New to Boating? 5 Types of Boat to Choose From

Whether you’re buying a boat for the first time, or it’s just been a long while – you might benefit from a refresher on what types of boat are out there.  The boats that I’m going to cover here are mainly for day-use out on lakes and reservoirs.  Anything bigger than that and you’re starting [...]

Pull a 1080 and make $10,080

Looks like Tige is willing to spend big cash to see people land the elusive 1080 trick (3 complete 360′s, for those of you who are not mathemagicians).  They’re offering $10,080 to whichever finalist can land the trick at the upcoming 2008 Tige Pro-Am Wakeboard Championships. Me? I’m pretty good at a 180 (only one [...]

Beginner Wakesurfer – How to Stand

The first time I caught a wave, it only lasted about 3 seconds, but I was hooked. Often when people first have wakesurfing described to them, they simply cannot understand that you are truly surfing behind a boat. The questions I repeatedly get asked are, “so you’re not strapped in to your board?” And, “you’re [...]

Reach new heights on your board

I have watched Kite Surfing on YouTube from time to time, and am always amazed at the air these guys are able to catch. I’m also always bummed that I don’t live close enough to an ocean to give it a try. Well, it looks like there’s something called a Wake Kite available, which allows [...]

Wake boarding – which foot forward?

If you’re trying wake boarding or snow boarding or wake surfing, etc. for the first time, one of the most important things to determine is which foot is your dominant foot. In other words, should you board with your left or your right foot forward? Boarding with your left foot forward is called “Regular”, while [...]