Parks Bonifay pushes for wakeboarding to return
LOS ANGELES -- At 14 years old, Parks Bonifay stormed into X Games III in San Diego and captured gold in wakeboarding.
That was 1997.
Since then, wakeboarding -- a water sport in which an athlete, towed behind a motorboat on a lake, performs tricks on a wakeboard -- has come and gone throughout the Games. It was last held in 2006 at X Games 12 at the Home Depot Center, 10 miles south of Los Angeles.
With X Games 17 centrally located ...
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