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Jamie Huser and Sky Berninghaus

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Sky BerninghausI never know who I will meet when I roll up to O'Town watersports and hang out with owner Glen Fletcher. This past week I had the pleasure of getting to know and film with two up-and-coming European boat riders, Jamie Huser and Sky Berninghaus. Both of them are easy to get along with and have some serious lines up their sleeves. With both of them going to school in Orlando, they're now able to stay on the water longer and train/compete harder than ever before. There are many huge names that have been taken under Glen’s wing. It makes you wonder if these guys are next in the line of champions perfected at O'Town Watersports. Check it out!
 
WW: Name?
JH: Jamie Huser
SB: Sky Berninghaus
 
WW: Age?
JH: 13
SB: 17
 
WW: Hometown?
JH: Flims, Switzerland
SB: Zurich, Switzerland
 
Jamie HuserWW: Years wakeboarding?
JH: Since I was three years old
 
WW: Coach?
JH: Glenn Fletcher, Trevor Hansen
SB: Glenn Fletcher
 
WW: Favorite boat to ride?
JH: Nautique G23
SB: Supra with Raptor engine by Indmar
 
WW: Board?
JH: Liquid Force Remedy
SB: Ronix One
 
WW: Bindings?
JH: Liquid Force Harley
SB: Ronix One
 
WW: Rope length?
JH: 70 feet
SB: 75 feet
 
WW: Handle?
JH: Liquid Force Harley
SB: Performance
 
WW: How come you're training in America now?
JH: It’s going very well. The most important thing is that I can ride under good conditions (not like in Switzerland), so I stay on my level and learn new tricks.
Sky BerninghausSB: I have spent my summer holidays in Orlando for the last couple years and it has presented me with so many benefits that I decided to stay a whole year. I am planning to finish high school in America and then go to college here as well.
 
WW: How long are you planning to stay in the States?
JH: This year I stay in Florida for 3-4 months. I hope to stay next year longer. Maybe my family moves here to Florida. I love America.
 
WW: Most anticipated event of the year?
JH: Worlds and European Championships
SB: My most anticipated event this year would be European championships in Rome.
 
WW: Goals for the 2018 and 2019 season?
JH: Win the Worlds in Tokyo and the European Championships in Rome in 2018. In 2019, have fun on the board, be with my lovely family, no injuries, riding as much as possible, learn a lot of new tricks and more, win competitions.
SB: My goals are to learn a 900 as well as a mobe-5 this year. My plans after school is done is to wakeboard even more.
 
WW: Favorite people to ride with?
JH: With my good friend Tyler Worrall where I also ride the most. Also, I love to ride with all my three brothers; Sascha, Tim and Jannis.
SB: I love to ride with Cody Whal, Lorenzo Soprani, Michael Williams and Kevin Duffy.
Jamie Huser
WW: Favorite food?
JH: Swiss Kitchen and Lasagna
SB: Quesadillas
 
WW: Favorite drink?
JH: Caffe Lattesso (it’s a Swiss cold coffee)
SB: Tonic water
 
WW: Special thanks to anyone?
JH: My family, who’s supporting me always and is always with me in the heart. Trevor Hansen, who has brought me to the level where I am now. Thanks Trevor! Glenn and Melissa Fletcher, who made it possible for me to go to school and Glenn for his awesome coaching and all the trimmings before and after the riding. Thanks.
SB: Special thanks to my family, especially my dad for making this possible.
 
WW: Sponsors?
JH: Caffe Lattesso
SB: The O'Town Watersports team



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