Road Kill With Reed Watson
Traveling has to be one of everyone’s favorite pastimes. Hitting the open road with nothing more than the essentials helps you to let go of all the bull shit that the day to day life brings. Crumple your routine into a little ball and throw it in the garbage. For most of us this may only happen once or twice a year, but for Reed it’s a way of life. He has figured out how to make his routine the journey, spending nearly as much time flying around and waiting in airports than most of the world does at their desk. Traveling is Reed’s job, along with many others in the wakeskating community, so I’m sure you will be seeing more of this in the near future.
Here is a little glimpse of the gypsy life with Reed, in our newest WSM feature, Road Kill.
– Kyle Walton
Hmm… whaddya have in your hands there?
Snorkeling in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef with my Australian tour guide, Emma.
Yan Lecomte taking one more pull somewhere deep in Tennessee.
Evan Gambetta travels by train to get to his winch spots.
This shirt pretty much sums up The Apocalyptic Tour.
“We got the winch here. Now What?”
Brandon Rau became the designated cameraman after taking a rail to the rib cage.
Sometimes winch spots thrive with fascinating wildlife, like this Ben Horan look-alike seal.
When Kyle Walton gets caught in a stand still he kickflips his way out.
Evan Gambetta making wakeskating look way too easy.
Liam Smith getting the shot for “A Cup A Tea.”
Kyle lives by his motto “bleed daily.” He had to bash his head open before he would land this 180 footplant at Retention.
Austin Pastura, varial heelflip out of the infamous 408 tube.
Of course Brother Drew didn’t skip out of the fun, switch kickflip.
This isn’t Chip’s first rodeo.
The lads and I meditating above the sea in Padstow, England.
Beau Parker said his Prius was good with fuel consumption and I happened to push that thought a little too far. Oh well, at least we had this ditch to entertain us for two hours.
It may be the day after the 4th of July, but TJ Geisey is still celebrating with this pole jam fs shuv.
Lone-star Charlie Hewitt may have coined the term the winch pit.
Yan Lecomte is no stranger to an audience and multiple camera’s rolling. Varial flip.
You’re guaranteed to see Matt smile if you buy him a pickle.
Give the boss a few beers and he’ll make you wakeskate behind the van in a ditch full of gators.
Get a pulley in your winch kit if you don’t have one yet.
Every time Leo Labadens would say, “Oui oui,” we would open the van door for him and he’d do nothing. But this time he blasted an ollie over a chair.