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Old 08-04-2011   #1
 
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Looping bruises

Whenever I open up during my loop I hit the cockpit of my boat with my lower back. Any idea's how to stop this?

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1. There's no need to to be standing that tall on a loop.
2. Lift the seat or add sweet cheeks or whatever.
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eklars, it's not from standing up. It's on the finish ( opening up).

I've had that problem in the pool when I'm not wearing a pfd but the rest of the time the pfd pads my back. You could try to lower your pfd, raising your seat might help or a pad on your back or or the boat combing.

Try sitting in the boat on land without a pfd or anything and lay back and find were and what is hitting you.
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what boat is this in?
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Do you have roommates? Do you black out often? Are you sure its the boat giving you those bruises?

Seriously, Playing can be brutial on the body. I wish I had some good advice. Maybe pad the stern cock pit rim??? IDK, good luck were all counting on you. Let us know how it goes.
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What the hell is wrong with you people? Seems like every post in this thread has at least one glaringly obvious typo. Anyway, yes, it is perfectly natural to be extending that far during a loop. Eklars is totally off base there. Maybe you need to tighten up your backband (and change your foot system) to move further forward in the boat. Are you well trimmed when you cartwheel? Otherwise, I agree, raising the seat could also be a really great idea.
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What the hell is wrong with you people? Seems like every post in this thread has at least one glaringly obvious typo.
I don't no about the others but I only pist drunk.
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What the hell is wrong with you people? .
One too many hit to the head is what ma told me.
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