Wake 101
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WakeWorld Home
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > Wakeboarding Discussion

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old     (2002SupraLaunch)      Join Date: Sep 2016       09-23-2016, 7:41 AM Reply   
I'm new to wakeboarding (2 years) but I'm ready to purchase my own gear. I've been using my brother-in-laws CWB 143 with closed toe boots about 1 size, maybe 2 sizes too big.

40 years old, 5'10" 185 pounds, athletic.
Skill: I just accomplished my first wake to wake last trip out. I have been on the board maybe 20 times in two years for less then an hour each time. I ride right foot forward, I can switch while riding, but haven't really done anything switch beside back an forth inside the wake.
Boat: 2002 Supra Launch
Lake: Small deep body lake in Vermont, very cold water, tends to be a little choppy unless you go out at 6am.

So I'm looking for a boat board that i can progress my learning but ideally never grow out of. I did try an older hyperlite 142 board with open toe 1 time and liked it much better. It just felt lighter and easier to control. I was able to Oli it with ease were as with the CWB it feels suction cupped to the water.

I like that Slingshot is made in the USA, big selling point with me.
The hyperlite system bindings seem like a good idea. Also, after riding one that one time, it has made me a little more interested in getting a hyperlite.

Thanks, for reading all of that, I hope to get some great feedback from you all.
Old     (eternalshadow)      Join Date: Nov 2001       09-24-2016, 9:01 PM Reply   
Do you know what models of boards you tried?


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 5:39 PM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home


© 2019 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us