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Finally, after many months, I got the opportunity to wakeboard again! As you can imagine it felt AMAZING! I hope you’re all keeping well during quarantine and staying healthy. It’s definitely a great individual sport to try as team sports aren’t back yet. A huge thank you to Ballyhass adventure centre/ WakePark for having me down. David
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Comments Off on Tony Iacconi – Podcast #8

This week I caught up with Tony Iacconi who I’ve known for about 10 years. He’s one of the most competitive wakeboarders on the scene and has won and podiumed at so many events over the years. We caught up with some general chit chat, discussed wakebording in Orlando and talked about his Instagram being hacked recently. I hope you enjoy. David
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Comments Off on Max Van Helvoort – Snowboarding X Wakeboarding – Podcast #7

Max Van Helvoort brings a whole new flare to wakeboarding as he’s able to adapt his high level of snowboarding to bring something different to the water. He recently shot a video with GoPro videographer Chris Rogers called Standing Sideways where he shows the similarities of both sports: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GU8Ve… I’ve been good friends with Max for about 10 years now, he has come to Ireland to visit me and we’ve spent a lot of time working together as we’ve both been on the O’Brien Team for a while now. Max’s Instagram: https://buff.ly/34M5LrZ I hope you enjoy the chat. David More

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John Dreiling is a good friend of mine who’s been killing it for the last few years. It was great to catch up with him and talk about everything: life, wakeboarding and social media. Thanks for watching/listening. John’s social: Instagram: https://buff.ly/2y7M95F YouTube: https://buff.ly/3a0t7v6 David More

Comments Off on From accountant to drone pilot – Dave Av

I first met Dave Av almost 5 years ago. At the time he was working a ‘normal’ 9-5 job. However, shortly after he decided to take the leap into becoming a full time professional drone pilot. Fast forward a couple of years and he’s flying and filming for DJI Global. He mostly shoots wakeboarding but has tried other sports like snowboarding and kiteboarding, with the dream of one day filming the X-Games. I hope you enjoy the interview and thanks for watching. Dave Av’s socials: YouTube https://buff.ly/3ecSj4U Instagram https://buff.ly/2wv2uRf More

Comments Off on Interview JB O’Neill – the benefits of Social Media

On the podcast today we have JB O’Neill, a fellow pro wakeboarder who sends it like crazy on kickers and rails, but has also got the social media and business side of wakeboarding figured out. I hope you find it interesting. More

Comments Off on Podcast – with legend Harley Clifford

I caught up with 8 time Wakeboard World Champion, Harley Clifford, for this Podcast and we chatted about everything from his recent wedding, having a baby on the way, his biggest accomplishment to date, to where he thinks the sport of wakegoarding is going. We also discussed how he designs and builds a wakeboard. We even touched on him hanging out with Shammi Vlogs. Hope you enjoy the video and thanks for watching/ listening. You can follow Harley on Instagram: https://buff.ly/39xOns3 More

Comments Off on Shaun Murray – where it all started – Interview

Shaun Murray has been one of the most important people to ever enter the wakeboarding world. Growing up, he was one of my favourite riders, and it was the same for thousands and thousands of others. He has board control like nobody else and is also a true gentleman. In this podcast we talk about everything from his introduction to the sport, to his playstation game. I hope you enjoy this podcast and thanks for watching. More

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Since Covid -19 has become worse and worse, and a huge amount of the world is on lockdown, I decided instead of not uploading any YouTube videos or vlogs, that I would instead do some podcast/interview style videos. I hope you enjoy them. More

Comments Off on Q & A – is wakeboarding my job?

As it’s the off-season right now and it’s freeing cold – too cold to wakeboard in Ireland at the moment, I decided I’d record a Questions and answers video covering a few topics like: Is wakeboarding my job, who is my favourite wakeboarder, some trick tips, safety tips, my dream location to wakeboard, plans for the season ahead and even the possibility of inventing a trick. I hope you enjoy the video. David More

Comments Off on Back to basics-Wakeboarding

So I decided that the best thing for me would be to go back to basics, work on the easy tricks and on getting more pop. One awful set down I wasn’t sure, but the 2nd set I saw a lot of progress. Hope you enjoy the video and thank you for watching. David
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Comments Off on Wakeboarding at Sidewake, Portugal

A day in the life wakeboarding at Sidewake. https://www.sidewake.com/ I hope you enjoy the video (I’m still a bit rusty on the production side of things). Thanks for watching. David More

Comments Off on First wakeboard session 2020

After a long off season – due to injury, spending time with my family and going to the Dakar Rally as a TV Host – https://www.redbull.com/int-en/videos…) I’m finally back to shredding and wakeboarding at SideWake https://www.sidewake.com/gallery. I’m very excited for the year ahead! Thanks for watching. David More

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16 January 2020

Dakar 2020 Daily shows

Dakar – sleeping….
Dakar Bivouac
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Dakar Rally Pre-show, Saudi Arabia, 2020

Day No.1 at the Dakar Rally was savage! Spent the day filming the pre-show which gave me a taste of what I’m in for for the next 2 weeks 🚘🇸🇦. Check it out here https://www.redbull.com/ie-en/events/dakar-rally-saudi-arabia-2020/live/pre-show-dakar-rally-2020
The shows will be live daily on Red Bull TV from today.
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4 January 2020

Dakar Rally 2020

Buzzing!! Ready to go on the most outrageous adventure of my life… The Dakar Rally! 7,500kms across the Saudi Arabian desert! I’m going as a Co-Host for RedBull ‘Dakar Daily’ show. No idea what to expect but I’m insanely excited to see how it goes! If you’re interested, you can watch the shows live on https://www.redbull.com/ie-en/events/dakar-rally-saudi-arabia-2020 and hopefully I’ll be posting on Instagram as well. Thanks. David More

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2 January 2020

Happy New Year!

2019 was pretty crazy. Definitely had a few bumps along the road, some days that gave me a few grey hairs but at the same time some massive MASSIVE goals were reached both on and off the water, as well as professionally and personally. Plans for next year are to stay healthy, travel a little less frequently, wakeboard more (WAY MORE), grow my little business ‘Making Waves Media’, and most importantly stay smiling…. Kicking off 2020 with a huuuge announcement tomorrow.
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24 December 2019

Boat Wakeboarder of the Year

I am so stoked to be voted No.1 Boat Wakeboarder of the year in the Wakeboard Magazine‘s Readers’ Poll🥳. Here’s the link to the full article https://www.wakeboardingmag.com/story/photos/2019-wakeboarding-readers-poll-results/ As the article says, I do looooooove wakeboarding so this is a really cool thing to win 😊. Thank you soooo much to all of you who voted ❤️. You really made my year. Happy Christmas to you and keep on shredding! ❤️ David More

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New 2020 O’Brien DOC Valhalla Pro Model Wakeboard – only $195……
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Wakeboard World Championships, Abu Dhabi, 2019
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Wakeboard World Championships, Abu Dhabi 2019

Stoked to take 4th at Wakeboard World Championships in Abu Dhabi. The riding level was insane. Congrats to Nic Rapa from Australia who won the Gold. With three double flips in semi-finals alone it was well deserved! A huge thank you to the IWWF for organising such a great event. More

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2 November 2019

Winter Wakeboarding

Alas, it’s officially Winter in Ireland but the cable is still open so we’re still trying to shred as much as possible. I enjoyed the road trip up to Belfast in the Tesla too…. I hope you enjoy the video. Thanks, David More

Comments Off on World Beach Games, 2019 Wakeboarding

So I got the opportunity as one of only 12 male athletes to be invited to the first ever World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar. it was the first time Waekboarding has ever been a part of an Olympic event so it was a massive deal for the sport. Thanks for watching. David More

Comments Off on How to do a full lap of a Wakeboard Cable

Sometimes I think there’s a lot to be said for going back to basics and giving some easy tutorials. This is to try to help you understand some tips and kind of ‘cheats’ to taking the turns and corners on a full size cable park. I hope you find this helpful. David More

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15 October 2019

World Beach Games, Doha

ANOC World Beach Games, Doha 2019

A rollercoaster of a day 😂
I genuinely surprised myself with my wakeboarding today. Everything just clicked and fell into place. Unfortunately it wasn’t quite enough to get through to finals. However, I can definitely walk away happy as I did the best that I could have imagined (if not better 😂). Congratulations to Italy’s Massi Piffaretti for taking the Gold! More