On the cover:
Lake Powell, Arizona
“It’s not every day that an amateur photo turns out. Try this one on for size.” – An excerpt from this issue’s Letter of the Month, In Box, p. 26
36 The Jumpoff
38 The Premiere: Parks Bonifay Documentary
42 The Wall Comes Tumbling Down
Rusty Malinoski lands the first 1080 in competition at the final stop of the 2009 MasterCraft Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour in Reno, Nevada.
44 Rookie Sensation
Aussie Harley Clifford wins the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour on his first try.
45 Long Live the Queen
Dallas Friday’s triumphant return to the top of the women’s wakeboarding world.
46 Crowns, Crowds and Comebacks
Three things that made the 2009 Supra Worlds amazing.
49 The Arrival
Aaron Rathy caps off a huge year with his first-ever King of Wake title.
50 Readers Poll 2009
Your favorite riders, in your words.
54 Obscura and Remote
Wakeskating’s two newest teams put a fresh foot forward.
62 WBM’s 6th Annual Wake Awards, presented by Rockstar Energy Drink
Wake’s biggest night has its best year yet.
66 The Photo Issue
Twenty-two pages of awesomeness. Let it breathe!
88 Byerly Boards Conspiracy
Aaron Rathy’s new Byerly pro model.
90 Scientific Sessions
The new ShadowBox lets you record and share the ins and outs of every ride.
92 My Scene: Northern California
98 Last Blast