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
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.