Recent Wakeboard News
The O just keeps on rollin’. This time, in the land of peaches. Hordes of Wake fans packed the shores of Lake Allatoona at Dallas Landing Park today to catch the final rounds of action at the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour stop in Acworth, Ga. On the heels of a season-opening victory at Wakegames, Oakley’s young star Harley Clifford dominated the Pro Men’s field – while O’s young Japanese up and comer Shota Tezuka grabbed the victory in the Jr. Pro Men Division. The final day in Acworth saw the field of 20 riders narrow down to six for the last round of action. But none were any match for O’s Aussie phenom.
How do you know Oakley’s poised for a monster season? Claiming bold victories in both the Men’s and Women’s Wakeboard contests at the Wake Games in Orlando is a pretty damn good sign. Oakley’s young phenom Harley Clifford, who hauled in a boatload of recognition and hardware last season, came out of the gates on fire this year as he grabbed a resounding win in the Men’s Pro Division following a solid first run in the finals – all in his new technologically advanced boardshorts, the Blade 2. Fellow Aussie and Oakley Team Rider Amber Wing snatched her own victory in the Women’s Pro Division to place the Big O atop the field.
Waking Mexico: Wakeboard Stars Aaron Rathy and Oli Derome Shred Cancun for Oakley Store Demonstration
Viva Wakeboard! Signaling Oakley’s commitment to growing the sport of Wakeboarding – and our celebration of the Oakley store in Cancun – Team Stars Aaron Rathy and Oli Derome headed south of the border to throw down during a dazzling demonstration for the masses. The two rippers, easily amongst the very best on the Planet, headed to Mexico for a weekend trip to spread the stoke and share their skills with the local groms/grassroots athletes through private clinics.