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CWB Rant Updates Nick Jones Injury

Posted on March 17th, 2008 by Zack | Posted in General, Riders

Northwesterner Nick Jones has had plenty of down time over the last year due to a worse than nagging foot injury. WakeboardNorthwest.com reported on the initial surgery back in August of ‘07 and we also had a follow up with Jones later last September ‘07 to see how the healing was going. Some more time has passed, and Mr. Jones is ready to start ripping again.

Get an update … after the jump.

Wakeboard VIP Party Schedule & Details

Posted on January 24th, 2008 by Zack | Posted in Events, General, Riders

Here is a little more information on the Wake VIP Party going down tomorrow night (Friday Jan. 25, 7-10PM). Capacity is 200 people so show up early. There will be riders, giveaways, videos, the works. This happens at the Fox Sports Lounge at Qwest Convention Center where the Seattle Boat Show is being held. Your boat show ticket will get you in so hold on to it for access.

The nitty gritty details … after the jump.

Take a Peek with “One Eye Shut”

Posted on November 27th, 2007 by Zack | Posted in General, Media, Riders

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with W.I.T. Production’s front man Spencer Norris and ask a few questions about his upcoming film “One Eye Shut.” Norris has been filming with some of the Northwest’s top talent as well as some rippers from Florida and other areas across the US of A. The film is the follow up to his freshman effort “The Arrival” and by the looks of it, will be a great addition to the young filmers resume.

Check out the full interview … after the jump.

Nick Jones Update : Surgery Was a Success, Road to Recovery

Posted on September 11th, 2007 by Bryan Myss | Posted in General, Riders


Itís been three weeks since Nick Jones went into surgery to repair a Liz Frank Fracture (a tear of the ligament between the first and second metatarsal) in his foot which was slowly pulling the two bones apart. He has been dealing with the injury most of the season since January when the initial fracture occurred. Now post surgery, Nick is in good spirits and on the road to recovery.

The surgery was successful from what his doctors say. While in the recovery room, Dr. Chi explained that once he removed the scared tissue from the injured area, the bones that were separated went right back in place. Dr. Chi says that the procedure went far better than he expected it would.

Read a post surgery interview with Nick Jones and see x-rays taken during his surgery after the jump.

Wakeskating in Washington with W.I.T. Productions

Posted on September 6th, 2007 by Zack | Posted in General, Media, Riders

Spencer Norris of W.I.T. Productions (The Arrival) is currently filming for his Winter 2007 release. Norris took a trek through Washington for a filming trip at Koppert Lake and the greater southern Washington area. He shot with some of the most progressive wakeskaters in the sport, Nick Taylor and Matt Manzari.

Read a recap and see some photos from Spencer after the jump.

Nick Jones Has Surgery To Repair A Nagging Foot Injury

Posted on August 20th, 2007 by Bryan Myss | Posted in General, Riders


I am sitting here at the hospital in the waiting room while Nick Jones is in surgery. Nick has been plagued by an injury that occurred in January. However, it did not stop him from having another great season. He finished in the top 20 of the Pro Wakeboard Tour, appeared in the industry magazines, attended the CWB team photoshoot, and even had time to film a few sections for next year’s wake flicks. Nick Jones is truly one of the best Northwest grown riders. He is determined to start riding again in January after therapy is complete. We wish Nick all the best during his recovery. Stay tuned for further updates post his surgery.

Read more about Nick Jones’s injury and surgery to repair his foot after the jump.

BAKES NWI 2007 : Photo Galleries Added

Posted on August 2nd, 2007 by Bryan Myss | Posted in Events, General, Media, Riders


Check out the BAKES NWI Photo Galleries.

BAKES NWI 2007 : Recap & Results

Posted on July 29th, 2007 by Zack | Posted in Events, General, Media, Riders


The 2007 Bakes NWI Double Up event was once again a success building on last year’s popularity and reputation as the premier event for wakeboarding in Washington State. Drawing in the top talent from the region, the Bakes NWI saw large crowds and large action with riders getting boosted all day long.

Have a look back at the action from our vantage point as official media partner of the event. Come back tomorrow for a full photo essay of the action on and off the water.

Read the WakeboardNorthwest.com recap … after the jump.

BAKES Northwest Wakeboard Invitational : Today at Coulon Park

Posted on July 28th, 2007 by Bryan Myss | Posted in General


Bring your family and friends to Coulon Park in Renton, WA today. The BAKES Northwest Wakeboard Invitational is today from 10-5pm on Lake Washington. 12 Riders are set to compete in this double-up format contest. This is the Northwest Premiere Wakeboard event, so DON’T MISS IT.

Check out the Event Info you need to know after the jump.

Pro Wakeboard Tour Stop in Portland This Weekend

Posted on July 19th, 2007 by Bryan Myss | Posted in Events, General, Riders


The Pro Wakeboard Tour is making it’s final stop this weekend at Blue Lake just East of Portland. Top pros will be competing for the Pro Wakeboard Tour title. Phillip Soven, Rusty Malinoski, Chad Sharpe, and Danny Harf are all contenders for the title with the points standings so close. This is an event you do not want to miss.

Last years Portland Pro Tour stop showcased some of the best Pro Tour runs ever seen. This stop is where the top pros put everything on the line in hopes of winning the Tour Title.

Northwest natives Nick Jones, Alex Scagliotti, & Rob Carter will be riding in Portland, so come out and support our local riders.

Check out the event details and press release after the jump.