Mikey demonstrates wakeboard prowess

Local wakeboarder Mikey Pinder is to demonstrate his skills at the International Mersey River Festival (3-5 June)

Mikey, from West Kirby, who is autistic  took up the sport  in 2013 and has competed in events.

His story has featured on BBC North West Tonight.


Mikey will give demonstrations at 3pm on Saturday 4 June and Sunday 5 June at Salthouse Dock.

As well as displays top wakeboarders will be competing in the 2016 Pro Wakeboard Tour. Among the 16 competitors are  the previous National Champion Christian Koester, up-and-coming athletes Ryan and Liam Peacock, and local wakeboarders Harley Somerville and Alex Brandwood

For the latest information about the festival, visit www.merseyriverfestival.co.uk, follow @Merseyfestival on Twitter or like International Mersey River Festival on Facebook.

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