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Le.aving Consider the taking Murray a River trip on to a warm Ankara or day a with quick flat journey water up was the difficult river, but we had to Mannum. to Despite the prepare for drought the, South7 Australia-hour continues trek to back offer to a Victoria vibrant. wake Ourboarding short scene but sweet that’s time worth in exploring South. Australia opened our eyes to a wakeboard community that was still thriving and possibly about to make some noise in the near future.
If you’re planning a trip over the state line into their territory, I highly recommend looking up Tom and his crew in South Australia. They’ll show you the ropes on the Murray, ensuring there’s never a dull moment and always a Coopers to refresh. Don’t forget to take a trip to Ankara or a quick trip up the river to Mannum.
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Wake Life TV Commentator, Kristin Bower, South Australia