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bobbyB
11-04-2008, 02:54 PM
Bill VonZabern just set a new world record for 3058 consecutive flip on a hydrofoil without a wipeout. check out the vid:

http://idiotboyz.com/water.html

Some interesting facts about this accomplishment:
-time on foil...6hrs, 20mins
-711 flips in first hour
-traveled over 160 miles
-was done yesterday on Canyon Lake in Cali

Holy Schmit!

wpauling
11-04-2008, 03:07 PM
That is impressive. Im tired just watching the video!8p

3event
11-04-2008, 05:13 PM
Whoa man, that's wild - 6.5hours on a foil. Is the X-14 gas tank just big enough for that? Did he stop just to avoid burning out the fuel pump?

Wonder what the longest distance on waterskis is....... Thanks for sharing that link

Hollywood
11-04-2008, 05:31 PM
Is that Mike Murphy driving?

bobbyB
11-04-2008, 07:21 PM
From the reports that the guys on site said, it that they left the dock with full tanks and brought along extra gas tanks. I think I even heard that the chase boat had to bring them some more.

Yep, that's Murphy driving.

coz
11-04-2008, 07:32 PM
That's cool :cool: canyon lake's a nice little lake my wife's family has a place there :D it's obvious they asked the residents to stay off while he did it because you get more than 3 boats going at once on that lake and it chops up bad. :D