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bobwells
03-21-2007, 08:25 AM
Makes her first pass on a wkbrd yesterday :D watching her 15 yr.old brother help & instruct vs. terrorize was sweet...> maybe some common ground :lol: oh well enuff mushy... just had to brag on them...a happy dad :wink:

SiglooLSV
03-21-2007, 09:19 AM
Good for her!!! My son just started late last season at age 9 as well. He has about 5 rides under his belt so far, but can't wait to get in the water this year. I know how you feel about being proud.

My son, Andrew, decided that he needed to start trying to catch air on about his 3rd run, which didn't work out so well for him. Be sure to warn your daughter that when landing she should keep the front of the board "above" the water line. Andrew is still recovering from his first "face plant" :D

-Chris

Yellowmobius
03-21-2007, 09:21 AM
Congrats,
I have a 10 y/o daughter - this will be her 4th season wakeboarding - it is cool to get the young ones into the sport!

MOOMBA_97
03-21-2007, 10:53 AM
My boy is 16 months now and will of course will be a few more months by the time we really get rolling this summer. After looking at Overtons.com I'm hoping he may be able to do a SKi Skimmer. We'll see.

Monty

tarkus70
03-21-2007, 12:12 PM
That is great news. Keep us posted on her progress.
Just adopted a 10yo girl and a 7yo boy both of them want to give sking and boarding a try. Hoping for the best

gotmyboat
03-21-2007, 12:47 PM
My 13 year old daughter taught my 10 year old to wakeboard last season. It was nice to see them work together. The younger one is pretty timid, however, she will cruise in and out of the wake, but wouldn't dream of getting any air. She likes to get behind the boat when we are crossing the lake and just hang out back there, for like 20 minutes.

This is a pic of the first time on her board.
http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/557/5/59/48/2178559480094275934lMYomf_th.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2178559480094275934lMYomf)

Dave