Words Kari Wilberg Photo Rodrigo Donoso He’s won the last two stops on the Pro Wakeboard Tour, but Aaron Rathy isn’t letting it go to his head. With four events remaining and riders like Phillip Soven, Rusty Malinoski, Harley Clifford and Andrew Adkison trailing him in the standings, Rathy knows the 2009 King of Wake […]
By: Justine Griffin 1. How did you become pro? I was wakeboarding with my friends up in Canada, Kevin Henshaw and Steve McKinley. We grew up riding together, and they’re sick. When you’re riding with them everyday you’re going to get good. I rode hard for a long time, and always loved the sport. I […]
Each of the pro mens finalists plus two wild card riders at the Tige Pro-Am in Portland got four chances to compete for $10,080 that would go to whoever landed the trick. It was the largest prize money ever offered in the King of Wake series for a single trick. Although no one landed the […]
Aaron Rathy’s Switch Heelside 1080. Rusty Malinoski’s Backside 900.
Nestled on the southeast shores of the Persian Gulf, 500 miles from Iraq and Kuwait, lies one of the most impressive spectacles of human existence ever seen. Clear, blue water and ultra-modern, breathtaking architecture create a setting that any wake photographer would dream to get involved with
Video coverage from Jono Boysen of the Amsterdam Winch Jam at the Toronto International Boat Show Jan. 12-20. The setup, one of the most elaborate in recent history, involved a flooded hockey rink and a 40-foot-high start pool. Riders included JD Webb, Shawn Watson, Aaron Rathy, Rusty Malinoski, Tino Santori, Andrew Adkison, Chad Sharpe, Reed […]
Distortion Boarding, makers of The Grinch winch, recently signed Aaron Reed as its newest winch team rider. For more info, check out distortionboarding.com.
Aaron Reed, Wakeskater of the Year at the 2006 Wake Awards, wrapped up his year off the Pro Wakeboard Tour by winning the Wakeskate World Championships in Texas. Reed, who also turned 25 at Worlds, took the year off the Tour to focus on demos and filming. Reed's other wins in 2006 include first place […]