Saturday, December 29, 2007

I hope every one had a good Christmas. Not much has been going on as far as wakeboarding. I headed home to Canada for the holidays, to visit with my family. It was a quiet but fun trip. Christmas was good I had the chance to visit with family and friends. On my trip my dad and went to Mt Baker for a day of snowboarding. It snowed 17inches the night before so we got some pretty good riding in. Baker is amazing. I have been going to Baker for years with my parents. While we were up there I ran into Mike Ennen and Blake Vilders.
Yesterday I headed into the city and caught a Vancouver Canucks hockey game, they were playing the Calgary Flames. Vancouver won, it was a great game. Lots of scoring and a couple fights.
Congratulations to Rusty and Lindsy Malinoski on the birth of their new son, Marek.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Fun times Filming

The past couple days have been a lot of fun. Sean Kilgus is in town and we have been filming for drive. We have had quite the crew of riders, Danny, Ben, Ruck, Randy, and myself. Parks even came out in the boat and chilled at 7am this morning. Rusty came by for a set last night also. At one point today on a double up danny managed to ride over his own arm, no injury but a pretty cool bruse. It has been rad watching these guys kill it. We have ridden at Dannys in Clermont and could not ask for better conditions just a few days before christmas. here are a few photos.


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Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Not much has been going on in the last week or so since I have been back. A few days ago I checked out the Orlando, Oakley video premier. It was a good vid and Jack held it at a great venue. City Walk at Universal.
I’m up in Washington for the Ronix sales meeting this week. It has been really cool to come up here to see this side of the biz. Paul just moved up to the cottage on Radar, we had the meeting there, that place is sick. It was really good seeing all the Ronix guys. Danny and Parks also made it up for a couple days. All the new gear looks sick.Yesterday I actually had the chance to head up to Stevens Pass and get some snow time in. The conditions were still early season but it was lots of fun. Scott Jobe and I were just doing high speed lines all day. I’m pretty sure we are going to go tomorrow before I fly home. This last week has been the first time I have had off the water this year, It has been nice to heal up those small nagging pains, and heal up the old body for a few days. I will be flying home to FLA tomorrow to meet up with Sean Kilgus to film for drive this coming week. I’m really looking forward to getting back on the water.
That’s about it, Pretty laid back week. I will keep you posted on any cool filming that goes down this week . Thanks for checking in
Chad Sharpe

Friday, December 7, 2007

Back in the USA

I just got back from a 5 week trip that took me around the world. The trip was great but man I am glad to be home. It is a little cooler here in Florida since I was here last buts it is great. We have been shooting with Kilgus all week. The weather has been epic. I have mostly been shooting double ups over the last few days. I hit a big HSBS 7 that i was stoked on yesterday, I just figured out how to do them over the last little while. Yesterday Danny hit the cleanest TS off axis BS 7, It was so dirty.
Not much else has been going on its kinda quiet this time of year, I played a fun game of golf with Grubb, Mr Grubb, and Spencer today, but thats about it. I will up date if we get into anything cool later this week. Thanks for checkin in

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Just thinking out loud. Traveling with the boys it occurs to me how much media influences conversation. For example, always quoting movies, skits, stand up. It makes it pretty hard to be originally funny. I mean we all have our moments. I find that most of my best original material comes from my real life travel stories. Real situations that actually happen. I sometimes have the unfortunate luck of things breaking or going not exactly as planed but almost every great trip story I have ever heard or told never sounded like, We were golfing in the Philippines and I hit 10 over par and Danny was 2 over par, It was a beautiful course and we had a great time. Little dry, I cant see that being a story that I will be slinging sitting around with the boys down the road. I have a pretty good feeling that the part of the story that will be told to the boys sounds more like this. We were on this big hill and Chad started rolling backwards down not realizing the breaks were shit and slammed into the other cart at the bottom, Hi centering the axle while the caddies were looking on in horror, oh yea and then Rucks amazing stroke that had the caddies hitting the deck almost everytime he swung. Then Keith decided to bomb the cart down this steep ass hill and almost flew off a 40-foot cliff.
I don’t know if it’s just me but the latter sounds like a lot more fun to tell later.
You’re young for only so long and make the most of it. Just make sure it dose not hurt others, and be prepared to pay to play. I have learned that the hard way more than a few times. Japan trips have cost me more than you can imagine. You know its bad when they ask if you have travel insurance but thats a whole other long story I will save for another day.

Tuesday, December 4, 2007


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