Same board, same lake – one year a part.

His hair is a little shorter, his arms a little bigger, he has braces on his teeth and he’s more confident than ever riding the wake.

I distinctly remember taking that photo last year. He was the first run of the day and he was just starting to gain some confidence behind the boat and he had the best cheerleaders inside the boat coaching him up.

He has spent the last year watching and observing everyone surf behind the boat. He watches, he learns and then he executes. He’s a great student.