Team Supra Boats: James Loisel

 On Team Supra Boats @Supra_Boats character counts most and the wins follow. The Supra Boats Factory Team is much more than a group of sponsored athletes. Riders like James Loisel @JamesLoisel are our family. We are fans of James as a person and a teammate as much as a competitor. James Loisel is a dedicated ambassador of the boat brand that he trains behind to win, but more importantly he represents Supra Boats with poise and character. That is a big reason why James continues to succeed in wake boarding. We couldn't be more proud to have James as a part of Team Supra Boats! Read on to learn more about Team Supra Boats athlete James Loisel.


Name: James Loisel
Born: (When & Where) June 2nd 1998 Altomonte Fl
Hometown:Lake Mary Fl
1-5 Top Career Highlights: 2012 board up Miami 1st boys, 2012 nationals 1st boys, 2nd pros n joes 2012, 3rd worlds 2012 boys, 2nd overall gravel tour advanced division.
Your Weight:120 pounds
Your Height: 5"7

Contact info:
Facebook: James Loisel
Twitter: James Loisel
Instagram: James Loisel

Equipment preferences:
Stance: Regular
Stance width: 18.5 Inches(inside to inside)
Angle: 12 degrees
Board: Liquid Force Trip
Board length: 130
Board width: 16 inches (center of board)
Bindings: Liquid Force Watson
Rope length: 72.5 feet
Handle Width:15 inches
Total weight in boat: 5,200 pounds
Weight placement in boat: 750 pounds in center two 450 pounds bags in the back a 750 pund bag on top of that plus hard tanks.
Most common boat you ride behind: Supra SA 550
Boat speed: 23.8 mph

5 hardest tricks approaching port side: ts off axis 540 ole, dum dum, ts roll 2 blind, sw hs 720, sw melon glide 360
5hardest trick approaching starboard side: mobedick, whirlybird 540, hs 720, Indy backside 180 into flats, tail poke switch scarecrow
Best 2 rail hits port side: nose press backside 450 out, 270 on 270 out
Best 2 rail hits starboard side: sw 270 on reverse 270 out, ts back lip backside 450 out
Best kicker trick on port side: Indy glide
Best kicker trick on starboard side: sw hs 900 (I've done like 2)
Coolest to port side moves grabbing the board: Indy ts backroll 2 revert, sw mute 180 poke out the back
Coolest starboard side trick grabbing the board: late grab mobedick, stalefish backside 360

Normal breakfast: eggs and toast
Normal morning snack: Gatorade?
Normal lunch: peanut butter and jelly
Normal afternoon snack: hot pocket
Normal dinner: what ever mamas cooking
Normal desert: ice cream sometimes
Most common drink: water and Gatorade

How many times have you rode in the last 30 days?: about 30 times!

Other exercises I have done in the last 7 days push ups, pull ups , sit ups, up downs and running

3 riders who influence why riding style: raph derome, mike dowdy, Harley Clifford

Who will win the pro tour this year: pro men: I'm calling a rivalry between dowdy and Harley

Junior pro: I hope James Loisel... Maybe Noah flegel, massi or tony iacconi

Pro women: Rebecca gange will be a serious threat but maybe nicola!?

Do you think grabbing the board is more important than rotating the board? Yes I kind of do because if you don't grab the board and give it style and make it stand out its just another spin.
I do think that a 1080 would score more than a mobe 720 because very few people have done a 1080 in comp. where there have been a little more mobe 720s

I think that in 5 years the wakes will be about head high if they keep going at the rate they are at now with increasing wake size.

I think that if the wakes keep bigger the wakes need to be wider also so your no going straight up and into the flats.

I think In 5 years time I will be at a little bit of a increase in rope length.

I think when you are shorter you are a little liter so you can be taken by the wake alittle more than a big person could.

I have rode behind the SA and I absolutely love it!!!

I am a fan of supras Facebook page!

I do follow supra boats on twitter!

Almost on a weekly basis I go on Supras web address.

I will be attending supras 2014 photo shoot!! It will be awesome!
The best part for me of going wakeboarding is the adrenaline that you get when boosting off the wake or trying a new trick that you have never done before it is awesome!

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