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Jason Lybeck posed with a wakesurfing board in his Faction Board shop last week. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

Bringing the surf to Minnesota

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Those who crave the thrill of riding a wave don't need the ocean. There are plenty of opportunities to surf on lakes right here in Douglas County.


That's something more people of all ages are finding out as the sport of wakesurfing becomes more popular with each passing summer. Alexandria's Jason Lybeck can attest to that as someone who teaches wakesurfing after starting to excel at it himself.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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