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NW Native Nick Jones Interviews on Alliance


Posted on March 11th, 2011 by Zack | Posted in General, Riders

Our buddy Nick Jones recently had a short interview over on AllianceWake.com and we wanted to share the link with our readers that have followed Nick from the early days of his career here on WBNW.

The highlight question in our eyes:

If you could pick any place in the world too (sic) ride where would it be and why?

Nick: On Lake Washington up in Seattle with my Dad, because thats where it all started for me and what made me become addicted to this sport.

Always stoked to see Nick get some mainstream coverage. Nice work Jonesy…keep it up!

Read on for the full interview link and some riding videos of Mr. Jones.



Big Perm…Nick Jones is Back


Posted on May 17th, 2010 by Zack | Posted in General, Riders

I received an email the other day from Nick Jones and I’m pretty sure I could feel how pumped Nick was just in reading the words on my screen. Since moving to Seattle in 2005, Nick has been one of the top riders that I have really enjoyed going out on the lake with and even more so, just hanging out with. As many of you know, Nick had a bad foot injury awhile back and was struggling to get back to his old self as the foot kept throwing kink after kink in his riding. Which brings us back to his email.

Nick recently landed a trick that has never been done. He dubbed it the “Big Perm,” which is a pretty funny play on the current trick named the “Big Worm” crossed with Nick’s signature curly hair that sits atop his head and has become a bit of an identifier for him.

Click over for a look at the trick…



“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.



New Addition to the Family


Posted on February 20th, 2009 by Zack | Posted in General, Riders

A few weeks ago Wakeboard Northwest and Northwest native and Florida nomad Nick Jones got together on the ‘ol telephone and came up with the idea of having Jones be the official northwest news correspondent in Florida.

Jones will be giving his two cents to a dollar and change here on the site on a regular basis. This is the first of what we hope to be many articles to come.

On another note…today is Mr. Jones’s birthday…so Happy B-Day Nick! Click on to read his introduction to wakeboardnorthwest.com.



The Backside 180 with Nick Jones


Posted on December 22nd, 2008 by Zack | Posted in General, Riders

Nick JonesNorthwest native Nick Jones explains the backside 180. When done right this is arguably the most stylish trick you can add to your bag.

Read on and have a look at the video as Nick explains the progression of the trick and gives you his take on one of wakeboarding’s most respected moves.



Nick Jones at Bow Lake August 15th for Clinics


Posted on August 11th, 2008 by Zack | Posted in Events, General, Riders

Pro-waker Nick Jones (CWB, BAKES, Malibu) will be at Bow Lake August 15th, 2008 for Clinics.

There are spots left for these clinics with one of the Northwest’s best wakeboarders. Jump on the opportunity and get signed up. Bow Lake offers up glass as a private lake, and you can’t find better conditions and coaching.

The flier and details are a click away … after the jump.



2008 BAKES Northwest Wakeboard Invitational : Photo Galleries


Posted on August 4th, 2008 by Bryan Myss | Posted in Bakes NWI, Events, General, Riders

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We’ve posted 3 photo galleries from the 2008 BAKES Northwest Wakeboard Invitational. Check out the photo galleries and official recap if you haven’t read it already after the jump.

Thanks to all the riders, sponsors, and spectators that showed up and made this the best BAKES NWI thus far….



Riders Step Up for 4th Annual BAKES NWI


Posted on July 31st, 2008 by Zack | Posted in Bakes NWI, Events, General

Last Saturday, July 26th featured some of the biggest; booted double ups ever witnessed in the Northwest as the 4th annual BAKES NWI competition took flight. In all, 11 riders took to the milder than normal waters of south Lake Washington at Coulon Park. Many of the competitors were familiar to the event with a few brand new faces mixed in.

This year’s event showcased the best riding ever seen for the 4th Annual Bakes NWI. Riders pulled out some insane tricks and showed that even in tough conditions, they were the best in the Northwest. Read up on the full breakdown … after the jump.



BAKES Northwest Wakeboard Invitational This Saturday


Posted on July 25th, 2008 by Bryan Myss | Posted in General

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2008 BAKES NWI Rider List :

Bret V (Washington)
Brandon Robins (Washington)
Nick Jones (Washington)
Sam Cole (Oregon)
Nick Cardoza (SW Washington)
Nick Haisch (Washington)
Jeff Fabiani (Washington)
Rob Carter (Central Oregon)
Hunter Graham (Idaho)
Zach Schneider (Oregon)
Thomas Olson (Washington)
Chris Craig (Washington)

* Come out and root on riders from all over the Northwest region this Saturday at Coulon Park in Renton @ 10am.

We posted a link to last years recap and photo galleries, as well as a link to the video that aired last night on King5 Evening Magazine featuring Thomas Olson. Check them out.



Alex Scagliotti Update : Coaching, Contests, and Filming


Posted on July 10th, 2008 by Bryan Myss | Posted in General, Riders

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Alex Scagliotti has been busy this summer. He recently took the time to catch up with WakeboardNorthwest to tell us about his Wake season so far, his coaching experience at O-Town Water Sports, the 3rd place podium at the Tige Pro-Am, filming with WIT Productions, and coaching at ELEVATE Wakeboard Camp throughout the summer.

“This is what has been happening so far this summer. It started off with me making the move to Orlando, Florida from March-June (love the NW but you can’t ignore the climate). I was an instructor at O-Town which has helped my riding more than anything else so far in my riding career. I definitely got a little spoiled living on a lake, with warm weather, flat water, big wakes, and other riders to push me. The ever present alligators also gave me a little more incentive not to fall. My favorite part about working at the O-Town Water Sports was that every week it seemed like we had someone new from another country…….”

Read Alex’s full “blog style” update and check out some photo galleries posted after the jump.