's a holiday in BC. Prob not even that bad really depending where you go.

Otherwise yeh, go feb if you can. We've...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-24-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,281
Posted By grafta
Don't do it January if you can. Feb and March are...

Don't do it January if you can. Feb and March are much more reliable if the last few seasons were anything to go by.


Oh yeh, expat kiwi here. Chur chur!
Forum: Boards   01-24-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,014
Posted By grafta
http://ca.forumsnowboards.com/assets//images/tech/...

http://ca.forumsnowboards.com/assets//images/tech/boards/DOUBLEDOG.jpg

I stand corrected! Yeah, that's an interesting one...
Forum: Boards   01-24-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 840
Posted By grafta
You could look at 154 as well. Just depends on...

You could look at 154 as well. Just depends on the type of board it is. Look in that range and judge on a per-board basis :thumbsup:
Forum: Boards   01-24-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,014
Posted By grafta
Think of it it terms of effective edge. I think...

Think of it it terms of effective edge. I think camber between feet would make a board ride 'short', where as camber/rocker/camber puts the camber at the ends of the board making it ride 'longer'.
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Forum: Boards   01-24-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,014
Posted By grafta
Hey, welcome to the site. Can offer some...

Hey, welcome to the site.

Can offer some ideas, from myself and from what people I ride with (that have more experience than me) say about camber vs rocker vs alt cambers/mixed rocker/camber etc...
Forum: Boards   01-24-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 840
Posted By grafta
159 is pretty big. Get something smaller like...

159 is pretty big. Get something smaller like triumph.man above says.

The bigger the board the harder it is gonna be to turn and if you still learning that = less fun imo
Forum: Western Canada   01-24-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 47,650
Posted By grafta
I think you are safe in that respect. ...

I think you are safe in that respect.

Seymour was nice last night. A little heavy but def not hitting the bottom. Drive up in buddies two wheel drive was fairly hilarious. Chains may have been the...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-24-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,940
Posted By grafta
Fuck off you dipshit. I was trying to be helpful....

Fuck off you dipshit. I was trying to be helpful. Your thread is titled "life at a resort" and your first post is asking about which city to move to. Then you start on about baldface. You got ADD? If...
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