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Comments Off on Wakeboard Slalom – How Fast Can I Run The Course?

As some of you may know, I’ve been slalom skiing a lot lately and really enjoying it.

Naturally my brain began to think – can I run the slalom course on a wakeboard, and if I can, how quickly can I do it? Plus, can I add a few flips in there too?

I think if my board had a little more rocker, I could probably go quicker.

All in all, a great challenge and experiment, and maybe a whole new sport?

Thanks so much for watching.


Comments Off on Small Wake – what is possible? Wakeboarding Challenge

We all know I LOVE a big wake! I’ve been lucky enough to spend the last 5 years riding lots of Centurion Ri237s, Ri230 and lots of the Fi range too.

However, every now and then (when I’m home in Ireland), I ride this little small Glastron 205 GT. It’s got a V6 Volvo Penta engine and a tiny Pylon.

In this video, I decided to push myself and see just how much I can do on a tiny wake.

The goal was to do a whirly 5, but some of the basic mobes would be great too, not to mention maybe a big spin? Details

Comments Off on How many flips are possible in 1 minute – Wakeboard challenge!

Today I set out to break the Guinness Book of World Record for the most wakeboarding flips in under one minute! It’s not an easy task as you need the perfect conditions, an averagely small wake (not too small though) and a serious amount of stamina! I shortened my rope to 55ft, Tim put the throttle down and I gave it a go. Unfortunately I came up short and failed on the first attempt, so I took 10 minutes to catch my breath and went again!! I hope you enjoy this video, and thanks so much for watching. David