The Great Unknowns:Charity Merriman

  • Date of Birth:
    11/29/83
    Home base:
    Royal Palm Beach (M One Canal).
    Stance:
    Goofy
    Board, boots, fins:
    Liquid Force Squirt, Super Suction Bindings, Rainbow 2.5-inch fins.
    Years riding?
    8 months.
    What got you into
    wakeboarding?
    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:
    Tantrum
    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.
    Sponsors:
    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.