Recent Wakeboard News
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.
This past season the diverse Oakley wake team was in full effect. Featuring stand out video sections, award winning photos, Pro Tour victories, King of Wake titles, and numerous awards at the Wakeboarding Mag Awards. To keep things going, throughout the month of December some of Oakley’s top athletes journeyed to the warmer climates of the globe to compete and freeride in the remaining few weeks of the 2009 season. Amber Wing relocated to her Australian home to stay on track of her endless summer living the ultimate wakeboard experience. While Aaron Rathy and Keith Lyman spent some time in Dubai taking top podium spots at the first annual Oakley Riot Double Up contest.
The Oakley Women’s wake team recently teamed up with photographer Aaron Katen and the wakegirls.com crew for a photo shoot of the new 2010 Oakley Women’s line. The photo shoot took place in Clermont, Florida with Oakley rider’s Amber Wing and Nicola Butler. The athletes spent two full days riding at the Wakeboard camp and capturing lifestyle photo’s in beautiful downtown Clermont.