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Milo: the modern action sports walkie-talkie

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 11:10:42 +0000

Milo is a communication device that lets you talk with friends while kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing, skateboarding, BMX, snowboarding.

This hands-free, modern walkie-talkie allows action sports enthusiasts to chat in a closed group and doesn't need Wi-Fi or cell signal to operate.

Milo combines wireless networking, audio processing, and hardware and is simple to use.

Henning Nockel wins inaugural King of the Wing 2020

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 12:51:07 +0000

Henning Nockel has taken out the first-ever King of the Wing at Gunzenhausen, in Germany.

The event run by the newly-founded Global Wingsports Association (GWA) had good wind conditions for wing foiling's first official debut.

The King of the Wing 2020 was a perfect all-around contest with race and freestyle competitions for the seasoned wing-foilers, as well as a wing festival and rider meet-ups that brought the community together.

Mental health in extreme sports matters

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 10:44:24 +0000

As a professional athlete, artist and brand owner, depression, insecurities, anxiety, self-doubt, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and epilepsy have played a huge role in who I am today.

It's given me strength and courage to push through boundaries, but it has also plagued my road to success, competitions, relationships, and ultimately, happiness.

I see it in people, friends, professional athletes, and successful people all around me, and most of them won't dare open up when I try starting a conversion, for their fear of crying, looking weak, feeling uncool.

New qualification rules added to the 2021 Red Bull King of the Air

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 10:45:51 +0000

The organizers of the Red Bull King of the Air (RBKOTA) announced major changes in the qualification process for the 2021 edition.

The competition, which is expected to run at Kite Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, will showcase 18 big air kiteboarders in early February.

The roster will feature the top three finishers from 2020, and two or three winners from Fly To Red Bull King of the Air satellite events.

Sylvain Hoceini breaks nautical mile speed sailing world record

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 11:40:36 +0000

Sylvain Hoceini broke the nautical mile speed sailing world record at Plage du Rouet, in La Palme, France.

On July 15, at 8:40 pm, the French kiteboarder rode his kite at 39.11 knots (44.88 miles per hour) during the 2020 Prince of Speed.

Hoceini improved by 0.08 knots last year's record set by American rider Rob Douglas at 39.04 knots (44.93 miles per hour).

Formula Kite: the official foiling equipment for the Olympic Games

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 15:00:35 +0000

The sport of kiteboarding will make its Olympic debut with foiling equipment.

As a result, athletes will compete for medals using hydrofoils and specific foil kites licensed under the Formula Kite class rules.

International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) invited kite industry manufacturers to submit equipment for validation by the Technical Committee.

Liquid Force Kiteboarding closes down

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:46:11 +0000

Liquid Force (LF) announced the closure of its kiteboarding division.

The sports company founded in 1995 by wakeboarding pioneers, Tony Finn and Jimmy Redmon, has pulled out of the kitesurfing industry.

The Hood River office has been closed on June 30, 2020, with all customer service and warranty issues managed out of the office in Carlsbad, San Diego.

Nick Jacobsen jumps off a 60-meter-high ship crane

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 17:21:15 +0000

Nick Jacobsen has jumped off a 60-meter-high crane mounted on a massive cargo vessel, in Demark.

In 2011, the Danish kiteboarder jumped off the shipwreck in Table View, Cape Town, South Africa.

Nine years later, Jacobsen was finally able to perform his Crane Jump 2.0. It was a longtime dream that saw the light of day aboard "Leap Heart."

Nick Jacobsen jumps over Danish breakwater

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:28:23 +0000

Nick Jacobsen has jumped over a breakwater in Hundested, Denmark.

At first glance, it looks easy and doable. Kevin Langeree, Ruben Lenten, and Olly Bridge have already landed similar and bigger jumps.

But there are a few variables that make this one harder to perform, including a couple of months of confinement, wind speed and direction, a bonus trick, and the landing's condition.

Ozone R1 V4 kite gets Olympic approval

Thu, 28 May 2020 15:51:44 +0000

The Ozone R1 V4 kites have been approved as registered series production equipment for Formula Kite class.

After a successful factory inspection by the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) Technical Committee, the kite sizes 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, and 21 meters were officially granted Formula Kite status.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 limitations, the physical factory inspection was replaced by extensive documentation.

Paris 2024: Formula Kite inspections begin

Tue, 05 May 2020 11:00:44 +0000

The International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) announced that the factory inspections regarding the new Formula Kite equipment will include 15 manufacturers.

IKA revealed that the technical checkups for the Formula Kite registered series production scheme will focus on 15 of the 17 received applications.

After completing the registration application process in September 2019, which featured an extensive list of technical equipment requirements and documentation, it is now time to assess the businesses' liability.

ISO 21853: the new standard for kite bar quick-release systems

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:03:02 +0000

The Global Kitesports Association (GKA) announced that a new international standard ISO 21853 for quick-release systems has come into force.

The professional circuit which runs the wave kitesurfing and freestyle kiteboarding disciplines revealed that the safety standardization of all kite control bar quick-release systems is effective and valid since February 14, 2020.

The GKA worked with a team of engineers and experts alongside the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to set a new, internationally valid classification for this critical kite gear item.

Sarah Hauser sets world record for the largest women's windsurfing wave

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:46:59 +0000

Sarah Hauser has been awarded the Guinness World Record for the largest wave ever windsurfed by a woman.

The windsurfer from New Caledonia rode a 36-foot (10.97 meters) wave at Jaws/Peahi, in Maui, Hawaii, on December 31, 2019.

Hauser took advantage of perfect swell and splendid 25-knot offshore winds to draw an eye-catching line on the giant blue walls of moving water.

"Beach Time": the windsurf-inspired animated cartoon series

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 11:36:26 +0000

My name is Mark Fiore Martino. I learned to windsurf in 1979.

My favorite spot is Waverly Beach, near our home in Kirkland, Washington. I moved there because jobs were plentiful, but mostly so I could sail the Gorge a lot, which I did.

A windsurfing marathoner's journey to redemption

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 11:39:11 +0000

Sometimes, we all need - and deserve - a second chance. Tony Vandenberg, also known as Bermudaboy, proved that determination pays off.

Vandenberg is a windsurfing marathoner. He loves sailing long distances in extreme environments.

He has once again participated in the WaterTribe North Carolina Challenge, an unsupported, expedition-style adventure race for water sports enthusiasts.

Urban Breez is making land windsurfing great again

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 13:37:42 +0000

The second life of land windsurfing has arrived. Urban Breez is a surfboard-shaped skateboard that lets you go street windsurfing.

The 53-inch (135 centimeters) long and 12-inch (30 centimeters) wide, four-wheel board was specifically designed for those who want to ride a windsurfing sail out of the water.

With a super stable riding surface, wide axis, and big wheels, Urban Breez will get you windsurfing on concrete, asphalt, grass, and wet sand.

Iconic windsurf brand BIC Sport shuts down

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 10:52:26 +0000

After more than 40 years in the market, BIC Sport is closing its doors and putting an end to an iconic brand.

The legendary company was founded in 1979 by Marcel Bich, who nourished a passion for water sports.

The brand was born from the windsurfing culture of the early 1980s, building its image on the pursuit of fun, searching for the perfect wave, and living the Hawaiian dream.

MarkSetBot: the fully automated regatta racing mark

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:31:19 +0000

A US-based company has come up with a product that is so intuitive that that one really wonders why it took so long for someone to invent this kind of technology.

MarkSetBot is the latest innovation in yacht racing and solves an age-old problem in a smart way.

Setting up a race course and maintaining it fair and square can be a challenge for even the most experienced race committees.

Liam Dunkerbeck is training hard to win a PWA World Tour title

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:43:37 +0000

Junior world champion Liam Dunkerbeck is eager to follow father Björn into record books.

Liam Dunkerbeck got into watersports young. So young in fact that, to begin with, he struggled to lift the sail of a windsurfing board.

So, it is no surprise that he is already a junior world champion in the sport where father Björn has won an astonishing 42 world titles.

Legendary windsurfing promoter Ceri Williams passes away

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 09:53:19 +0000

Ceri Williams, the legendary executive secretary of the International Windsurfing Association (IWA), passed away after a courageous battle against a sudden illness.

He was one of the most respected organizers and event directors in the world of windsurfing.

Despite his low profile, Williams was a key personality in the development of the sport in the past decades.

43.04 knots: Antoine Albeau sets new nautical mile speed world record

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 11:40:17 +0000

Antoine Albeau has broken windsurfing's nautical mile speed world record at Plage du Rouet, in La Palme, France.

The multiple-time world champion has done it again.

Albeau rode his windsurf board at 43.04 knots during the 2020 Prince of Speed, the speed sailing event organized by Principe Andrea Baldini.

NeilPryde transfers RS:X intellectual property to class

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 15:40:41 +0000

NeilPryde announced the transfer of the RS:X intellectual property (IP) rights to the RS:X Class Association.

During the worldwide Covid-19 lockdown, the RS:X Class Association continued to work in the background in supporting its sailors and member national authorities (MNA) with a range of issues and concerns.

The primary concern raised has been about the supply of equipment for those sailors looking to Tokyo 2020 - to be held on 2021 - who will need to train on fresh equipment as well as continuing their equipment selection processes.

A different way of being "in irons"

Thu, 28 May 2020 11:35:29 +0000

Most sailors understand the term and have experienced being "in irons" at one time or another.

"In irons" occurs when a sailboat gets "stuck" facing into the wind and can't turn left or right - the jib and main sails flutter, or "luff," when in irons.

Sailboats get into this position accidentally by tacking too slowly.

Why a 1987 windsurfer's rescue matters so much today

Thu, 07 May 2020 11:12:56 +0000

In October 1987, a lost windsurfer was rescued in San Francisco Bay, California. His name was John. Today, there's someone whose dying wish is to find him. His name is Chuck Dougherty.

San Francisco Bay is one of the most celebrated and iconic sailing venues in the world.

But it is also a tricky area, with powerful and shifty winds and currents that can quickly make things difficult for inexperienced water participants.

Brazilian bodyboarders join the national surfing federation

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 17:46:00 +0000

Brazilian bodyboarders and surfers are working together to build bridges between the organizations that run both sports in the country.

The Brazilian Bodyboarding Confederation (CBRASB) announced that the sport will have a full-time member at the Brazilian Surfing Confederation (CBSurf).

Eder Luciano, a three-time ISA world bodyboard champion and former world tour athlete, will represent was appointed to be part of CBSurf's athletes' committee.

After the boogie, what's next for Tom Morey?

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 17:46:45 +0000

Tom Morey needs no introduction. He's an icon and an idol for millions of bodyboarding enthusiasts. But our exclusive interview with the inventor of the boogie board goes way beyond his creation.

The year 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of Morey Boogie, the brand that gave birth to a new water sport.

Patti Serrano, the legendary bodyboarding contest organizer, historian, and passionate bodyboarder, is on a relentless mission to celebrate the birth of an object that changed many people's lives.

Wyalup-Rocky Point: the crazy backwash wave

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 18:00:01 +0000

Welcome to Wyalup-Rocky Point, Bunbury, Western Australia.

The photo seen above is the last of a set taken by Chris McRobb, a 60-year-old amateur yet passionate photographer and surfer, at a local and iconic surf spot.

At the "The Backwash," waves break right in front of a dangerous rocky formation.

Lionel Medina wins 2020 Gran Canaria Frontón King

Sat, 31 Oct 2020 18:05:46 +0000

Lionel Medina has taken out the 2020 World Cup Gran Canaria Frontón King, held in Gáldar, Las Palmas.

The 21-year-old bodyboarder has become the youngest rider in history to win the iconic competition.

Medina, a former vice world junior champion, beat the two-time world champion and three-time event winner, Amaury Lavernhe, in an exciting and tight final.

How Brazilian bodyboarders kept the masters division alive

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:25:13 +0000

The master's division is a category that has been growing across all sports.

Several TV programs are rescuing this essence and its idols, whether in surfing, skateboarding, or hang-gliding.

And despite being one of the "youngest" of extreme sports, bodyboarding is no different.

Daniel Fonseca and Joana Schenker crowned 2020 Portuguese bodyboarding champions

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 13:46:55 +0000

Daniel Fonseca and Joana Schenker have taken out the 2020 Portuguese National Bodyboarding Circuit.

The four-stop series was one of the few national bodyboarding competitions held throughout the world in 2020.

The 2020 Circuito Nacional de Bodyboard kicked off six months later than expected due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Mike Stewart poster that infuriated Surfer readers

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 11:21:02 +0000

Mike Stewart played a crucial role in the expansion of bodyboarding.

However, in its early days, many stand-up surfers mocked the sport and its first stars.

When Surfer Magazine decided to include a poster featuring Mike Stewart inside a huge barrel in one of its issues, some readers felt insulted.

Shred The Web: the online bodyboarding video competition

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 11:14:06 +0000

Bodyboarding US and APB North America announced the launch of Shred The Web, an online bodyboarding video competition.

While the world waits for updates on IBC World Tour's plan for 2021, two North American organizations stepped forward to keep the sport's competitive spirit alive.

Shred The Web challenges riders chase the biggest swells from September 21, 2020, to January 10, 2021, and submit their best waves in four categories.

Frontón King 2020 gets World Cup status

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 10:18:19 +0000

The 2020 World Cup Gran Canaria Frontón King is scheduled to run from October 17-31 at Gáldar, in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria.

Despite the global Covid-19 pandemic, the local Spanish authorities have authorized the legendary bodyboarding competition held every year at El Frontón.

The contest organizers, who also manage the IBC World Tour, confirmed that the 2020 Frontón King is the only tour event running this year.

The end is nigh for professional competitive bodyboarding

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:20:47 +0000

In the past decade, professional competitive bodyboarding went from thriving to struggling.

Professional bodyboarding has never been a sustainable, career-long activity. It had is ups, downs, ups, and downs.

But at this moment in time, things aren't looking good.

Say "no" to low-cost, single-use bodyboards

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 10:58:52 +0000

Cheap single-use bodyboards are evolving into a silent environmental disaster, as they're continuously and increasingly being dumped along the coastlines during summertime.

Every summer, hundreds of thousands of low-cost bodyboards are discarded in the world's beaches.

They can be bought for around $10 and often end up smashed to pieces, floating out to sea or spread all over the sand strip.

Nomad Bodyboards celebrates 20th anniversary

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 10:20:01 +0000

Shane and Mark Britten are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Australian bodyboard company, Nomad. Here's what Shane has to say about the special occasion.

On the eve of releasing the 2020 Nomad 20th Anniversary range, I never dreamt of anything long term when my brother Mark and I started our hobby business in February 2000.

Bodyboarding had already been an integral part of our lives before 2000.

The science and art of stone skipping

Wed, 20 May 2020 15:33:36 +0000

What is stone skipping? The art of throwing flat rocks across the water has become a semi-professional sport involving technique and science.

The goal of stone skipping, also known as stone skimming, is to see how many times a stone bounces off the surface of a pond before sinking.

Believe it or not, skipping stones is more than just a pastime and has become a highly competitive outdoor activity with thousands of participants and fans.

How to grow skimboarding's awareness and popularity

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:57:35 +0000

Skimboarding has become an increasingly exciting sport, as the world's best performers take their finless boards to challenging waves.

Skimboarding is the only water sport that doesn't need waves, wind, or even water depth to be enjoyed.

You can ride it inland (flatland skimboarding) on a wet surface, or in the ocean (wave skimboarding) at a shorebreak.

Is this the biggest winch-powered skimboarding air ever?

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:37:12 +0000

Blair Conklin and Dade Shields have recently formed Skid Kids TV, a media collective covering all things skimboarding.

The duo has been quite successful at putting the sport of skimming in the limelight, thanks to a weekly presence on YouTube. Hopefully, they will keep up insightful and colorful videos.

On June 2019, this group of Laguna Beach riders captured one of the biggest skimboarding airs of all time on film.

Lucas Fink wins maiden United Skim Tour title

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 15:23:33 +0000

Lucas Fink has been crowned 2019 United Skim Tour (UST) champion. He is the first Brazilian skimboarder ever to win the world title.

Fink won four consecutive stages in the United States and was able to mathematically confirm a maiden world skimboarding title for his career and country.

The Brazilian skimboarder won the decisive stage in Florida one day after celebrating his 21st anniversary.

Michal Ambruszkiewicz wins 2019 Red Bull Skim It

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 10:47:49 +0000

Michal Ambruszkiewicz has taken out the 2019 Red Bull Skim It at Manufaktura Beach, in Lodz, Poland.

It is already a tradition that the holiday season in Lodz ends with the largest skimboard competition in Europe, in the heart of the Polish capital, i.e., the Manufaktura Market.

The prestigious flatland skimboarding event returned to central Europe and was blessed by favorable weather conditions, warm temperature and sunny skies included.

How to catch a wave on a skimboard

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 10:01:16 +0000

Catching a wave on a skimboard involves two significant variables: timing and technique.

Skimboarding can be broken down into two main disciplines: wave skimboarding and flatland skimboarding.

Flatland skimboarding is practiced in very shallow, non-coastal waters, and does not involve riding waves.

Blair Conklin and Amber Torrealba win 2019 TAC Skimblast

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 16:07:42 +0000

Blair Conklin and Amber Torrealba have taken out the 2019 TAC Skimblast, at Seabright Beach, in Santa Cruz, California.

The first event of the 2019 United Skim Tour season was held under sunny, blue skies, and warm, summertime temperatures. There was virtually no wind all day.

The wave conditions were not perfect, but there were enough one-to-three foot shore break rollers available to judge and crown the best performers. 

The 2019 United Skim Tour schedule

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:04:58 +0000

The 2019 United Skim Tour (UST) schedule has been released.

The professional skimboarding circuit returns with six state-of-the-art events held in some of the finest venues across the United States.

Defending champions Blair Conklin and Sophia Nguyen will battle it out against the world's best skimboarders in the shore break wave of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

The 2019 Skim USA Tour schedule

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:36:01 +0000

The official 2019 Skim USA Tour schedule has been released.

The amateur, youth-focused skimboarding circuit founded on the east coast of the United States will run five events in 2019.

The 2019 Skim USA Tour kicks off in March, in Florida, and wraps up in August, in Delaware.

The photo book that captures the essence of skimboarding

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 12:28:19 +0000

Photographer Dwight Mudry announced the release of his self-published digital book "Skim: A Photographer's Journey."

As an amateur photographer, Mudry photographed waves for several years, but he felt his images were usually pretty uninteresting.

That all changed when he first saw a skimboarder on Aliso Beach, in Southern California, who was running down the beach into the surf, sliding far out to catch the almost vertical face of the oncoming wave, throwing a huge spray fan, and wrapping around to return to the sand.

How to do the monkey crawl in skimboarding

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:54:24 +0000

The monkey crawl is one of the two techniques that allow skimboarders to get to the waves or any other dead water surface.

Ideally, you should learn how to do it by running to about thigh to waist-deep water next to small, weak waves, as they break next to you.

The goal is to carry all your momentum onto the skimboard in order to give you that extra boost, speed, and distance into deep water areas.

Blair Conklin is your 2018 United Skim Tour champion

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:57:06 +0000

Blair Conklin and Sophia Nguyen claimed the 2018 United Skim Tour title.

The 2018 Exile Oktoberfest got underway at Newport Beach' Balboa Peninsula, in California. It was the final stop of the season for the professional skimboarding tour, and there was a lot at stake.

Sam Stinnett, who was not one of the world title race contenders, ended up winning the 14th edition of the iconic skim contest, which was blessed with a blend of a south swell and a building hurricane swell.

Omeir Saeed breaks two Guinness World Records

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 15:21:05 +0000

Omeir Saeed has broken two new Guinness World Records (GWR) for farthest wakeboard ramp jump and most wakeboard rail airs in 30 seconds.

The 23-year-old wakeboarder from Abu Dhabi eclipsed the long-standing mark by Jérôme Macquart.

In 2011, at the Al Forsan Club, a 15-year-old Saeed got into the water to "mess around" with his friends.

Wakeboarder rides Philadelphia's pink-lit Boathouse Row

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 15:22:04 +0000

Meagan Ethell marked the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month by lighting up her backdrop in pink in a stunning series of wakeboarding photographs.

The 22-year-old has long worked to raise awareness for and funds against the threat of breast cancer and lit Boathouse Row, in Philadelphia, for the occasion.

Boathouse Row is a strip of 19th-century homes along the Schuylkill River, and Ethell chose the location having seen the marina lit in pink in previous years.

Nic Rapa and Meagan Ethell win 2020 wakeboard world titles

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 15:55:50 +0000

Nic Rapa and Meagan Ethell have taken out the 2020 Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships, held in Pine Mountain, Georgia.

Rap put down a fantastic performance in the pro men's final, taking the overall title with a nearly flawless run of 95.00.

Nic threw down a mute mobe 5 and a double cab roll for the win.

Moxie Pro: the first ever female-only wakeboarding series

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 10:38:44 +0000

Moxie Pro is the first-ever standalone professional wakeboarding series for women.

The inaugural three-event series is open to female participants across the globe for both boat and cable disciplines.

"Sound of Wake": Dominik Hernler plays big in Salzburg

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 10:31:45 +0000

Sticking to the diktat "holiday at home," Austrian pro wakeboarder Dominik Hernler set out to explore Mozart's haunt of Salzburg, Austria, on a mission to play with the Salzburg Philharmonic Orchestra.

The 28-year-old's instrument of choice is his well-tuned wakeboard and a pair of cymbals.

Confused? Just wait for the crescendo.

2020 Pro Wake Tour goes digital

Tue, 19 May 2020 12:08:22 +0000

The novel coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic forced the 2020 Supra Boats Pro Wake Tour (PWT) to go digital.

As a result, the organization designed an unorthodox competitive formula comprising of one digital qualifier, two PWT digital events, and two PWT audience-attended stages.

The digital qualifier offers wakeboarders and wakesurfers a chance to qualify for the PWT while riding at their home lake behind their own boat.

The day Brian Grubb combined wakeskating with snowboarding

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 10:57:33 +0000

In 2015, Brian Grubb traveled to Bosnia and Herzegovina to pull off a magical project.

The wakeskating pioneer is constantly pursuing new challenges, so he embarked on a trip to a winter wonderland to try something new.

Grubb headed for Bjelasnica, a glorious Olympic mountain located just 25 kilometers from Sarajevo.

Wakeskaters ride the stunning opal lakes of Lençóis Maranhenses

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:25:02 +0000

Zuzana Vráblová and Brian Grubb traveled deep into the Brazilian wilderness to wakeskate the stunning opal lakes of Lençóis Maranhenses National Park.

The Slovakian and American athletes, who both had the other-worldly location on their wakeskate bucket list for a long time, were based in a camp along the northeast coast of Brazil.

Then, the duo had to navigate a river and drive off-road for two hours to reach the opal lakes and lagoons.

The 2020 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour schedule

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:05:29 +0000

One of the most exciting water spectacles in the world is headed to four American cities this Summer.

The 2020 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), recognized as the number-one wakeboard series on the planet, will feature the world's top-ranked wakeboarders competing alongside up-and-coming athletes, just breaking into the elite level.

The tour, currently in its 28th year, will run May through August at prime water sports venues in Texas, Colorado, Oregon, and Indiana.

Brady Patry rides JB O'Neill as a human wakeboard

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:01:29 +0000

Brady Patry is one of the most talented cable park wakeboarders out there.

The goofy-footed rider from Edmond, Oklahoma, is able to perform and land every wake trick, but he is also known for adding his creative instinct to each maneuver.

Whether Patry is riding a classic wakeboard or throwing unexpected wakeskating moves, he always keeps us entertained and makes things look terribly easy.

The 2019 Nautique Wakesurf Series champions have been crowned

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 10:10:16 +0000

Tremendous performances were seen last month at the latest four stops of the 2019 Nautique Wakesurf Series.

Riders gathered in the beautiful Alberta, Canada to compete at Canada's premier wakesurf championship featuring the highest pro cash prize purse the Canadian's have seen.

The Nautique Canadian Wakesurf National Championships served as a qualifier for Canada's National Wakesurf Development Team and National Wakesurf Senior Team, for both male and female riders.

Noah Flegel and Ashley Kidd crowned 2019 national wakesurfing champions

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 10:36:12 +0000

The 2019 Nautique USA National Wakesurf Championships showcased an action-packed weekend paired with an inspiring spectacle of athletic abilities in a family-friendly environment.

It was the ultimate battle for the top in the final rounds of action with athletes in every division showcasing versatility combining both skim and surf style boards in their runs.

Noah Flegel and Ashley Kidd both locked up their 2019 national titles securing some of the last remaining invitations to the inaugural Nautique Masters Wakesurf Championships, the culminating event of the 2019 Nautique Wakesurf Series.


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