Help Save East Texas Ski Site

KelvinKelvin Posts: 1,314 Mega Baller
I saw this on facebook and thought it needed to be posted here as well. @east tx skier do you know these guys?

Here's the link
Save George Ward's Ski Course
Kelvin Kelm, Lakes of Katy, Katy Texas

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  • ski6jonesski6jones Posts: 1,229 Mega Baller
    edited June 2016
    I know this guy. He skied at Cottonwood in Shreveport periodically. Sign the petition!
    Carl Addington, Lakes of Katy, Texas
  • Than_BoganThan_Bogan Posts: 7,002 Mega Baller
    Can USA Water Ski help? This is exactly what they SHOULD be involved in.
    (And I signed of course)
    Nathaniel Bogan -- GUT Padawan
  • unksskisunksskis Posts: 639 Crazy Baller
    edited June 2016
    Seems like there's more to the story. I'm in full support of the course, and hope it can remain. Will share with others, but hope to get more info on what initiated this change in enforcement.
  • KelvinKelvin Posts: 1,314 Mega Baller
    I just sent an email to the SCR representative on the waterways committee.
    Kelvin Kelm, Lakes of Katy, Katy Texas
  • unksskisunksskis Posts: 639 Crazy Baller
    I agree @Than_Bogan is what USA-WS should be involved with. I think more information is needed beforehand though. Looking at the map, my major assumption is; this is at the back of a residential cove that is past no wake bouys, but responsible use of the course has been allowed or grandfathered in. Now, for some reason; complaint, issue, instance, occurrence, etc may have initiated them to uphold the no wake markings. Again, assumption, it would be great for someone familiar with the situation to inform of what they may be able to. Also find this comment interesting from the petition site;
    "He has been skiing on this course for years, so it's not fair to let a bunch of punks who acted like idiots over Memorial weekend to ruin it for him!"

  • gsm_petergsm_peter Posts: 833 Crazy Baller
    Support from Sweden provided.
    Signed.
    Life is too short not to enjoy every day!
    ski6jones
  • gregygregy Posts: 2,590 Mega Baller
    Fisherman outnumber skiers in Texas unbelievably. I had looked into putting a course in on some local lakes and was told no way. Good luck.
  • ForrestGumpForrestGump Posts: 6,310
    The USA WS waterways committee is worthless. We've contacted them before about stuff and ZERO was done. Let me restate that, less than zero was done.
    Shane "Crash" Hill

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