Wakeboarding Glossary

Getting your 'ollies' and 'aerials' mixed up? Brush up on the language of 'wakeboard' with our wakeboarding glossary below.

A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P R S T W

Wake

The wave created behind the boat used by the rider for tricks and general riding

Wake to wake

Refers to any trick where the rider takes off from one wake and lands on the other

Wakeskating

Wakeskating is a combination of wakeboarding and skateboarding, the boards don't have any bindings.

Wakesurfing

Wakesurfing is a combination of wakeboarding and surfing, the boards don't have any bindings.

Wrapped

When the rider wraps the rope and handle around their body to allow them to perform a trick without needing to pass the handle as well