The Beginner’s Guide To Wakeboarding

Welcome to our complete beginner’s guide to wakeboarding.

Wakeboarding is action-packed and adrenaline filled sport.

And no, you don’t have to go and spend 10’s of thousands of dollars on a boat to get started!

In this guide on how to wakeboard for beginners, we’ll cover everything from the gear you need, through pulling off your first trick. Pick a chapter below to get started.


  1. Wakeboarding Gear: The Essential Kit You’ll Need To Get Started
  2. Types Of Wakeboarding & Where To Go
  3. How To Wakeboard [Stance, How To Get Up, Turning, & Tricks]
  4. Core Strength Exercises For Wakeboarding
  5. Buying A Boat For Wakeboarding
  6. The Best Wakeboarding Websites & YouTube Channels

Grant's a motorcycle geek, outdoor enthusiast & confirmed racing nut. He road tests all the gear he buys, and then gives his feedback here on NoobNorm. He also details any quick fixes he stumbles upon, whether that's to stop brakes on motorcycles sticking, or unusual noises coming from gaming wheels.