Since the Take It to the Xtreme series was launched, 15-year-old best friends Jake and Peter have survived whitewater rapids, an avalanche, a forest fire, movie stunt work, killer surf waves, perilous
Since the Take It to the Xtreme series was launched, 15-year-old best friends Jake and Peter have survived whitewater rapids, an avalanche, a forest fire, movie stunt work, killer surf waves, perilous rock-climbing, and much, much more.
In this latest installment of the series, Jake and Peter are junior instructors at a noisy wakeboard school that is attempting to share a remote lake with a community of save-the-Earth society dropouts (otherwise known as hippies) .
Jake and Peter love performing their own tricks behind a powerboat driven by the school's founder, a macho young wakeboard fanatic known as "the party animal." Then, Peter decides to encourage the wild streak in a rebellious hippie girl across the lake. She runs away to hide in a nearby abandoned sawmill, only to discover it's not as abandoned as it looks. Community tensions soon erupt — and the boys get more than they bargained for.
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is as passionate today about outdoor adventure as she was while growing up in Wisconsin and the Dakotas. Throughout her career as an editor, journalist and associate publisher, Pam has pursued her passion for adventure sports as a whitewater raft guide and kayak instructor. She has been an associate editor of Adventure Travel magazine in New York. She currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia with her husband and son.
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