Here are some new photos and an exclusive interview from BodyGlove.com. Check out Bob Soven's signature vest and find out the best and worst things about being an MTV star.
BG: Do people really mistake you for Shaun White? Bob: Yeah, for every two correct identifications I get a Shaun white ID.
What’s the last movie you cried during? October Sky, Jake G’s only good movie.
What does Alliance ”Rider Of The Year” mean to you? Rider of the Year is definitely the top honor I’ve received in my wakeboard career. To me, it just means that I must be doing something right.
What are some other waterman activities you partake in? I pretty much enjoy anything that has to do with the water, I’m always trying to improve my surfing and diving skills but it’s a slow process (laughter). What is your ideal occupation in the future? I ask myself this question everyday. I really wish I knew.
What were the best and worst things about being a star on MTV? Best: Checking something off the list of things to do in a lifetime. Worst: Filming a reality TV show.
Tell us about spending last Thanksgiving with the Balzer family. Thanksgiving with the Balzer’s… (laughter). It was a good time! We surfed, swam, rode horses, rode bikes, and enjoyed British Colombia to the fullest.
Why are cable parks blowing up like crazy? They are blowing up for two reasons, one there are a ton of fun everybody and second because they are easily accessible and affordable if you have one close by.
What’s your fondest memory as Body Glove rider? My fondest memory as a BG team rider is when we all went to Fiji on the way home from Australia while filming Slick City. It is still by far the best trip I’ve ever had.