Recent Wakeboard News
Oakley’s Harley Clifford won the first-ever Wakestock Abu Dhabi event, beating three of the sport’s best riders in a world-class wakeboarding final at Al Sahil beach on Abu Dhabi Corniche. Dallas Friday won the women’s competition while JD Webb was victorious on the rails as pool gap champ. Clifford was followed on the Wakestock Abu Dhabi podium by Rusty Malinoski, Phillip Soven and Oakley’s Aaron Rathy.
Professional wakeboarder and Oakley team athlete, Keith Lyman will be coaching at The Projects Wakeboard and Wakeskate Camp, for three select weeks, from March 29th to June 4th, 2010. Keith Lyman has been in the wakeboard industry since 1998, became professional in 2002, and has spent the last eight years traveling the wake scene. Known for untouchable style, Lyman continuously raises the bar of free style riding. He is hosting the camp at The Projects because of its ability to cater to all ability levels and aspects of the sport with its two boat lakes, rail park lake and System 2.0 park.
Australia’s premier wakeboard event was held on Saturday and Sunday, January 9th and 10th in Adelaide’s blistering heat wave of 43 degs celsius. Oakley’s Harley Clifford won the Pro Men division and Oakley’s Amber Wing took second in the Pro Women division.