O’Brien Screamer, Yeah Baby!

Hey now, get your mind out of the gutter, I mean really!  I’m not sure what you think it is; but for me it involved a lake, motor boat, a lot of coercion and a huge flotation device called, The O’Brien Screamer!  And that is exactly what I did, scream! 

It’s not  everyday your best options are to either:

 A.  Hang on to an inflatable tube going 30 miles per hour praying you don’t loose your bathing suit . -OR- 

B.  Give in to the shear exhaustion, let go all the while knowing your fate is to be launched like a human rock skipping across the top of the water for who knows how long. 

I choose option A and am happy to report I once again, lived to tell about it.

This is a piece of cake, go faster!Whatever you do don't let go!Me catching air on the O'Brien ScreamerStop I have had enough!

I actually wasn’t even going to post about this until I saw these pictures and confirmed that I did in fact, catch air!!  How rad is that?   Anyway, my O’Brien Screamer experience may not been a been a planned ‘momME-adventure’, but I hope you will all agree that it definitely qualifies. 


10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jess
    Jun 03, 2009 @ 18:58:07

    Looks like you had a blast!! : )


  2. Kim Buchanan
    Jun 03, 2009 @ 21:11:51

    It sounds like a great time!! Your mission won’t be complete until you jump out of an airplane! I’m going to do that before I kick the bucket.


    • activeurbanmom
      Jun 04, 2009 @ 00:40:57

      You know I am so on board with that idea and have wanted to do it forever. To be honest however; I am actually feeling like it is not the most mommy responsible thing to do. Please talk me into it 🙂


  3. Claudia
    Jun 03, 2009 @ 21:40:51

    I witnessed this first hand ladies! Amy is a trooper…no wonder her upper arms are so cut…she held on for life! Til the next adventure…


  4. Anna
    Jun 04, 2009 @ 15:23:06

    Where is this?


    • activeurbanmom
      Jun 04, 2009 @ 18:19:00

      It was on Saratoga Lake in Saratoga Springs, NY. If you have never been, it is an amazing town and the lake is just beautiful!


  5. adiaha
    Jun 07, 2009 @ 02:14:01

    That looks like fun. Thanks for sharing….


  6. MichelleGj
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 02:44:09

    Makes me want to get out in a boat… and wakeboard! I haven’t been in years, but I’d love to do it again!


  7. LeraJenkins
    Jun 26, 2009 @ 05:54:35

    What interesting idea..


  8. Russ Dawg
    Jun 30, 2009 @ 18:28:36

    Wow!! Great pics – did you have a professional photographer on board with you?! Amy keep it up, I love the adventures and the stories, as do my coworkers and neighboors. What’s next….Japanese Game Show?


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