Thanks to everyone that participated in this yearâ€™s King of the Great Lakes event in Grand Haven on September 8-11. Special thanks to all the riders from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Oregon, Utah, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic for attending.
Some notable highlights:
A few Midwest Legends in attendance but not competing were Minnesotaâ€™s Tighe Belden and Mark Kedrowski and Illinoisâ€™ Mike Urban and Vytas Cijunelis.
The charging womenâ€™s crew from Illinois.
The high level of riding from the Wisconsin crew who every year inch closer to the podium.
Some new young talent from Minnesota led by Dennis.
11 year old Eric Merrill taking home the Juniorâ€™s Title.
The aprÃ¨s kiteboarding parties, which have become legendary.
Special thanks to Mackiteâ€™s Steve Negen for putting on such an amazing and memorable event. Canâ€™t wait for next year!
Here are the official results:
1. Cameron Dietrich â€“ Puerto Rico/Cabrinah
2. Steve Shank â€“ Outer Banks/Air Rush
3. Topher Sabella â€“ Oregon/ Naish
Great Lakes Division: