Daniel Johnson, 8, of Mooresville, throws up a rooster tail of water after landing a trick during a practice run on Lake Norman last summer. Daniel has only been wakeboarding regularly since age 4, but he's already a national champion. He won his age-group division at the World Wakeboarding Association Nationals in West Chester, Ohio, in July and won a slew of local, state and regional wakeboarding tournaments.
Daniel Johnson, 8, of Mooresville, throws up a rooster tail of water after landing a trick during a practice run on Lake Norman last summer. Daniel has only been wakeboarding regularly since age 4, but he's already a national champion. He won his age-group division at the World Wakeboarding Association Nationals in West Chester, Ohio, in July and won a slew of local, state and regional wakeboarding tournaments. BILL KISER/bkiser@charlotteobser
Daniel Johnson, 8, of Mooresville, throws up a rooster tail of water after landing a trick during a practice run on Lake Norman last summer. Daniel has only been wakeboarding regularly since age 4, but he's already a national champion. He won his age-group division at the World Wakeboarding Association Nationals in West Chester, Ohio, in July and won a slew of local, state and regional wakeboarding tournaments. BILL KISER/bkiser@charlotteobser

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