Many of the riders in the roots series bring a smile to my face. The best part of my day is seeing everyone at reg and getting to chat with every rider for about 5 minutes as I sign them up for the day. One rider in particular is a the top of my morning […]
About The Roots Wakeboard & Wakeskate Tour
The Roots is recognized by the provincial sport body as the designated Wakeboard & Wakeskate boat and cable series in Ontario. It is a not-for-profit event series organized by a committee of long-time competitive riders who have taken the initiative to provide the next generation of athletes with the opportunity to excel through this competitive series. Each event is ability driven which provides an inclusive environment from newbie riders as young as four, to the pro level rider, and all the way up to veterans 50+. The series is 100% grassroots focused with the goal of introducing new participants to the sport.
Jay Poole recently got back from the 2014 Wakeboard Canada Development Camp. To say he is stoked on the level of riding he witness is an understatement. Ontario was lucky enough to have Brayden Beswick, Mackayla Petrie and Patrick Haynes represent us. Jay was nice enough to take some time and give us an update on what went […]
Having two of the top wakeboarders as your coaches is something a lot of us dream of, for Mackenzie Petrie it is a reality. Mackenzie along with his sister Mackayla are students of Oli and Raph Derome. If you have ever watched Mackenzie ride, you can see that like the Derome boys, Mackenize transitions between […]
They say the children are our future, and I completely agree when it comes to Brayden Beswick. Currently in his last year at high school, Brayden rides with lots of style and takes his tricks into the flats. Brayden has been at the top of the intermediate and advanced categories for the past few years […]