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Chico State athletes wow at Wake Fest

Chico State athletes wow at Wake Fest

Sabrina Grislis

September 22, 2015


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

  Soul id, a Chico-based social media website for action sport athletes and photographers, hosted the 2015 Wake Fest, the first wakeboarding event in Chico history. The competitors were pulled across Sycamore Pool in Bidwell Park by a dual-winch system that launched the riders over a 24-foot ...

Wakeboarding team readies for upcoming season

Wakeboarding team readies for upcoming season

Lars Gustafson

September 7, 2014


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports

[metaslider id=34586]Photographs by Brandon FosterWith eight years of experience under its belt, the Chico State wakeboarding team is primed for another year of shredding the wake. The team, which was formed in 2006 and won the 2012 Collegiate Wakeboard National Championship, is hard at work this offs...

Wakeboard team rides waves of success

Wakeboard team rides waves of success

Lee Masten

April 15, 2014


Filed under Sports

Being pulled by a multi-ton boat while holding onto nothing but a rope, strapped to a fiberglass board and expected to perform tricks takes a lot of guts.That's the life of those on the Chico State wakeboard team. The team is one of the best in the country each year. That being said, one would think t...

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