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Sets in Motion, Episode 10 – Orlando
by WakeGirls Blog
posted July 21, 2013 at 7:33pm

In this episode of Sets In Motion, the featured athletes Jen Gilenfar, Cassandra Scott, Melissa Marquardt, Raimi Merritt, Hayley Smith , Meagan Ethell, Tarah Mikacich, and Amber Wing spent some time behind the camera in Orlando Florida with the Wakegirls ...more

54th Master's Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament: Raimi Merritt Wins 2013 Master’s
by WakeGirls Blog
posted May 29, 2013 at 9:24pm

The 54th Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament® at Callaway Gardens brought five new Masters Champions including Women’s Trick champion Iris Cambray, Men’s Trick champion Aliasksei Zharnasek, Women’s Jump champion Jacinta Carr...more

JILL OF ALL TRADES: How Being a Multi-Sport Athlete Keeps Me Balanced
by SemperSarah
posted October 30, 2012 at 6:21pm

Being active is my lifeblood. Whether I am playing soccer or snowboarding, I welcome every athletic adventure that comes my way. The variety of sports I participate in encourages balance, balance enhances health, and health breeds happiness....more

Malibu Surf Expo 2012 with Amber Wing
by WakeGirls.com's Vimeo Channel
posted October 4, 2012 at 8:36am

Malibu Surf Expo 2012 with Amber Wing from WakeGirls.com on Vimeo.     Amber Wing shows off the new Malibu for 2013   ...more

Nicola Butler is Livin’ the Dream
by WakeGirls Blog
posted September 10, 2012 at 1:39pm

Do you ever wonder what it’s like to be a pro wakeboarder? Well, Nicola Butler made this awesome mash-up of some Go Pro footage she shot over two weeks. Imagine doing all the things she did in TWO WEEKS!!! Crazy! If you want to keep up with Nicola, ...more

Wakeboarding Rocks: 2012 Wakestock Women’s Roundup (Video)
by WakeGirls Blog
posted July 16, 2012 at 11:18am

Awesome to see all they ladies from Europe, as well as some familiar faces! Thanks to whitenosugar for sharing with us! ...more

Video: 2012 Nautique WakeGames Pro Women’s Finals
by WakeGirls Blog
posted April 19, 2012 at 11:25am

Here’s our video of the 2012 Nautique Wake Games Pro Women’s finals featuring Amber Wing, Raimi Merritt, Melissa Marquardt, Nicola Butler, Meagan Ethell, and Dallas Friday. Congratulations to first time Wake Games Pro Women winner Meagan Ethel...more

2012 Nautique WakeGames Pro Women’s Semi Finals
by WakeGirls Blog
posted April 18, 2012 at 10:38am

Pro Women Wake Games 2012 Day 2 from WakeGirls.com on Vimeo. On day 2 of the 2012 Nautique Wake Games, the Pro Women had to face off in Semi-finals. This video features Amber Wing, Raimi Merritt, Melissa Marquardt, Nicola Butler, Taylor McCullough, Mea...more

Pro Women's Wakeboard Games: Quarterfinals Mashup
by WakeGirls.com's Vimeo Channel
posted April 17, 2012 at 10:21am

Here's a quick mashup of the Pro Women from this years quarter finals run at the Women's Wakeboard Games. Pro Women Wake Games 2012 Day 1 from WakeGirls.com on Vimeo. ...more

Women’s Wakeboard Pro Raimi Merritt Wins Sixth World Cup Title
by Pretty Tough
posted March 21, 2012 at 9:37am

ORLANDO, FL [March 20, 2012]—18-year-old Raimi Merritt resumed her reign over women’s wakeboarding with her sixth world cup title win on Sunday at the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) Wakeboard World Cup in Mandura¬...more

JOBE signs wakeboarder Abby Delgoffe.
by WakeGirls Blog
posted March 14, 2012 at 11:52am

JOBE announced today that they have officially signed female wakeboarder, Abby Delgoffe to their wakeboard team. This 25 year old pro-wakeboarder/chiropractor has been making major moves forward in the wakeboard scene over the past year. Along with rec...more

Sigi Bachler Showing Off Her Wakeboarding Skills in Germany
by WakeGirls Blog
posted December 15, 2011 at 2:10am

This video is from Sigi Bachler of Germany. You can check our her vimeo page here   Sigi Bächler 11 / 11 from Sigi Bächler on Vimeo.   The recordings are from my simple casio digitalcam, mounted on the boat tower. So they are not...more

Pro Wakeboarder Amber Wing at the Wake Park World Championships in Abu Dhabi
by WakeGirls Blog
posted November 23, 2011 at 12:01am

We are jealous of all the cool places Amber Wing gets to go to. Here she is at Al Forsan in Abu Dhabi. Professional wakeboarder, Amber Wing wakeboards, goes karting, and plays paintball at Al Forsan International Sports Resort. She also gets to teach s...more

Video: Melissa Marquardt and Amber Wing take on Bull Shoals
by WakeGirls Blog
posted October 28, 2011 at 10:41am

Melissa Marquardt and Amber Wing shred the calm waters of Bull Shoals, Arkansas. Thanks to Liquid Force for this sweet vid. ...more

Liquid Playground signs 4-time World Champion Women’s Wakeskater Jen Gilanfarr
by WakeGirls Blog
posted October 26, 2011 at 10:53am

Go get’em girl!!!! A few days before the WWA World Championships took place in Indianapolis, IN, The Liquid Playground signed the then 3-time World Champion Women’s Wakeskater Jen GilanFarr to their team making her the third female to join the LP cre...more

Video: Wakeboard World Cup – Women's final – Linyi, China
by WakeGirls Blog
posted October 22, 2011 at 8:22am

From IWWF on YouTube A who’s who, of women wakeboaders. As the top lady pros from around the globe, wow the huge crowds in Linyi, China during the IWWF world cup finals. ...more

Video: Pro Womens Wakeboard Highlights – Kuching 2011
by WakeGirls Blog
posted October 20, 2011 at 5:59pm

Here is a rundown of the Pro Womens Wakeboarding that went down in Kuching. This video was submitted by International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation, you can see more videos from them on their YouTube page here. Full womens Wakeboard finals from the I...more

Bring Your Own Board: Caroline Djupsjö
by WakeGirls Blog
posted October 17, 2011 at 11:12pm

This video was sent to us by our friends in Sweden. Here is a ride with our friend Caroline Djupsjö, from when we were visiting in Fagesta. It was great fun and inspiring to see Carro behind the boat. We hope that she will come and visit us on the riv...more

IWWF Wakeboard World Cup Malaysia Video Highlights
by WakeGirls Blog
posted September 21, 2011 at 10:52am

Found this video on YouTube of the last IWWF Wakeboard World Cup in Malaysia. Congrats to winner Raimi Merritt, as well as second place winner Amber Wing and third place winner Miku Asai. ...more

Raimi Merritt wins World Wakeboard Cup in Malaysia.
by WakeGirls Blog
posted September 19, 2011 at 8:35pm

From The Borneo Post. World champion Harley Clifford added another title to his collection when he won the Pro-Men final at the IWWF World Wakeboard Cup at the Kuching Waterfront yesterday. The 18-year-old Australian wakeboarder who is seeded number one ...more

1st Woman to land a VFlip
by WakeGirls Blog
posted September 15, 2011 at 2:24am

Jen GilanFarr is a pioneer in women’s wakeskate. She is constantly pushing herself to the next level. When we heard she was the first women to land a VFlip, we weren’t that surprised. More videos from Jen: http://vimeo.com/jnonymous ...more

[VIDEO] Amber Wing’s Semi-Final Run at the World Wakeboard Championships
by WakeGirls Blog
posted July 20, 2011 at 7:12am

Video via WakeLine. Check out their website for more IWWF Worlds coverage, including more videos and photos. Amber Wing Women Open Semi-finals run from WakeLine on Vimeo. ...more

2011 Queen of Wake Standings
by WakeGirls Blog
posted July 18, 2011 at 3:00pm

As of 7/18/2011 and 5 of 8 events: 1. Amber Wing – 490 2. Nicola Butler – 395 3. Emily Copeland Durham – 390 4. Melissa Marquardt – 380 5. Raimi Merritt – 355 6. Anna Hajek – 335 7. Tarah Mikacich – 289 8. Corrie Dyer – 256 9. Alexa Sco...more

Amy Purdy – Living Beyond Limits (TEDx Orange Coast)
by SkaterGirl
posted July 5, 2011 at 2:52pm

If you missed Amy Purdy’s speech at the recent TED X Orange Coast conference, don’t worry – you’re in luck – watch the video below. Incredible story and inspirational above all else. We’ve written about skateboarder \ snowboarder Amy before bu...more

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