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Hi Light Premieres Tonight at EVO


Posted on April 17th, 2009 by Zack | Posted in Events, General, Media

“Hi Light” from W.I.T. Productions premieres TONIGHT at Evo. Details on the flier … watch the trailer after the jump.


Introducing ‘The Way’ from Scratch Films


Posted on April 7th, 2009 by Zack | Posted in Events, General, Media

This Saturday, April 11 is the world premiere of Scratch Films new wake video “The Way.” The premiere will be held at The Liquid Lime in Kirkland, WA. There will be a $5 cover and the venue is open for ages 21 and older.

Raffles, giveaways, and also gear from Northwest Riders Clothing Company will be available…so bring your wallets!


Hi Light Set to Premiere April 17th


Posted on April 7th, 2009 by Zack | Posted in Events, General, Media

“Hi Light” by W.I.T. Productions will premiere on April 17th at EVO in Seattle, WA. Doors open at 8:00 PM.

Who:

W.I.T. Productions will be on hand along with other industry staples. The video features the riding of Robby Carter, Derek Grasman, Jeff House, Bryan Hutton, Nick Jones, Thomas Olson, Alex Scagliotti, Jimmy Trask, and J.D. Webb.

What:

Hi Light - a wakeboard film premiere by Spencer Norris

When:

Friday, April 17, 2009 // Doors open at 8:00 PM

Where:

EVO
122 NW 36th St.
Fremont, WA 98107

Sponsored by:

Northwest Riders Clothing Co.
Samson
CWB


“Hi Light” from W.I.T. Productions - An Interview


Posted on March 6th, 2009 by njones | Posted in General, Media

Hi Light is the all new wake film from W.I.T. Productions and is set to be released soon. Nick Jones caught up with Spencer Norris and asked him some questions about the film.

After you watch the teaser … click through to read the interview.


2008 Wake Awards Airs Tonight on FuelTV


Posted on November 24th, 2008 by Zack | Posted in General, Media

Airing Monday, November 24, 2008 at 8:00 pm Eastern Time (5:00 pm Pacific Time), and re-airing three more times through December, FUEL TV will showcase the “2008 Wake Awards.”

Click here to check out a quick video recap of the Legend and wakeboarding Move of the Year awards.

2008 Wake Awards Banquet Hall

Get all the information and a full list of air-times … after the jump.


Willamette River Proposed Rules for Boating - Meeting Sept 9


Posted on September 8th, 2008 by Bryan Myss | Posted in Boats, Events, General, Media, Riders

Courtesy of PDXWake.com :

THIS IS OUR LAST CHANCE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. IF YOU CARE ABOUT THE CONTINUED USE OF THE WILLAMETTE RIVER FOR RECREATIONAL BOATING, YOU BETTER TAKE SOME TIME TO LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD. THIS IS A NUMBERS GAME, AND TO THIS POINT, THE PROPONENTS OF REGULATING OUR RIVER ARE THE ONLY ONES BEING HEARD. YOU MUST MAKE YOUR COMMENTS BY 9/9 IN ORDER FOR THEM TO MATTER.

ALSO YOU SHOULD MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO ATTEND THE SEPTEMBER 9 MEETING IN WILSONVILLE TO DISCUSS THIS PROPOSAL. IT IS AT THE CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (WILSONVILLE CAMPUS) ROOM 111-112. BE THERE BY 6 AS SEATING WILL BE LIMITED.

Please take a few minutes to email comments to the Oregon State Marine Board about their rulemaking proposals for the 17 mile stretch of the Willamette River from Newberg to Canby:

1) Eliminate 180 degree turns under power

2) Require a minimum 200 distance when following a boat towing someone

3) Require boats within 200 of all docks to operate at 5mphs

4) Eliminate the use of ballast and any uneven seating of passengers

Direct contact info, to send your comments and emails, is posted after the jump. Please show up for the meeting tomorrow….


AST DEW Tour Stops in Portland for Wendys Invitational


Posted on August 19th, 2008 by Bryan Myss | Posted in Events, General, Media

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Rider : NIKE Skateboard Athlete - Paul Rodriguez

The 3rd stop of the AST DEW Tour takes over the Rose Garden August 22-24. Top athletes in their respective sports will be competing in SKATE, BMX, and FMX.

For more information about this weekend’s AST DEW Tour stop, the Wendy’s Invitational, visit the official event website : - CLICK HERE - You’ll find media that includes Athlete Bios, AST Standings, and Videos.

We’ve posted the Wendy’s Invitational event flyer and a $3.00 off coupon after the jump.


Pro Wakeboard Team Challenge Set for Pacific Northwest


Posted on August 6th, 2008 by Zack | Posted in Events, Gear, General, Media, Riders

With $25,000 on the line, the 2nd Annual Malibu Pro Team Challenge offers one of the single biggest event purses in the sport of wakeboarding. This three part competition - boat pass, rail jam and double-up contest - will feature some of the top pro riders in the world riding for their prospective board manufacturers, a shot at the winner-take-all prize and bragging rights as the best team in wakeboarding for the next 12 months.

This event was HUGE last year and is even bigger for 2008! Eatonville, WA on August 16th and 17th will be THE “it” spot for all of wakeboarding. Not many excuses will cut it for missing this event. Get your tickets FREE at Bakes Board & Ski, Evo, or other Malibu dealers throughout the Northwest.

All the details … after the jump.


Review Wakeboard Videos by Northwest Film Makers


Posted on July 16th, 2008 by Bryan Myss | Posted in General, Media

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Northwest Film Makers Sean Kilgus of BFY Productions (DRIVE), Jared Eygabroad of Scratch Films (GodSpeed), and Spencer Norris of WIT Productions (One Eye Shut) have all released NEW Wakeboard Videos for this 2008 Wake Season. WakeboardNorthwest.com has covered the filming process of each video over the last year. We will be posting interviews with each of the film makers, many of the riders within the videos, as well as photo galleries from our on location travels and documentary.

If you have not picked up a copy of these Wakeboard Video titles we encourage you to stop by your local pro shop and do so today. We’ve posted direct links to order a copy online, just click through the post.

What we want from you, OUR READERS, is to REVIEW these Wakeboard Videos. Comment below. Tell us what you thought of the individual films, compare them to previous releases by each film maker, and highlight the riding sections that you thought were the best in each video for DRIVE, GodSpeed, and One Eye Shut. Your opinion, feedback, and comments matter to us…. so let us know…

Again, we’ve posted links to the teasers of video and links to purchase them


MAVEN Clinic Recap of the Willamette River Sessions with AWS


Posted on July 9th, 2008 by Bryan Myss | Posted in General, Media, Riders

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MAVEN Team Members and Coaches, Hayley Smith & Barrett Perlman, took the time to tell us about their experience in Portland working with the gals that participated at the MAVEN Sessions on the Willamette River (in collaboration with Active Water Sports).

Read their recaps after the jump…..

The next Northwest MAVEN Sessions are with BAKES Marine August. 18-19. Registration is still OPEN for both days ! Register today and reserve your spot before they fill up. Read about last years BAKES MAVEN Clinic : Click Here