Tag Archives: figure-8

Footstock 2006 on YouTube

A ways back, Slalom Magaine… I mean WaterSki Magazine went up to Footstock, wrote a nice little article and even created a video that they posted on their website. I know I linked to that video when it came out, … Continue reading

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Calendar Updated for 2011

Take a moment and check out the calendar on the site. Lots of events have been added for 2011. If you have a barefooting event that you want listed, send it to wedge [at] talesfromthefoot [dot] com. I’m anxiously waiting … Continue reading

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Alabama River Barefoot Challenge is Oct 2

I just found out about this event courtesy of the USA Water Ski E-Blast Newsletter. The Colonel Biggs Water Ski Show Team will be hosting the Alabama River Barefoot Challenge on Saturday, October 2nd. The format is a 55 mile barefoot endurance … Continue reading

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World Barefoot Center Figure-8 Barefoot Championship

Just wanted to pass on a few more details about the upcoming World Barefoot Center Figure-8 Barefoot Championship that’ll be taking place in Winter Haven, Florida on Saturday, October 16 on Lake Silver. The entry fee is $65 with registration … Continue reading

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Current Figure-8 Barefoot Series Standings

Well, over at barefootski dot com, they’ve updated the Figure-8 Barefoot Series standings through the third event. To win the series, each competitor much compete in at least 3 of the 4 tournaments. The number each competitor has already attended … Continue reading

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Double Elimination – JJ Link versus Mike Netzer

Well, here’s the first video (a Tales from the Foot exclusive) from the 2010 Clean Lakes Festival Barefoot Challenge. After some great action shots to start the video, it features the runs it took to determine the Barefoot Challenge champion. … Continue reading

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Clean Lakes Festival Barefoot Challenge – The End of the Runs

Here are a few pictures of “the end of the runs” from the Clean Lakes Festival Barefoot Challenge. The pictures are either from right before the fall, right after the fall, and sometimes, when I happened to push the button … Continue reading

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FacePlant Fest is Sept 11

Hopefully you’ve noticed this on the calendar and it isn’t news to you, but in case you haven’t, the Twin Cities River Rats will be hosting the 2010 FacePlant Fest Figure 8 Barefoot Tournament on Saturday, September 11th in Long … Continue reading

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JJ Link vs Luke Bruckner Pictures

Here are a couple more action shots from the boat at the Clean Lakes Festival Barefoot Challenge. These two pictures feature JJ Link on the left versus Luke Bruckner on the right as they both hung on for their dear … Continue reading

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Let’s Meet Grant Johnson

When 13-year old Grant Johnson arrived at the Clean Lakes Festival Barefoot Challenge, he planned to only compete in the Junior Division. Being the only junior there, he ended up competing in the OPEN division and became THE crowd favorite as … Continue reading

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