Local Builder Drives the Boat at Labor Day Weekend Ski Show

August 30, 2010

Wonder Lake Water Ski TeamIf you wonder what home builders do in their free time, here is one builder with an interesting hobby! McHenry County new home builder Roger Gerstad is one of the boat drivers for the  award-winning Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team.  The team’s final show of the season takes place on Labor Day weekend Sunday, September 5 at 4 p.m. The shows is FREE and will take place on the east side of Wonder Lake (Wonder Lake, Il) at the end of Hancock Drive.

The team recently competed in the 2010 National Show Ski Tournament in Wisconsin Rapids WI.  They won a number of titles: including first places for best Barefooting, Ski Jumping, Swivel Skiing, Towboat Driving, and Overall show.  This is the forth time the local Wonder Lake Team has secured the National title since their first victory in 1996.

When Roger driving the water ski team team to victory, he can be found building homes throughout northern Illinois.  Gerstad Builders, Inc. has four locations Liberty Trails in McHenry, Pheasant Ridge in Richmond, Dawson Creek in Poplar Grove all located in Illinois and Bailey Estates on the north shore of Lake Geneva within the Village of Williams Bay, WI.  Maps and home plans can be viewed at

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Roger Gerstad is the president of Gerstad Builders, a family-owned and operated company committed to construction of homes of the highest quality known to the industry. Roger is a graduate of Bradley University and was educated in the field of construction through the wisdom and leadership of his father. Gerstad has developed the communities of Mill Creek, Waters Edge, Winding Creek, Deerwood, Chesapeake Hills, Abbey Ridge, The Trails of Winding Creek, Pebble Creek, Timber Trails, The Trails of Boone Creek, The Trails of River Oaks, The Towns of Boone Creek, Liberty Trails, and Abbey Ridge Townhomes in McHenry, Illinois as well as Pheasant Ridge in Richmond, Illinois, Bailey Estates in Williams Bay, Wisconsin and Dawson Creek in Poplar Grove, Illinois.

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