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Old 01-05-2013, 11:38 PM
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I'm gonna go 38 off behind my X25 this summer with 3K ballast and my dads old slalom ski from 1972, "made of wood but still plenty good."

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Old 01-05-2013, 11:43 PM
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I will stir the pot:

More athletic ability to slalom ski or wakeboard compared to wakesurfing? Well, define athletic ability?

I have done all three sports as recreational enthusiast. I greatly prefer wakeboarding. But I have a great respect for the coordination and balance required to do some of the routine wakesurf moves, as well as the skill required for slalom skiing. They clearly require different skill sets, and no doubt skiing and wakeboarding are harder on your body. But more athletic ability to ski over surf, or just different athletic ability? Obviously this is a matter of opinion.

To put it another way, is a professional boxer a better athlete than a professional golfer, or just an athlete that uses a different set of skills?
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Old 01-06-2013, 12:16 AM
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I will stir the pot:

More athletic ability to slalom ski or wakeboard compared to wakesurfing? Well, define athletic ability?

I have done all three sports as recreational enthusiast. I greatly prefer wakeboarding. But I have a great respect for the coordination and balance required to do some of the routine wakesurf moves, as well as the skill required for slalom skiing. They clearly require different skill sets, and no doubt skiing and wakeboarding are harder on your body. But more athletic ability to ski over surf, or just different athletic ability? Obviously this is a matter of opinion.

To put it another way, is a professional boxer a better athlete than a professional golfer, or just an athlete that uses a different set of skills?
Disagree with boxer and golfer analogy.

It would be closer if you compared football vs cheerleading.

Football being skyski, slalom, trick, jump, wakeboarding, and barefoot. Then Cheerleading being surfing.

One stands on the sideline and may do a cartwheel or maybe a round off back layout.

The other one gets out on the field and actually plays the sport that everyone comes to watch.
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Old 01-06-2013, 12:18 AM
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Disagree with boxer and golfer analogy.

It would be closer if you compared football vs cheerleading.

Football being skyski, slalom, trick, jump, and barefoot. Then Cheerleading being surfing.

One stands on the sideline and may do a cartwheel or maybe a round off back layout.

The other one gets out on the field and actually plays the sport that everyone comes to watch.
hahaha you just made me bust out laughing. perfect comparison.
But wakeboarding should be under football also..
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Old 01-06-2013, 12:22 AM
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hahaha you just made me bust out laughing. perfect comparison.
But wakeboarding should be under football also..
Correct. I edited
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Disagree with boxer and golfer analogy.

It would be closer if you compared football vs cheerleading.

Football being skyski, slalom, trick, jump, and barefoot. Then Cheerleading being surfing.

One stands on the sideline and may do a cartwheel or maybe a round off back layout.

The other one gets out on the field and actually plays the sport that everyone comes to watch.
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Old 01-06-2013, 12:25 AM
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Old 01-06-2013, 10:29 AM
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This is too funny...

Does anyone think Mastercraft cares whether you need to be an elite athlete to buy their boats? No, they only care that you have fun with your boat and want to buy one from Mastercraft. Whether it's "man up" three eventing, Riding Gantsta Style, chillin' with the family, shredding some waves, riding a board -- who cares what you're doing so long as your having fun. You may pride yourself on how hard core you or and only ride with others who are even harder core. Or maybe you like bringing new people into the sport and watching them discover the joy of water sports. Owning a boat is about good times, which can be had in many many ways. Different strokes for different folks. Live and let live.
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Old 01-06-2013, 12:15 PM
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