The John Horton Interview 2013

konakona Posts: 529 Baller
edited January 2014 in Classic Threads
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  • bogboybogboy Posts: 689 Baller
    edited June 2013
    @kona, and @Horton, I really enjoyed watching this interview.
  • HortonHorton Posts: 24,630 Administrator
    edited June 2013
    What is this interview? I have no memory of this. When did this happen?

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  • MattPMattP Posts: 5,960 Mega Baller
    @horton you must have drank more of that Kilo Kai than you know.
  • ronskironski Posts: 16 Baller
    This guy is knowledgeable and makes a good ambassador for the sport......until he takes a drink....good laugh.
  • BradyBrady Posts: 1,057 Mega Baller
    @Horton. Because of all you have done for me, I was going to buy you a year supply of Kilo Kai, until watching this video! I don't think I have nearly enough money to make that happen. Sorry. BTW, while you are looking at this, I have a quick question about my fin setting.
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  • wskierwskier Posts: 119 Baller
    I just had hernia surgery. I'm not suppose to laugh. I almost fell off my chair. John you are a great ambassador to the waterskiing community. Thanks for the web cast.
  • HortonHorton Posts: 24,630 Administrator
    I do not understand what you guys think is so funny

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  • BoneHeadBoneHead Posts: 5,838
    edited June 2013
    I'm a little disappointed in @Horton's gender discrimination. "All you ballers, don't forget your wifes." Should the lady ballers dump their men and get wife's too? Just looking for clarification here.
    Shane "Crash" Hill

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  • BoneHeadBoneHead Posts: 5,838
    And btw...... the part on AWSA/USAWaterski was excellent.
    Shane "Crash" Hill

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  • MSMS Posts: 4,486 Mega Baller
    Just so you all know, I dont live in Iceland.
    Shut up and ski
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  • BoneHeadBoneHead Posts: 5,838
    It's just like Iceland, only different.
    Shane "Crash" Hill

  • MattPMattP Posts: 5,960 Mega Baller
    @MS you mean Greenaland right?.. Check a map..
  • MSMS Posts: 4,486 Mega Baller
    I can accept Southern Canadian but Iceland is off the map.
    Shut up and ski
  • RichRich Posts: 246 Open or 55K Rated Skier
    Fantastic interview, almost surpasses the Muhlighnter Method, in fact it does...
  • EricWEricW Posts: 25 Baller
    Ahhh....Ski Responsibly!
  • WolfeieWolfeie Posts: 163 Baller
    No Horton at Ski West last weekend, he was either at the Malibu open in Wisconsin,
    or too hung over from his video!
    Brad Wolfe - Ski West Village, Arvin, Ca; Radar Pro Build, SN 200, I can see Ball of Spray headquarters from my lake house.
  • ralral Posts: 1,677 Mega Baller
    @Horton, you are good. I would not be able to drink even distilled water at that pace...
    Rodrigo Andai
  • melligmellig Posts: 47 Baller
    @Horton, serious commitment to the sponsors... getting their moneys worth!
  • MSMS Posts: 4,486 Mega Baller
    Reminded me of Gene Wilder in Blazing Saddles.
    Shut up and ski
    MattPkona
  • BlackDynamiteBlackDynamite Posts: 15 Baller
    Because donuts don't wear alligator shoes.
  • HigleyskierHigleyskier Posts: 29 Baller
    I really enjoy the site and the information in the video was thoughtful and useful. The drinking was juvenile and disturbing.
  • HortonHorton Posts: 24,630 Administrator
    @Higleyskier I felt pretty bad the next day

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  • BoneHeadBoneHead Posts: 5,838
    Didn't you guys know that John's full name is John Juvenile Disturbing Horton?
    Shane "Crash" Hill

  • gator1gator1 Posts: 591 Crazy Baller
    @higleyskier: I thought the "drinking" was middle aged and calming.
    Brady
  • mwetskiermwetskier Posts: 1,277 Mega Baller
    edited January 2014
    @Horton -love this site and love your enthusiasm and stewardship but like it or not you have become a bit of a role model with young skiers and with great power comes great responsibility. i have pre-adults and young adults in my charge and i would hate to hate to have them think killing an entire bottle of 70 proof anything in one chug is cool. that one video moment probably just cost me some un -anticipated future discussions about the chinks in one particular semi -heros armor. bummer.
  • BoneHeadBoneHead Posts: 5,838
    edited January 2014
    Oh come on! Horton a role model? LMAO. Horton does have a responsibility to the advertisers so you all have this fine forum to play around on.
    Shane "Crash" Hill

    MS
  • gator1gator1 Posts: 591 Crazy Baller
    @mwetskier: Just my personal opinion, but as a grampa and dad, I would think, if you have so little confidence in your charges that you doubt they can differentiate between a joke and real life, then having the discussions now would be an advantageous strategy. In fact, you owe Horton some thanks for giving you a springboard to talk proactively to the youths in your charge.
    Bradybishop8950
  • HortonHorton Posts: 24,630 Administrator
    edited January 2014
    @mwetskier
    I hear you. To be clear that was a joke -inspired by John Bulshi / Animal House. If this site was largely viewed by children it would have been clearly inappropriate.

    Nearly all readers of this site are men 35 to 55. Even so I do have mixed feelings about it. This is a joke I will not be recycling.

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  • HortonHorton Posts: 24,630 Administrator
    Funny side note. I really was sick the next day. Yes it was a stunt bottle.

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