- 14 July 2015 | Wakeboarding
Harley Clifford stormed the penultimate stage of the 2015 Supra Boats Pro Wake Tour, at Mossdale Quarry Lakes, in California. It's his third consecutive victory in the series.
Once again, the Australian wakeboarder landed a heelside 900, nuclear blind pete, an indy double tantrum, back mobe 540 and a handle-pass backside 900 to put an exclamation mark on the Pro Wakeboarding final.
"Today was awesome. Everyone was killing it, but I knew what I had to do and the scores to beat. I threw down and took the win. It feels great," expressed Harley Clifford.
- 09 July 2015 | Wakeboarding
The double-up is one of the most spectacular maneuvers in wakeboarding. It requires a lot of training, timing, and coordination between the wake boat driver and the rider.
What's a double-up? In wakeboarding, the double-up is the brief moment when two wakes form a single wake. It is usually more than three times the size of a normal wake, and it will send the wakeboarder higher than in a regular air trick.
Actually, a double-up can launch a professional wakeboarder up to 20 feet in the air. The double-up is a rare combination of skills between the driver and the wakeboarder. It's pure teamwork - the boat goes straight, curves around and goes back into the original rollers.
- 26 June 2015 | Wakeboarding
Will Green, a 23-year-old Floridian wakeboarder, has passed away in a water sports accident in Carters Lake, Georgia, USA.
The winner of the 2015 USA Wakeboard Collegiate Nationals was riding doubles with another rider, but an attempt to jump over Green ended up in tragedy, as the other rider's board hit him violently in the head.
The wake champion was a devoted member of the Cohutta Springs Youth Camp where he was serving as a wakeboard instructor when the accident took place.