March 09

MARCH 2009

Cover: Phil Soven, Liquid Force S4 and Soven bindings

Photo: Spencer Smith

VOLUME 17 ISSUE 02

040 THE PULSE

058 BUYERS GUIDE

096 MY SCENE

FEATURES

044 100-FOOT PARTY STUNT

Last fall, Chad Sharpe invited a couple dozen of his closest friends to a floating dock on his Orlando lake for a barbecue. Then he booted a handful of 100-foot gaps over their heads.

054 THE PHOTO ALBUM

Daniel Watkins, Josh Sanders, Dallas Friday and the rest of Team O'Brien shred one of the best riding spots in the world, California's Shasta Lake.

056 GEAR OF THE YEAR

Lighter, stronger boards, more comfortable and customizable boots and antimicrobial-treated wakeskate shoes. Eleven ways wake gear was made better for 2009.

058 2009 BOARD BUYERS GUIDE

More than 250 of this year's best boards, boots, wakeskates, wakesurf boards and wakeskate shoes for 2009.