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SFWAKE presents South Florida Mastercraft's 6th Annual Pros-n-joes.com Wakefest

Come out this week end to have a blast in the cool blue waters of Peanut Island North Sandbar, snacks, drinks, music, winching, and games.

The future of the South Florida Wakeboarding Association (SFWA)…sounds like a scary title doesn’t it?  Well it is not, it is actually the prelude to a major announcement relating the association.  So let’s get to the announcement and then we can talk about how we got here.  Starting with the publishing of this post, the leadership of the SFWA will be changing.  Morgan (Baer) and I (Jimmy Beno) will both be stepping down and handing control (and the future of the SFWA) to Kimber and Rishy Rajoo.  You may know Kimber and Rishy through their production company R2R Productions.  They have both been very active in the wake community over the past several years wth their latest journey being the ultra successful Railapoolza event that was recently held in Orlando.  So what does this mean for the SFWA? We believe it means the first steps on a journey that will involve growing the SFWA to levels beyond what we could have dreamed.  So now that the announcement is out of the way… let’s get to the background.

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*PLEASE LIKE THIS FACEBOOK PAGE AND ALSO TELL …ALL YOUR FRIENDS TO LIKE ITThe following provides information about the proposed project. We are interested in hearing your thoughts on the project. Please add your comments and (LIKE) our Facebook discussion page, or see the additional contact information provided below.

Cable-skiing at Mullet’s will open up the sport to people of all ages and will provide well managed facilities for both sports enthusiasts and family recreation.
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Board Up Miami

Come Show some love and see some sick riding!!! Always a cool event.

Here is the second Pros and Joes video from this year.  This video includes some pro riding but mainly the Joes.  Again, super sick and thanks to Shawn at wakeboardingfilms.com for the work.  Visit his site and enjoy his videos :)

The 5th Annual South Florida Wake Association (SFWA) Pros and Joes Wake event was held on November 12th, 2011 in West Palm Beach at beautiful Lake Okeeheelee.  The event was a success highlighted by incredible riding from both the Pro and Amateur riders, excellent weather, a wide variety of sponsors and a great crowd.This year’s event Pro List included Scott Stewart, Daniel Powers, Nicola Butler, Steele Lafferty, Adam Errington, Zane Schwenk, Josh Palma, Andrew Adkison, JD Webb and Phil Soven.  Not to be outdone, the amateur rider list included some up and coming names like Noah Flegel, Keenan Allen, Robby Holihan and soon to be known Juan Mendez.

The tone of the event was set by the smooth vocal stylings of the Dano-the-Mano and overall this year’s event boosted the best all around level of riding seen in all five past events.  In addition, this year’s event included filming via helicopter.  The resulting footage was amazing and available to be seen on the SFWA website, http://www.sfwake.com.

The SFWA is proud to host this event each year but the hosting of the event would not be possible without our sponsors.  The sponsors this year included South Florida Mastercraft, Motion Watersports, CWB Board Co., Red Bull, Muscle Milk, Broward Motorsports, Jamba Juice, Exceed Wetsuits, Nacho Bizness, Wakeboardingfilms.com, Boca Raton Helicopters, R2R productions, Evidence Clothing, Virtue Wakeskates, Nike 6.0, Billabong/Von Zipper and Just-In-Time window tinting. Again without our sponsors the event would not be possible.  In addition, the SFWA would like to thank the event volunteers and Zane Schwenk.  Zane is a great ambassador for the sport of wakeboarding and it is through his help that this event happens each year.

The tournament is simple; each pro is paired with three amateur riders to form one team.  The teams each take two sets.  The score for each team set is added together for one team score.  From there first to fourth places were handed out along with a best crash award.  The trick level was insane this year with numerous wake-to-wake sevens being thrown by the am riders.  In the end the winning teams were as follows (Click the Read More link to see winners and Pictures):

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Big thanks to Boca Raton Helicopters for filming and to Shawn Morrison of www.wakeboardingfilms.com for the edit.  More to come and if interested in purchasing some film of the event, contact Shawn via his website.

What would Pros and Joes be without our sponsors?  The simple answer is nothing.  Below is the list of companies that have sponsored this year’s Pros and Joes, please, please, please take the time to visit their websites and get to know them.  They have taken in interest in our sport, let’s repay them by taking an interest in their businesses!!!!



Motion Watersports

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November 12th, 2011, Mark the date now and sign up now!!!

Pro Riders List Confirmed:

1. Scott Stewart- http://www.scottstewartwake.com/

2. Nic Taylor-http://vimeo.com/11860997

3. JD Webb-http://www.vimeo.com/9390233

4. Daniel Powershttp://www.alliancewake.com/wake/who-is-daniel-powers/

5. Steel Laffertyhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJUJJPYDM9c

6. Nicola Butlerhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzuKCniDvcU

7. Andrew Adkisonhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1wgDgvinfA

8. Adam Erringtonhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5PaI0Gh-c4

The 5TH annual Pros and Joes is closed for registration is no longer seeking amatuer participants.  This doesn’t mean you can’t come out and enjoy the event though.  Make a day out of it and see some of the best riding around.  See you on November 12th, 2011 at Okeeheelee Park.  For more information on Pros and Joes click the link below to read the rest of the story!!

New to Pros and Joes?  Want to know what all the excitement is about?  Click the below for the rest of the story!

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Team Adkison from the 2010 Pros and Joes Wake Event

Well it has taken some time but the recap is finally finished.  I wish I could take credit for writing it but for that I thought it would good to bring in the big guns.  So writing this year’s recap is SFWA member, event participate, amazing rider and good friend Tracy Baynham.   Tracy took the lead and asked to write a recap, she did and the SFWA thanks her for her involvement.  So without further ado, the event recap for the 2010 SFWA Pros and Joes Wake event.

2010 Pros and Joes Event Recap

by Tracy Baynham


On November 6th, 2010, twelve of the best professional boat riders in the wake industry came together with thirty six of Florida’s local amateur riders of all ages and skill levels to compete in the fourth annual Pros and Joes Wake Event held at Okeeheelee Park Lake in West Palm Beach, Florida. Hosted by the South Florida Wakeboarding Association, this competition has proven to be one of the most unique and fastest growing pro/am competitions in the South East. Throughout the day, over 1,000 spectators were able to witness some of the best pro riders in the world team up with locals and compete in a both friendly and fun environment.

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A full recap of the 2010 Pros and Joes is event is forthcoming but in the meantime here is a little video of the event to wet your appetite.

Well November 6th is right around the corner and the final list of Pro Riders for the event is set, coming to this year’s event is the following riders (in case you have never seen these guys ride I have attached a clip for you to watch):

  1. Nick Taylor- http://www.vimeo.com/3527522
  2. Scott Stewart- http://www.vimeo.com/14142610
  3. Rusty Malinoski-  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SiEFCOM
  4. Andrew Adkison- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNYfQNtBFl4
  5. Phillip Soven- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPa2HcGCsEQ
  6. Shawn Watson- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGLnAAAGB-M
  7. JD Webb- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSTniG6NvbE
  8. Adam Errington- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNVJ3xInPVg
  9. Jimmy LaRiche- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_cjinktfm8
  10. Andrew Fortenberry- http://www.vimeo.com/9066921
  11. Steel Lafferty- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6SbkHEKH5k
  12. Zane Schwenk- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJZ249iR09Q

This is by far the biggest collection of superstars that we have ever had at Pros and Joes!! If you aren’t stoked and excited about the event after reading this list, you need to check your pulse and make sure you are alive.  These guys promise to kill it and put on a show for all involved.  Registration is closed but the event is free to the public, so get everyone you know and DO NOT miss this event.  It is all day, enjoy the riding, the giveaways and our vendors. Let’s make this year’s event the biggest and the best event we have ever had.  Can’t wait to see you on the 6th!!! Stay stoked!!!


Registration for the 4th Annual 2010 South Florida Wake Association (SFWA) Pros and Joes Event is now officially CLOSED!!!!!!  Thank you to all the participants that have signed up.  What if you didn’t sign up?  Depending on the a number of issues it is possible that we will add an additional team to this year’s lineup.  If you want to be placed on a waiting list, then email me at www.sfwake.com .  Please understand the waiting list is first come first serve.  This waiting list will also be used to replace individuals that dropout of the event due to unforeseen circumstances (usually one or two a year).  Again, thanks to everyone that signed up and please do not hesitate to add your name to the waiting list if you are interested.

This year’s event, sponsored by South Florida Mastercraft, Arrigo DodgeMotion Watersports, Broward Motorsports, Networxvip-Premium Concert Tickets, and Moe’s Southwest Grill promises to be bigger and better with a new format that will showcase the Pro riders in a best trick competition worth $1,000 to the winner.  With that in mind we already have commitments from five amazing riders who will be there to ride with the amateur teams and compete for the $1,000 top prize.  Who are they?  Well here is the list and a link to a video showcasing their skills:  

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Here is the official SFWA Showdown video.   Special thanks to Craig Kotilinek for shooting and putting the video together.  It turned out sick!!!  The flicker photo gallery is updated as well so check those out on the homepage.

Pro Wake Division-Noah Flegel, Troy Wynne, Keenan Allen

The 2010 SFWA Showdown is complete and was a huge success.  On what can only be described as a perfect day weather wise, the crowd was treated to some amazing riding.  Every rider that participated gave it their all and the event was filled with awesome tricks, consistent runs and enjoyable crashes (at least for those watching).   So first and foremost who won?  Here are your winners by division:

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Remember space is limited and spots are filling up!!!! Click here
to sign up!!!

Also, please visit our sponsors, without them this event would not be possible:

South Florida Mastercraftwww.southfloridamastercraft.com


Arrigo Dodgewww.arrigopalmbeach.com



Xcel Wetsuitswww.xcelwetsuits.com/wake/us

Vitamin Water www.glaceau.com

Waterman’s Sunblockwww.watermansappliedscience.com/blog/?p=126

Enoch Surfboards www.enochsurfboards.wordpress.com

Freestyle USA www.freestyleusa.com

Networx Premiere Concierge Serviceswww.networxvip.com

See you there!!!

Everyone, if you have a moment please check out the following website www.sfwatersports.com   This is the brand new home of Motion Watersports!!!  Motion Watersports is the new creation of Morgan Baer, Vice-President of the SFWA.  Motion Watersports offers lessons in anything you can think of relating to water.  Motion Watersports and the SFWA will also be partners on future events.  So please check it out and show some love for Morgan :)