Cam Sur!

A little slice of paradise. I bought a ticket to the Philippines instead of a new MacBook Pro when my computer died (which I need for freelance). You can’t always make responsible decisions…sometimes you have to just follow your heart and know the world will support you either way. So stoked I got the chance to check out CWC, the best cable park in the world!

Lots happened in those 2 weeks, including getting my but warmed on a toilet seat in Japan on the way there. We had something like 21 hrs of flight time, that’s not including layovers and what not. I went there for a contest, the Ultimate Wake Championships, along with all these crazy kids from all over the world…

This was the first international contest I’ve been to, and it was such a good experience. So many different languages and cultures all in one place with one big thing in common. I was really impressed to see a crew of ripping girl wakeskaters…gives me a lot of hope for the future of women’s wakeskating. Tynna Rosero is leading the way down there and it was really fun having good competition, riding doubles, and trying to learn stuff together.

Tynna took us into town a few times to experience some local culture. We rode the ‘skate’ on the railroad track into town, jeepneys and tuk tuks from place to place. We ate some great local food, went to a cock fight (and attempted to make a bet), swam through the rock cave at the hot springs…it was awesome. Did I mention the american dollar goes a long way there? A looong way. $2 for a quality bottle of rum, let’s put it that way. You can’t really beat walking out of your room and a few steps to this every morning…

Can’t wait to go back one day!