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Old    drewsky24            01-03-2005, 8:11 PM Reply   
i live in pembroke pines and theres no rideable lakes that i know of other than crystal lake,other than that the closet riding is biscayne bay which SUCKS big time! i was wondering if anyone could help me out out with finding any good lakes......thanks in advance
Old    xtremebordgurl            01-03-2005, 8:59 PM Reply   
if you go to www.floridawakeboarding.com and click on lakes they list out all the lakes in the state organized by county (I think) if you have a hard time locating it let me know.
Old    xtremebordgurl            01-03-2005, 9:00 PM Reply   
where is pembroke pines? or what big town/city is it near?
Old    Timothy (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       01-04-2005, 8:11 AM Reply   
by ft lauderdale
Old    mike (wakeboarddad01)      Join Date: Dec 2003       01-04-2005, 6:11 PM Reply   
You should try Lake Osborne in Lantana just west of I-95 by 10th street exit. Also known as John Prince park. The ramp is excellent.... Also you can check out Okeeheelee park in Palm Beach by the Florida turnpike off of Forrest Hills Blvd. You need to register your boat with the recreation department before you can ride there.
Old    drewsky24            01-05-2005, 7:52 PM Reply   
is ski rixen any good?
Old    wakegal02            01-06-2005, 9:53 AM Reply   
I go to lake okeeheelee every now and then to ride. It's nice cause it's only a short drive from my house but the course is pretty darn short, and they put the stupid ski jump on the same part your allowed to wakeboard on and it's not in the middle so you're basically only able to use half of the lake so it makes it a lil more choppy than it would be if you could use the whole lake. If you wanna just ride a guick set or two it's nice but if you're planning to spend the whole day on the boat then you should prob go to lake osborne I haven't been there yet butI heard it's pretty nice.
Old    drewsky24            01-06-2005, 9:34 PM Reply   
to ride in lake okeeheelee do you have to have your own boat?
Old    John Anderson (fly135)      Join Date: Jun 2004       01-07-2005, 6:42 AM Reply   
Andrew, if you don't have a boat then you need to get to Rixen. Cable riding is loads of fun.
Old    drewsky24            01-07-2005, 6:55 AM Reply   
i might check it out next weekend
Old    wakegal02            01-07-2005, 5:49 PM Reply   
about the cable riding, about how are the rates for riding, do they change much or at all for the different seasons, it being Fl it's not too much of a change in weather but I have no clue thats why I'm asking . Oh and another question about the rails and sliders do they have a sort of beginner course or do you just have to go for it, do they have people that could help you out with them it was your first time??? thanx in advance!
Old    Brian Alterman (brian0384)      Join Date: Mar 2004       01-07-2005, 6:09 PM Reply   
andrew, i live in davie, and am looking for rides down in this area, if u have a boat we should hook up sometime if u need an extra driver/rider, let me know if u find a place/way to ride
Old    drewsky24            01-07-2005, 6:41 PM Reply   
brian, i wish i had a boat. jen, iwent and cheked out ski rixens rates and they are like $15 for an hour
$18 for 2 hours
$25 for 4 hours
Old    John Anderson (fly135)      Join Date: Jun 2004       01-08-2005, 7:56 AM Reply   
There is no beginner course for sliders. The people are usually friendly enough to offer advise. Other than that you just go for it.
Old    Brian Alterman (brian0384)      Join Date: Mar 2004       01-08-2005, 9:00 AM Reply   
hey what kinda sliders do they have at ski rixen, and are there any kickers??

Also, To anyone else in south florida: i'm going to school down here and looking for rides, so if anyone wants an extra driver/rider let me know, willing to drive decent distance away, have gas $
Old    xtremebordgurl            01-08-2005, 10:46 AM Reply   
What school are you going to?
Old    Brian Alterman (brian0384)      Join Date: Mar 2004       01-08-2005, 11:06 AM Reply   
bcc
Old    drewsky24            01-08-2005, 4:42 PM Reply   
they have one kicker.
Old    John Anderson (fly135)      Join Date: Jun 2004       01-10-2005, 6:33 AM Reply   
I rode there earlier this year in the CableTour and they had 1 kicker, 2 ramps, a pipe slider, and a baby Dragon. What happened?

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