• Wake Team Sunrise & Sunset Photo Shoots

    Oakley Pro Wake Team 2009

    Posted about 5 years ago by Matty Swanson

    Oakley’s wakeboard team stayed for another day in Fort Worth, Texas to free ride and have a photo shoot on the lake at Texas MasterCraft. After dominating the podium on Sunday in the men and women’s finals. It was time for a relaxed day on the water. We had a sunrise and sunset shoot arranged for the schedule today.

  • Oakley Wake Dominates Podium in Texas

    Nick Davies Scores Best Trick

    Posted about 5 years ago by Matty Swanson

    The wake team wrapped up its first Pro Wakeboard Tour stop in Fort Worth, TX with style. By owning the podium with 1st and 2nd place wins in both the men and women’s pro divisions and another win for best trick

  • PWT Stop 1 - Day 2: Fort Worth, TX

    Keith Lyman Is A Pimp

    Posted about 5 years ago by Matty Swanson

    Oakley’s international riders dominate at the Pro Wakeboard Tour’s 1st stop in Fort Worth, Texas. Saturdays qualifying round was action packed and the Rolling O Lab was busy all day with media and Oakley fans learning more about HD Polarized lenses. The worlds best are trying to qualify for the Top 40 and an invite to the remaining 4 events and a chance for the King and Queen of Wake titles.

Aaron Rathy

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From Australia to Africa, this year ruled! I've had the chance to hang out with the most inspiring people I've ever met. Creative and talented riders with a different style and outlook than mine, I took it all in and my wakeboarding grew.

Date of Birth:
March 17, 1988
Hometown:
Nanaimo, B.C., Canada
Sponsors:
Byerly Wakeboards, Oakley, Rockstar, Jet Pilot, Performance Ski N Surf
Hobbies:
Skateboarding, surfing

Career Highlights

    • 2014: Video Part in Wakeboarding Magazine's "Quiet, Please"
    • 2013: 1st, Red Bull Wake Open
    • 2013: Cover of Transworld Wake's 100th Anniversary Issue
    • 2012: Top 5 Rider of the Year, Wake Awards
    • 2011: Top 5 Rider of the Year, Wake Awards
    • 2011: Cover of Alliance Magazine (UK)
    • 2010: Cover of "SBC"
    • 2009: "Rider of the Year," Wake Awards
    • 2009: King of Wake Overall Champion
    • 2009: World Champion
    • 2009: "Move of the Year" (Backside 1080), Wake Awards
    • First Rider to land HS BS 900 Off the Wake
    • 2008: 1st, Wakestock Railslide Championship
    • 2008: 1st, UK Wakestock Rails
    • 2008: 2nd, Tige Pro Am
    • 2008: 2nd, WWA World Championships
    • 2008: "Most Improved Rider"