Lake Ronix Contest Recap

Courtney Kobold won a trip of a lifetime to Lake Ronix and all she had to do was enter!!  Remember that next time we are having a contest because you too can win!  Can you imagine spending two days at this magical place?  Courtney was kind enough to send us a thoughtful email recounting her time at Lake Ronix.

So, Lake Ronix. It was definitely an experience.

We landed in Orlando Friday night and decided we should probably go out and celebrate by getting Brett drunk and we definitely succeeded. The next day we were given a tour of Lake Ronix, which is an incredible property, and took a couple sets on the boat on two Ronix surfers. We followed the day up with a rowdy night out with a couple of the team riders who were an absolute blast. Never a dull moment with Justin Teich and Todd Watson that’s for sure. The next morning started out with personally delivered Pizza for breakfast from Parks. What a legend. During the day we hit up the front lake for a couple down and backs. Which was awesome. That night we chilled out by the fire and Todd told some pretty interesting ghost stories. The next morning we went on a killer paddle around the entire lake with Lily (Justin’s pup). We then hung around the lake and watched Massi and Jamie throw down before we headed back to the airport. Being able to ride at Lake Ronix was definitely one for the books and we cannot wait to go back. We couldn’t thank BuyWake and Ronix enough for the opportunity and for the incredible time. Also, a special shout to Brett for being our Dad for the weekend, wouldn’t have made it with out you pops! Happy shreds until next time!

-Courtney Kobold

Getting down! Sizing it up! Courtney and her friend Ash

Huge thanks to Brett Hargrave, Parks, Massi, and the Ronix crew for showing the girls a good time!

2015 Surf Expo visits Orlando,FL for 2015 Surf Expo…aka Bro Party


So every year the water sports industry depends upon Orlando for Surf Expo.  Retailers from across the globe come to see new product and get one on one time with some of the brands.  We always like getting to Expo and seeing all our friends from brands and especially some of our Team Riders.  This year we saw some of the coolest booths ever!  Liquid Force had a clean open aired booth and was laced with their entire line.  Some highlights were seeing the 2016 LTD boards and boots with the LF’N Awesome theme to it!  Our good friend Harley Clifford showed us his 2016 Remedy and his 2016 LTD product.

Getting to see the rest of the line in person really affirmed our thoughts that you guys are going to love next years product.  Peep some of the Boards, Bindings, and Surfers we saw.

We ran into our good buddy Eddie Beverly with Hyperlite and Byerly Boards and he showed us some really cool new things.  First, we got to see Shaun Murry’s new board celebrating his 20th pro model wakeboard…yes 20!


It was seriously good looking!  Also it will come in a 150cm size…it seemed to be a common trend with some of the wake manufactures producing large sized boards for next season.  On the Byerly side they have a board called the “Buck” that comes in a Park version and a Boat version.  Ambush Board Co.’s very own Cole told us it was his go to for next year and he is backing it 100%.  Checkout the photos!

If there was one company that had an ace up their sleeve this year it was Ronix.  From new lace locks for the bindings to the honey comb surfers that are almost indestructible we were stoked!  We got to see the new wakeboard that will be ridden by Shota and Erik Ruck called “The Space Blanket”.  Each board is hand painted on one side of the top sheet so no two boards are alike…really cool.  Also 2016 officially marks the 10 year anniversary and the Danny Harf ONE series took the throwback approach and this years ONE series features the original graphic from the first ONE wakeboard!  Ronix is coming in hot for 2016 with their boards, boots, and surfers so we hope you’re ready!

Our good friend and Team Rider Chris Ababdie was kicking it in the Slingshot booth and he just happened to receive his Wakeworld Award for Rail Rider of the Year.  Chris can add that with the two gold XGames medals from Real Wake….hahah.  Overall the 2016 Slingshot line is really rad!  We’re saving some images for later so we will leave you with this teaser of the Response and Chris.

After the end of the day on Friday we headed to the Alliance Wake Booth for Premiers and Beers!  The build up of Massi and Russell’s video edit “Project X” was HD on crack!  Russell is a great videographer and captured the Ronix Rider perfectly.  Can’t wait for that edit to drop online for you guys to see it…it’s a certified banger.  Also the boys Quinn, Blake, and Wesley had The Coalition Vol. 3″ video drop right after and those guys are setting Valdosta Wake Park on fire!  They have some of the most unique features at that cable park and it’s always a guaranteed good time down there.  Well we’re glad it’s over and really looking forward to providing our great customers and friends the best wake product once again for 2016.


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2016 Hyperlite, Byerly, and Nautique! Oh, My!

Having Fun in the Sun with Nautique Boats

Last weekend we had the opportunity to go visit the Marine Max Buford location and meet up with our Nautique Boats family!  They were in town for a “Ride with the Pros” event then headed to the Nautique Wake Surf Nationals and guess what…they had a 2016 G23!  It was great catching up with Noah Flegel and Jimmy LaRiche, and our longtime friend and rep for Hyperlite/Byerly, Eddie Beverly.  Eddie, or “EBev,” as he is most known by, had a special treat for us to see with a quiver of 2016 Hyperlite and Byerly surfers.  We must say that these two brands knocked it out of the park this year.  Most notably Hyperlite has this insane new shape called “The Time Machine.”  Seriously, if you know anything about surfing this board is similar to the Tomo surfboards Vader series, but tweaked for wakesurfing.  If that weren’t enough, the Time Machine features a cork top for maximum grip, as well as all new Futures Fins!  The Byerly crew also have another banger with the 2016 Action, as it features Durashell construction with a EPS core and yes, Byerly Futures Fins!  You would be wise to add either one of these to your quiver.



Pretty cool, right!?  Ambush Board Co.‘s very own Lee Elliott really liked the Time Machine and even got in a little wake transfer on it.  Nautique NSS FTW!


In addition to all the surfers, EBev had the 2016 Murray and 2016 Webb (The Relapse) that our new friend, Caleb, got to ride!  He was beyond stoked and pretty hooked on the new Murray!  Check out a few of the photos we got that day:


It was an absolute blast hanging with the Nautique crew and EBev!  The option to choose and surf whatever we wanted had us feeling like a kids in a candy store (or…adults in a liquor store).  EBev had his blue G23 dialed in and getting to watch Noah and Jimmy shred is always a good time!


Drone Footage of Jimmy LaRiche and Noah Flegel Behind the 2016 Nautique G23


Well, the end of summer also means it’s the end of our time with the Ambush Board Co./ Nautique G21.  It has been such a great opportunity to represent Nautique and spread the joy of wakeboarding, wakeskating, and wakesurfing with our friends and customers.  The best part is now we get to design our next boat and you know we are going to have one of the best looking Nautique G21s ever seen!

Here is our previous G21:



Here is our current design of our 2016:


Make sure you keep up with us on Instagram and Twitter and Facebook for more details and 2016 product information!

Top 5 Wake Deals for 2015

Get the best deal on brand new 2015 wake product and keep some extra cash!

We put together some of the best products and deals from each of the top brands in the industry just for you.  It goes without saying that having the right gear at the best price is what we provide 24/7/365.

1. Hyperlite Kit

Hot out the gate one of the baddest boards for 2015 is the 2015 Hyperlite Union.  Graeme Burress showed us all what this board can do at every cable park he visited.  Another popular item this year that’s packed with comfort are the 2015 Team Closed Toe bindings.  If you don’t start with the proper footwear, everything else goes downhill.  Life vests aren’t always the most fashion things, but the 2015 Flex Vest looks great and provides plenty of movement and its U.S. Coast Guard approved rating means that it could save your life at the cable park or behind the boat.  Speaking of boat, if you’re rocking behind a Nautique or anything with a motor pick up this great 2015 Webb Handle and pair it with the 2015 X-Line for the best connection in wakeboarding.  Add it all up and you’ll save $361.05…that’s a lot of gas money.

Hyperlite Kit

2. Liquid Force Kit

You could spend hours on picking out the perfect set up from Liquid Force or you could let us help.  Seriously, right now the 2015 Liquid Force line is one of the best we’ve seen in years.  Hot of the press the 2015 Tao wakeboard from Daniel Grant has been one of the most in demand wakeboards we sell (no, his tricks DO NOT COME WITH THE BOARD).  The 2015 Ultra Closed Toe bindings are a excellent choice to pair with the Tao, and every other board because they’re that comfortable.  Grab a 2015 Icon helmet and a 2015 Flex Comp vest and you’re half way to the Wake Park Triple Crown (or…at least…you’ll look like you are)!  We can’t forget our towed watersports crew and that’s why we threw in the 2015 Team Rope & Handle Combo.  Keep your hands on the handle and heart in the sky with this proper Liquid Force setup and save $181.50

LiquidForce Kit

3. Byerly Kit

You can’t talk about wakeboarding or wakeskating without mentioning one of the greatest, most legendary riders and brands of all time; Byerly.  The level of quality put into Byerly products has always been spot on.  Their base models are better than some companies’ pro models.  For example, the 2015 Standard is a great entry-level to intermediate binding that boasts great support and accommodates a wide range of foot sizes.  A staple in the line for years, the 2015 Monarch is also perfect no matter the skill set.  The Monarch wakeboard also features two Blunt fins, which are removable and provide added tracking and stability for beginners and intermediate riders.  Hang tight and do it right with the 2015 Assault handle and the 2015 Jacket mainline from Byerly for the ultimate rider-to-boat connection.  Scott Byerly has been sponsored by O’Neill for what seems like forever.  Byerly knows a good vest when he sees one, and so do we.  The 2015 Gooru Tech Comp Vest provides maximum comfort and tons of mobility when riding.  The $234.05 you’ll save on this rig will go a long way.  If you’re into saving and riding right, the Byerly kit is for you!

Byerly Kit

4. Ronix Kit

Arguably one of the most progressive companies in wakeboarding today, the Ronix crew puts out some of the best product year in and year out.  The 2015 line has more go-to items, but we started this kit off right with the 2015 One bindings by Danny Harf.  We can’t stress enough that comfort is key, and with Ronix and their new Brain Frame technology plus the high end boot Intuition + liners, you will fall in love your first set.  Don’t sleep on their life jackets, either.  They’re hands down some of the most comfortable we’ve ridden in, and the 2015 Bandwagon vest stood out the most this year.  Picking a wakeboard wasn’t a easy task, but the best bang for a hybrid boat/park board is for sure the 2015 Bill ATR “S”.  If it’s a weekend behind the boat or a few days a month at the cable park, the Bill promises to never let you down.  Speaking of boat – don’t trip, get a grip with the 2015 Envoy handle and 2015 R8 line, as this is our go to setup when we’re getting pulled behind our Nautique G21.  Sure, you can pick your own kit, but do you think you could beat the $308.84 in savings?  Show us what you got!

Ronix Kit

5. Slingshot Kit

Slingshot is one of those companies you just can’t help but root for!  Handmade in the USA and the ability to say “First in Flex” is something they promote and are extremely proud of.  The 2015 wakeboard line had some heavy hitters like the Shredtown, Oli, and Windsor, but one of the most wanted is their new cable-specific board the 2015 Terrain.  The block fusion sidewall and featureless base blended with the right amount of flex make this one of our favorites, and we’re certain it will be yours, too.  If you say Slingshot, it’s almost natural to think Shredtown.  The Shredtown crew board and bindings have a cult-like following for a reason; sublime comfort and performance.  The 2015 Shredtown bindings are known worldwide for their comfort.  It’s also pretty cool that you can pull your feet out and walk in the liners.  It’s the little things that make the biggest impact and the Shredtown boot will forever be a classic.
Tired of wakeboarding?  Just want to take a break for a bit?  Well, we have a treat for you in the form of the 2015 Ankel Biter wakesurfer.  Designed based off Slingshot’s Space Pickle platform, the Ankle Biter is dynamic and gives you the ability to catch all kinds of surf.  The 2015 offers control and stability, similar to a longboard, along with a double concave with an aggressive V-spine through that tail that gives you a looser transition edge to edge, so that the performance is more similar to a shortboard.  Now…all you have to think about is what exactly can you spend the $394.03 that you just saved by getting this Slingshot kit.

Slingshot Kit

Make sure you visit our site and see how much you could save right now with the deep discounts we are offering!  Also…be sure you follow us on all our Social Media for the upcoming 2016 product releases!

The All New 2016 Nautique G Series

Hands down one of the best boats in Wakeboarding is the Nautique G Series.  When Nautique released the new design it hit everyone with a welcome smack to the face!  In addition to wakeboarding, the Nautique G Series is known for being one of the best wakesurfing boats there is.  The Nautique Surf System or NSS as it’s commonly referred to has taken the sport of wakesufing and promptly placed it on the map.  If the boat wasn’t already good enough Nautique just released their all new and improved G Series for 2016 and it’s packed with features!  A new hull, interior, and control system you need to prepare yourself….it’s mind blowing.  Listen to team rider Jeff McKee and the legend himself Mr. Shaun Murry as they walk you through the new Nautique G Series… #GameChanger.

Now head over to the new Design Your Nautique page and build your dream 2016 G Series today!  This is our Nautique G21 w/ NSS that we designed for next year and we are completely in love.

Show us what you build and share with us!