Amanda Vogt - Wakeboarder, California, USA

 

Connect with Amanda:  Instagram: _yoyoamanda Facebook: amanda.vogt.18

Your Name (and Nickname): Amanda Vogt

Your Age: 15

Your Location (where do you ride mostly): Wakeisland Watersports

Weapon(s) of choice:  2015 Jobe Grace

What’s an average day for you like? Wake up eat breakfast and shred all day! 

What is the most difficult part of your activity/sports for a beginner? The easiest? The most difficult part is getting up your first time but once your up its super fun and easy. The easiest part is once you get up its really easy to ride.

 

 

What is the worst thing about being female in your sport? There's really no down sides of being a female rider. 

Besides your ability and style factor as an athlete, how would you describe your personal style? Outgoing and funny 

What are your favorite brands/designers for your sports apparel and for stepping out? SheShreds of course! 

How dangerous do u really think it is compared to what people do in their regular activities? Wakeboarding isnt really that dangerous i would say wakeboarding is just as dangerous as other sports like football, soccer, snowboarding etc

I bet in your experience you have seen some crazy crashes. Describe one. A guy got knocked out while doing a raley

What usually gets people hooked on your activity/sport? I think what gets people hooked is when they get up or land their first trick how good it feels

What is your favorite trick? On a rail my favorite is tail press 180 out and off a kicker stalefish 180 

What are three things you could not live without? My wakeboard, water and family/friends! 

Who have been your biggest supporters in getting you to where you are now? My parents and some locals at my cable park 

Who are your favorite riders? Courtney Angus 

What do you do in your spare time when you’re not riding/competing? Yoyo and go bowling 

What is your biggest goal to accomplish this/next season? Land a invert or 360 

What do you do to prep for a competition? I do my run over and over until the comp starts! 

What’s your favorite “way” to ride? Cable 

Favorite conditions? Cloudy and glassy water 

Where is some place you wish you could ride at? Thai Wake Park or Jibtopia 

Any new tricks you’re working on? Inverts and 360 

If sports didn’t exist, what would you be doing with all the free time you’d have? I really dont know what i would be doing if sports didnt exist 

What’s your favorite board to ride? Anything Jobe

What’s the trick to riding features and not killing yourself? Bend your knees and you will hit that feature like a pro! 

How would you describe your riding style? Aggressive 

What would you say is your signature trick? Tailpress 180 

Favorite drink of choice to refresh yourself after a long day of riding? Dr Pepper! 

What do you want to be when you grow up? Professional wakeboarder or a doctor