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  1. Thread: 8 years later

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    Just returning from snow skiing in Europe (San...

    Just returning from snow skiing in Europe (San Vigilio Italy) - I wore a helmet for the first time ever and I will say that surprisingly, so did 99.5% of the skiers. There were 2 people in 6 days...
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    I barely meet the requirement of...

    I barely meet the requirement of semi-experienced, but I'm just down the road in Bellevue. I sent a PM
  3. Introducing: Video version of Learn to Hydrofoil Basic Skills Challenge

    Do you remember that feeling the first time you crossed both wakes on a hydrofoil?
    Or landed your first dismount gainer?
    How about riding away your first wake roll?
    What a feeling! I can...
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    The US Hydrofoil Association (USHA) Board met...

    The US Hydrofoil Association (USHA) Board met last week to elect officers. The new board and officers are

    President, Nate Southerland
    Vice President, Alison Goin
    Secretary, Jim Chismar...
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    Thanks Brett for doing this for so long and for...

    Thanks Brett for doing this for so long and for capturing it before shutting down. Appreciate it!
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    Sorry. Good catch. I actually meant 24th Jan. I...

    Sorry. Good catch. I actually meant 24th Jan. I looked at the wrong Friday on the calendar.
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    2014 Election for USHA Board - 2014-2015 Term

    The US Hydrofoil Association (USHA) is holding our annual elections for Board of Directors. Newly elected directors will continue in office until their 2 year terms expire at the end of 2015, at...
  8. USHA Request: Video Tutorial Series of Learn to Hydrofoil – Basic Skills Challenge

    Are you an intermediate to advanced+ hydrofoil rider?
    Do you have a passion to share y our knowledge?
    Do you have video capture / editing/narrating skills?
    Then read on….

    On behalf of the US...
  9. Thread: Nationals?

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    Good question - there are lots of criteria to...

    Good question - there are lots of criteria to think about when selecting a location. Safety being the number one priority followed by fun, fair and an exciting competition.
    This is by no means an...
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    Crap. I knew that. Sorry guys!

    Crap. I knew that. Sorry guys!
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    Heinrich - Looks like another great event and...

    Heinrich - Looks like another great event and huge audience. 26,000!!! Awesome international visibility for the sport. And great interviews Heinrich, Torey, Tyler & Ralph. Let us know when more...
  12. Thread: Nationals?

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    Sorry for the delay. There will not be a...

    Sorry for the delay. There will not be a Nationals this year. A few folks have been looking at potential sites in AZ & NC, but nothing panned out as a workable solution.
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    Go to this post and download the Learn to Foil...

    Go to this post and download the Learn to Foil booklet. It has many of the tips and tricks given across this forum, the Hydrofoil Wiki and several other sources too.
    ...
  14. USHA 2012 - End of Year Rankings (and USHA Nationals 2012 article)

    Below you will find the USHA Rider Rankings for the calendar year 2012.

    Congratulations and a huge thank you to these riders that put so much time, effort and heart into this sport! Every one of...
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    2013 Election for USHA Board - 2013-2014 Term

    The US Hydrofoil Association (USHA) is holding our annual elections for Board of Directors. Newly elected directors will continue in office until their 2 year terms expire at the end of 2014, at...
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    On behalf of the US Hydrofoil Association, thank...

    On behalf of the US Hydrofoil Association, thank you to all the 2012 nominees, each one of you have helped grow the visibility of the sport of hydrofoiling.
    Also a special Congratulations to Tyler,...
  17. Thread: 17 combo

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    Hey Farrell, flashback from Nationals in Colorado...

    Hey Farrell, flashback from Nationals in Colorado :)
  18. When Rick Mason first proposed the idea of...

    When Rick Mason first proposed the idea of Nationals being held in NC, he said that he wanted to continue on the successes of the previous CO & FL Nationals. And like those events, continue to push...
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    Results - 2012 USHA Nationals from High Point NC

    Getting the full results out for everyone to view.
    It's been a fantastic 3 days of foiling, serious competition and hanging out with old friends. Just wanted to get a quick post of some of the...
  20. Thread: 2012 Nationals

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    Shannon Pope Torey Naran Kevin Thayer Geno...

    Shannon Pope
    Torey Naran

    Kevin Thayer
    Geno Yauchler
    Tyler Narans
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    Following USHA Nationals on Twitter

    Twitter:
    We will have our resident Tweet Master MJ send the Twitter postings - using a hashtag #USHANationals
    http://twitter.com/mjpohl - Follow her @MJPohl
  22. Thread: 2012 Nationals

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    Thanks Fern! Appreciate it. I have to say,...

    Thanks Fern! Appreciate it. I have to say, the city of High Point is really excited to host the USHA Nationals. They have been a great partner to our sport. We have 40 riders registered in...
  23. We had a Rider Briefing conference call last...

    We had a Rider Briefing conference call last Friday to share info and answer rider questions as a big group....
    During that call, we drew the initial running order for Novice-Open. Please see...
  24. Ahhh... That's right Jay - thanks for the info.

    Ahhh... That's right Jay - thanks for the info.
  25. Good question Rick, This is purely a competition...

    Good question Rick,
    This is purely a competition and it will be an action packed three days. It will be like the ultimate Clinic & Lesson in one :)

    For the competitors (40 at the moment),...
  26. REMINDER: Last Day for Early Bird registration...

    REMINDER: Last Day for Early Bird registration for Nationals. After the 10th July, the only place to register is at the event itself on Friday 20th.
    ...
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    Thanks - Scott is now aware that Black T needs to...

    Thanks - Scott is now aware that Black T needs to be added in the drop down. thanks
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    2012 USHA Nationals t-shirts - online now

    http://foilinconcepts.com/get-the-gear

    T-Shirts available now:
    Even if you can't travel this summer, everyone can now own a piece of the 2012 Hydrofoil Nationals!
    The t-shirts are ready and...
  29. Thread: KGB's

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    Try these links... ...

    Try these links...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ehz_baHyKjk
    http://vimeo.com/11045281
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkRY4ZBOOOo
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_2EJWeQS5c...
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    As far as numbers, we recently sent out a water...

    As far as numbers, we recently sent out a water resistant copy of the Learn to Hydrofoil - Basic Skills 12 page booklet to 140 USHA members. They were either current or membership expired over the...
  31. I am attaching approximate times in the PDF. Keep...

    I am attaching approximate times in the PDF. Keep in mind this is fully dependant on weather and the number of riders in each division... and of course the event organizers, volunteers and riders...
  32. Still is a draft schedule... But, we've gone back...

    Still is a draft schedule... But, we've gone back and forth over the years. Advanced Division has historically done FlipOut (10', 09', 08') with the exception of last years 11' Nationals.
  33. Hot off the presses - Here is a draft of the...

    Hot off the presses - Here is a draft of the Nationals 2012 schedule. Please see attached:

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  34. We have about 34 registered riders for Nationals...

    We have about 34 registered riders for Nationals right now. See you in 6 weeks!
  35. Thread: Big Green Egg

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    I was there about 3 years ago. Saved $400 on the...

    I was there about 3 years ago. Saved $400 on the grill that day. http://primogrill.com/ It was not far off I85 and it was the factory where they make them.
  36. Thread: Big Green Egg

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    Check out Primo in Atlanta. I saved hundreds by...

    Check out Primo in Atlanta. I saved hundreds by picking up an XL during a trip to Atlanta. Primo is main competitor of Green Egg. Love mine. No regrets.
  37. For all riders registered by this May 10th date,...

    For all riders registered by this May 10th date, event organizers are working to get rider names printed on the back of the event tshirt. On top of the leveled discount prices, one more incentive to...
  38. Thank Bill, Ken, Fern and others for the...

    Thank Bill, Ken, Fern and others for the interest.

    I am checking to see if someone in WA can contact Ray on behalf of the others and being to solidify some plans. They are still 3 months away, but...
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    Thanks Shannon and all of the USHA Competition...

    Thanks Shannon and all of the USHA Competition Committee (Dave, Shannon, MJ, Brad, Heinrich, Brad) and their extended rider network for helping to collect feedback and drive change forward.

    What...
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    2 Opportunities to get paid to Hydrofoil!!!

    There are currently two opportunities to ride in existing ski shows.

    Both show event will be the same main contact:
    Kolter Busch koleb@mirageent.com
    Mobile: 1.574.870.3659
    Office: ...
  41. Thread: BNC 1st 5th 6th

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    Congrats Heinrich!

    Congrats Heinrich!
  42. USHA Nationals 2012 - Event Information - Jul 20-22 2012

    We are pleased to announce that United States Hydrofoil Association (USHA), in conjunction with the Southeast Hydrofoil Club, will host the 7th annual USHA Hydrofoil Nationals event July 20-22, 2012...
  43. The event is in a smaller channel and will be...

    The event is in a smaller channel and will be closed off by the Coast Guard.
    Map:

    ...
  44. Tacoma WA Maritime Fest - Looking for a few good riders

    Tacoma WA Maritime Fest - Looking for a few good riders

    The 20th Anniversary Tacoma WA Maritime Fest will take place Saturday & Sunday, August 25th & 26th 2012 from 10:00am - 6:00pm. The 2011...
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    Great question MJ. Here is a snapshot PDF...

    Great question MJ.
    Here is a snapshot PDF attached - taken from http://www.hydrofoil.org/Rankings2010.html with further links at the bottom of page.
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    USHA 2011 - End of Year Rider Rankings

    USHA 2011 - End of Year Rider Rankings

    Below you will find the USHA Rider Rankings for the calendar year 2011.
    Also attached is little a more detailed PDF with all of the events.

    Similar to...
  47. Announcing the 2011 USHA Video Competition results

    The results of the 2011 USHA Video Competition are in and posted below.

    Congratulations to the riders for their participation and time invested. Nice work and congrats!

    Thanks also to the...
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    American Camping Association & USA Waterski

    Interesting information below - comes from recent USA Waterski communications.
    Thanks
    -Jim

    USA Water Ski has recently joined the American Camping Association (ACA). http://www.acacamps.org/
    ...
  49. Hydrofoiling: A recognized sports discipline in US, Germany and Canada!

    Under the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation you will find about 85 IWWF Federations ranging from Argentina to Zimbabwe (seriously!). Today, 3 of those 85 countries recognize Hydrofoiling...
  50. Sticky: Someone already wrote the wiki for that....

    Someone already wrote the wiki for that. :excited:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_un-learn_bad_habits
    Get your friends and family to help out. Ask them to point out to you the times that you...
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