Malibu Boats and the World Wakeboard Association team up for the 2014 Cancun Pro
The most elite contest of the 2014 wakeboard season is being announced to take place at Puerto Cancun, Mexico October 3-5, 2014. This first-time event, pulled by the 2015 Malibu Wakesetter 23 LSV, will bring the highest caliber wake riders to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the World Wakeboard Association at one of the top rated vacation areas in the world.
GoPole, the original and leading third party GoPro camera accessory brand will be sponsoring this year's Jersey Wakeoff on Saturday, August 9 at the Lake Forest Yacht Club. In conjunction with their sponsorship, GoPole will be offering a $1000 cash prize to the winner of the pro division. Consumers will have the opportunity to sample and test out the newest GoPole products, including the Bobber, Grenade Grip and more. GoPro cameras will also be capturing the entire Jersey Wakeoff using all of the new GoPole products.
MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour to Focus Exclusively on Men's Pro Division in 2014
Orlando, FL. - The MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, the largest and most storied professional wakeboarding circuit in the world, has redesigned its format for the 2014 season and will feature only the Pro Men's division at all four events. With an exclusive focus on the sport's premier division, along with a restructured contest heat advancement system and athlete qualifying standards, the MasterCraft Pro Tour has laid the groundwork to produce the most competitive and entertaining wakeboard events on the planet.
Professional wakeskaters Brian Grubb (USA) and Dominik Preisner (GER) travelled to the Philippines
to have an epic winch session at one of the most beautiful spots in the world. The famous rice terraces of Banaue
are considered to be the Eighth Wonder of the World and were surely the perfect playground for an unique wakeskate session!
QuestATX Officially Opens To The Public
AUSTIN, Texas - September 19, 2013 - QuestATX, Austin's first and only wakeboard cable park, has announced that the facility is officially open to the public. The cable will be operating six days a week from noon to dark. Set to be one of the most unique cable parks in the United States, QuestATX has completed the first step in their journey towards becoming Austin's first complete action sports destination.
AARON RATHY SIGNS WITH TIGE BOATS
ABILENE, TX- After an intense tour of Tige Boats and testing future products with the Tige R&D Department, Aaron Rathy has jumped to TeamTige’s Global Wakeboarding Team.
"I'm stoked to be joining TeamTige. It feels amazing to ride for a boat company that shares the same passion for wakeboarding," stated Rathy. "Testing new products with Tige was so sick! Massive changes are coming to the industry and I couldn't be more excited to be a part the team."
DEAN SMITH MAKES THE BIG SWITCH TO TEAMTIGE
ABILENE, TX - Tige Boats is excited to announce that Dean Smith has jumped to the TeamTige Global Wakeboarding Team.
"Tige is a fresh company that continues to push their brand in the right direction," stated Dean. "I'm stoked to be working with them from the ground floor on new products and being able to take my tricks to the next level behind their boats!"
Q&A with Earl Ball Owner of QuestATX When are you opening?
That's everyone's favorite question. We are amazed and excited to hear from so many people who are anticipating our opening. As of right now, our expectation is the first week in August and we will have a few preview days before we open. Our plan is to break-in the system and sign-up new season pass holders that week. Check wakeboarder.com for updates.
SETS IN MOTION - A WOMEN'S WAKE FILM - WORLD PREMIERE
July 20, 2013 at Mile High Wakeboarding in Colorado
Amber Wing is one of the most progressive athletes and a dominating force in competitive women's wakeboarding. At the beginning of the year she set out to raise awareness for her sport, encourage women to strive for more and, in turn, inspire future generations of female wakeboarders. The result was the creation of Sets in Motion.
MALIBU BOATS PARTNERS WITH TEXAS SKI RANCH
NEW BRAUNFELS, TX - Malibu Boats, LLC announces a new partnership with Texas Ski Ranch, including on-site boat sales and service for Malibu and Axis Wake Research boats. Texas Malibu joins as the new dealership to provide retail boat sales and service for "TSR" and its customer base, filled with passionate watersports enthusiasts. In addition, Axis Wake has signed long time TSR athlete, Tom Fooshee as their newest pro rider. Tom will proudly be riding behind the 2014 Axis A22 Liquid Force Edition as soon as it is available.
AUSTIN, Texas - June 12, 2013 - QuestATX, Austin's first and only wakeboard cable park, has officially launched and is set to open to the public in July 2013. Rider owned and operated, the 130-acre complex will be a world class wakeboarding facility equipped with a 6-tower Sesitec system, UNIT Parktec rails and a System 2.0. With ambition to be a complete action sports destination while encompassing Austin's 'Keep It Weird' vibe, QuestATX is set to be one of the most unique cable parks in the United States.