We gotta start by giving a huge THANK YOU to Icy Wakes Surf Shop and all of the sponsors who came out to support the local wake scene! We couldn’t have asked for better weather or company for Wake The Lake 2012. From the Grom division to Outlaw (pro), we saw serious progression and riders pushing each other’s limits all day! Thanks to all who stopped by, chilled and showed their support at the STZ tent, always a good time when the love is flowin’! Props to team riders Matt Deal, taking 1st, and Ben Pierce with second in the Wakeskate division… these dudes shred! The Outlaw podium finished with Jacob Valdez taking 1st, Gordon Harrison with 2nd, and Stephen Pierce finishing 3rd. Can’t wait for next year’s Wake The Lake!
Following Wake the Lake, we were privileged to have a part in the Out Of The Norm video premiere. NC’s first full feature wake video featured STZ Team Riders Matt Deal, Sam Baker and Ben Pierce along with North Cack’s Stephen Pierce, Michael Sutherland and Gordon Harrison. We are soo stoked on this video by Rob Russell. We had no idea what to expect and Rob left no expectation standing… he killed it! Show your support and spread the word about this awesome video filmed and produced right here in North Carolina! You can see the full-length video below, for FREE!
ONE LAST ANOUNCEMENT… we are stoked to welcome Ben Pierce to the STZ wake team! Ben wakeskates and is out of Lake Norman, NC. Stay tuned for his full bio on the rider page and video edits to come!