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Comments Off on Wakeboarding at OWC, Orlando, Florida

A wakeboarder can’t visit Florida without going to Orlando Watersports complex for a session. OWC is one of the most historical and important cable parks there has ever been. On any given day, there are tons of pro wakeboarders hanging out there. A big part of the reason for that is because Orlando is a hub for pro wakeboarding, but also because the park is pretty good too. In this video I go for a ride, get some GoPro and slo-mo shots going off the kickers. Hopefully you enjoy the video and thanks for watching. David Details

Comments Off on Cable Park Review Mexico – Mayan Watersports Complex, Cancun

Welcome to a new series on my YouTube channel where I travel the world testing out new cable parks and seeing what they’re all about, how they are to ride and the rough cost of going to them. In this video we cover everything from: – Cost of Wakeboarding there – Cable Conditions – Obstacles – WakePark Condition – Restaurant – Who it’s suitable for Best Hotel I stayed in Value for money wise (I tried three or 4 different ones)- https://www.hotelcasadelpuertobymij.c… Hopefully you enjoy my little review and if you did, thanks so much for watching. David Details

Comments Off on The Flip DockStart – The most difficult trick in wakeboarding

The front flip dock start on the wakeboard has always been challenging for me!!! I bumped into a guy at the cable here who has only been riding for three months and could do it, so naturally I had to crack into it and give them a go! I hope you enjoy the video. David Details

Comments Off on Wakeboarding Trick Names Explained – Raley, Whirlybird, Tantrum & Scarecrow

One of the most difficult parts of wakeboarding is actually understanding the tricks. They all have funky names and can be confusing. In this video I take the time to break down some of the easier tricks and their terminology: – Heelside – Toeside – Switch – 180 – 360 – Frontside – Backside – Backroll – Frontroll – Tantrum – Whirly – Scarecrow – Raley – Batwing. Hopefully his video helps you to understand the tricks. Thanks for watching. David Details

Comments Off on Wakeboarding – top tips for riding in the wind!

So if you’re like me, the chances are you don’t always have the best conditions to go for a wakeboard set. It can be windy and rainy. If so, here are a number of tips to help: Details

Comments Off on Wakeboarding – Learning to Tantrum, mistakes everyone makes!

The Tantrum is one of the most basic and popular flips/inverts to learn in wakeboarding. It’s essentially a heel side backflip. There are some very common mistakes people make both on the boat and the cable. Details

Comments Off on Best Wakeboarding Park in the World!

After travelling the world, from America to Singapore, Thailand, Australia – and everywhere between, my favourite park to wakeboard at is still Ballyhass Lakes in Cork, Ireland. There are 3 things that make a great wakepark: 1. The Atmosphere and Vibe! 2. The Obstacles. 3. The conditions – Weather, temperature and wind. Whilst Ballyhass can be cold and wet, it always has the best vibes that make you want to have fun and progress your riding. The lads down there are 10/10! The obstacles are well maintained and useable for both beginners and advanced riders. Thanks so much for watching this short video and stay tuned for more! Details

Comments Off on Tie Wakeboard rope on any boat – tutorial.

Tie the perfect knot on any boat. Whether it’s used, new, a rib, a jets or any wakeboard boat like a Centurion. Here’s some tips on how to tie them safely and securely. There’s plenty of tips and tricks for beginners! Details

Comments Off on How to Raley on a Wakeboard – Superman

One trick that’s very impressive, and not actually too difficult to do, is the ‘Raley’. It’s effectively a Superman on a wakeboard. Here’s a little tutorial on how to do one and, most importantly, the easiest way to learn it is off a kicker. I hope the video helps you nail it! David Details

Comments Off on Wakeboarding – boosting from the FunBox

I went into WakeDock for a last minute ride. The weather was insane, especially for September, and so I just sessioned the park. I turned up the speed and tried gapping the big FunBox. I honestly didn’t think going that bit faster would make the gap so easy, but it actually wasn’t too bad, though a little scary. I think so much is possible on it if I get comfortable with the speed. Thanks so much to the guys at WakeDock in Dublin for having me in and I hope you enjoy the little short wakeboarding video – which is fully filmed on my GoPro Hero 8. David Details

Comments Off on How to Raley on a Wakeboard
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 Details

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. Details

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. Details

Comments Off on Winter Wakeboarding
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 Details

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 Details

Comments Off on How to transfer – Cable Wakeboarding

This video is an instructional on how to transfer a rail both Heelside and Toeside. I really hope the video helps and thanks for watching. Lads & Lassies Hats are now available. Here’s the link if you’re interested. https://bay6ix.com/collections/lads-a…
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Comments Off on 10 Year Old Wakeboard – What is Possible?

The lake was a bit windy and choppy so I decided to bust out my old O’Brien Coda from 9 or 10 years ago. I was always a massive fan of the board and as it turns out I still am. It’s a lovely board to ride and very predictable. Hope you enjoy the little challenge video. David Details

Comments Off on How to Nose Press on a Wakeboard

Nose Pressing, and any pressing can be a little bit difficult to learn. The good news is I have some good top tips for you to help you learn it. On top of that it’s actually a trick you can learn quite easily and for that reason I hope you enjoy trying this trick. Thanks for watching. David Details

Comments Off on The Business Side of Wakeboarding – podcast

This is an unusual video style for me but I think the business side of wakeboarding is important and I hope you enjoy it. I’d advise listening on a drive or a commute to work.

Topics and Times:
1.11 – Why did you open a wake park?
3.17 – Do you think one system 2.0 is enough to run a business, or do you need two?
4.42 – community at a wakepark
6.47 – Growth in boat wakeboarding vs cable wakeboarding
8.05 – Importance of GrassRoots
13.10 – The progression of wakeboarding
15.00 – Link to Kai and Ulf edit https://vimeo.com/296278474
16.00 – USA participation of under 18’s dropping drastically
17.45 – What wakeboarding teaches outside of wakeboarding
20.30 – What would it take to be the best wakeboarder in the world?
21.45 – Financing being a pro wakeboarder
22.40 – The Pro Wakeboard tour
25.44 – WWA vs IWWF and getting into the Olympics
26.50 – How to commercialise and make money in any sport
32.30 – Growth of the sport to the masses
36.10 – Why wakeboarding isn’t in X-Games
38.30 – Men vs women in sport
41.00 – Equal prize money for men and women
44.20 – How to do better in contests
44.30 – Athletes are influencers/influencers in business
51.00 – Why I started youtube and social media
52.50 – Influencer marketing
57.00 – Using social media to grow business and increase sales
102.30 – Giving a brand a personality
104.00 – Highlights of 2018
107.00 – Is it easy to run a Wake Park.
110.00 – My plans for next year
110.26 – Link to Dave Av’s video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FdYe…
110.40 – The future of air tricks + Liors Edit -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxBGC…

Comments Off on Wakeboarding behind my Friend’s Car

This edit was a test for a future video. The plan is to wakeboard behind a Supercar of some sort but for now the Land Rover was more than enough. I’m actually really surprised how well it went and huge thanks to Tim for helping me get this done.

David

Comments Off on HIp-Notics Cable Park, Turkey – Full Review

This video isn’t endorsed or sponsored by HipNotics. I paid full price so this is a genuine customer review. I hope you enjoy it. For Xmas gifts check out Lads & Lassies T-Shirts https://bay6ix.com

Comments Off on Learning something new…. Challenge

Time to try some new stuff!! Hope you enjoy the video of trying to progress my rail riding. David

Comments Off on The kicker’s so small and the wall is so high….

Hip-Notics Cable Park in Turkey is awesome!

Comments Off on POV Cable Wakeboarding
25 November 2018

POV Cable Wakeboarding

The Irish crew and I travelled to Turkey (Hip-Notics) to ride and have a fun time. This video is a bit all over the place between normal camera footage, drone shots and GoPro but I hope you like it. Thanks.

David