WHF Blog

Born in 1960, Jim Emmons was first introduced to boating in Tennessee as a young deck-mate on a 52’ houseboat learning marine fundamentals and boating safety from his grandfather. The early induction caused Jim to develop a passionate desire for water sports led by his...

Name: Donald Shelbrick Age: 35 Home Spot: South Florida's Infamous Ski Rixen and Crystal Lake Years riding: 23 years Cable or Boat: I have competed in both and continue to enjoy riding both whenever possible. Favorites: Park: There are so many amazing places to ride around the world it is hard...

Mike Ennen.  A Northwest Legend in his words! With Tommy Phillips. (WHF) Mike first thanks so much for your contributions all these years. (WHF) Tell us about how it has been from your and Nick's start in wake and how different it is being from the Northwest and being...

Shannon Best has built a rare and impressive career in water sports and business.  He has amassed over 20 years of successes winning competitive titles in wake boarding and kite boarding worldwide while continually honing his business knowledge in the water sports industry.  Shannon was...

I have been very fortunate to know Darin since he first strapped on a wakeboard down in West Palm Beach, FL. His drive and determination have been instrumental in the evolution of the sport and inspirational to all of us. Below is a short interview...