The Great Unknowns:Charity Merriman

  • Date of Birth:
    Home base:
    Royal Palm Beach (M One Canal).
    Board, boots, fins:
    Liquid Force Squirt, Super Suction Bindings, Rainbow 2.5-inch fins.
    Years riding?
    8 months.
    What got you into
    Mainly because it's extreme and seemed really fun.
    What do you do when you're not wakeboarding?
    Talk on the phone, hang out with friends.
    First invert:
    Backside roll.
    Fave move:
    Riding style:
    I guess it's a trick skiing style, very clean.
    Who's helped keep you stoked on riding the most?
    Myself and the people that I ride with (Dave Reinhart and Shannon Best).
    Favorite Food:
    Pizza, Fajitas.
    Lucky number:
    I won my first title at 7 so I guess that's my lucky number.
    Liquid Force, Master Craft, Mercury Marine, Speedo, Oakley, One to One, Rainbow, G-Bolts, Tommy's, Valeo, Freestyle, Sea Doo, Ten Foot Pole, Launch Pad, StiffLine, Taylor's World Line.
    Events you plan on doing this year:
    Shreveport pro tour, nationals and the worlds.
    Predict the future:
    I plan on taking the title at one of the pro tour stops next year and I hope to place at the worlds.
    Philosophy of the day:
    Ski hard, go home and go to bed.
    Any last words:
    Yeah, life isn't fair, but make the most of it.