Feb 26, 2008
Our take? Its Waterski. One word. Then again, any word processor or spell checker makes it Water Ski.
Damn. The. Man.
Comment on the sinful site is as follows...we are inclined to agree.
Water is a modifier. So it is two words. Snow Skiing or Water Skiing. Both are acts of skiing, only the phase of the water underneath changes. I believe the argument to the contrary would cite baseball, softball, and basketball as examples. In that case, I offer this solution: the verb is one word (I'm going to go waterski.) and the noun is two (I just bought a bitchin' flourescent water ski.).
Well, thanks for that smartypants.
We're at War: The sinful lake
Feb 24, 2008
Feb 23, 2008
Feb 22, 2008
Lets put some effort into this and maybe we can show people that we actually have some clue what a real sport is. Or we can remain on the slow spiral we are stuck in. Come on this is the Internet age, hell its been the internet age since the early 90s, might be about time for our leaders to figure that out and bring us out of the stoneage.
Or we could let these guys continue to show the world what our sport is about.
That analogy makes no sense, but, if you like the Jazz and the Neil, we recommend you check out this awesome cover of Neil Young's "Deep Forbidden Lake", which, probably is a song about your dream ski lake.
Its the CR
CRB here again, of the many things that we occasionally ask you for: more money, better jobs, increased prowess in the bedroom (pssh, like we need that), central a/c in the mobile CRB Command Center, a tasty steak for dinner, Miller High-Life on-demand, ability to tele-port, levitation, x-ray vision, 15% of more savings on car insurance, big speakers, high-quality porn, a better relationship with mother nature and the like, we have a new request that maybe you can help us with.
See, we found over on Jalopnik.com, which is a website all about cars and what-not, this post about a freaking crazy engine that has about a billion horsepower and four-turbos.
So, here is our proposition, ready?
We will stop bothering you about three of the above listed topics, however, the girl stuff...you are on your own dude, explain that to me and maybe we would go back to church...but anyways, if you would somehow find a way to get this motor into our boat.
Granted, we don't have a boat of our own...but, you are the all-seeing, mr. know-it-all, we are sure you could figure this out.
Thanks, oh, and let Hunter Thompson know that the CRB says 'sup.
Feb 21, 2008
Over the past 43 years Mike has participated and excelled in just about every aspect of skiing. For much of that time he has been considered the best in the world at kneeboarding, hot dog slalom skiing, and hydrofoiling. He co-invented and pioneered two waterski products enjoyed by tens of thousands, the kneeboard and sit down hydrofoil. He has been an innovator of new tricks, with over 50 to his name, and the list is still growing. These are just a few of the highlights of a skiing career marked by versatility and longevity.Pretty sweet dude. Check out this video of him doing some old school skiing.
Feb 20, 2008
Do you see a pylon, cause I don't. What the hell is Mailibu doing making a ski boat without a pylon, is that even a ski boat. Can a ski boat comany make a non-ski boat? The world is comming to a end!! If you want to help the world come to the end, you can pick up either a coupe for $82,900 or a Z06 model for $102,700. Hell if your midlife crisis is really ruff just get the car to pull the boat and make it a even $200,000!
Gotta admit that is a pretty sweet picture. Yet, that would be the dumbass who would be getting his car pulled out of the lake by a tow truck.
"Damnet woman I said put it in drive not REVERSE!!!" Weekend Wally. Oh how we can't wait to see Wally and Mrs. Wally at the launch this summer!
Feb 19, 2008
Don't worry it isn't another Friday the 13th movie. Freddy Krueger the current world record jump holder has a website and it's pretty cool. He has stuff for sale as well as "virtual coaching". It isn't where you put some big thing over your face and pretend your jumping. Freddy actually has you send in you jump video and he will give you a coaching lesson on it. P.S. this is alot cheaper than ski school, about 100 bucks!
The site also has some chronicles by Freddy about what he is up to, some sweet pictures and a bio page. Did you know Freddy drives a '95 Jeep Cherokee while his wife (Karen Truelove) gets a sweet Infiniti FX 35. I wonder what the Cherokee looks like.....Don't forget the sweet Mastercraft Prostar 190 Nightmare that is behind there.
Check out Freddy Krueger's website and buy a sweed "I'd Hit That" shirt!
Feb 18, 2008
Other sites and other people with better handles on the English language then this one have no doubt spouted off awesome platitudes over the man, his broadcasting career, legendary night life in the Chicago-land area and his awesome charisma within the broadcast booth, we to feel a very close connection to Harry.
People ask why are you a Cubs fan, you aren't from Illinois, thank god for that anyways, but when you get home from school as a little boy or girl and flip on the tube, what did you watch? Transformers, G.I Joe or, if the time and season was right, the Cubbies on WGN.
Sure, he worked for the Cardinals and White Sox and wherever else in his past, but, everyone associates Harry Carey with the Cubs.
He brought baseball to the normal people, not the stat geeks (yes, you are geeks, get over it) and not to the people who lived and died with the intricacies of baseball strategy, but to the everyman...the drunk who wanted to have a good time, watch some baseball, and maybe catch a babe with big hooters in the bleachers.
So, as a tyke growing up, this became what baseball was and he was the conduit to what a sport, a game should be.
Besides, have you ever been to a Cubs game? Jesus Christ, its Chicago, easily one of the greatest places in the world. When things are right in that town, shit, things are right everywhere.
The girls are amazingly good looking, the neighborhoods live and breath with its own unique style, the city itself is a world by itself and no one embodied the unique and awesomeness that is that town better.
Thats why when people ask why are you a Cubs fan, because growing up and watching baseball and listening to Harry Caray, how could you not?
Ten Years? Holy Cow.
Be sure to check out these two sites for some great perspective.
Home Run Derby
Joe Sports Fan
And what better then some drunken Harry ramblings!
Feb 16, 2008
Feb 15, 2008
The Lake of Sin has started the ball rolling, we need to kill that fucking varmint!
Here are the details.
Basically, we need to bond together to get this damn winter over with and in order to help is to off the bastard who has doomed those of you who are stuck in the freezing ass, snow covered, bullshit that is this winter for y'all.
So, click over to Rykerts site and pledge your support!
well, they brought our sport to a huge-gigantic audience.
So, now, with the Daytona 500 only a few days away, we have to ask...
Where the hell is the skiing? or coverage? or...anything?
Did this die? Where did it go? Have we used up our allotment of question marks for one post? Besides, anything that can get a babe like Danyelle Bennett in-front of more people can't possibly be a bad thing..right?
Feb 14, 2008
Macus Brown the poster child of west coast slalom is doing a ski tour this summer.
"For 3 months, beginning May 2008, Marcus and his crew will travel coast to coast with a custom RV and MasterCraft boat. The tour will offer top notch water ski clinics, training programs, free ski days with a Pro, charity benefit days, public outreach days, celebrity appearances, gear demos, autographed posters, magazines, DVD's and more. The tour vehicle will be on display at 4 Pro events throughout the summer. Additionally, the Face to Face tour will receive coverage and advertising space in the Water Ski Magazine, as will as coverage on Local TV stations, in newspapers and appearances throughout the country. With the ability to directly reach over 10,000 people and hundreds of thousands indirectly, this tour is and opportunity nobody can afford to miss."
Thats really cool and all but the real reason to go is to check out his sweet 40th anniversary eddition Mastercraft Prostar 197 and matching semi.
Sorry Marcus, love the west coast slalom stuff and the dreds but that boat is way prettier than you!
Check out facetofacetour.com for more info, you can even get Marcus' number off the site.
Feb 13, 2008
Were your friends, were not like the others, man, really.
No more of that fucking talk or I will put the leaches on you, understand...
And with that we have ourselves a real, sort of, actual Pro Waterski Tour!!
The Mastercraft Pro Waterski Tour.
The tour will consist of six events, in such exotic locales like, Fenton, MI and Akron, Ohio...Holy Shit, fire up the Chevette son, we are off to Akron!!!
The six tour events, which are supported by both MasterCraft and local MasterCraft dealers, will replace the traditional qualifying rounds of the U.S. Open. The MasterCraft PWST includes five slalom events, two men’s jumping events, one women’s jumping event, one men’s and women’s tricks event, and one overall event. The overall event will determine the U.S. Open overall champion, while all other events in the series will be considered U.S. Open qualifying events.
2008 MasterCraft Pro Water Ski Tour
May 30-June 1 (Slalom)
Talking Rock, Ga.
June 14-15 (Jumping)
June 20-22 (Slalom)
June 27-29 (Slalom/Men Jumping)
July 5-6 (Tricks, Overall)
Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.
Aug. 29-31 (Slalom)
Sept. 13 (U.S. Open)
Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Sept. 19-21 (Slalom)*
* Will serve as first qualifying round for 2009 U.S. Open.
MasterCraft Sponsoring Pro Water Ski Tour
Feb 12, 2008
The mighty CRB tenticles spread wide, and deep, so it goes without saying that we feel your pain sir.
We are as sick of this god damn winter weather and the fucking piles of snow and wrecked cars that come with it.
Well, about 10 days ago that little bastard rat named Punxsutawney Phil, climbed out of his hole and decided that what we needed, what the world needed...nay...what our civilization needed, was..MORE FUCKING WINTER!!
Feb 11, 2008
So, in addition to the Rowboat Abides...thats me, or whatever stupid-ass name I feel like using, we now have in our stable:
Old Dirty Bass Fisherman
CRB Minion (very original name, BTW)
Anyways, say hello, or fuck it, don't, we don't care. A beer would be pretty awesome right now...
note: the real reason for this post is that I can't stand that chicks rule crap..what is this 1990? Chicks Rule, Guys Drool....blahhhhhhhhhhhh.....whatever.
Feb 10, 2008
Feb 8, 2008
Dallas was, shall we say, a little displeased with the way in which some [girl] was splashed all over the pages of the CRB and thus directly in to the millions...thousands...even seven computer screens all over the world.
The following is our exclusive REAL Interview with Dallas:
Well we know that, but as Alex showed she hangs with quite the talent, I saw Cale Burdik, Zach Worden and some other very talented skiers in her entourage, where is your crew at?
Wow, Morgan Freeman and Owen Wilson, impressive but Alex has been pulling some big press recently, how can you compete with that? I mean really there is none higher. What kind of press have you been getting that can top that?
Ok you win on that one, can we get a kiss?
/Kicks CRB in face
That did not go as planned
Well, thanks for your time.
Feb 4, 2008
How can you not love that, ummm smile....
Alex is the girl in the lower right. This photo is with members of the USA U21 Worlds team where she took home silver in women's jump as well as overall. A short bio on Alex she is 20 years old (pheww), a student, skier and nanny. Could she be the future Dallas of 3-event? Oh yea, some dude, Zack Worden, was also skier of the month he's in the picture somewhere.