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  1. #1
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    At Least You Can Say You Surfed When It Was Surfing

    Well....hellfire & damnation......saw my first moto board in VB this wknd.

    As predicted: they're here.

    I was trying to surf the weak stuff in the North End on Monday morning with a buddy. Every 15 minutes, maybe, something would come through to ride. We both look up & out about 200 yards to where some dude is paddling his board north. He was really flying across the water. My buddy laughs & says, damn, that dude is cookin'!

    I'm staring out at the guy & yes, he really was moving - - he was zooming so fast that there was spray coming from the front of his board, like a small boat would make. The guy then took a quick break from moving his arms but the board kept cranking. I called out, that's one of those 5 thousand dollar motorized boards!

    That's when the reality smacked us: they're here. They're finally here. And it's only a matter of time before you see them in your lineup, brutha.

    Lee the Stud, are you listening ? VB will be changed forever.
    Last edited by yankee; Aug 10, 2011 at 01:15 AM.

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    http://waldensurfboards.com/blog

    Walden's doing a lot of PR, starting in Hawaii. If he can get positive stuff going there....guess what...

    This quote kills me. Pretty much what to expect in your lineup with this 'innovation:'

    "...he was joined out in the water with his 69 year old mom who body boarded on some pretty sweet waves with a little Wavejet boost."

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    If they could make one that goes about 25 kts, I would love to have one to play in the river. I wouldn't be caught dead riding one on any decent break.

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    http://wavejet.com/

    Limitations seem to be that you only get 30 minutes of use, the heavier you are the less benefit you'll get and I don't see any way to turn it off. Didn't see anyone wearing a leash in their videos, guess that means if you fall off you better be a fast swimmer... First it was sweepers now this? Jeesh... :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigkahuna View Post
    http://wavejet.com/

    Limitations seem to be that you only get 30 minutes of use, the heavier you are the less benefit you'll get and I don't see any way to turn it off. Didn't see anyone wearing a leash in their videos, guess that means if you fall off you better be a fast swimmer... First it was sweepers now this? Jeesh... :P
    It has a wrist controller, and is wireless.