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Old    Mikaila (2waterbabies)      Join Date: Apr 2003       11-14-2007, 12:48 PM Reply   
I need a little advice. I will be traveling to Florida next month and I would like to spend a day at a wakeboard camp. The only problem is I have no idea what camps are in the area that I will be in. Also I would like to go to one that comes recommended instead of just randomly picking one. The first part of my trip I will be in Orlando and the second part near Fort Lauderdale. I know that there are a ton of camps around Orlando but I have no idea about Fort Lauderdale. So if anyone can suggest or recommend some schools for me to contact in these areas I would be really really appreciate it. Thanks in advance!
Old    Chase Tydings (rockledge)      Join Date: Sep 2005       11-14-2007, 12:56 PM Reply   
Orlando - www.orlandowake.com

Ft Lauderdale - www.wakeboard-school.com
Old    Alex Brown (premier141dna)      Join Date: Aug 2006       11-14-2007, 1:42 PM Reply   
the projects.
Old    Brian Bedell (partyb)      Join Date: Dec 2001       11-14-2007, 1:48 PM Reply   
There are tons of schools in Orlando that is true. I live near Ft.L and the only one within 30 minutes of there is the wakeboard-school mentioned above. You will have fun there. You mentioned you are only going to go to a school for a day...so if you are just looking to ride you can also go to the ski rixen cable park or catch a ride with me. Have fun.
Old    Byrd (byrd)      Join Date: Dec 2005       11-14-2007, 1:55 PM Reply   
Email Dave Briscoe, here is his site http://www.thewakeboardcoach.com/ he can probably work you in anytime you can ride.
Old    Cary Kalamajka (ndh2o)      Join Date: Oct 2001       11-14-2007, 1:56 PM Reply   
Give www.adamswakeboardschool.com a shot. Great instruction by Adam Fields.
Old    TeamValdez (teamvaldez)      Join Date: Apr 2003       11-14-2007, 2:41 PM Reply   
http://www.otownwatersports.com
Old    james adams (iluvrussell)      Join Date: Sep 2007       11-14-2007, 4:30 PM Reply   
www.ridethespot.net , thats darin shapiros camp. you can get coached by him and thats pretty cool. actually, thats f**kin awesome. its outside orlando.
Old    WakeboardSTL (jmuthafnp)      Join Date: Feb 2006       11-14-2007, 5:39 PM Reply   
You can't beat The Boarding School. Shaun, Travis and Kyle are the best.

www.theboardingschool.com
Old    liquid ryder (pilot_ryder)      Join Date: Apr 2006       11-14-2007, 6:02 PM Reply   
i was at o-town last week and all i can say is what an awesome place, conditions were great glass everyday and no boats on the water, glen is a great coach and helped all of us progress very fast, the tinyest tips helped me land my ts roll and the accomodation is nice too, big beds lots of rooms kitchen and big screen tv. All in all two thumbs up :-)
Old    walt            11-14-2007, 6:06 PM Reply   
http://www.wakeboardcamp.com/index.php
Old    Greg Bodor (gti2lo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       11-14-2007, 7:28 PM Reply   
Can't go wrong with many places... good experiences with the boarding school...

Just got back on monday from spending 3 days there
Old    Emory Allen (ega6)      Join Date: Oct 2007       11-14-2007, 7:58 PM Reply   
www.ridethespot.net for sure, I've been there several times and it just keeps getting better. Darin is one of the coolest people I've had the chance to meet and the accommodations are great. I would have to recommend ride the spot for anyone considering a wake camp.
Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       11-14-2007, 8:41 PM Reply   
Lot's of good camps, I recommend www.otownwatersports.com my son has been going there for the last 6 years.
Old    John Jeffries (jdj)      Join Date: Mar 2005       11-15-2007, 3:36 AM Reply   
The boarding school is an all around great experiance. Travis, Shaun, and Kyle are so much fun to hang out and ride with.
Old    Itch (fullonsalesgrp)      Join Date: Jan 2004       11-15-2007, 8:07 AM Reply   
http://www.wakeboard-school.com/

lauderdale area
Dean Lavelle all around great guy, excellent coach.
call him
itch
Old    jonathan prehn (therealpdiddy)      Join Date: Jul 2007       11-15-2007, 8:24 AM Reply   
the boarding school...they're the best...they dont mess around when they say " it's a lift kit for you riding"...

hollar

www.theboardingschool.com
Old    Timothy (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       11-15-2007, 8:24 AM Reply   
I've been to a private clinic with Dean Lavelle up in the midwest, awesome time!

Also, I have spent a week at Dave Briscoe's camp, that was an awesome time as well (and you can learn other stuff too, like barefooting)

It says a lot about all of these schools mentioned in this thread that people don't have anything but great experiences.
Old    aaron guy (wakeboarder123)      Join Date: May 2004       11-15-2007, 8:31 AM Reply   
o town is the sh+t glass all day and glen is an awsome coach.
Old    Lyle Ramsdell (sunsport)      Join Date: Sep 2002       11-15-2007, 10:46 AM Reply   
I've been to the Wakeboard Camp a few times and been to several others. The Wakeboard Camp was hands down the best coaching I've ever had. http://www.wakeboardcamp.com/index.php

Skiing made me board,
Lyle
Chrome Dome
Old    S. Newby (scooby76)      Join Date: Apr 2002       11-15-2007, 2:32 PM Reply   
I've been to The Project and would highy recommend it. I thought there instructions were great and the conditions can't be beat. Three private lakes that were glass the whole time I was there. Plus the rail park was a great change to the day.

www.theprojectspark.com
Old    Nicole (nikki)      Join Date: May 2004       11-15-2007, 2:36 PM Reply   
The Boarding School. And thats all i have to say about that!
Old    tylyn tapawingo (inty399)      Join Date: May 2007       11-16-2007, 5:35 PM Reply   
THE BOARDING SCHOOL


travis and shaun are the nicest people you ever meet.i havnt met kyle but im sure hes cool to.
Old    kyle (lfxstar)      Join Date: Jul 2001       11-16-2007, 8:21 PM Reply   
Dean's school is fun and Dean is a legend and a really nice guy. If i had my choice it would be Murray's camp (even though i haven't been there) just because the opportunity to ride with murray is once in a lifetime and you have the choice between a nautique or xstar.
Old    Greg Bodor (gti2lo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       11-16-2007, 9:39 PM Reply   
Xstar--> Boarding school... Travis does R&D for Mastercraft..
Old    bob wells (phatsac)      Join Date: Feb 2007       11-17-2007, 6:45 AM Reply   
Briscoes gets my kudos, he wont take you out to hold hands and sing koombaya... but if you got a desire to work hard and get better he will give you some bang for your buck ! very user friendly schedule wise... give him a buzz 863-521-1076 (Winterhaven,Fl)
Old    Paul Bernier (wakeriderixi)      Join Date: Jan 2004       11-18-2007, 10:27 PM Reply   
www.orlandowake.com

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