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Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       01-13-2009, 2:02 PM Reply   
there's a national go skate day, why not a go wake day, or if that sounds lame to you, how 'bout go ride day? good enough reason to take a day off of work, right? we can all choose a date and keep that date every year. for example, let's say we pick august 3rd (no holidays in august). it falls on a monday this year, tuesday next year, etc.

cool? lame? tell me what you think. i won't be offended.
Old    Kyle (kylek306)      Join Date: Feb 2003       01-13-2009, 2:04 PM Reply   
there was one of these on facebook last year. in june i think. I'll see if I can dig it up. Either way, I'm down for two!
Old    Ryan Cowan (aces6692)      Join Date: Nov 2006       01-13-2009, 2:04 PM Reply   
i think it would be fun to have it but i think i would just go and hang at the lake, because if it has a good turn out, the water wouldnt even be worth riding, i'll ride the day after haha, but would still be fun to go and hang and meet new people
Old    scott clark (snwmot)      Join Date: Sep 2006       01-13-2009, 2:04 PM Reply   
I think that'd be awesome! i'll do it.
Old    Luker (xbones)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-13-2009, 2:14 PM Reply   
Didn't Ronix do that last year?

I suggest April 16th!
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       01-13-2009, 2:18 PM Reply   
By Ryan (aces6692) on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - 2:04 pm:

Yo Mang Just Rock big old phatty Douple ups all day.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       01-13-2009, 2:19 PM Reply   
not sure if april or june are do-able since kids are still in school. we wouldn't want to encourage ditching school...school comes first.
Old    Luker (xbones)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-13-2009, 2:21 PM Reply   
I was kidding... Sorry that was the accountant in me ;)
Old    AtTheLake (bmartin)      Join Date: Jan 2007       01-13-2009, 2:23 PM Reply   
It would need some sort of hook to make it happen. A website simply declaring that this is "Go wake day" wouldn't make me any more or less likely to ride. A nice hook would be to get All the local dealers to have demos, clinics with their local pros, or tourney on the local lakes on said day. I think regionally this could be pulled off without major heroics, but the force would have to be very strong to make it happen nationally.
Old    Waylon (wayz)      Join Date: Jun 2005       01-13-2009, 2:34 PM Reply   
Joe, I've tried that with my friends one year. It was great while it lasted. By the time the 2nd year came around, people where dropping like flies. What you're talking about is a grand scale nation wide? Sounds good to me.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       01-13-2009, 2:36 PM Reply   
yes, nationwide. i don't think it would be too hard to convince the wakeboard industry to get involved. it could only lead to sales, right?
Old    VLX Envy (cavlxenvy)      Join Date: Aug 2007       01-13-2009, 2:42 PM Reply   
Ronix 8:12....

August 12th every year guys.
Old    justin (wake2wake_66)      Join Date: Nov 2008       01-13-2009, 3:19 PM Reply   
8:12 is my favorite day of the year!
Old    AtTheLake (bmartin)      Join Date: Jan 2007       01-13-2009, 3:24 PM Reply   
The 8/12 Ronix day is their annual filming day on Radar Lake. The Ronix event could springboard to something like a 'go ride day', but from what I can tell, not a lot happens around that date except for those directly connected to the company.
Old    Brodie Chaboya (brodie_chaboya)      Join Date: Apr 2006       01-13-2009, 3:34 PM Reply   
Every day is "go wake day"
That is a good idea Joe.
Old    Josh (romes)      Join Date: Sep 2006       01-13-2009, 3:37 PM Reply   
i'd be down for 8/12. my birfday is 8/11 so thats two days in a row off for me..

it would be sick to have like a 2 day sale all across the country at proshops and then on the 12 everyone head on out to the lakes, rivers, ponds, whathaveyou...
Old    ren            01-13-2009, 4:59 PM Reply   
I vote every other Friday
Old    Team CBK....Nate (cbk)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-13-2009, 5:11 PM Reply   
Nothing like being at RADAR on 8:12...
Old    Shon G. (shon_g)      Join Date: Apr 2007       01-13-2009, 5:18 PM Reply   
I am in...
Old    Hunter (hunterw)      Join Date: Mar 2008       01-13-2009, 5:26 PM Reply   
Nate I second that except it was more like 8:14 for me!!! Gotta love Chopper Daves wake up calls with the heli every morning!
Old    Nick Kondylas (homedawg678)      Join Date: Jan 2007       01-13-2009, 5:47 PM Reply   
Everyday in summer is go wake day lol
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       01-13-2009, 6:09 PM Reply   
and one could argue that everyday is go skate day. "lol"

"go wake day" could be modeled after the orginators of go skate day.


quote:

GSD originated as the day for skateboarders to have fun, to raise awareness about the issues we face, to show the world what skateboarding is really all about, to reclaim our culture and to define skateboarding as the rebellious, creative celebration of independence it continues to be. In the three years since that first celebration, the holiday continues to grow, but the mission remains the same: Have fun, go skateboarding!


Old    Sam Adams (sdahockey21)      Join Date: Aug 2007       01-13-2009, 8:12 PM Reply   
8:12 is truly the day of wake. That is the day.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       01-13-2009, 8:14 PM Reply   
sweet, let's make it happen!
Old    Jeffrey Blanchard (eternalshadow)      Join Date: Nov 2001       01-13-2009, 8:17 PM Reply   
April... umm excuse me? My lake is usually still frozen!

I've always tried to pick the first day of summer as something special, longest daylight of the year. There's something special about getting off the lake at 23:00 h.
Old    SoCal MOB (rnopr8)      Join Date: Apr 2005       01-13-2009, 9:20 PM Reply   
Great idea Joe...but if we can take off work, why not let kids get a life balance day too
Old    Brian McHugh (bcmach)      Join Date: Apr 2007       01-14-2009, 8:06 AM Reply   
http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/group.php?gid=2228548231
Old    Buzz (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       01-15-2009, 9:57 AM Reply   
I would be up for it IF we had a lake here that we could hit on a Monday
Old    Montgomery (lovin_the_wake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       01-15-2009, 10:02 AM Reply   
So Aug 3rd then ?
Old    Montgomery (lovin_the_wake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       01-15-2009, 10:04 AM Reply   
Aug 11 has been my all day wake day for the past couple years
Old    Mike Klarenbeek (wakecrzy2000)      Join Date: Apr 2004       01-15-2009, 10:32 AM Reply   
8-12 has my vote
Old    Hate2party (slipknot)      Join Date: Aug 2001       01-15-2009, 4:21 PM Reply   
buzz we gotta move, plain an simple, or buy a place down below
Old    gangstar (joe_crawley)      Join Date: Jan 2007       01-15-2009, 4:56 PM Reply   
August 12, Ronix did this last year

(Message edited by joe_crawley on January 15, 2009)
Old    GettingOlder (magellan)      Join Date: Feb 2003       01-15-2009, 5:15 PM Reply   
Isn't August 12th the day that Herb got fired from HL or something.. Is that why they made that day Go Wake Day?
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       01-15-2009, 5:20 PM Reply   
hmmm...that sounds like a good reason.
Old    Geoff Hatfield (ridealready)      Join Date: Feb 2006       01-16-2009, 8:07 AM Reply   
august 12th is my birthday. Seriously. We hit the lake every year for it. Good stuff ronix
Old    Carson (eviltweak)      Join Date: Jun 2008       01-16-2009, 8:32 PM Reply   
mines aug 11 but my school starts that day so no riding for me

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