Raph Derome – Beyond Perception

Is this the future of wakeboarding?

Get a taste of Raph Derome’s brilliant new wakeboarding edit with a teaser for Beyond Perception.

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People have different perceptions of Raph Derome. As a guy that prefers to keep a low profile and living the life of a self-described introvert, it’s sometimes difficult to express who he really is to those around him. But that’s why he lets his wakeboarding speak for him.

With an endless drive and dedication to wakeboarding, Raph is truly in it for the love of the game. Never quite satisfied, wakeboarding to him is about the constant pursuit of progression and evolving his own unique vision of the sport.

Beyond Perception, made by Red Bull Media House in partnership with Malibu Boats and Billabong, is the product of two years of Raph’s tireless effort to capture the soul of wakeboarding and a visual declaration to the masses that there is much more to wakeboarding beyond contests.

Raph Derome poses for a portrait in Coteau du Lac, Quebec, Canada, on August 4, 2014.
Raphael Derome© Yann Roy Photographe

Get a taster in the above clip of Raph’s trip to some of his favorite spots including Florida, his home province of Quebec and a big-city shred at Toronto’s Ontario Place

VIDEO:

Two years in the making, Raph’s latest video project is the product of a tireless effort to capture the soul of the sport and a visual declaration to the masses that there is much more to wakeboarding beyond contests. Presented by Red Bull Media House in partnership with Billabong and Malibu Boats, the journey takes Raph on a trip to some of his favorite spots including Florida, his home province of Quebec and a big-city shred at Toronto’s Ontario Place.

Check it out, it just might change your view.

Produced by Red Bull Media House

In association with Billabong Canada Malibu Boats

Producer Fergie Cancade

Director / DoP Still Not Famous Productions

Additional Footage Justin Loiselle

Edited by Jonathan Ferguson

Graphic Design Double Dose Design

Sound Editing Ecoute Voir Productions

Music Monolith by Holograms Good Morning by Limitless Wave Death of a Quiet One – Instrumental by Lowercase Noises Please Turn Me Into The Snat by Connan Mockasin (Connan Hosford) Jail Bait by Ghost Walk

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Mowgli’s Jungle: Liquid Force Kites Trailer

Welcome to the Liquid Force Jungle 14/04/14

Looking forward to the Liquid Force Jungle Video soon.

Liquid Force

Liquid Force Kiteboarding dedicated to relentless innovation, progressive design, maximum functionality and unparalleled quality will launch Mowgli’s jungle.

Liquid Force, the leader in wakeboard products and apparel as well as a benchmark in production of kiteboarding decided to have its Mowgli’s Jungle Trailer before the launching of the final Mowgli’s Jungle.

Thanks to the following partners for making it happen: Liquid Force Kites liquidforcekites.com WindFish PRO windfishpro.com Retro Rentals Cape Town retrorentals.co.za Swell.be Hanglos.nl

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Lagoon Beach Winch Session

The last of the summer days have produced some epic conditions these last few weeks. The Dirty Habits crew, including Sean Bacon, Craig Eygenberger and Graham Howes with Bianca Asher behind the lens, set up a winch session at the the Milnerton Lagoon.

With a crowd of spectators looking on these boys had a bit of fun.

The guys setting up.

The guys setting up.

 

Craig Eygenberger

Craig Eygenberger

Graham Howes

Graham Howes

 

Sean Bacon

Sean Bacon

 

Graham Howes

Graham Howes

 

Craig Eygenberger

Craig Eygenberger

 

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Craig Eygenberger & Sean Bacon

Craig Eygenberger & Sean Bacon

 

Craig Eygenberger

Craig Eygenberger

 

Graham Howes

Graham Howes

 

Craig Eygenberger

Craig Eygenberger

 

Craig Eygenberger

Craig Eygenberger

 

Graham Howes

Graham Howes

 

Graham Howes

Graham Howes

 

Craig Eygenberger

Craig Eygenberger

 

Graham Howes

Graham Howes

 

Craig Eygenberger

Craig Eygenberger

 

Sa’s Dylan Mitchelle has a set with Danny Harf… The Lengend

Dylan Mitchelle SA pro wakeboarder is in the USA training and competing on the American Pro Wakeboard Tour.
He is riding with some of the best guys in the world, pushing his level and adding some big tricks to his repertoire.

This was he had to say about his about the latest session and the 1st stop of the American Pro Wakeboard Tour.

“We all had a little 15 minute shred at Trevor’s the other day. Danny Harf joined us, which was awesome. have a look see!

Got to see Danny Harf ride yesterday. even though his knee is still quite fragile he absolutely killed it. hopefully I’ll edited a quick little one of all of us riding together.

So this past weekend (18th-19th) Acworth will hosted the first stop of the American Pro Wakeboard tour, I can safely say I was both nervous as hell and excited.

I headed up there road trip style with Trevor Hansen, Parker Siegle, Massi Piffaretti, Gunner Daft and Ryan Anderson. The trip there took us about six hours, but it was a fun lengthy drive with good tunes, enough jokes to go around and good company. We left on Thursday midday and got there in the evening on Friday with enough time to check out the competition site and register. Gunner, Massi, Parker and myself were competing in the junior pro men division while Ryan Anderson was entered into Pro Men. After that we checked into our hotel, the Econolodge for a good nights rest.

Friday saw the qualifying rounds take place, and once again it was cut throat. The heats were stacked in Junior Pro men with 6 heats of 5 riders each and the top two riders advancing to a 12 man semifinal. I was in placed in the second heat along with my friends, Gunner Daft and Massi Piffaretti, as well as rippers, Mike Dowdy, and Keenan Allen. I was first off the dock in my heat. I had fun but was disappointed with my ride. Mastercraft debuted their new x-star for the first time and I didn’t quite know what to expect edging in for my first trick, but knew I’d have to throw down in order to make it through. I fell on my second trick (a kgb) which was frustrating but I decided to put it behind me and comeback to it later, I felt I slid well, but was still nervous about falling on my second trick and feeling the pressure, I felt I had to lay some hammers in to compensate, next up was a heelside 720 followed by a crow mobe 5 which I unfortunately also fell on. That rounded off my first pass. So two falls in my first pass and only one hammer to show for it. My second pass started off with a big worm into a moby dick , followed by a decent rail hit. Here I felt I needed the crow 5 in order to put any pressure on the rest of my heat so I decided to give it another go. Unfortunately I fell again and that was it for me. The rest of my heat killed it. Every rider had at least one seven in their pass. Mike, and Gunner both had 9’s.

Got to see Danny Harf ride yesterday. even though his knee is still quite fragile he absolutely killed it. hopefully I’ll edited a quick little one of all of us riding together.

 

The level of competition over here is very high, but I guess you learn something from every competition experience. I had fun and learned to keep a cool head and that sometimes a clean pass, that is not jam packed with hammers, can do better than one with a few hammers and unnecessary falls.

Either way, Mike and Massi qualified first and second respectively to advance to semi’s where Massi unfortunately just got edged out of competition and Mike went on to win the event.

The rest of the tour stop was a great experience. Watching the Junior Pro Men division compete was almost as intense as the Pro Men division. The format of competition for Junior Pro men definitely seems more cut throat with only 4 riders making it to the finals compared to Pro men’s 6 finalists. It was sick.

Hopefully I’ll have some more things to tell you guys soon!”

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Tom Fooshee From Above

This is what you get when you take Tom Fooshee, one of the best wakeboarders in the world (2010 wakeboard world champ) and a helicopter! Wakeboarding in Lake Placid, Texas.
Pump up the Volume, put the HD On and enjoy

Wakeboarder: Tom Fooshee
Cut by: Attack & Release
Music: This Will Destroy You / Gold Panda