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post #1 of 11 Old 02-14-2008, 10:12 AM Thread Starter
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AWESOME Jetboats

I don't know if Idaho is the only place that they race whitwater Jetboats or not, but I know that is where I got hooked on it. We used to go all the time to watch them race. It is just nuts. Here is a video of it kinda gives you the flavor of it. Hope ya enjoy it.

YouTube - Idaho Thunder!!! DVD Cut

Here is a sprint boat accident from my home town. The lady that got hit made a full recovery. They are racing in about 8" of water.

YouTube - Boat crash into people

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Here is another one. I just can't get enough of watching these boats. 100+ in the straightaways and slowing down to 60-70 to make turns over Class III rapids, NUTS!


Get In, Shut Up, and HOLD ON!

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Man that is S I C K!!!

I love me some jet boats. Or drag boats!

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I have run alot of those same spots on my old Jetboat in the spring when they are alot rougher. Of course I am only running at about 30. I can't wait to retire and get a Thunderjet.

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thunderjet?

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Way cool vids. Racing anything is cool.
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thunderjet?
Thunderjet is a brand of boat. Maxim Classic

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that is so cool my inlaws used to race boats but not like those

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man that was insane, my butt was puckered up just watching it at home...

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That is just fun to me. Try doing it in a lowly 275 HP boat in the spring. That sucks!!!! The boat that the wife and I are looking at they use as rescue boats.

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