You may have seen the man they call “Big Spence” on MTV’s Wakebrothers. Word on the street is that he is “Not as Big Spence” with a quick Facebook snoop unveiling his 20 lb loss. Spencer Smith is more than just a big guy with a camera, the guy is freakishly athletic…
Senior photographer Spencer Smith splits time between the West Coast and East Coast and covers everything in between as a shooter on the King of Wake World Series. As a result, few photographers can match the diversity of Smith’s top photos of 2011.
Wakesports Unlimited, Carlsbad Lagoon and TransWorld WAKEBOARDING hosted the first-ever Halloween Shred on Oct. 23. After only two days of advertising, more than 30 riders, including Randall Harris, Eddie Valdez, Jacob Valdez, Melissa Marquadt and Justin Fisher, turned out for a costume contest and BBQ.
Last November, Kaesen Suyderhoud joined the Shred Town crew on a winch trip from Austin, Texas, to Orlando, Florida. This gap just outside Austin was one of the first spots they hit. “(The Shred Town guys) had been to that spot a bunch of times along with Gabe Lucas and I’m sure a few wakeskaters, […]
WAKEBOARDING magazine contributor Silas Thurman brought a Holga camera with him to BROstock this year to capture some of the personalities that contribute to wakeboarding’s biggest party. Here’s what he brought back from Lake Powell.
Words: Keith Lyman Photo: Spencer Smith A heelside melon poke frontside spin is an absolute crowd-pleaser, especially if you take it huge and into the flats. It’s also a perfect warm-up trick that you can take really big and, if properly styled out, you can make look pretty sick. I also like to use this […]
I see so many talented riders all over the world working on new moves, trying out new styles and, basically, just living the wakeboarding lifestyle. But you can’t be on everyone’s boat all the time, so I think the Internet is an amazing way to share what you’re doing on your lake or river with […]
Words: Danny Harf Photos: Spencer Smith Click here for the gallery. I used to do wrapped tricks back when I was riding in Boys and Junior Men's. I did a wrapped Moby Dick for a while and wrapped KGBs, but I got away from them because I felt there wasn't a trick I could do […]