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WAKESTOCK 2011 WE TAKE A PEEK AT EUROPES

LARGEST WAKEBOARDING

MUSIC FESTIVAL

WHERE THE

CABLES

DECLAN

AT?

UK CABLE&S2 LOCATIONS

CLIFFORD

EXPOSED SEPTEMBER 2011

ISSUE 1


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LEE DEBUSE, WAKESTOCK


DANIEL GRANT, WMSKI


Wa k esto c k , o n e o f th e U K ’s m o st pres tigio us events in wa k eb o a rdin g. E a c h yea r, Ca rd ig a n Bay, N o r th Wa l es b o a sts th e fres h es t m us ic a c ts a nd th e wo r l ds fin es t r ider s, al l in o n e pl a ce fo r o ne epic week en d. H eres a few o f o ur favo ur ite pic s f ro m t he event. Ch ec k o ut t he po o l ga p fin a l s h ere.


LEE DEBUSE, POOLGAP


LEE DEBUSE, POOLGAP


MATT CROWHURST, POOLGAP


Even the boat owners stack up to check out the talent


BEN HITCH, PWLLHELI MARINA


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GARY STELFOX, WAKEMK


W P: Full na me , a ge a nd se x ? DC : D eclan C lifford , 19, m ale . W P: Job DC: I work at a car body shop part time at the moment in hope of this whole wakeboarding thing working out for me. W P: A ny hobbie s? DC : Well when I’m not wak e boa rdin g I’m in the gym or on the tr am polin e . W P: Sponsors DC : Box End Par k, WakeM K,a n d m ost im p or tantly Job e b ut I’m stil l tr yin g to find m ore…hit m e up ! W P: So how long ha ve y o u b een riding? DC : I’v e b een wakeb oard ing 6 ye a r s now and still loving it as m uc h a s wh e n I fir st star ted . So m uch fun r idin g with all m y m ates and tr ying new tr ic k s. W P: Proude st win DC : Any win. W P: W ha ts your f a vorite c ab l e? DC : H as to b e H ip notics, Bo x E n d a n d WM ski, great p laces. W P: B e st tric k DC: Not sure really, I guess it would have to be Mobe 5 or 315. I did land a switch toe 1080 off the kicker the other day. WP: Out of the cables you’ve been to, which has been best for the babes? DC : That’s a hard one b ut I a m goin g to cheat and say any cab le tha t’s h olding an event. Throw a sick pa r ty a n d the gir ls will com e… W P: A ny c la ims to f a me ? DC : M eeting Ed Sheer an and E xa m ple at Wakestock 2011.


W P : Th is ’ ll b e g oo d , d o yo u h ave a par t y t rick? DC : Hah a h a , w e l l I s eem t o always do a si ck ba c k fl i p off t h e w all w h en I ’m drunk an d th i n k to my s elf in t h e mo r ni n g , G o d th a t’s g oin g t o go w ron g ...1 da y, hah a bu t ti l l th en part y h ard! W P : I f y o u w e re ab an d o n ed o n a s ma l l i s l an d w i t h a cab le s u rro u n ding i t , an d y o u were allo wed t h ree obj e c t s , w h at w ou ld t h ey b e? DC : T ha t’s a n e a sy on e, bin din g s , w akeboard an d a h o t c hick t o h an g ou t w it h. W P : F a v o u ri t e ch o co lat e b ar? DC : D o n ’t do c h oco lat e I am an at h l e t e… . m i l k y w a y, milky way, yu mmy n om no m n o m . W P : Yo u j u s t w o n t h e UK n at io n als, we l l do n e b y th e way. Wh at ’s n ex t in the p i p e lin e? DC: Yeah so happy, best result so far, thanks to everyone who made it happen. The next big one coming up is the Euro championship in Serbia, wish me luck! W P : Wi l l y o u b e jo in in g u s fo r t h e love l y UK w i n t er? O r h ave yo u g ot othe r i d eas ? DC : N o pe , I ’ m o u t of h ere! I ’m g o in g t o be s t ay in g w i th my frien d Jamie Smit h a t hi s i n S i n g a po re , t h en o ff t o Au s t ralia to r i d e u n ti l I r u n ou t of cas h , can ’t wait! W P : S o u n d s e p i c! F in al o n e, I f yo u we re n’t a w akeb o ard er, wh at wo u ld y ou do? DC: I would be a professional dolphin whistler, not sure why just sounds fun haha. W P : Ha h a , s ick. Well we’ll s ee yo u ou t on t h e w at er s o o n eit h er way. Go o d l u c k in S erb ia! DC : Che e r s br a h ! C h eck o u t De c k i l l i n g i t at b ox e nd park h e re .


Dec giving us an S-Mobe


LIAM SMITH, BOX END PARK


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