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Video: Smeele’s 1080 Get Documented

Posted on March 12th, 2008 by | posted in General, Media, Riders

A few weeks ago The Liquid Circus broke the news that Brad Smeele (who?) had landed the first regular 1080 in history. At the time we had to make do with Jeff Weatherall’s great sequence of the feet as the only documented proof.

Brad Smeele 1080 Sequence
Brad Smeele's 1080 Courtesy of TheLiquidCircus.com

Well suffer no more, Wakeboarding Mag has just posted a clip of from their MyWake Video site documenting the action in full 30FPS action. Apparently this is the video Josh Robinson shot for his upcoming flick Canvas, and thankfully he saw fit to release it prior to the video.

Brad Smeele may not have been very well known before, but he has everyone’s attention now. Hit the jump to see the first regular 1080 ever.

Filming “DRIVE” in Arizona

Posted on May 14th, 2007 by | posted in General


Sean Kilgus, of BFY Productions, is in the process of filming “DRIVE”. The latest filming trip took the BFY Productions crew to Arizona with JD Webb, Danny Harf, Randall Harris, & Rusty Malinoski.

Wakeboarding Magazine’s June Issue has a brief feature about the trip. Check it out when it hits stands in a few weeks.

2006 Pro Wakeboard Tour Videos From Fuel TV

Posted on April 24th, 2007 by | posted in Events, General, Media

Fuel TV Wakeboard VideosIf you didn’t get a chance to visit one of the 2006 Pro Tour stops to see the action in person you missed out on some solid riding, and a pretty fun scene surrounding wakeboarding. Fortunately for you wakeboarding Magazine and Fuel TV have teamed up to offer Fuel’s 2006 PWT coverage online so you can relive the head-to-head show downs whenever you want.

Wakeboarding rarely makes it on TV, and few households actually have Fuel TV from their cable provider, so this is a great move that will give wakeboarding, and the Pro Tour more exposure. Hopefully the 2007 tour videos will be available shortly after the events actually take place, giving wakeboarders around the world the opportunity to experience what a tour stop is like, without having to make a road trip.

Check out the videos after the jump.

Good Times 2 Video Premiere in Kirkland, WA

Posted on April 17th, 2007 by | posted in Events, General, Media

The Good Times 2 Wakeboard VideoIf you live in the greater Seattle area, be sure to head over to Kirkland on Friday for a premiere of Scratch Films highly anticipated Good Times 2 video. The follow up effort to the original Good Times wakeboarding video features riding from the Northwest’s most recognized riders, and should prove to be another high quality piece from Scratch Films. Combine free gear, friends, local NW Riders, and live hip hop with a new wakeboarding video and you’ve got the makings for a good party.

Check out all of the details after the jump.

The Standerd Quarterly : NEW Wake Journal drops April 1, 2007

Posted on March 17th, 2007 by | posted in General, Media

The Standerd Wake Quarterly Photo Journal

The Godfathers of wake photography, Josh Letchworth & Joey Meddock, have joined forces to create The Standerd. For those of you that are sick of seeing ad after ad in our industry publications, lackluster photos, and weak articles…. The Standerd looks to be our savior.

Wakeboarding Magazine Gets Pummelled by the Flowmaster

Posted on March 7th, 2007 by | posted in General, Media

What do you get when you mix a jet engine, a fiberglass wave and a few writers from the Wakeboarding Magazine Staff? Absolute carnage! Wakeboarding Mag headed down to Adrenalina at Orlando’s Florida Mall for a session on a standing wave. Store owner Jeffrey Geller was the first to install the device that has become so popular at theme parks and on cruise ships indoors. Since then, his alternative board sport shop has become a popular location for teens and board sport enthusiasts to kill time and try their luck against the vicious water.

Win Zane’s CWB Setup Courtesy of Wakeboarding Mag

Posted on February 13th, 2007 by | posted in Gear, Riders

CWB WakeboardsWakeboarding Magazine, in conjunction with CWB, just started a contest to win Zane Schwenk’s 2007 setup.

Get the scoop on what’s included and where to sign up after the break.