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26 September 2020

Wakeboarding fun!

So we have a great week ahead of us with a little 5.7 metre rib. My friend has had this lying around his garden for the past 3 years and so we decided to fit a little pylon and go wakeboarding behind it. It’s not a massive wake but it’s great fun. I hope you enjoy the video. David More

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20 September 2020

How to Raley on a Wakeboard

When it comes to doing ‘Raleys’ (superman on a wakeboard), there are many ways. Behind a boat, off a kicker and even the air raley. I originally learnt it off a kicker (despite being more of a boat rider at the time) as it’s just a whole lot easier and less dangerous. Hopefully this tutorial will help you try it. Thanks for watching. David More

Comments Off on A 95kg man landed on top of me – Wakeboarding!

So DC Wake and I were just riding around the cable trying to do a bit of filming. It was all going very well and we were getting some awesome GoPro footage when all of a sudden I messed up my line and didn’t get out of his way. Next thing I knew he did a whirlybird right on top of me! Safe to say my arm is still paying the price. Hope you enjoy the video and plenty more to come soon. David More

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5 September 2020

New Wakeboard Edit – Q & A

Link to Full Edit – https://vimeo.com/444974690 Hope you enjoy a more chilled Q&A whilst I’m on a little car journey. Here’s a list of the questions: More

Comments Off on Learning to barefoot Waterski

I decided it was time to try a new water sport, and what sport could be better than waterskiing on my bare feet. It was honestly so much more enjoyable and easy than I had expected, but also a lot more painful! Big thanks to my friend Robin for teaching me! Hope you enjoy the video and thanks for watching. David More

Comments Off on Wakeboarding Tantrums – Top Tips!

I thought it would be cool to show you how you can make a wakeboarding tantrum trick look much better by simply adding a grab. There are 3 major tips in this video that should help you learn it much faster. I hope it helps. David More

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21 August 2020

Game of Wake!

My good friend, DCWake, and I decided it would be fun to have a quick game of Wake. Basically one person tries a trick, the other copies it and you get a letter if the person copying it falls/crashes. After about 10 tricks we completely lost count and just decided to have fun and match each others tricks. Hopefully you will enjoy watching. Thanks, David More

Comments Off on Can I Slalom Ski?
16 August 2020

Can I Slalom Ski?

So a couple of my friends go water skiing once a week just outside Dublin and invited me to join them. I decided I’d give it a go and see if I was able to run the slalom course on a mono-ski. I actually surprised myself on this one, maybe I’ll keep at it and try compete next year hahah. I hope you enjoy. David IASC – http://www.wakeboardingwaterskiing.co…
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Comments Off on Wakeboarding Ireland – kicker session

Music: https://spoti.fi/2ZG4fpl I’ve been trying to go up from Dublin to Belfast a couple times per week to ride the full size cable wakeboard system there. Darren and I had a little kicker session, he was trying Crow Mobes and I was trying switch heel side 1080s (pre-spinning hah). I hope you enjoy the video and thanks for watching. David
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Comments Off on Wakeboarding on a toilet seat!

I decided to test the boundaries of my brand new toilet seat! haha. I know it’s fit for the purpose intended but I wanted to try wakeboarding on it and to see is if was possible to wakeboard on a toilet seat! Thanks to Darren for filming, Podge for driving and the crew at WakeDock in Grand Canal Dock (Dublin) for having me in. The aim of this video is to put a smile on your face, hope it works! David
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Comments Off on Homemade Wakeboard Rail

So this week I went back down to Ballyhass Lakes in Cork to wakeboard and tried the brand new rail (named the Jon-Ten). It’s an absolute beauty that was built in just 3 short days. Super fun session on it. I hope you enjoy watching. David
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Comments Off on Win a free live video Wakeboard coaching session

WakeDock in Dublin has opened back up and so I have been riding there a lot lately! It’s great to be able to ride in the heart of Dublin again. Challenge: guess the tricks towards the end of the video and if you guess correctly I’ll pick one of you to win a live coaching video call with me. Either boat or park. The tricks are filmed on a GoPro hero 8 so the POV chest mount might make them tricky to figure out! Hope you enjoy and good luck!
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Comments Off on Mastering the Basics – cable wakeboarding

Often the chain of progression can be a difficult one for riders to figure out. Many of us don’t know which trick we should learn next or what tricks/ basics are needed to learn the next one. I made this video to show you the 4 fundamental tricks you need to master in order to hit an obstacle. I hope they help. See you in the next video. David More

Comments Off on Learn to Wakeboard – 3 Easy Steps

Over the coming weeks I will be releasing a step by step instructional series on how to cable wakeboard, from never having been before to hitting obstacles and doing flips. I hope you enjoy the series and thanks so much for watching. David More

Comments Off on TBT Wakestock, 2011
3 June 2020

TBT Wakestock, 2011

I just got tagged in this #TBT from 2011 when I won my first professional contest. It was WakeStock, which was probably my favourite ever event to date and as you can see the rails were pretty sketchy 😂
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Comments Off on Wakeboarding in a Socially Distant World!

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

Comments Off on John Dreiling – Tech Wakeboarding

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

Comments Off on Interview Peacock Brothers

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