Better late than never! :-) Now that the AZ wake surf comp finished last weekend, I'm catching up!!
My first (almost) free weekend!!! :-)
The Cali Comp Festival Sept 26-29 was a HUGE success!
Thank you to all participants who made the LONG trek to Napa, CA - Putah Canyon ( #LakeBerryessa ) for the 2 day clinic/ the 2 day CWSA sponsored comp/ Saturday nights synchronized swimming show & those who came to just support & observe. SPECIAL SHOUT OUT to my amazing sponsors ( #Nautique , #Hyperlite , #LIGRentals , #superiorboats , #wakesurf365 , #berryessawatersports , #boatbling , #CWSA , #stickybumps , #bluesurf , #soulcraft , #seasontees , #brynnbrothersgraphicdesign , #chefcookandrun , #sewlong , #leadwake & to the FANTASTIC judges (THANK YOU to Dennis Horton & Jeff Walker along with the Woodards, Harringtons, Sos family, Wheelers, Sauvageau's plus the jet ski crew, scribes, dock starters & rope tossers who made the comp happen!). THANK YOU as well to Marco Thompson & Dan Sauvageau for helping me run the clinic as instructors & for everyone who came, plus the USA Synchro team!! Thanks for Brynn Brothers for being an immense help in this 1.5 yr journey with ALL graphics, online forms, set ups, banners, etc & Marisa Gittens for feeding us such delicious food!! Thanks also to Nathan Kyle from the DOR & Pam Davis from Putah Canyon Campgrounds for making it all possible to rent out the space & your partnership!! Thank you also to Doris DC Kawakami who in the background made those beautiful wearing towels for 1st prize (& Dora Jih who embroidered them) and to Raquel Stanton who took beautiful professional photos of riders! (more to come on folks interested in purchasing (or possible xmas presents) of the CCF wearing towels, pictures & possible videos. Also to Nicole Beth & Trisha Giguere for all my calls & texts you answered and the guidance you provided to help me pull this event together! What a wonderful village of helpers!!
And last, THANK YOU Dina Kupfer & Good Day Sacramento, along with Mike Highhill, Joe Sassenrath from Hyperlite, Wes Daly from Superior Boats, Allison Sos & Kalani Kalani Favors for doing the live bit on the morning news the day before the event happened at Folsom