10 Wakeboarding Tips For All Riders
Nov27

10 Wakeboarding Tips For All Riders

If you ride, there are some facts you need to know- no matter your level. Once upon a time, in 1985 there was a surfer in California – his name was Tony Finn. One day, Tony was frustrated that there weren’t enough waves…because of his impatience, he decided that he would create his own, using a boat, a rope, and a board. He saw his invention as a combination of water skiing and surfing – so he called it...

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A Wakeboarder’s Passion Becomes a Dirty Habit
Oct30

A Wakeboarder’s Passion Becomes a Dirty Habit

An Amanzi Exclusive with wakeboard junkie Jason Coulborne from the Dirty Habits Team.    Do you want to tell me a little bit about yourself? I got into wakeboarding probably about 12 years ago. One of my mates was wakeboarding at a cable park in Gordon’s Bay.  One day I went there and I was hooked. I spent all Summer there – kept on doing it, met new friends, and eventually started competing.   Now I’ve moved from...

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At 17 Already One Of South Africa’s Best Wakebaorders
Sep19

At 17 Already One Of South Africa’s Best Wakebaorders

In Grade 11 and was crowned the Junior Women World Champion Wakeboarder at the WWA championships in  2017. This is an Amanzi exclusive with our very own homegrown wakeboarding champion – Megan Nel.  Q: How did you get into wakeboarding? I got into wakeboarding when we went to our local cable park, Blue Rock at Sir Lowry’s Pass, as a family outing to do some fun outdoor activities.   I started with kneeboarding, but found...

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No Ocean? No Problem just do a Water Park
Jan19

No Ocean? No Problem just do a Water Park

Gauteng may be landlocked, but you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the numerous water parks that abound the Province. So, they say, “who needs the Ocean”, as Gauteng has enough year-round water parks to satisfy water-loving patrons and cool off the hot and bothered. Here are some of the hot water parks: Stoke City Wake Park  Stoke City Wake Park is a premier destination for water-based sports. This unique park is designed for...

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Backyard Sessions on the Umtamvuna River with Red Bull
Mar19

Backyard Sessions on the Umtamvuna River with Red Bull

Backyard Sessions on the Umtamvuna River with Red Bull reported by Nicole Dry The 2015 “Backyard Sessions”, a Boardalign Wakeboarding and Red Bull initiative, were again hosted by South Africa’s premier wakeboarding venue located at Umtamvuna River Lodge on the South Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal. This venue which is often home to some of the best pro wakeboarders South Africa and Europe has to offer, was the scene of entertainment...

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