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Old    Wakeman (wakeman7)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-26-2007, 9:36 AM Reply   
Theres a new christian site with a forum. http://wakeupint.com/
Old    Justin Lamoureux (lives2wake)      Join Date: Apr 2002       04-26-2007, 12:35 PM Reply   
Don't the bibles get wet when u wakeboard?
Old    Wakeman (wakeman7)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-26-2007, 12:48 PM Reply   
Nope
Old    Clinton (just_board)      Join Date: Jul 2005       04-26-2007, 12:51 PM Reply   
it doesn't get wet if you have it memorized!
Old    Wakeman (wakeman7)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-26-2007, 12:55 PM Reply   
Yes but if you want to become a christian you dont have memorize a bunch of stuff.
Old    Eric H (erock_15)      Join Date: Aug 2006       04-26-2007, 1:37 PM Reply   
I've seen these guys on myspace. I think they are based out of Australia maybe? It's is definately good to see groups like this though. We have one called "Wakeboarders For Christ" based out of Arkansas. Hopefully we can get our website up before long. Wakeboarding is growing and a great place to introduce people to Christ!
Old    Wakeman (wakeman7)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-26-2007, 1:47 PM Reply   
Eric is this your site.

http://christianwakeboarding.com/

Do you know if there is any groups like yours in florida.
Old    Eric H (erock_15)      Join Date: Aug 2006       04-26-2007, 1:50 PM Reply   
No that's not ours. Actually I think that one has been like that for a while. We honestly haven't even started working on our real page yet. We just have a little myspace page.

As far as the Florida thing goes I don't think there is one down there. But we have talked about trying to help other people get WFC groups started in their own state.
Old    Wakeman (wakeman7)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-26-2007, 1:57 PM Reply   
Yeah that would be awsome.
Old    Eric H (erock_15)      Join Date: Aug 2006       04-26-2007, 2:07 PM Reply   
Okay well send me an email at wakeboardersforchrist@yahoo.com. We are gonna meet to talk about our first event, which is this Saturday. And I'll bring it up at it and then let you know what they say.
Old    Paul Munro (munners)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-26-2007, 3:14 PM Reply   
hey guys my names Paul I started WakeUp Int. I only just found out where all the people joining the WakeUp forums were coming from! Thanks wakeman for the heads up. Yeah we have been running for less than a year, but lost the old site and forums which was a massive pain. But were back bigger and better, and now were international. Good to see people keen in what we do, thanks again wakeman catch ya in the wakeup forums
Old    Wakeman (wakeman7)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-26-2007, 3:16 PM Reply   
Thanks paul
Old    Wakeman (wakeman7)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-26-2007, 5:06 PM Reply   
The site is awsome.
Old    Tuneman (tuneman)      Join Date: Mar 2002       04-27-2007, 7:23 AM Reply   
I volunteer for a faith based club up here in Minnesota. It's called Walk on Water. Check it out:

http://www.walkonh2o.org
Old    sealyon.net            04-27-2007, 5:37 PM Reply   
Glad to see that. I also saw where Shaun Murray said he liked ripin it for Jesus....That sure makes you feel good knowing some people will still take a stand when it is not politicly correct these days.
Paul thanks for the wakeup stickers you sent me several months back we are putting them on some of our demo boards.
Old    Loren (helix_rider)      Join Date: Mar 2003       04-27-2007, 6:15 PM Reply   
There's another great group of Christians at
http://www.inhiswakes.com/.

I went and helped out for a D2R (Day to Remember) where they introduce kids to watersports and relate them to the Christian walk. They were all skiers there, but I brought my boards and the kids all wanted to learn that instead. It was a blast teaching them, and then seeing how the organizers linked the 'great day' in their minds with the message of Jesus. Look them up...I'm sure they could use help if they come through your area.
Old    Paul Munro (munners)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-29-2007, 6:38 AM Reply   
no worries sealyon i havnt seen you on the wakeup forums yet!
Old    Isaac Gredinberg (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       04-29-2007, 8:22 PM Reply   
wakeman would be a jewish name
Old    wakeboardpunk17            04-29-2007, 8:38 PM Reply   
Hey wakeman.. there is christian group for extreme sports down here in FL called Radical Riders...I saw them out at the games this weekend, they have some affiliation with the wakeboard scene and shaun murray
Old    scott firman (mucktoerider)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-30-2007, 5:12 AM Reply   
Matt is right, pretty cool site:http://www.radicalriders.com/
Old    Stephen Higgins (srh00z)      Join Date: Jun 2003       04-30-2007, 5:32 AM Reply   
Murray and Gerry Nunn are both outspoken about their faith, this article also impressed me, Harris is a new convert and it shows. http://www.wakeworld.com/getarticle.asp?articleid=1071
Old    Wakeman (wakeman7)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-30-2007, 5:54 AM Reply   
Yeah I saw them at the wake games too. but couldnt find thier website so thanks.
Old    Eric H (erock_15)      Join Date: Aug 2006       04-30-2007, 6:46 AM Reply   
That was a sweet article I hadn't read that one before! We need more people to speak up like Harris did in that article. So people can see that there is a place for Christianity in wakeboarding!
Old    Ron (ronnyboy27)      Join Date: Nov 2005       04-30-2007, 9:03 AM Reply   
I'm just curious but if people are very religous do they ride on sundays?
Old    Kyle (kylek306)      Join Date: Feb 2003       04-30-2007, 10:08 AM Reply   
well Ron, wakeboarding shouldn't be considered "work" in my book.
Old    Eric H (erock_15)      Join Date: Aug 2006       04-30-2007, 10:20 AM Reply   
I think religious is a bad word to use in the first place. Devout or faithful would be better, but anyways I ride a buddy of mine who is a youth pastor every once in a while on Sunday afternoons in between the morning and evening service. IMHO there isn't anything wrong with riding on Sundays as long as it's not getting in the way of you going to church.
Old    Stephen Higgins (srh00z)      Join Date: Jun 2003       04-30-2007, 12:18 PM Reply   
I agree with Eric, we ride in between church services, and it is usually a more mellow kind of day where other people who don't usually ride will come out and hang out on the boat.
Old    Jon (bdaddy)      Join Date: Jun 2006       05-01-2007, 12:18 PM Reply   
Jesus was a barefooter not a wakeboarder and he didn't need a boat. I'm not sure if he would approve.
Old    Ty (wakeandsnow27)      Join Date: Jun 2004       05-01-2007, 3:21 PM Reply   
RadicalRiders.com.....Rob and Michelle are amazing people. I spent a week up near Steamboat and rode (snow) with them a couple times. Their house has a small park in the back that we snowmobile towed into all day and into the night. Rails, kickers, etc. amazing couple od people....

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