Scot Ferwerda

Owner, Professional Wakeboarder & Coach

Sponsors: Slingshot – – STOKE – Bern

Years riding:  14

Board setup:  Reflex 141 with RAD boots

Scot is the heart and soul, the dreamer!











Deana ‘SchMee’ Houston

Owner & Operations Manager

Years Riding: 2  I’m still learning!

Deana is the boss lady

The final decision













Jonathan ‘NADS’  Nadolski

Professional Wakeboarder & Coach

Sponsors:    Ronix – – STOKE – Bern

Years riding:  13

Board setup:  2012 Phoenix 141 with Frank boots

Jon is our main man! Helping us keep the dream alive!








Kade Kotlarz

Placid Team Rider

Years riding:   2

Board setup:  Ronix Phoenix with Frank boots

Preferred pull:  System 2

Favorite obstacle at Placid and favorite trick on it?:

“Flat Bar doing a side tale press with a late buttered 3 off”

What do you love most about wakeboarding?:

“That you can do what ever you want and its not so structured like team sports

and you can choose what you want to do and what kind style you have.”

Three favorite artists?:   “Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller and Sublime.”


 Adam Marks

Placid Team Rider

Years Riding: 3

Board Setup:   “Ronix Phoenix with Frank boots.”

Preferred pull:   “System 2.0″

Favorite obstacle at Placid and favorite trick on it?:  ”The Flat Bar doing ollie 180 on into switch nose press then back 180 out.”

What do you love most about wakeboarding?:   “The freedom of no one telling you what to do and you can do your own thing.”

Three favorite artists?:  ”OFWGKTA, Mac Miller and The Thermals. ”


Kyler Wells

Placid Street Team

Years Riding: 2

Board Setup: Humanoid Plank & Liquid Force Index boots

Preferred Pull: System 2

Favorite obstacle at Placid and favorite trick on it: Turtle, wall ride

What do you love most about wakeboarding:  I love that wakeboading is a sport where it’s up to you to perform to your highest potential and based on your own style, instead of a team style. You’re allowed to express yourself with shredding.

Three favorite artists: Mac Miller, Wale, Meek Mills

Placid Wake Park is very dog friendly!



12 years old

You can find Christian snoozing on the beach most days!




Diezel (Big Dez)


7 years old

You can usually find Dez in the water!




Diesel (Lil Dez)


1 year old