Jake Pelot is not only a world famous shredder but he's also one of the nicest people you'll meet. He's a local in Orlando and at Lake Ronix. His nickname is "Old Reliable" or "Jake from State Farm." Cable, rails or boat, this dude does it all.
JP: Orlando, Florida
WW: Favorite obstacle?
JP: The rooftop transfer
WW: Favorite music?
WW: Favorite food?
JP: I can’t pin that down to one food, but my favorite place to eat is Chipotle, without a doubt.
WW: Favorite person to ride with?
JP: Shaun Murray on the boat, Guenther Oka on the cable
WW: Most memorable event?
JP: Punta Cana Pro in the Dominican Republic
WW: Best results from 2016?
JP: Third place overall in the Wake Park World Series, second place in Jr. Pro Men at Boat Nationals, third place in Jr. Pro Men at Boat Worlds
WW: Plans for 2017?
JP: Keep having fun and pushing myself on the water, go to as many events as I can and keep trying to get new people out enjoying lake days
WW: Car you drive?
JP: Nissan Altima Coupe
WW: How come you’re on the Perf/OWC Billboard?
JP: Well, about a month before Surf Expo I got a call from Bill Porter (owner of Performance Ski and Surf) and he told me that he was planning on running a shot of me on the billboard. It was completely unexpected and, needless to say, I was blown away. I’m still so grateful that it happened and that it's still up!
JP: Ronix, Fox and Performance Ski & Surf.