If you think Guenther Oka is the next big thing in wakeboarding, you’re already late to the party. The Ohio native has been making lots of noise with his riding, most recently as our March/April cover boy and the winner of the Full Scope Award at the 2017 Wake Awards.
SHOOTING FOR A COVER
Do: Hold your grab as long as possible.
Don’t: Miss the double-up and almost kill the photographer.
Do: Go to Skyline Chili and Wake Nation Cincy.
Don’t: Go to Gold Star Chili!
MOVING TO ORLANDO
Do: Make the best of every opportunity.
Don’t: Forget your roots.
Do: Be creative, have fun, and do your own thing.
Don’t: Get in your head and blow it.
DOUBLES AT CABLE
Do: Have fun and get some clips.
Don’t: Shake the cable.
LONG ROAD TRIP
Do: Bring a phone charger and lots of snacks.
Don’t: Forget to call shotgun.
SKETCHY RAIL HITS
Do: Wear a vest and a helmet.
Don’t: Send it for the boys first hit.
Do: Have a good variety of boat, cable and winch.
Don’t: Do a whirlybird.
Do: Run right down the middle of the lake, ’cause it’s the deepest.
Don’t: Power turn. that goes for any lake!