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SEPTEMBER 3, 2012

SCOTT BYERLY TONY CARROLL MATTY HASLER

JOSH TWELKER & MIKE DOWDY

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ON THE COVER

JOSH TWELKER & MIKE DOWDY

By Steve Bates

Table Rock Lake‌ ever. Trying

TABLE ROCK LAKE, AR

CWB and MasterCraft have had

to produce usable footage in

JUNE 10, 2012

a great relationship for years.

combo ski and tube infested

CAMERA: NIKON D3

When I was told that CWB

water is not an option. Espe-

would have the use of both PWT

cially with a ton going on in the

LENS: NIKKOR 300MM

Mastercarft X-Stars at their 2013

frame. We then had the boats

product shoot, I immediately

run side by side and had Dowdy

knew we somehow needed to

and Twelker try to do tricks in

showcase both boats. Initially, I

unison. This was an amazing

wanted to shoot from the chase

thing to watch. Meddock and I

angle while X-Star #1 shot chase

found ourselves in such amaze-

boat of X-Star #2. If I could line

ment that at times we forgot to

up next to X-Star #1 while it was

shoot. To watch the two most

parallel to the rider, it could pro-

talked about riders in the game

vide some pretty insane footage.

riding side-by-side will make you

Looking through a 2013 X-Star

re-fall in love with wakeboarding.

to see Twelker twelker-ing could

Side-by-side TS 900s, Methods,

be an amazing perspective. This

Tantrum-to-Blinds‌

all seemed great until we real-

It was without a doubt, the high-

ized there is no smooth water on

light of the week and possibly

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the highlight of my wakeboardwatching-career. I will hopefully get the opportunity to shoot this again in more of a controlled environment. Even without the cameras, it is truly something unique to see. Thanks to CWB for continually supporting my brand of crazy and to MasterCraft Boats for providing the best wakes on the planet. GET THE APP

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SCOTT BYERLY


Pics from the pocket of Scott Byerly.

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ON BOARD

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RUSTY MALINOSKI

LAKE MINNEHAHA, FL


When I get the opportunity to shoot photos, I love hitting double-ups because you can go so big! It’s fun working with the driver and the photographer, trying to line up the perfect shot. Nine times out of ten, you can get what you’re going for, like

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this shot here against the Lake Minnehaha shoreline. —Rusty Malinoski

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SEQUENCE

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MATTY HASLER

HYDROUS WAKE PARK, ALLEN, TX

Stalefish Roll To Blind

Step 2: Â As soon as you feel

Step 3: Once you’ve left the

Step 1: When you are edging

the cable starting to tighten

water, flick your hips, head

away from the cable, you re-

up, make sure you dig into

and shoulders in one move-

ally want to lean on the rope

the water then release with

ment. Make sure your hands

as much as you can to make

your front foot so you get a

are gripped and close to your

sure your shoulders are back

slow and progressive pull

body for the rotation.

and your arms are locked.

against the line.

Step 4: Once you have


performed the full flip rotation,

flip rotation with the stale fish

Step 6: When you have landed

you need to let go with your left

grab, your next step is the blind

the trick,keep the handle close

hand to reach right down and

rotation (backside 180). When

to your body and locked into

grab stale-fish. Try keeping your

rotating the backside 180, wait

that backside 180

legs tucked up when perform-

until you are coming down from

position.

ing the grab to make it easier.

the back roll; making sure you

Step 5: After perfecting the full

pull in with two hands. Â

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“When the conditions are just right on any decent-sized lake in Orlando, you can ride up the lake and photograph a dozen

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or more tricks, especially when you’re shooting with the talented, Erik Ruck. When the boat runs out of water or room to turn, we usually flip the boat around and point it in the exact same direction we just came from. This time, with the lighting reversed. After making some camera adjustments and giving Ruck the go-ahead, we made the best of a backlit situation silhouetting our way all the way back up the lake.” —Joey Meddock

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5075 Hwy 11W

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Bakes Marine

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51305 State Road 19 North

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(866) 993-BAKE

(913) 783-4300

(574) 264-2874

www.bakesonline.com

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The Board Shop

Riptank Boardshop

Wakesports Unlimited 

269 Broad St

2400 Glenna Goodacre Blvd. Ste. #106B

8199 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Suite G

Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Lubbock, TX 79401

San Diego, CA 92111

(262) 248-1703

(806) 799-8265

(858) 277-5757

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www.riptank.com

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California Marine Sports

Sail & Ski Center

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1240 Kellogg St.

12971 Research blvd

4215 Harrsion St.

Suisun City, CA 94585

Austin, TX 78750

Carlsbad, CA 92008

(707) 864-4007

(512) 258-0733

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1106 RR 620N

350 South Tustin Ave

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Carolina Inboard

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141 Balcones North

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(513) 887-9253

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Wiley’s Water Sports

The Projects

Scotia Sessions Wakeboard Park

1417 S. Trenton St. Seattle, WA 98108-4849 (206) 762-1300

19504 East Colonial Drive

824 Renfrew Rd

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Nine Mile River, Nova Scotia, Canada

(407) 491-7312

(902) 877-5477

www.wileyski.com

www.theprojectscamp.com

www.scotiasessions.com

The Wakeboard Camp

Shred Candlewood

848 W. Osceola St.

7 Candlewood Hts

Clermont, FL. 34711

New Milford, CT 06776

(352) 394-8899

(203) 648-6392

www.wakeboardcamp.com

www.shredcandlewood.com

CAMPS / SCHOOLS Adam Fields Wakeboard School

Texas Ski Ranch

292 Northern Cove Drive

6700 North IH 35

Littleton, NC. 27850

New Braunfels, TX 78130

(252) 536-9063

(830) 627-2843

www.adamswakeboardschool.com

CABLE PARKS

AF Wake

Hydrous Wake Park

Wake Nation

580 North Cedar Drive

4411 County Road 418

Allen, TX 75002

Rosharon, TX 77583

(214) 755-9905

(281) 431-4444

www.hydrouswakeparks.com

www.wakenation.com

1557 Hwy 903 Littleton, NC 27850 (252) 536-9063 www.afwake.com 

The Boarding School 19504 East Colonial Drive Orlando, FL 32820 (407) 273-5920

McCormick’s Cable Park 2020 McCormick Lakes Way Seffner, FL 33584 (813) 681-4441

www.theboardingschool.com

www.skimccormick.com

Hansen’s World Wakeboard Center

Orlando Watersports Complex

19022 Orange Ave Groveland, FL 34736 (352) 429-3574 www.worldwakeboardcenter.com

Pine Lake Ski School Action Water Sports at PLM 3599 Orchard Lake Rd. West Bloomfield, MI 48324 (248) 682-0095

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