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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Mandurah World Cup: high speed flyer

The Mandurah World Cup will kick off the 2014 International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) season, between 15th-16th March, in Western Australia.

With floating obstacles and high altitude gymnastics in the air, wakeboarders will have a chance to prove that all pre-season training was worth it.

Over 100,000 spectators are expected on site, in Mandurah. This world cup stop will add waterski jump to the wakeboard program. There are skiers and riders from 24 countries already confirmed.

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