Photo: Alija Bos

Date: June 27, 2009
Trick: Crooked Grind

Location: Pride West, Muskoka, ON
Air temp: 27°C (80.6°F)
Water temp: 18°C (64.4°F)

Pride of Muskoka West and Cabana Board Shops played host to the year’s first Militia Undercover event; King of Skate. Ontario’s top wakeskaters battled it out on two solid rails in this winch pulled event. The docks surrounding the rails made it the perfect set up and the guys threw down in buttery calm water all day.  I wanted to get a clean shot of the flat bar as Vince was busting out lock grinds all day but was finding it impossible with the competition atmosphere and scantily clad judges around. I climbed into the water, got down low, cut my foot on something metal, and shot this with a 50mm.  Militia Team Rider Dan Brown took the best trick event with a rock solid kickflip off the up bar.