Most barefooters, whether we know it or not, can be identified
by a common characteristic of the ol' schnoz. It always seems to be
stuffed, running or both. Blow out all you want during deepwater
starts and you still wake up the next day sounding as if you're
talking into a soup can. One of the best ways to prevent a nasal
flood is to start with your head out of harm's way, in this case
above water, with the front tumble-up start.
Start with your legs locked out straight behind you and elbows
slightly bent. Handle control is the key to this entire
As the boat gets up to 15-20 mph (on the 5-foot rope), gently roll
onto your back and drive the middle of the handle into your gun
holster. To spin right, shove the handle to the right hip and look
to the left.
Still looking away from the handle, lift your right hip and right
shoulder off the water. This will keep your momentum going all the
way around. Keep your shoulders back.
When you finish spinning to the front, pull the handle into your
hip and wait until you're gliding on your tailbone with feet still
off the water. (If you sit forward you'll get pulled over your
feet.) After three seconds, sit forward with your back straight,
let the handle out and bring your feet back into a three-point
Expect a Miracle!
Lane ''Dawg'' Bowers
877-685-6270 <——–Call Me!