Interesting review of the event. Kinda wish I was there.
> This was my 2nd year attending the supposedly vancouver tour stop in
> abbotsford, at walmsley lake. The first thing that you notice when you get
> there is how small all of the pro wakeboarders are. Im not just talking
> shane bonifays either, im talking about the vast majority of them. I
> couldn't beleive how small chase heavener was when i saw him walking out
> with, so its no wonder he can bust such as huge front flip when he looks
> like the miniature version of the incredible hulk.
> Darin Shapiro may go off, an' all but ive got 14" on him and 100
> so it just seems like ill have to accept that ill never be able to go as
> as him unless i get that the 5' high wake ive always dreamed of. I've also
> be thinking that my 147 graffiti probably isn't big enough, so im going to
> build myself one out of marine plywood and make it about 8 feet long and 3
> feet wide. Hey at least ill make scott byerly look ***on his wakeskate.
> Anyway enough of my crapping about not being designed to do a double
> front, but at least i could beat the ***out of most of the pro
> (except for carl roberge). The rider i think who is going to be the
> domineering force for the next few years isn't that guy who does the wake
> wake elephants (brannan johnson), its gonna be parks, yeah parks. I saw
> way he smiled back at me when i shouted for him to do the double front as
> was getting ready for his double up. I could tell by that look what he was
> thinking "hey buddy i could take darin shapiro on or off the water". Quite
> frankly i beleive him, as soon as he gets that double back flip dialed in
> enough so he can through it consistenly at contests, then and ONLY then
> he be eclipsing the rest of those wake to wakers. OH yeah stuharik done a
> killer hoochie glide off teh double up.