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Reed Hansen Takes Rail Title at Byerly’s Toe Jam (Day 3 of 3)

Posted on April 22nd, 2007 by | posted in Events, General, Riders

The day after its founder’s and namesake’s birthday Reed Hansen took the honors at the inagural event of Byerly’s 4th Toe Jam wakeskate tour. As the premiere wakeskating event, the Toe Jam series attracks the best wakeskaters in the world, partly for the quality of competition, and party for the relaxed and entertaining atmosphere.

Reed combined solid riding behind the Wakeboard Edition Sea-Doo and made easy work of the 10 rail obstacles on the course to best impressive riding from the likes of Brandon Thomas, Brian Grubb and suprise performer Nick Taylor. The overall level of riding in this years first stop of the Toe Jam Series proves just how quickly the level of riding is improving.

The full details of today’s final round, along with the dates of the remaining tour stops are after the jump.

Byerly Toe Jam Tour Stop # 1 (Day 2 of 3)

Posted on April 21st, 2007 by | posted in Events, General, Riders

Byerly Toe Jam Wakeskate ContestRound 2 of the first Toe Jam stop of the season fell on host Scott Byerly’s birthday, and featured more impressive wakeskating from the best riders in the world. The 16 riders that advanced from yesterday’s preliminary qualifying round tore it up behind a 220 Nautique, throwing down multiple flip tricks and spins out into the flats. The surprise upset of the day was Nick Taylor knocking out Aaron Reed in round 5 of the qualifying. Even with a couple of big names failing to advance to tomorrow’s final, the stage is set for some great wakeskating.

Tomorrow will see the conclusion of the first stop of the Toe Jam tour, so stay tuned to see which skater will take top honors. The full summary of today’s action, along with the results are posted after the jump.

Byerly Toe Jam Tour Stop #1 (Day 1 of 3)

Posted on April 20th, 2007 by | posted in Events, General, Riders

Byerly Toe Jam Wakeskate ContestThe Byerly Toe Jam wakeskating tour kicked off with the first stop in Orlando Florida today. Created by Scott Byerly, the goal of the Toe Jam series is to gather the best wakeskaters in sport for a showcase that focuses on the riders and having a good time. Forget about trick lists or time limits, this is all about the riding and hanging out with friends.

Hosted by The Projects, and put on by Rockstar Energy Drinks, day one of this three day event featured preliminary qualifying behind the Sea-Doo on a course filled with 10 different sliders. The top two riders in each heat moved through to the quarterfinal round to be held tomorrow. For the most part today was upset free, with the exception of Tim Kovacich and Scott Byerly failing to qualify for the next round.

Check out the press release for the full details along with the results after the jump.

New Byerly Web Site Worth a Look

Posted on March 11th, 2007 by | posted in Gear, General

Byerly Wakeboards

The world of wakeboarding has always had one name that everyone from the vet to the grom can recognize…Scott Byerly. Byerly has never stopped pushing the sport and progressing things from all angles. This year he adds his own twist with a full line of gear that bears the name of the Legend himself. Scott has always had innovation in mind when designing his products, and he is sure to keep pushing the envelope with the likes of his new wakeskate shape to his artistic and creative thoughts going into his graphics and softgoods.