Originally Posted by madcityskier
Not to be a kill-joy, but that's the last thing I'd do. Lift rings are designed for pulling up, not back. They aren't reinforced for the direction you want to apply a load to them. I'd stick to the tower or pylon, whichever one won't put me on someone's bad side.
You're not a killjoy at all, I appreciate the feedback. I didn't realize the lift rings weren't reinforced for pulling back.
I totally forgot about my ski pylon which is what I'll use in the event I ever pull a tube.