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Trailer for Push Process, Oakley’s Incredible New Video


Posted on September 28th, 2007 by Jason | Posted in General, Media, Videos

Oakley SunglassesLike pretty much every one in the wakeboard industry, we thought Justin Stephen’s film from last year, The Truth, was amazing. From the first time we saw the final cut we were asking ourselves “how can he possibly top this?” Enter Push Process, the new Oakley team video directed by, yep you guess it, Justin Stephens. This time Chase Heavener (that’s a name from the past) also works his magic with incredible effects.

Although all we’ve seen so far is the trailer, it looks like Justin has worked his magic yet again, and the result is a movie that appears as though it will surpass even The Truth in terms of cinematography excellence and mind blowing angles and slow motion action. It’s also incredible to see to how much the sport has progressed in just the last year when compared to the riding in The Truth.

We’ll stop talking now so you can check out the trailer after the jump, enjoy!



Team Hyperlite Descends on Lake Shasta


Posted on September 26th, 2007 by Jason | Posted in General, Media, Riders, Videos

Hyperlite WakeboardsThe Hyperlite wakeboard team gathered in Northern California recently to relax, recharge, and to take advantage of the incredible late season conditions Lake Shasta is known for. Fortunately for us they also brought along a video camera to capture some of the best free-riding we’ve seen. As an added bonus, there are some good shots of the 2008 gear, as the official purpose of the trip was to shoot video and images for the 2008 Hyperlite catalog.

As the season here in the Northwest starts to wrap-up, this video makes us wish we had a Shasta trip planned sometime in the near future to extend the season just a little bit longer. Hyperlite has put together a great team, and if they have plans to release more videos from team trips in the future we’re all for that.

Check out the video after the jump.



Welcome Back, Sorry For the Interruption!


Posted on September 24th, 2007 by Jason | Posted in Announcements

If you visited the site yesterday evening or this morning you probably noticed some issues when trying to view articles. We had a small problem that knocked out all of the content, but fortunately it was easy to fix. We’re back up and running now, and will be working hard to bring you more unique content related to the world of wakeboarding in the coming weeks.

We are continually making upgrades to the site to make the experience for our readers more enjoyable, so if you have any ideas or suggestions about changes we should make, let us know by contacting us, or posting in the comments.



WAKEOrigin.com Reviews 2008 Malibu Product


Posted on July 6th, 2007 by Jason | Posted in Boats, General

2008 Malibu Product SummaryIt’s Christmas in July! This is the time of year when Malibu announces the changes and additions to their 2008 line up of boats, which means we get to drool over all of the new toys. So far 2008 fails to disappoint in the toy department, with a couple of new boats, and upgrades throughout the line up. Our sister site has been blogging all of the upgrades, so either read on for the quick over view, or head over to WAKEOrigin.com for the full review.



Malibu Wins Boat Of The Year Honors… Again


Posted on May 31st, 2007 by Jason | Posted in Boats, General

Malibu Wins Boat of the Year AwardIt appears as though the media agrees with the masses of consumers that are flocking to Malibu as their boat of choice. It seems like every time we go out to ride in the Northwest there are more and more Malibu’s on the water.

This year it’s the new 20′ Wakesetter VTX model that is taking home the honors, winning PowerBoat Magazine’s Boat of the Year Award for the 6th consecutive year. This marks Malibu’s 17th time winning the illustrious award, making it the most celebrated manufacturer in the industry.

Check out the full press release along with a link to the details of the award after the jump.



Bent Felix Wakeboard Video Trailer


Posted on May 15th, 2007 by Jason | Posted in General, Media, Videos

bent_felix_trailer.jpgI was looking through my video collection recently and realized that Bent Felix is one of my favorite movies. In the spirit of that, I thought we should all sit back and watch a little bit of Bent Felix.

Check out our behind the scenes coverage of the making of Bent Felix for more insight into what it took to bring this film to life.



USCG Version of Jetpilot A-10 Comp Vest


Posted on March 1st, 2007 by Jason | Posted in Gear, Home

Jetpilot Wakeboard AccessoriesThe A-10 competition vest from Jetpilot has long been the industry standard as the most comfortable, and stylish, wakeboard vest. Now, with their new Raven model, Jetpilot aims to shrink the gap between bulky USCG vests and their non-legal competition brethren. Similar in design, the Raven will feature a new type of closed cell foam, which offers more buoyancy from less volume. This new foam is the biggest advancement in the design of the new vest, and has allowed Jetpilot to remove most of the bulk associated with a US Coast Guard approved life jacket.



The Good Times 2 Interview


Posted on February 10th, 2007 by Jason | Posted in General, Media, Riders


Many of us know Jared Eygabroad at Scratch Films. Last year he released “The Good Times,” and is ready to follow it up with the sequel “The Good Times 2.” Here is Jared’s take…on Jared.