Keaton Roper

Keaton Roper

Boarders bank B.C. crowns

Lake Country Board and Ski Club members Erik Schroeder and Keaton Roper can add provincial champion to their towed water sports resumes.

A pair of Lake Country Board and Ski Club members can add provincial champion to their towed water sports resumes.

Lake Country’s Erik Schroeder, 12, collected gold in the boys division at the B.C. Wakeboarding Championships last weekend in Deep Cove, North Vancouver.

Keaton Roper, 15, won junior men’s crown.

Both boys are coached by former world champion Steve McKinley, and will continue to train daily in preparation for nationals, Aug. 25-28 at River City Park in Kamloops.

Schroeder is sponsored by  SECA Marine, Billabong and Liquid Force. Roper is sponsored by SECA Marine, Slingshot and Rip Curl.