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July 29, 2010
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Wakeboarding: Wake lake making waves in Valley

It takes a little bit of gumption, to say the least, to go out and dig yourself a lake in the middle of the desert.

But when lifelong dream met ideal circumstance, Carson Valley resident and longtime water ski enthusiast Doug Lippincott knew exactly what to do.

It took him five months to finish that first lake and, nearly 16 years later, he finds himself and his newly-christened Western Oasis Wakeplace on the technological forefront of one of the fastest-growing action sports in the country.

Lippincott opened what is currently the largest cable wakeboard lake on the West Coast earlier …

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