Riding the waves


by: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Reese Rollins, of Redmond, sticks a landing after doing a flip during the wakeboarding competition Saturday morning on Lake Billy Chinook. The Sundance Watersports Club had its annual tournament on the lake over the weekend.Skiers and wakboarders from around Central Oregon used the arm of the Crooked River on Lake Billy Chinook as their water playground over the weekend. The Sundance Watersports Club held its annual tournament Saturday and Sunday mornings. About 25 people turned out for the competition.

by: JEFF WILSON/THE PIONEER - Dan Blume gets some air under his board during Saturday's competition. Blume placed first in the novice division and was third in the intermediate class.


12 and under: 1. Hanna Tremel, 2. Drake Cummings, 3. Jordan Kennedy

Novice: 1. Dane Blume, 2. Kade Bachman, 3. Hanna Tremel

Intermediate: 1. Reese Rollins, 2. Austin Alverez, 3. Dan Blume


Supernovice: George Chladek

Division D: Rima Givot

Division B: Dan Blume

Division A: Gabe Chladek

Expert: Keith Liederman

Open 1: Russ Brewer

Open 3: Blaine Florence

Local Weather





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Wind: 10 mph

  • 26 Nov 2015

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  • 27 Nov 2015

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