Harley Clifford: just don't let go

The World Wakeboard Association (WWA) has announced the qualification events for the 2014 Malibu WWA Pro Card.

All wakeboarders planning on riding in any Pro Men's division, including Wake Park (cable) or Wakeboard (boat) events will need to qualify for their 2014 Malibu WWA Pro Card, to compete in the Pro Men's division.

The top 20 riders on the WWA Wakeboard World Rankings, and the top 15 on the WWA Wake Park World Rankings lists automatically obtain their Pro Card for the 2014 season.

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Zoltan Torkos: kicking off a career in wakesurfing

Zoltan Torkos has pulled the first-ever kickflip in the history of wakesurfing.

He's a surfer, he's from Santa Cruz, and he's the only living wizard of the surfing world. You've probably heard of Zoltan Torkos by now.

The man who invented the "Darkslide" and the "Fingerflip Spongeboard Transfer" is always cooking something new, something that has never been done.

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Synthetic Swell: a wakesurfing extravaganza | Photo: Wake9.com

More than 130 wakesurfers participated in the Synthetic Swell, in Lake Elsinore and San Diego Bay.

The largest wakesurfing event ever in Southern California attracted 58 riders to Elsinore and 73 riders to Pepper Park, with a total of 19 boats involved.

It has been considered and historic demo day for all wakesurfing enthusiasts. Synthetic Swell was organized by Marco Thompson and gathered gear dealers, athletes and boat owners.

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