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Jeff Bolte
Jeff Bolte

NICK NAME: Lightning

SPORT: Freeride

HOME TOWN: Annandale, VA

SPONSORS: Blowsion, Bolte designs, Dasa, Extreme Powdercoating/Gary Lamb Racing, Hydroturf, Judge MotorSports, Liquid Militia Clothing, Rickter/RRP, Riva, Skat-Trak, Rad Dudes , TC Freeride

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  • 2013- Won The Daytona Freeride Cherry Buster ( First Backflip, in the surf.)
  • 2011- IJSBA National Tour 2nd place overall, Pro Freestyle.
  • 2010- IJSBA Tour, 1st place overall, Pro Freestyle, Belle River, Canada.
  • 2010- 3rd place overall,Pro Freestyle, IJSBA Nationals, Nashville TN.
  • 1999- 2005 doing shows on Yamaha Superjets in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Moscow Russia,
    and the USA @ The Beach Water Park in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 1993- World Finals, Novice Modified, 1st place overall, Lake Havasu AZ.
  • 1995- Budweiser Jet Sports Tour, Expert Modified, 3rd place overall, Richland, Washington.
  • 1996- Budweiser Jet Sports Tour, Pro ski modified, 5th place overall in my rookie race at Savannah, GA.
  • 1999- 2005 doing shows on Yamaha Superjets in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Moscow Russia,
    and the USA @ The Beach Water Park in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • 2009- Present, attending the Daytona freerides and Wavedaze freerides in Virginia Beach, Va.
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Jeff Bolte | Wavedaze windy, flat, but still a hoot

I packed up and left West Virginia on Wednesday to head to Maryland to do some carpentry work in Ellicott City, I made some sawdust and hit the road to Virginia beach on Thursday.


Phot By: Stephanie Sickerott

Phot By: Stephanie Sickerott


The sun was shining but the wind was crazy, Many riders were talking about the bridge being closed for hours because of the Highwinds. When I arrived the surf was small with strong off shore winds, even though it was blowing hard, a few skis were out enjoying the waves and spray.

I cruised to the hotel and met up with promoter Dan Swartz and the other free-riders arriving from all over. I was stoked to catch up with old friends and meet some new faces in the crowd, we were all psyched to share some frosty beverages and swap stories on how we were all having the typical wrench parties the week before a freeride!

I had installed a new H2O Torrent 148 pump and Skat-Trak thin blade, cutback impeller in my Rickter and was excited to get in the water and test it in the surf. Unfortunately all the wind had blown the surf pretty much flat. That didn’t stop us from going out and making the best of it, we had a fun session and my ski was hooking up and shooting roost better than ever! Now it was time to get out of the wind and wet gear, and put on some Liquid Militia threads and a hoodie. We got ready, then headed out to grab some grub and get the party started at Peabody’s nightclub. There were shuttle buses to take the riders from the hotel to the club and back so nobody had to worry about driving, very excellent! Too much fun was had at the club so we carried on back at the hotel until about 4 AM when the police came and told us to turn down the music and party, LOL!


We awoke Saturday to warmer weather and sunshine but the surf was even smaller. We ate breakfast and got on the beach. I rode a tank of fuel and had fun shredding the small stuff. After the ride we checked out the raffle where a lot of good prizes were being auctioned off.

Phot By: Asia L. Stewart

Phot By: Chris Kyttle


The promoters of WaveDaze do a raffle ever year with the items that company’s donate to the event. The proceeds go to a specific cause. This year they donated a bulletproof vest to K-9 police dog, which is probably why they took it easy on us and no one got arrested Friday night ha ha Ha!

Saturday night we went back to Peabody’s for a few drinks and to watch the Supercross races and chit chat with the crew.


Phot By: Stephanie Sickerott

Sunday was sunny and warmer with no wind and no waves, Lake Atlantic was in full effect. One of my buddies, John Francavilla talked a friend into bringing out a big boat in the afternoon to make some waves! I was already packed up so I missed out on that. All in all it was a great weekend to catch up with my freeride family on the East Coast, Liquid Militia teammate Jake Bright came out from California, some Canadians, a couple Australians and riders from all over the country rounded out the crew for this spring WaveDaze free ride this year! Can’t wait for the next ride!

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Phot By: Chris Kyttle

NEW VIDEO | Mannequin Challenge Jet Ski Edition
NEW VIDEO | Mannequin Challenge Jet Ski Edition


Mannequin Challenge Jet Ski Edition

The team killed this Mannequin Challenge at Pismo Beach, CA. Jet Ski Freeride Style, one take and nailed it.

Liquid Militia Jet Ski Freeride Team
Live Stream- 2016 BLOWSION Surf Slam | Pacific City, OR

2016 Surf Slam Live Stream Saturday 9/10

YEWWWW! So you couldn’t make it to the Surf Slam this year? no worries, chill out and watch it live!

Liquid Militia Jet Ski Freeride Team

Liquid Militia Jet Ski Freeride Team

Keep an eye out for the LM team flipp’n around out in the surf

More info about Surf Slam: BlowsionSurfslam.com