BREAKING NEWS: Early Reports of a Successful FWD Commit Today!! Day 4

UPDATE: June 19, 11:00am EST
George posted an excellent reflection of his new FWD loop experience on his blog Live to Sail. Check it out!

UPDATE: 5:00pm EST
George has posted his commit video! Check it out!

An early report came into Loop Central today that George Markopoulos has successfully made the commit!!

Congratulations George!!

The session was an early morning romp at Old Lighthouse Beach in Buxton with low 20mph NE wind. Andy M called in with the report and noted that George hucked at least 3 successful FWD loops and was completely ecstatic at his success! A GoPro Hero 3 was mounted, and we await download and posting of the footage!

Be sure to read George's account of his first loop experience!

Andy and George celebrating George's success of his first FWD Loop commit at Old Lighthouse Beach!! Great job George!! source: Live to Sail


At 9:43 AM, Blogger Janis Markopoulos said...

OMG! I'm so excited! GO HONEY GO! I told George, YOU'RE NOT COMING HOME UNTIL YOU COMMIT! He must miss me!

Janis Markopoulos

At 10:10 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

GREAT JOB! Way to go George! AWESOME!


At 10:42 AM, Blogger PeconicPuffin said...

That rocks! Congratulations George! Congratulations Bill on notching one for Loopfest!

At 11:00 AM, Blogger Catapulting Aaron said...


Is he taking visitors in the hospital yet?

At 1:58 PM, Blogger Janis Markopoulos said...

I am SO excited, I can't focus on anything today! I wish I could still be there w/ him. I want to see the GoPRO footage!

Janis Markopoulos

At 2:35 PM, Blogger Andy said...

That was a great session this morning! George was soooo pumped up! I love seeing people break free of their personal boundaries!

At 2:42 PM, Blogger Brenda said...

congrats, George!

At 9:13 AM, Blogger Waterturtle said...

Yeah! Way to go George! And I'd like to point out George's wife's comments....what a supportive family you have...that makes it all the better!

What was it that guy in "Into the Wild" wrote...."happiness only works when shared"?


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