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stuartmcnair
09-09-2013, 05:47 PM
looking for a decent one is really good condition.

jprcrprv2
09-12-2013, 11:30 AM
I have one ill snap some pics and you can decide. I just picked a used one up yesterday. To try it out and well I'm not a fan of wakeskate.

clrussell
09-12-2013, 12:23 PM
Also looking, prefer one that doesn't require wearing shoes

chriscraftmatt1976
09-12-2013, 02:45 PM
Also looking, prefer one that doesn't require wearing shoes

You're supposed to wear shoes on any wake skate.

CruisinGA
09-12-2013, 02:51 PM
You're supposed to wear shoes on any wake skate.

I know. Just feels wierd.

I put hydroturf or something similar on mine so I can ride it barefoot.
Pretty much only ride it when too worn out to wakeboard or barefoot.

clrussell
09-12-2013, 02:52 PM
Hmm didnt know that.. The only wakeskate I've ever been on was a hyperlite with a rubber tread on it. I assumed it was for no shoes

AlbertaSurfer
09-12-2013, 03:12 PM
The EVA foam tops are still slippery without shoes. Sure, you can stand on it and ride it without shoes, but you'll have a hard time catching it during flip tricks. Also, you reeeeally don't want to be landing on it fin side up without shoes on your feet.

clrussell
09-12-2013, 04:18 PM
The EVA foam tops are still slippery without shoes. Sure, you can stand on it and ride it without shoes, but you'll have a hard time catching it during flip tricks. Also, you reeeeally don't want to be landing on it fin side up without shoes on your feet.

Gotcha.. I just ride the wakeskate for a laugh. usually when I'm to tired to wakeboard and just want to goof off, so I'll more than likely never be doing any flip tricks.

AlbertaSurfer
09-12-2013, 07:53 PM
I'd still be careful. A fin will slice your arch no problem.

clrussell
09-12-2013, 08:48 PM
What shoes Should I wear? Just some old tennis shoes?

Keep on Tryin'
09-12-2013, 09:21 PM
I've been wakeskating without shoes for 2 years without any issues.
I have the padded deck, and never even thought about wearing shoes. I just use it for cruising, and small jumps, nothing fancy. The kids and guests ride it. It's nice not having to mess with different bindings for everyone. And No Shoes on the boat.
I have an extra in great shape that I don't use. I'll send pics if interested.

AlbertaSurfer
09-12-2013, 10:14 PM
What shoes Should I wear? Just some old tennis shoes?

Skate shoes. It's best to have flat soles.

clrussell
09-12-2013, 10:14 PM
Yea send me a pic or 2 with a price

BrooksfamX2
09-12-2013, 10:53 PM
Our group wears Converse and Vans... and a helmet.

Some have designed their own Converse, pretty cool.

http://www.converse.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-converse-Site/default/CategoryLanding-Page4

chriscraftmatt1976
09-13-2013, 11:18 AM
Got myself a nice injury once just goofing around with no shoes. Always wear them now. I've never worn a helmet, but I don't have much to damage in that arena... :)

_fng_
09-13-2013, 01:36 PM
Just to gang-pile the idea of wearing shoes while on a wakeskate, a buddy of mine split a full thickness 2" gash between his big toe and his 2nd toe from a skate fin (older cassette deck with 2-3" fin). Up to this day he can't run or wakeboard due to pain after the surgery. Wear shoes! Go to walmart and cheap chuck taylor knock offs for $10.

stuartmcnair
09-16-2013, 10:17 AM
I have one ill snap some pics and you can decide. I just picked a used one up yesterday. To try it out and well I'm not a fan of wakeskate.

ever get any pics?

clrussell
09-23-2013, 07:35 PM
I got one so take me off the list. Now to find cheap shoes

chriscraftmatt1976
09-24-2013, 09:50 AM
I got one so take me off the list. Now to find cheap shoes

I got a set of dvs skate shoes made of 100 percent recycled plastic bottles. They are light, hold almost no water, and were like $10. Got um at the-house.com

clrussell
09-24-2013, 10:08 AM
I got a set of dvs skate shoes made of 100 percent recycled plastic bottles. They are light, hold almost no water, and were like $10. Got um at the-house.com

Checking that option out right now, thanks!

chriscraftmatt1976
09-25-2013, 08:51 AM
Checking that option out right now, thanks!

http://mobile.skates.co.uk/shoes/etnies-jameson-2-eco-shoes-black-aloha.html

Different place, but here's a set kinda like mine for $7.95! It may be euros... :):):)