Camp Fire Wildfire Devastation

  Camp Fire Devastation on The Ridge – Paradise & Magalia, California Intro On November 8th at 6:30am a fire started near Pulga, CA in the Campfire Creek area. The winds were heavy the entire night before and gusting at 60+mph. By 8am the fire reached...

Polar Bear 2018 Review

Intro On the weekend of October 12th 2018, as is our tradition at wake9 for the last 10 years, we assembled 7 of the best of the best surf boats in the world in one place at Lake Oroville, Ca. There were moments of glass, and moments of heavy winds and swells but...

2017 Polar Bear Review

  Intro This year’s polar bear recap has taken me much longer to get done. Not because there is anything difficult to say, almost the opposite. These boats were all amazing and it truly blows me away to see the level of engineering these boat manufacturers...