b'THE WAVE MASTER:SCOTT IMONDIFUN FACT:My first job was When Scott Imondi joined The Westincater the lessons to the level of ourlifeguarding. We were Kierland team as Wave Master, theguests, he says. So for beginners,always at the pool so it Kierland FlowRider provided a blastwe can start with boogie boarding. Ifwas a way to do what from his past. In the early 1990s, hetheyre more advanced, we can teachI was already doing, had ridden one of the original wavethem tricks or how to stand up to surf. what I enjoyed, and get simulators on a family trip to Texas. IImondi wasnt always a FlowRidera paycheck.was horrible at it, he recalls. expert, but his days spent skateboarding Nowadays, youll see him carving,and wakeboarding as a kid helped him spinning, and splashing spectators atmaster it in a few months. I tell guests the Kierland FlowRider, where he andto be patient with it, he says. Youre not his staff teach guests how to ride. Wegoing to pick it up in five minutes.THE WESTIN KIERLAND MAGAZINE 43'