MARYVILLE, TN (September 1, 2007) - Amber Wing became the sixth pro rider to become a member of the current Team Supra pro staff in 2008, joining Trevor Hansen, Reed Hansen, Austin Hair, Ben Greenwood and Josh Sanders.
"Amber joined our team in April of this year. Since that time she finished second on the US Women's Tour, won the US Nationals, and finished on the podium at every event she competed in. Maybe I shouldn't have emphasized the podium finishes so strongly during contract negotiations," said Michael Littman, Skier's Choice Marketing Director, manufacturer of Supra boats.
"I'm more confident today than ever before when I get into the water at a tournament. I'm proud to be one of a select few girls that can throw a 7. But even more so, I'm really excited about the improved consistency of my riding. Having great sponsors behind me like Supra, Liquid Force, Oakley, Pro-tec and of course Wing Vests makes it easy for me to concentrate on my riding," said Amber. Amber requested and will be riding behind the Supra Launch 22SSV.
Team riders at Supra are more than just pro tour representatives. They are involved in product design and development. They provide input on competitive rider likes and dislikes. They assist in the development of marketing programs. They represent the company at events, at boat shows, and at clinics where they help others learn to ride better.
Josh Sanders has taken that one step further becoming one of Supra's leading international dealers. "Supra believed in me long before I became King of the Wake.
Definitely appreciate their support. But more than that, I really have become a believer in the product. There is no better wakeboard boat on the market today than the Launch 24SSV."
Supra's are the exclusive tow boat for the WWA World Wakeboard Championship and for the Gravity Games. Supra's also pull INT and NWL national amateur championships.
Prior to joining Team Supra, Amber had won the Australian Wakeboarding tour, placed 2nd at Gravity Games and was the first woman to land a 720.