• Wake Awards on FUEL TV Monday November 2 at 8 & 11 PM EST


    Posted over 4 years ago by Wakeboarding Magazine

    Watch as the wakeboarding industry assembles to celebrate the best in wake for 2009. See Amber Wing’s first ever heelside 720 win her a diamond Oakley watch. And 2009’s King of Wake Aaron Rathy win his first Best Wakeboarder award, and watch the Wake Awards crowd go crazy when Rathy’s melon heelside backside 1080 wins the Oakley Wakeboarding Move of the Year.

  • Catching Up with Aaron Rathy

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    Posted over 4 years ago by Jack Blodgett

    Rathy has made himself one of the hardest working athletes in the industry, and he isn’t slowing down. Hungry and thriving off his success, from the spotlight aimed directly on him, to the financial stability his career is providing him.

  • Australia’s Sam Wrench wins the Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge Final 2009 in Bali


    Posted almost 5 years ago by Erin Edwards

    Sam Wrench today won the prestigious Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge 2009 final in excellent five-foot surf at Keramas River-mouth in Bali, defeating French surfer and 2008 Global Challenge runner-up Marc Lacomare. This victory netted Wrench $US20 000, the biggest prize purse in World Professional Pro Junior surfing. The unsponsored surfer entered the Bali event through an alternate ticket made available by fellow countryman Owen Wright, who pulled out of the event in order to pursue WQS points.

Aaron Rathy


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
Nanaimo, B.C., Canada
Byerly Wakeboards, Oakley, Rockstar, Jet Pilot, Performance Ski N Surf
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"