Wake Foil Academy hits the water running

Are you ready to step into wake foiling? The newly launched Wake Foil Academy will guide you through the new wakeboarding discipline.

Slingshot believes that wake foiling is a natural evolution that started with wakeboarding, and then progressed to wakesurfing.

"Imagine feeling like you are snowboarding in three feet of fresh, untouched powder. Or, floating above the water, from turn to turn in any water condition. That is wake foiling," states the action sports company.

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The model/wakesurfer with a French riding style

She calls herself an agent provocateur. But she knows how to have fun on a wakesurf board. Meet Aurelia Chenat, the party girl that is always chasing entertainment and joie de vivre.

Aurelia Chenat is a French model who spends a lot of time in Asia. Whenever she can, she jumps on a boat and rides the wakes with a glass of wine.

Aurelia makes wakesurfing fun, accessible and relatively easy. If you're in the region, you might find the regular-footer riding the incredible waters of James Bond Island or the stunning aquatic scenarios located in the outskirts of crazy Hong Kong.

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Ben Leclair severely injured in wakeboarding accident

Benjamin Leclair has suffered a serious spinal cord injury in Orlando, Florida.

The rider from Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Canada, was shooting a wakeboarding movie at Kevin Henshaw's Area 52 when the accident took place.

Leclair, who has already been considered one of the best free wakeboarders on the planet, was stabilized on site, airlifted to the hospital in Orlando and later underwent emergency surgery.

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The International Surfing Association (ISA) challenged the International Canoe Federation (ICF) to let the courts decide who should rule the sport of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP).

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Cory Teunissen and Sean Silveira have taken out the third stop on the 2018 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), in Mooresville, North Carolina.

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