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2017 AGM – February 28th

2017 AGM – February 28th

Thanks to all those who attended our 2017 AGM. Here is the video recording for those that were not able to attend.  WSWBC will be holding our 2017 AGM on Tuesday, February 28th at 7:00pm. The AGM will be held via teleconference using GoToWebinar. There are several ways to connect […]

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Take the Pledge: #EraseBullying in Sport

Take the Pledge: #EraseBullying in Sport

Sport has the capacity to shape, mold, and enrich the lives of our athletes. Sport should empower our youth to put in the work, to encourage goal setting, to cultivate mentorship, and create everlasting friendships. A sport environment in which participants, athletes, coaches, volunteers, spectators and officials are exposed to negative experiences, […]

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Annual Award winners and call for nominations

Annual Award winners and call for nominations

Water Ski & Wakeboard BC annually presents the following awards to selected members to recognize their achievements and contributions to Towed water sports.  Thank you for your contributions to our sport. Curtis McDonell Memorial Trophy: Cory Bate Presented each year to an individual or group who has made outstanding contributions […]

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2017 BC Wakeboard Team Application

2017 BC Wakeboard Team Application

WSWBC is now accepting applications for the 2017 BC Wakeboard Team. The Wakeboard Committee will review applications and rank athletes based on 2016 competition results, a fundamental skills assessment and commitment to the program. The deadline for applications is Friday, February 10, 2017. The BC Team program is expanding and […]

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Conley Pinette Junior World Champion

Conley Pinette Junior World Champion

Hey all! Although it’s the heat of winter and many of you haven’t skied for a couple months, there has been some very exciting stuff happening! I will try to summarize the information below. The Canadian Rankings came out in December. If you’re interested in seeing how you did in […]

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BC riders named to Wake Canada National Team

BC riders named to Wake Canada National Team

Wake Canada has announced the 2017 Canadian National Wakeboard Team. 14 athletes were named to the team from across Canada with 6 coming from BC. We will be cheering for the following athletes as they represent Canada on the world stage this summer. James Balzer, Abbotsford, BC: Wakeskate Michela Phillips, […]

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Help support Ben LeClair’s recovery

Help support Ben LeClair’s recovery

Post courtesy of Slingshot Wake.  It was a heavy weekend for many in the wakeboarding community, as we learned that our great friend and brand representative Benjamin Leclair suffered a severe spinal cord injury on Friday, Nov. 25 while wakeboarding in Orlando, Florida. Ben was immediately airlifted to the hospital, […]

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Sports announced for Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games

Sports announced for Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games

The BC Games Society announced today the 18 sports that will be part of the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games. Up to 2808 athletes, 543 coaches, and 373 officials will gather on Vancouver Island for four days of celebration and competition, July 19-22, 2018. “The BC Games experience provides inspiration […]

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Elite Athlete Funding: 2016 Applications Now Open

Elite Athlete Funding: 2016 Applications Now Open

WSWBC defines an Elite Athlete as a BC athlete that competes at the National level. The scope of this program is to help athletes with funding for expenses not normally covered by their discipline representative, such as travel and accommodation. Funding comes from yearly fees normally paid by clubs to […]

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2016 Wakeboard Nationals: Abbotsford

2016 Wakeboard Nationals: Abbotsford

Canada’s top wakeboarders competed for the National Championship title this past weekend at Valley Wake Park in Abbotsford, BC. Hosted by Wake Canada, the 2016 Wakeboard Nationals were held for the second time at this venue. Riders competed in boat and cable events. Watch the recap video from BC Team […]

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