SWP TEAM RIDERS

MARK GRIFFIN

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Meet Mark!
He may look like a beast on water but is actually quite a gentle soul and is always willing to share riding tips.
Feel free to approach him if you catch him at the ski park!


How did you start wakeboardingBeen doing water sports since I was 6 and my Dad introduced me to water skiing.

Preferred Riding Stance: Regular

Current Wakeboard Setup: Jobe

Favorite Wakeboarding Trick: Indy BS 5

What is the next wakeboard trick that you would like to master: HS BS 9

Favorite Rider: Ryder Griffin

What advise would you give to someone starting outAlways have fun and master the basics first.

Go to meal after a wakeboarding session: Beer

ALEXIUS PEK

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Meet Alexius.
He is explosive on the water and excels in drinking beer!
Hunky, fun, friendly and is the life of any party.
Feel free to approach him at the park for riding tips over a nice cold beer.


How did you start wakeboarding: Mark Griffin

Preferred Riding Stance: Regular

Current Wakeboard Setup: Double Up (DUP)

Favorite Wakeboarding Trick: Double S to blind

What is the next wakeboard trick that you would like to master: Double Hinterberger

Favorite Rider: Lior Sofer

What advise would you give to someone starting out: Bigger the Better

Go to meal after a wakeboarding session: Local food and cheap beers

SASHA CHRISTIAN

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Meet Sasha.
She represents Singapore for the major wakeboard & slalom ski competitions and is the first Singaporean athlete to join the Red Bull family.
She excels on the water and smiles a lot too! Feel free to approach her for riding tips & advice!


How did you start wakeboarding: My mom waterskis so when we were kids, she would bring my brother and me out on the water too.

Preferred Riding StanceGoofy

Current Wakeboard Setup: DUP Wanderer with Heritage Bindings

Favorite Wakeboarding Trick: HS 540

What is the next wakeboard trick that you would like to master: HS 7

Favorite Rider: Matthew Christian

What advise would you give to someone starting out: Take it slow and get the basics down and most importantly have a good time out there. Wakeboarding is so much fun especially with good company 🙂

Go to meal after a wakeboarding session: Prata with either sugarcane or teh bing

THE BATCHELOR SIBLINGS

 

Meet Clarence (15) and Amelia (13).
The youngest riders of SWP team.
Their burning passion & rapid progression in wakeboarding is an inspiration to other youths who wish to emulate them.
SWP believes in cultivating young talents with strong personalities & character through comprehensive & positive development.
We hope they make it BIG one day!

CLARENCE BATCHELOR

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How did you start wakeboarding: 2 Years

Preferred Riding Stance: Goofy

Current Wakeboard Setup: Ronix Press Play

Favorite Wakeboarding Trick: Fashion Air

What is the next wakeboard trick that you would like to master: 720

Favorite Rider: Harley Clifford

What advise would you give to someone starting out: Take your time. 

Go to meal after a wakeboarding session: A nice beef burger

AMELIA BATCHELOR

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How did you start wakeboardingI started wakeboarding when is was 10 years old on cable. I was influenced by my brother Clarence. He taught me how to stand and never gave up teaching me.

Preferred Riding Stance: Goofy

Current Wakeboard Setup: Ronix

Favorite Wakeboarding Trick: Kicker 180

What is the next wakeboard trick that you would like to master: Kicker 360

Favorite Rider: Sasha Christian

What advise would you give to someone starting out: Be comfortable in the water, take your time and try your best. 

Go to meal after a wakeboarding session: Fried Rice with Chicken