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Old    ashley heisler (ashley0559)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-23-2008, 10:51 AM Reply   
College students! CSTV’s annual Collegiate Nationals Wakeboard Open Championships are going to be held May 16-18, 2008 at Boulder, Colorado. Check out www.thecollegiatenationals.com to register and for more information.
Old    Josh Busby (joshbuzz)      Join Date: Sep 2007       01-23-2008, 11:41 AM Reply   
We'll be there!! Anything good to do in Boulder?? Haven't been up there in years!!
Old    Bill Sloan (bill_sloan)      Join Date: Nov 2007       01-23-2008, 4:09 PM Reply   
Pearl Street Mall. I think there's bars and restaurants there and other things to do. I haven't been down there for years either. There used to be a good strip club I think it's still open.

Bus Stop
4817 N Broadway St
Boulder, CO
Phone# (303) 440-3911
Old    Josh Busby (joshbuzz)      Join Date: Sep 2007       01-23-2008, 4:30 PM Reply   
Haha, Boulder here we come!!!

Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       01-23-2008, 5:14 PM Reply   
Texas A&M will be there! Road trip!
Old    jeff goldblum (jeffcanary62)      Join Date: Apr 2003       01-23-2008, 5:20 PM Reply   
Virgina tech is gonnan be there, There a handicap for northern schools? Whats the best airport to fly into Denver?
Old    Bill Sloan (bill_sloan)      Join Date: Nov 2007       01-23-2008, 5:36 PM Reply   
Denver International.
Old    nick farrell (nickdakoolkat)      Join Date: Sep 2005       01-23-2008, 10:03 PM Reply   
this should be lots of fun...
Old    Roger Hornsby (hoosairboy)      Join Date: Aug 2005       01-24-2008, 11:30 AM Reply   
Same weekend as pro tour stop so the Florida schools will be in a hurt. I think you should have a minimum taking 9 credit hours to be eligible. I have seen pros take 1 class at a community college in PlayDough and ride in these. That isn't right.

Looks like fun and hope it has a good turn out. Maybe not having the pros there will make it more enticing for others. Good luck.
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       01-24-2008, 11:37 AM Reply   
For the Southern Qualifiers, we required every rider to be a full time student (12 hours or more).
Old    John Marshall (johnm_ttu)      Join Date: Jul 2005       01-24-2008, 11:48 AM Reply   
Leo,
Is there going to be a Spring Qualifier for the South?

How do you guys feel about Grad students? Full time is considered 9 hours for Grad school.
Old    Austin Hegarty (thirdgear)      Join Date: Jul 2005       01-24-2008, 12:54 PM Reply   
The University of Texas will be there too! How about a road-trip with our A&M brethren?
Old    Barrett (tigerblp)      Join Date: Oct 2002       01-24-2008, 4:27 PM Reply   
I don't think Rollins will be attending (we were hoping for an alternate spot) because of the fact it's the same weekend as pro tour. looks like it'll be another good showing for UF.... 'cause I'd assume a lot of UCF's team would be out too..... sooooo bummed they're the same weekend. I was really looking forward to seeing what the CSTV event has become since I was there at it's first year (and gone last year due to study abroad).
Old    Train (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       01-24-2008, 4:30 PM Reply   
hey Barrett - are you rocking the Kurtis specs yet?
Old    Barrett (tigerblp)      Join Date: Oct 2002       01-24-2008, 4:32 PM Reply   
still working out the details... but yeah :-) are you?
Old    Train (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       01-24-2008, 4:37 PM Reply   
I would have to actually ride to need them.
I do a lot of work with him on other stuff though. I tried them on. pretty darn comfy. I'll probably try them out in another month or so, when I get back on the water.
Old    Tommy Phillips (tommysurfs)      Join Date: Dec 2004       02-06-2008, 9:26 AM Reply   
Tommy's Slalom Shop
Killer selection of boards and other gear.
We should be on site and have lots of local info on water temp and riding conditions. Depends on which part of lake they hold event on. Bring wetsuit and possible dry suit if this weather persist. Please feel free to call if we can help out. Stay hydrated to peak at altitude. We are stoked. Barret I hope you come. Miss all my Florida friends.

Tommy Phillips
www.gettommys.com
1-800-592-7547
Old    Brett Hileman (bhileman)      Join Date: Apr 2005       02-06-2008, 12:20 PM Reply   
I will definitely be there. Unfortunatly not competing because ASU didnt really have their act together this year.

What lake in boulder?
Old    Josh Busby (joshbuzz)      Join Date: Sep 2007       02-06-2008, 12:21 PM Reply   
Almost glad I'm not riding... Bring a drysuit in March?!?
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       02-06-2008, 1:30 PM Reply   
John, I think full time graduate works too. As long as you aren't taking 1 hour of some bs class.
Old    Brett Hileman (bhileman)      Join Date: Apr 2005       02-06-2008, 4:17 PM Reply   
I think they should make the full time student rule apply to all regions, because Im pretty sure that at the western collegiate regionals all you needed was one credit through an online course to compete. I think that is bs personally, there is nothing collegiate about that.
Old    Kevin Hoye (wakebrdr38)      Join Date: Sep 2006       02-06-2008, 6:34 PM Reply   
hey leo, do you know if Texas State has a team? i cant find any information on one. It would be a shame if we dont considering there are several pros that go here
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       02-06-2008, 7:03 PM Reply   
Kevin, they do have a team. They rode at Nationals but were DQ'd because one of there riders couldnt prove registration.

Brett, I agree and I can't believe they allowed it. The collegiate wakeboard association is very unorganized and the rules are subject to each individual region. I wish I had a bigger say in it. I think each rider should be full time. 1 hour of online course basically means 'I live at home and my parents pay for all of my crap and I have no intention of every recieving a college degree'. It is really unfair to the 100s of guys who are taking 12+ hours, busting their rear to get a degree, and wakeboarding on the side to have to compete with some kid who wakeboards everyday.
Old    WakeViolater (wakeviolater)      Join Date: Sep 2004       02-06-2008, 11:37 PM Reply   
too bad this is during the Spanky Beaver's wakeboard jib jam...lots of Sac State beaver fans are probably gonna miss out on the new jibs.
Old    mk (maggiewss)      Join Date: Nov 2007       02-08-2008, 3:19 PM Reply   
do they have any sliders at nationals? or is it strictly wake
Old    Barrett (tigerblp)      Join Date: Oct 2002       02-08-2008, 10:23 PM Reply   
just wake maggie

Tommy,
I wish I could get up there for the comp! as i mentioned before, there's the terrible unfortunateness that it's the same weekend as the pro tour stop. but i hope to get out to colorado this summer!

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