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Roonie's
09-29-2007, 01:01 PM
From wakeworld. They tried to ban wakesurfing in Idaho but thanks to some politically active folks the wording was changed so wakesurfing is currently not banned. Thanks everyone for helping out the sport.


I was sent the attached link by Jeff Page from Inland Surfer:

http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/sessioninfo/2007/interim/adminrules/2601300701.pdf

In short the proposed legislation banned teak surfing AND wake surfing in Idaho.

Larry Mann of Trick Boardz and Fresh Air Exhaust has joined the AWSA as our Legislative Laison and talked with the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation staff

As of yesterday, Larry through the AWSA has provided the IDPR the NASBLA model law and text from various other states and it is our understanding that the word wakesurfing has been stricken from the proposed legislation.

A special request to folks in Idaho, please let everyone know if we find that anything changes with this proposed legislation.

Kudos to Jeff Page of Inland for being on top of these issues and also to our very own Larry Mann for his dedication to the sport and professionalism in achieving results.

Leroy
09-29-2007, 03:44 PM
Looks like it takes out wakeboarding also.

Roonie's
09-29-2007, 03:52 PM
I think that is related to the boat leaving the water or catching air am I wrong?

Leroy
09-29-2007, 05:46 PM
Reading again sounds like this is directed at jet skiers.

ilikeitglacy
09-29-2007, 11:27 PM
wakesurfer should banned themself from small lake before law does...