"Josh Sanders is one of Australia's wakeboarding living legends. With two decades with Obrien Wakeboards, over a decade with Supra Boats and 14 years as a Redbull Athlete, Josh has been an integral part of teaching people how to wakeboard and growing wake boarding in Australia. Josh has done projects from surfing on his wakeboard in Tahiti to hitting Red Bull rails in Egypt. In 2005 Josh Sanders wake boarder was USA Pro Wakeboard Tour champion and King of Wake Champion competing against his friends, Philip Soven, Parks Bonifay, Danny Harf and Australian Daniel Watkins. Josh Sanders and his brother Justin Sanders run the Australian Wake Boat Manufacturing plant for Supra Boats and Moomba Boats and have been a big part of the New Supra SA 550. If you have a couple minutes, watch Josh, riding in his back yard over the 2012/13 Australian Summer. visit www.rideaustralia.com.au for more info"
Top career highlight so far.... 6 times Aussie Nationals and AAO Champion... 3rd in World cup.
Binding Width: One in
Binding angle: at 12degree
Board: Liquid Force Wing
Board Length: 138
Rope Length: 75ft rope
Handle width and diameter: 15" handle with a 25mm diameter
Weight in Boat: 1.7 ton
Weight Positioning in Boat: 20% front 30% middle and 50% back
Hardest trick from;
Port side: Tootsie roll, ts 540, dum dum, indy ts bs 180, melon scarecrow
Starboard side: Whirly, hs roll to blind, Tantrum to blind, hs 540, indy hs bs 180
Hardest Rail Move
Rail moves I don't know what they are called haha...
Port side: trasnfer to backlip to back 3 out.....
Starboard side: switch 270 to back 3 out...
Kicker port: hs 540
Kicker starboard: mute half cab roll
Grab port: Indy ts bs 180, melon scarecrow
Grab starboard: Melon hs backroll, indy hs bs 180
What do you usually eat?
Breakfast: Muesli and fruit
Morning snack: fruit and nuts.. maybe some sneaky savoury food
Lunch: Sandwich or left over dinner
Afternoon snack: Smoothie
Dinner: usually vegetable based dishes... most of the time pasta or rice
Drink: Just water and beer
How much do you ride?
Rode in the last 30 days: 20 times maybe
What other trainning do you do?
Usually do pilates, or yoga and strengthening. Yesterday I done 8 chin ups 10 push ups and 30 squats for 20mins straight. Bit limited with my legs at the moment.
Favourite riders to ride with?
Ben Greenwood, Chris O'shae and my brother.
Who will win the pro tour this year?
Umm probably Harley will win... Jnr men: Tony ... Womens: me haha jks probably Meegan
Next questions are yes no answers
Do you think grabbing the board is more important than being able to rotate the board? yes
Do you think a 1080 would score better than a mobe 720? no
Do you think wakes will be bigger than they are now in 5 years time? yes
Do you think wakes will be wider than they are now in 5 years? no
Do you think you will most likely ride the same length rope in 5 years time? no
Do you think it is an advantage to be shorter to be a better wake boarder? shorter
Have you road behind the SA? Yes, loved it.... did you watch this video? :)
Are you a fan of the supraboatsaus facebook page? hell yeah
Are you a fan of the supraboatsaus twitter page? don't go on twitter
Did you know we had a blog page blog.rideaustralia.com.au? yes
Will you be spending days on the road for the Ride Australia tour this summer? have to check my diary haha jks of corse!
Best part of wakeboarding is going in the boat and having some fun! Learning something new and hang out with a cool crew. Getting to travel the world is pretty awesome.. see parts of the world I never would have got to see if it wasn't for wakeboarding.
Earlier this year Team Supra Australian embarked on a wakeboarding journey down to the south coast of Sydney Australia to the Shoalhaven river. With the Supra SA 550, two Launch 22V's and a Moomba Mojo 2.5, off went some of the worlds best to explore the Shoalhaven river and Jervis Bay. Over the next 5 weeks we will bring you what went down.
The Shoalhaven region is a majestic stretch of coastline endowed with beaches, bays, interesting country towns and many natural attractions. Friendly people, a laid-back way of life, bountiful fresh produce and rich local culture combined with its many idyllic natural attractions make the Shoalhaven an irresistible holiday destination. Bordered by the mountains, coastal plains and 109 magnificent beaches, and host some of the mostspectacular waterways in the world. The Shoalhaven is an easy drive from Sydney or Canberra. And from many of the coastal villages, well-mapped scenic drives take in open expanses of pastureland, reserve forests and stunning beaches – plus you’re never too far from a great café or picturesque picnic spotTeam Supra Australia host some of the most exciting riders in the country. Under the Wing of Australia's founding Pro Riders Josh Sanders the Team includes;