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wakerider111 03-22-2011 12:37 PM

Sake of Wake - Path Politics Perspective
This thread is intended as a tangent from the thread "Company Wake" started 12-13-2010, 5:07 PM http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/showt...=785117&page=4 Concerning the interrelatedness of wakeboarding companies and its effect on the wakeboarding industry the sport of, progression of, and enjoyment of as a whole... for better or for worse

Another interesting article about wakeboarding on Stokemeter.com
to supplement the prior article, "Watersports Turmoil?"

"Skurfing History - A New Perspective"

captain_vilfo 03-22-2011 3:32 PM

the fact that we're talking about politics in wakeboarding just proves that the season really needs to start... soon

bcrider 03-22-2011 4:23 PM

So does that mean Herb O'Brien is the Mark Zuckerberg of Wakeboards?lol.

alevitt 03-23-2011 12:05 PM

More interesting news: http://www.sbcwakeboard.com/news_article?news_id=604

wakeworld 03-23-2011 12:27 PM

More news on the topic: http://www.wakeworld.com/news/latest...ty-rights.html

wakerider111 03-24-2011 11:17 AM

"Since that time, Liquid Force has been attempting to cooperate with all the brands who utilize this technology. Slingshot joins Hyperlite, CWB and Naish as companies who have agreed to license this technology."

From Justin's/ Company Wake's point of view it would seem LF has not been very easy to cooperate with

How are Hyperlite and CWB "joining" when they are already technically "joined" under the Kent umbrella?
how "separate" can companies be that are all owned by a larger entity? surly not enough to be able to sue one another?
What about Obrien? Obrien and Liquid Force are "MOTION WATERSPORTS" combined of course, but it is pretty obvious LF is the driving force of these current events and not the collective motion watersports. the design of the patent looks like an LF boot, the author/designer is LF employee and the articles that pop up recently all mention LF. but the patent is assigned for Motion Water Sports, Inc. and not for Kent as a whole?

seems Stokemeter is keeping their press hot and current on this topic too


Originally Posted by captain_vilfo (Post 1667451)
the fact that we're talking about politics in wakeboarding just proves that the season really needs to start... soon

true that.

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