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JUNE 18, 2012

SCOTT STEWART BEN GREENWOOD / TOM FOOSHEE / KEITH LIDBERG

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SCOTT STEWART

By JD Webb

does into the flats as big as he can.

LAKE MAITLAND, FL

“Scott Stewart, one of the most fun

Not only are his grabs dialed, but he

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guys to watch ride, yet one of the

adds them to his tech tricks as well.

CAMERA: NIKON D3

most overlooked riders in our indus-

Scott recently joined the Hyperlite

try. A couple of months ago, Scott

family. It’s great to have someone

LENS: NIKKOR 80-200MM

moved in with me, and has been an

who is so motivated and focused on

inspiration in more ways than one.

the free riding aspect of the sport

He not only pushes me to push my

and fits in well with the rest of the

riding, but he has also brought a

team.

healthier lifestyle into the household.

This kid is more passionate about

He does yoga for an hour, almost

our sport than most. Scott’s a hard

every day. He foam roles to keep

worker and always ready to lend a

fresh and is in the gym to make sure

helping hand. Keep your eyes out for

his body can hold up to his explosive

Scott Stewart because he will be do-

riding style.

ing big things and really pushing our

Watching Scott ride is pretty insane!

industry in every aspect.” —JD Webb

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ON BOARD

TOM FOOSHEE

KANSAS CITY, KS

VIDEO

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“Riley Bangerter, Mikey Ennen

to a wakeboarder. After we

that it was a solid head high ollie

and I rolled up to this spot outside

watched Brad skate the spot for

if not a bit more. No easy feat. Not

of Kansas City, KS with the help

a bit, I realized there was just

to mention, there was only about

of Brad Arnold and his crew. Once

barely enough room for me to

25 to 30 feet of room to prepare

we got there, I realized it was an

ride parallel to the drop and try to

for the ollie and then less then 20

amazing drop for a wakeskate,

ollie on to the top of it. As I walked

feet for the landing.

but not the most appealing spot

out to the starting point, I noticed

After whining about it the entire


PHOTO: RILEY BANGERTER

time, I walked the winch rope

legs surprisingly got the Michael

Thirty feet of room to get onto the

out. It was my time to nut up and

Jordan effect and allowed me to

top of the drop… Slid for 20 feet…

shut up. I gave the go ahead and

get to the top. The surface slid

Landing was 15 feet. The spot

the winch pulled me into posi-

great because it was mossed

treated us well. Thanks to the real

tion. I edged up to the spot with

over with algae. Best part about

KC crew for hooking us up! Sorry

my eyes pointing directly straight

this spot was that I was sliding for

bout ya’ Keaton.” —Tom Fooshee

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FOLLOWING

KEITH LEE LIDBERG, JR.

AGE

Over The Hill (So it’s all easy going from here)

ORIGIN

Minnesota

YEARS RIDING

Literally forgot!

TV SHOW

Californication

ALTER EGO

Tyler Durden

Three

POLITICS

Libertarian

Proof

CTRL

Armorskin

SPONSORS COMPANY

Apple

Permacation

FOOD

Pizza

FAVORITE COUNTRY

France

(I could use a boat, a shoe, a drink, and anything else you want me to rock!)

SHOES

Loafers

WORKOUT

Sets of standing backflips

NEW ADDICTION

Motorcycles, Cruisers and Crossovers

AIRLINE

Delta Snob. I’m addicted to traveling only for status!

CLAIM TO FAME

I go both ways (On a wakeboard, jerks!)

ISSUES

Bad OCD, but under control... I think

STYLE

Confused European/Yachtsman

SECRET OBSESSION

Architecture

PET PEAVE

Poor lawn care and landscaping

DOGS

I have two. Frank and Bruce

LOVE

Women and bikinis

SPORT

Golf and Hockey

PARTY

Yes please, all the time

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Lake Tahoe, CA


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ANGLE

RONIX BLUR

“I flip through

RADAR LAKE, WA

stop turning the page.

the scene to shoot

everywhere, as usual.

magazines at a higher

Isn’t that the point?

toward the spectators

Those environments can

rate of speed than most

Stop turning the page?

with my camera on a

be really tough to shoot

normal people, I think.

Imagine that!

tripod and set at a slow

in when you’re trying to

shutter speed. There

come up with something

There always something

While at the DEFY

to be said for that one

shoot on Radar Lake last were cameras on

unique. I went across the

photo that makes you

summer, I went across

lake to step back and get

cameras on cameras


away from the chaos. I

After sifting through

O’Brien leaning in on

cheering on… this one is

thought maybe I’d catch

the DEFY photoshoot

the edge of the frame

priceless!”

some expressions of the

images, this frame kept

and the mystery Ronix

unavoidable people in the catching my eye. I think

—Joey Meddock

team rider throwing

background and utilize

and hope it’s one of those down for one of the most

all the lights and flashes

‘stop and look’ photos.

epic wake films of all

popping off.

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DIRECTORY

WAKE SHOPS, CAMPS & PARKS

SHOPS / MARINAS

KC Watersports

Tommy’s

25825 Edgemore Rd.

3740 N Sheridan Blvd

Bakes Marine

Paola, KS 66071

Denver, CO 80212

6424 E. Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE

(913) 783-4300

(800) 592-7547

Issaquah, WA 98029

www.kcwatersports.com

www.gettommys.com

Riptank Boardshop

Wakesports Unlimited 

2400 Glenna Goodacre Blvd. Ste. #106B

8199 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Suite G

The Board Shop

Lubbock, TX 79401

San Diego, CA 92111

269 Broad St

(806) 799-8265

(858) 277-5757

Lake Geneva, WI 53147

www.riptank.com

www.wakesports.com

Sail & Ski Center

Wakesports Unlimited

12971 Research blvd

4215 Harrsion St.

California Marine Sports

Austin, TX 78750

Carlsbad, CA 92008

1240 Kellogg St.

(512) 258-0733

(760) 434-5750

Suisun City, CA 94585

www.sailandski.com

www.wakesports.com

Sail & Ski Center-Lakeway

Wakesports Unlimited

1106 RR 620N

350 South Tustin Ave

California Watersports

Lakeway, TX 78734

Orange, CA 92866

4215 Harrison St.

(512) 266-1515

(714) 363-WAKE

Carlsbad, CA 92008

www.sailandski.com

www.wakesports.com

Sail & Ski Center-San Antonio

Wake Nation

141 Balcones North

201 Joe Nuxhall Way

Candlewood East Marina

San Antonio, TX 78201

Fairfield, OH 45014

204 Candlewood Lake Rd

(210) 734-8199

(513) 887-9253

Brookfield, CT 06804

www.sailandski.com

www.wakenation.com

Sporting Edge Ski & Marine

Wiley’s Water Sports

2005 Somersville Rd.

(866) 993-BAKE www.bakesonline.com

(262) 248-1703 www.bswake.com

(707) 864-4007 www.calmarinesports.com

(888) 5- LAGOON www.carlsbadlagoon.com

(203) 775-2253 www.candlewoodeast.com

CBK Watersports

Antioch, CA 94509

5075 Hwy 11W

(925) 754-8800

1417 S. Trenton St. Seattle, WA 98108-4849 (206) 762-1300

Kingsport TN 37660

www.thesportingedge.com

www.wileyski.com

(423) 224-2135 www.cbkwatersports.com

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Tap any web address to see that company’s website

CAMPS / SCHOOLS

The Wakeboard Camp

Texas Ski Ranch

848 W. Osceola St.

6700 North IH 35

Adam Fields Wakeboard School

Clermont, FL. 34711

New Braunfels, TX 78130

292 Northern Cove Drive

(352) 394-8899

(830) 627-2843

Littleton, NC. 27850

www.wakeboardcamp.com

www.texasskiranch.com

(252) 536-9063 Wake Nation

www.adamswakeboardschool.com

4411 County Road 418 AF Wake 1557 Hwy 903

CABLE PARKS

Rosharon, TX 77583 (281) 431-4444 www.wakenation.com

Littleton, NC 27850 (252) 536-9063

Hydrous Wake Park

www.afwake.com

580 North Cedar Drive Allen, TX 75002

The Boarding School

(214) 755-9905

19504 East Colonial Drive

www.hydrouswakeparks.com

Orlando, FL 32820 (407) 273-5920

McCormick’s Cable Park

www.theboardingschool.com

2020 McCormick Lakes Way Seffner, FL 33584

Hansen’s World Wakeboard Center

(813) 681-4441

19022 Orange Ave

www.skimccormick.com

Groveland, FL 34736 (352) 429-3574

Orlando Watersports Complex

www.worldwakeboardcenter.com

PO Box 771539 Orlando, FL 32877

Pine Lake Ski School

(407) 251-3100

Action Water Sports at PLM

www.orlandowatersports.com

3599 Orchard Lake Rd. West Bloomfield, MI 48324

Scotia Sessions Wakeboard Park

(248) 682-0095

824 Renfrew Rd

www.pinelakeskischool.com

Nine Mile River, Nova Scotia, Canada (902) 877-5477

The Projects

www.scotiasessions.com

19504 East Colonial Drive Orlando, FL 32820

Shred Candlewood

(407) 491-7312

7 Candlewood Hts

www.theprojectscamp.com

New Milford, CT 06776 (203) 648-6392 www.shredcandlewood.com

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