Wake Nation Cincinnati: lake dreams

The redesigned Wake Nation Cincinnati watersports complex has opened it doors, in Fairfield's Joyce Park. It is the first and only full-size cable wakeboarding park in the Midwest.

All wakeboarders will find an entirely new configuration of obstacles on the lake, including a brand new state-of-the-art rail, bringing the total number of lake rails and jumps to ten.

At Wake Nation Cincinnati, riders can wakeboard, water ski, kneeboard and wake skate around a 10-acre lake without a boat.

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Phil Soven: taking the Malibu WWA Pro Card lead

Phil Soven was the first leader of the newly created World Wakeboard Association Wakeboard World Rankings and Malibu WWA Pro Card concept. After the second season event, Harley Clifford takes first place.

Only two events in to the 2013 World Wakeboard Association (WWA) season, there's already a familiar fight for the top spot that has all the makings of another season-long rivalry, with some budding superstars in the making.

Now, Harley Clifford earned global bragging rights – at least until the next scheduled World Ranking contest – edging out Phil Soven for top spot atop the initial 2013 WWA World Rankings List – a multi-year, cumulative ranking from all major WWA Pro events around the world.

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Red Bull Wake of Steel: flying over Linz

Sixteen international wakeboarders will pull their best tricks over a half-sunk cargo ship, at the Red Bull Wake of Steel 2013, in Linz, Austria, on the 15th June.

A 65-metre long, water-laden and thereby half-sunk cargo ship has been prepared to offer wakeboarders the ultimate playground.

A 150 cubic square metre tank has been put together inside the ship, with a 28-metre long A-frame, a pair of kickers, a 20-metre pipe, a downrail and a 12-metre iron girder for the craziest rail tricks. The highest jump is 4.5 metres above water level.

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