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2008 Vice Wakeboard Reviews

July 17th, 2008 · 3 Reviews · Add a Review

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Since the days of the Phatty, O’Brien has been making wide boards better than anyone, and the Vice continues that reality – better than ever for 08 with the addition of the DELTA base. Often referred to as the designated wake hitter of the O’Brien line, Josh Sanders’ Vice has the width and progressive rocker line for huge air and a large center spine to make landings buttery soft. The DELTA base makes it faster for 08 so you can ride longer, go bigger, and sign autographs later.

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2008 Vision Wakeboard Reviews

July 17th, 2008 · 1 Review · Add a Review

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The Vision is a lightweight deck that incorporates a set of four 1.0 Pipe fins allowing for very aggressive edging. A vented tip and tail design provide a nice predictable snap off the wake.

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2008 Player Wakeboard Reviews

July 17th, 2008 · 2 Reviews · Add a Review

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Filling boat racks since 2003, this former Watkins pro model is the foundation from which the Natural was created. Carefully blended 3-stage rocker and a wide mid-section gives this deck a ridiculously big boot off the wake. Bolt on the pipe fins if you want a tighter, more precise edge hold or ride without them if you like a looser feel. Either way the Player gives any ripper a great experience out on the lake.

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2008 Valhalla Wakeboard Reviews

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Many have called the Vallhalla one of the greatest shapes ever produced, and is a favorite among the O’Brien team. This year we added O’Brien’s own DELTA base technology to make this board even better. A thin tip and tail make for a light weight deck and incredible swing weight. Sean O’Brien can ride anything well, but he’s been absolutely killing it on the ‘08 Valhalla. With this year’s retro 80’s graphic and the Valhalla’s proven performance, be prepared to have one rad day on the water.

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2008 Local Wakeboard Reviews

July 17th, 2008 · 1 Review · Add a Review

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The Local is pretty much a ticking time bomb of pre-loaded pop. With our new EVA core this deck warrants quick response, and a nice release of energy precisely when you need it. The local is ready to handle everything from nose presses to cable park kickers.

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2008 R5 Wakeboard Reviews

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R5 Obrien WakeboardsR5 Obrien Wakeboards

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The R5 is a snowboard shaped jib stick meant to take some abuse and complete the arsenal of decks on your boat. Completely whooped on, and tested by our riders, this insanely fun board is ready for everything you can throw at it. Perfect for Watkins’ next deja vu, or any rail jam or cable park for that matter. Or just plain butter it all over the local lake. But most of all have some fun on this twin tip rip stick…You shouldn’t have to try too hard.

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2008 Siren Wakeboard Reviews

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The Siren has all the features you need for fun on the water. Starting with a sweet continuous rocker and center fin that provides a stable platform for learning new moves. Molded side fins and huge double-barrel channels let this board track on edge and explode off the wake. The Siren is a great board if you are just starting out in wakeboarding.

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2008 System Wakeboard Reviews

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The System has all the features you need for fun on the water. Starting with a sweet continuous rocker and center fin that provides a stable platform for learning new moves. Molded side fins and huge double-barrel channels let this board track on edge and explode off the wake. The System is a great board if you are just starting out in wakeboarding.

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2008 Ace Wakeboard Reviews

July 17th, 2008 · 2 Reviews · Add a Review

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All new for ’08 is the O’Brien Ace! Equipped with many of the features of our Pro-model boards, the Ace provides a predictable ride that lets you session the wake with confidence. The flexy deck smooths out the bumps, softens landingsand is blended with just the right amount of rocker to boost you into the flats.

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2008 Skyla Wakeboard Reviews

March 3rd, 2008 · No Reviews · Add a Review

2008 SkylaSkyla Obrien Wakeboards

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With the help of O’Brien;s unbelievable woman rider Dallas Friday, Obrien is proud to say the Skyla is their first woman’s board to be designed by and for women in mind. This board is for the serious female rider looking to push her abilities and skills to the maximum. On the bottom on the board you will find the same subtle chevron design as seen on the Natural, allowing the board to rider higher and faster for an abrupt 3-stage rocker board. Also integrated into the bottom is the new V-spine for soft landings. (more…)

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2008 Vixen Wakeboard Reviews

March 3rd, 2008 · No Reviews · Add a Review

2008 VixenVixen Obrien Wakeboards

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The Vixen’s edge to edge quickness, great stability, and tracking make this board a fun ride for any level of rider. Whether you’re learning to edge for the first time, or throwing a new invert, the Vixen is the deck of choice for the local shred diva. (more…)

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2008 Coda Wakeboard Reviews

March 3rd, 2008 · 2 Reviews · Add a Review

Coda Obrien WakeboardsCoda Obrien Wakeboards

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Due to some legal rabble babble with its name, last year’s Cartel comes back renamed the Coda. Arguably the fastest 3-stage board on the market today, the Coda is alive, quick and snappy on the water. The low-volume step down rail provides superior edging and accelerated edge to edge response. The true 3-stage rocker line provides an aggressive vert pop and the signature DELTA bottom gives the deck a clean release off the wake. V-spine bottom disperses impact on landings – even landing in the flats.

Brand new for ‘08, the O’Brien Coda is everything you have come to expect from O’Brien for hard hitting freestyle performance. O’Briens R&D department relentlessly dedicated all their spare time designing this new shape. They combined the best composite technologies and a subtle chevron design with a progressive 3-stage rocker for the ultimate boost off the wake. Why you ask? All so that you can fine tune your style and stand out in your crew. Nick Ennen destroys it on the O’Brien Coda. (more…)

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2008 Natural Wakeboard Reviews

March 3rd, 2008 · 3 Reviews · Add a Review

Natural Obrien Wakeboards

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“After the debut season on the market, the Natural has already become one of the most innovative decks on the market. The legacy it has created only continues for 2008.” When designing this deck, O’Brien’s engineers sat down and worked the details out with Daniel Watkins. He wanted the wakeboard to have similar features to his last wakeboard, the Player. So O’Brien pushed the limits with the already successful Player to create the Natural. For starters the molded fins were narrowed and/ or shortened to create less drag and let this deck build as much speed as possible. However this did not quite create the speed Daniel was looking for, so the chevron notches were introduced to the bottom of the wakeboard. Used in competition race boats for years, the chevrons help break water off the tail of the wakeboard making it ride higher and faster in the water. This gives you a 3-stage rocker wakeboard that adds many characteristics of a continuous rocker wakeboard, making it nearly compatible with any style of rider. The rails were fully rolled all the way up through and to the cupped rails, making the deck roll onto edge smoother for a more natural feeling. It also made the wakeboard more durable to sliders and kickers. Daniel loved the ultra smooth landings of the Player so we kept the same double concave in the middle of the wakeboard. (more…)

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