Wakeboard Binding Closures: What’s the Best Option for You?

Laces vs. Velcro vs. Boa vs. Gummy Straps

What’s the most important part of your wakeboard set up you ask?  The bindings.

Wakeboard bindings have come a long way since the inception of our sport.  From sandal models to closed toe models and everything in between.  Along the way we’ve seen all kinds of closure systems and we wanted to break down what is going to be available for the 2018 season and help you choose the best style of binding for your riding needs!

This topic is highly subjective and based on personal preference, but keep an open mind to new things, as your next pair of bindings might be your favorite pair yet!

Laces:

Here’s your tried and true option, just like momma’s peanut butter and jelly sandwich.  You know it’s good, you know you like it, you know it works! Read More >

DANiMAL by Daniel Grant

So want to see the worlds best wakeskater and wakeboarder 2017 edit?  Of course you do.  Daniel Grant is a absolute beast in freeriding and of course contest…he basically won everything.

 

XGames Real Wake featuring Team Riders Alex Graydon and Felix Georgii

It’s Baaaaaccckkkk!  This years XGames Real Wake features not one, but two BuyWake.com/Ambush Board Co. Team Riders!  Alex and Felix hands down have the heaviest parts in the line up so make sure you watch and vote for who you think put it all out there the most!

Alex Graydon XGames Part

Felix Georgii XGames Part

Checkout this video Ambush Board Co. posted this morning of Alex getting BROKE OFF for his part!  Madness!

Felix XGames

Yeah…pretty incredible stuff right?  Stop what you are doing and vote HERE and show some love! Read More >

2016 Surf Expo – Premiers and Beers and Gear

BuyWake.com Does Surf Expo

Once a year major players in the wake, surf, and skate communities travel to Orlando, Florida, for the madness that is Surf Expo.  Every established brand is there and every new brand with their new product is there to say, “Hey, look at me!”  As the well-established wake-specific ecommerce business that we are, we do our part and attend for a few reasons.  This year one of the biggest reasons to attend was to be a part of the Alliance Wake Premiers and Beers video releases.  Our team rider and up-and-coming videographer, Cole Vanthof, has been working on a few projects that we and Ambush Board Co. wanted to share with the world.

The main video is the final project of a series from the boys down at Valdosta Wake Compound.   The Coalition web edit series that the boys did this past year was hot fire…so it only made sense to made The Coalition The Movie.  Cole not only had his hand in filming, but he also had some sick riding in it as well.  Next up was a video project we did with team rider, Alex Graydon.  Cole spent two months with Alex filming all around his home in Alabama.  Yes, Alabama has some pretty sweet lakes, and Alex has a home Sesitec 2.0 setup called The Woods.  The appropriately titled ALa-Cruzin was a huge success and everyone in attendance went wild.  You can now view it in its entirety HERE on Alliance.  Another video project Cole had been working on was with team rider and rising young buck, Blake Bishop, fittingly titled UNTAMED.  Cole and Blake filmed at #BTOWNCOMPOUND, Blake’s personal cable park, and hit some heavy winch missions from the Atlanta streets to the Allatoona creeks.  It’s a super diverse video and the crowd’s reaction was at an all-time high!  Everyone was feeling the film and its trap track that went so perfectly with the edit.  If you know Blake, then you’ll understand the music no doubt.  Alliance Wake will be dropping the full-length part on Monday, September 19th, so…get ready. Read More >

Harley Clifford Wins 2016 Wake Open!

Harley is starting off 2016 exactly how he wanted.  Winning.  The level of tricks going down between him, Mike Dowdy, Dean Smith and others is astonishing.   This year’s Nautique Wake Open at Orlando Watersports Complex featured a packed crowd of onlookers and the best wakeboarders and wakeskaters in the world.  Legend JD Webb even through down and proved that he still has what it take stop be on the podium.

Watch Harley’s Winning Run

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