Gallery: Wakeboarding club competes in Orlando

The University of Miami’s Wakeboarding Club traveled to Orlando, Fl. to compete in a RedBull sponsored tournament. The UM team consists of seven riders, all of whom competed in a variety of different events. Other schools such as the University of Florida, University of Central Florida and Mississippi State University competed in the tournament at the Orlando Watersports Complex.

Freshman Daniela Abuchaibe attempts a boardslide down the railing at the Redbull Rivals Wakeboarding competition in Orlando, Fl. Abuchaibe competed in both the Big Air Kicker Competition and the Rail Jam Competition.
Freshman Daniela Abuchaibe attempts a boardslide down the railing at the Redbull Rivals Wakeboarding competition in Orlando, Fl. Abuchaibe competed in both the Big Air Kicker Competition and the Rail Jam Competition. Photo credit: Dan Snitzer
Freshman Diego Paredes performing a toe side roll to revert his body weight in the Big Air Kicker Competition at Orlando Watersports Complex. Paredes competed against four different universities at the RedBull-sponsored competition.
Freshman Diego Paredes performing a toe side roll to revert his body weight in the Big Air Kicker Competition at Orlando Watersports Complex. Paredes competed against four different universities at the RedBull-sponsored competition. Photo credit: Dan Snitzer
Freshman Daniela Abuchaibe performing a big tail grab at the Redbull Rivals Wakeboarding tournament at Orlando Watersports Complex. Abuchaibe later qualified for the final round of the Big Air Kicker competition.
Freshman Daniela Abuchaibe performing a big tail grab at the Redbull Rivals Wakeboarding tournament at Orlando Watersports Complex. Abuchaibe later qualified for the final round of the Big Air Kicker competition. Photo credit: Dan Snitzer
Senior president Tyler Gallant completing a 360-degree frontside nose grab during a practice session at Orlando Watersports Complex. Gallant later competed in the most competitive heats for each competition against four other universities at the Redbull-sponsored event.
Senior president Tyler Gallant completing a 360-degree frontside nose grab during a practice session at Orlando Watersports Complex. Gallant later competed in the most competitive heats for each competition against four other universities at the Redbull-sponsored event. Photo credit: Dan Snitzer
Freshman KT Palmer riding in the Rail Jam Competition at Orlando Watersport’s Complex.
Freshman KT Palmer riding in the Rail Jam Competition at Orlando Watersport’s Complex. Photo credit: Dan Snitzer
Freshman Diego Paredes mid-air while competing in the Redbull Rivals Wakeboarding competition at Orlando Watersports Complex. Paredes is individually competing in the One Fall Competition.
Freshman Diego Paredes mid-air while competing in the Redbull Rivals Wakeboarding competition at Orlando Watersports Complex. Paredes is individually competing in the One Fall Competition. Photo credit: Dan Snitzer