Boosting in the PNW: Hangtime Recap

Last weekend, Active Water Sports and Yacht Harbor Club brought professional double up wakeboarding back to the Pacific Northwest with the inaugural contest, HANGTIME. Beach-goers and boaters gathered at the Columbia River to witness eight of the best wakeboarders throw down and compete for the top prize. Steel Lafferty took the top podium spot, with Guenther Oka close behind in second, Bob Soven in third and … Continue reading Boosting in the PNW: Hangtime Recap

Koppert Triple Crown | Freeriders Ball

Introducing the second stop of the 2017 Koppert Triple Crown wake series, Freeriders Ball! Participants may compete in individual events throughout the series but must compete in all three events to win the Triple Crown title. DETAILS Freeriders Ball: August 19-20 at Koppert Lake Practice sets available on Friday, August 18: $10 for 4 passes Tent camping available: $10 per tent RV camping with hookup: … Continue reading Koppert Triple Crown | Freeriders Ball

Aussie in Oregon: Ride Day with Dean Smith

Last week the Active Water Sports crew got out on the Willamette River with Ronix team rider, Dean Smith. Dean rode his Code 21 and displayed how he rides with ease and finesse. Dean also brought along a brand new shape from the 2018 Ronix line for AWS to test. Check out an edit below of the crew and Dean catching some air behind the Nautique G21. Dean … Continue reading Aussie in Oregon: Ride Day with Dean Smith

Malibu Rider Experience

Grab your tent, sleeping bag and wakeboard! The Malibu Rider Experience is returning to the Pacific Northwest this weekend, June 23-25! Join us at Koppert Lake for Freeride Friday and Saturday for the Regional Championship competition. Then come down to Willamette Park in West Linn on Sunday for some fun, relaxed wakesurfing behind the best Malibu boats! Registration for riding and camping is now open. Check out … Continue reading Malibu Rider Experience

Free For All

Free riding. Free instruction. Free demos. Free giveaways. Free fun. Join us, Liquid Force and 2015 “Rookie of the Year,” Guenther Oka on Wednesday, June 14 for the Free For All! Meet us at the Willamette Park docks in West Linn from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We will be there all day with Liquid Force wakeboards, wakesurfers, wakeskates and more for you to demo behind our … Continue reading Free For All

Employment Opportunity at AWS

Boat Show season is officially behind us! It was a record-breaking season between Portland, Seattle and Eugene, despite the foot of snow Portland received. The spike in boat sales could be due to the 100 people moving to Oregon a day looking to enjoy our beautiful rivers and lakes. Either way, it’s got us excited for what’s next! We are now looking ahead to some big events this spring and summer, including Demo Days, Malibu Rider Experience, Hangtime … Continue reading Employment Opportunity at AWS

Guenther Oka | Rider Bio

Even with more than a foot of snow on the ground, the Portland Boat Show is in full effect through Sunday! Ronix‘s Eric Ruck will be joining us on Friday and Saturday, and also in attendance will be Liquid Force‘s Guenther Oka. At the prime age of 17, Guenther has already created a few waves in the wakeboard industry. In 2015, he earned the title … Continue reading Guenther Oka | Rider Bio

Erik Ruck | Rider Bio

The Portland Boat Show is here! This Wednesday through Sunday, to be exact. And joining us Friday and Saturday is a staple in the wakeboard industry — Erik Ruck. Erik has a steady list of accomplishments in his career, including a bronze medal from the 2001 X Games, becoming the Wakeboard World Champion in 2002, winning the X Games Rail Jam in 2006 and taking … Continue reading Erik Ruck | Rider Bio