Many of you have probably heard or seen the news about the 2017 WaveDaze Freeride going on this weekend, April 7th-9th. This freeride will be at beautiful Virginia Beach and will showcase some of the best free riders know in this sport. Tigercraft has stepped it up this year and is the Title Sponsor. While this freerides main focus is the riders and how they ride, there is a jam packed schedule for the three day event.
Specials thanks goes out to Peabody’s Nightclub, South Jersey Freeriders and JetManiac as they will kick the event off Thursday, April 6th with a huge party. Good, drinks, free shuttle and a ‘80s cover band The Deloreans. This will be a great start to a eventful weekend.
Now comes the riding portion of the weekend. Hopefully everyone gets enough rest as they will be able to start practice at 9am. There will be a six-block-long freeriding zone that will allow for all riders to ride the challenging Virginia Beach surf.
Riders will wan a the practice they can get as there is more than $3,000 in prize money and guarantee on your money back for those who qualify through tenth place. Saturday will be the best day as there will be the Wicked Tricks competition that will leave the fans shocked and the riders wanted to up the competition. Be sure you have enough memory on your camera as there will be a ton of tricks you will want to capture.
Sunday will be a non-competition day that will have the freeride zone open and be a great day to have fun. Many of the riders will be sore and tired but there will still be some crazy tricks being pulled. Benefits from this years event will go directly to Spike’s K-9 Fund. This fund helps dogs that are working to provide them will the health and care they need during their service and after. The dog that will benefit from this years proceeds will be at the event with his owner and will showcase a K-9 bullet-proof vest.