WHF Blog

An interview with Herb O’Brien on the First Compression Molded Wakeboard [dropcap]I[/dropcap]n January 1991 Herb O’Brien unveiled the HO Hyperlite. It was the world’s first compression molded wakeboard, and the customer response was immediate and dramatic. The thin profile and near neutral buoyancy of the new...

[dropcap]H[/dropcap]ow did Texas get so tangled up in the roots of the early days of Wakeboarding? Well it could have been like this: It was the summer of 1990. Stacey and I had a place on the river and a good friend of mine, Ross Laechlin came...

  Wake legend Dean Lavelle is featured in this outstanding video production directed by Fernando Morales. Dean talks about the winning the 1996 Worlds, pioneering the wider handle, the tower extension, coaching, the power of the mind, and much more.   Here’s Dean’s winning passes from the 1996 Worlds...