Recent Wakeboard News
Back in 2010, after she’d had a stunning season – which included becoming the first female to land a 900 – then-wakeboard team manager Matty Swanson posed the question, “What’s next?” Amber Wing wanted to do a film project. That conversation was the genesis of “Sets In Motion,” a new, game-changing women’s wakeboard series. “Women in wakeboarding don’t get asked to film or aren’t included in any filming projects, and there’s maybe 3 or 4 guys ones every year, so I wanted to create a platform and a project for the girls that’s going to be timeless and online and for everyone to see forever,” explained Amber Wing, the reigning Queen of Wake who in January became the first female to land a double flip. “It gives the girls something to work towards, and not just be riding for contests, because its different riding for contests than free-riding. It was an idea, in a way, for me to push the girls and motivate them to progre...
Our Wake team had yet another epic season in 2012. There were numerous contest victories, dozens of magazine covers, nationally televised TV features, Readers Poll Awards and award-winning new tricks landed throughout the year.
With a dominating 2012 season for the Oakley Wake program behind them, it was time to take advantage of the off-season and invite Florida’s top accounts to spend the afternoon with the team in Orlando, Fla. The Square O Sessions program began in early 2010 with a simple idea: we wanted to utilize our top accounts and give them some product knowledge and time on the water with our professional riders. It has evolved over the years and really grown into a both a fun and educational event.