When Thomas Degasperi emailed 5-Hour Energy team manager Justin Blackman about the possibility of joining the team, he knew his chances were slim. “But what did I have to lose?” Degasperi says. “The worst thing he could say was no.”
The backside 180 is a great trick because you can make it your own in so many different ways. It’s a simple trick so you don’t have to worry about handle passes, which lets you focus on holding a good grab and ratcheting up your style. Here are some ways to do a proper backside […]
A heelside back roll is one of the simplest inverts out there, and it’s probably one of the first flips people learn when they get on a wakeboard, but you can take this trick to the next level and make it really stylish with a few tips. Here are some steps to take your back […]
Back when SURF GATE debuted, I showed you guys how to land your first wave-to-wave transfer. Well, the new SURF GATE system that’s out on Malibu’s 2014 boats is faster than ever before. More importantly, it has a signaling system that tells you exactly when the wave will switch, which makes all the difference in […]
Two-time world slalom champion Thomas Degasperi appears in 5-hour ENERGY’s latest commercial, introducing a new, limited edition, specially marked raspberry flavor of 5-hour ENERGY.
Available now, this all-new boat starts with an innovative hull design that will boost your wakeboarding and wakesurfing experience, while the running surface remains unchanged. The 23 LSV also features WakeView seating, deeper storage and a user-friendly dashboard in addition to many other updates across the 2014 line.
The Malibu Open returned to Veterans Park Lagoon June 21-22 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the fourth consecutive year, and this year’s event proved to be the most successful ever. Favorable weather and skiing conditions setup world-record performances and intense head-to-head slalom action that was well received by thousands of spectators that lined the shores throughout the two day event.
Whether you call them pickle forks, snub noses or hammerheads, wide-open bow designs are more popular than ever in wakeboard boats. In fact, virtually every wakeboard boat builder in our 2013 Boat Buyers Guide has at least one boat with some variation of the wide-bow design.
Malibu Boats rider Brian Grubb shares his formula for boosting huge wakesurf airs on both sides of his Malibu Wakesetter with the new SURF GATE.
Every skier has had a slack line and we all hate the feeling. Find out Will Asher’s five secrets to keep a tight line at all times behind the Malibu Response TXi.