Wakeboarding has been a driving force in my life since the age of seven. I remember being a kid scanning through all of the wakeboarding magazines and watching all the newest wakeboarding videos I could get my hands on to see what the professionals were doing. Now, 20 years later, wakeboarding is not only my passion but my career. Read More
Many of you have seen my testimony that was filmed with the ministry This Is My Story in 2010. If you haven’t you can view it by clicking here. God was doing some major transformation in my life at that time. To show you exactly how faithful God is, I filmed a part two demonstrating the fruit of that decision I made in October of 2010 to live fully dedicated to the Lord. God sees the big picture and it’s His Holy Spirit that leads us to repentance. I answered His call to transform how I was living my life without realizing that God had a much bigger plan in store for me. With that being said, I am excited to announce the release the part two of my testimony where I’m able to share only a part of the impact of that decision. Giving my life to follow Jesus was a decision I will never regret. Read More
In October, Kirby and I ventured off to enjoy some much needed rest and recovery from a busy summer and all of our wedding festivities. We cruised on Royal Caribbean to the Bahamas for the week. The fact that there were recently major storms in the area was a bit worrisome, but thankfully we ran into no danger, simply puffy rain clouds threatening to rain on our vacation.
Not willing to let the threat of rain get the best of our trip, Kirby and I were determined to make our last stop in the Bahamas a memorable one. Many of the suggested excursions weren’t really up our alley and shopping seemed rather uneventful. If we were going to travel we were going to get the most of it! We stepped onto the port of Nassau Island with no real plan or expectations, but with our sights set on adventure. Read More
Many of you might be aware of the current legislation regarding boat wakes that is currently in the process of being filed. The bill should be filed by Christmas where it will then go through a series of committees and approval before reaching the house floor. Read the proposed legislation by clicking here and please get involved in the conversation by participating in the comments and survey on the site. Well aware of the public concerns that have been voiced on both sides of the matter, we wanted to inform our customers and students of where we stand on the issue. Read More
The second annual Kirby’s School of Wake Personal Best Contest took place on Saturday, September 26. Many families, friends, and students came out to support Pro Wakeskater, Matt Manzari and Pro Wakeboarder, Brad Smeele in their continued recoveries from tragic accidents last year.
Welcome to the Kirby’s School of Wake Blog! Have you ever wondered what the life of a professional wakeboarder is really like? Stay tuned to have a window into the life of Kirby Liesmann and his life as a professional wakeboarder and coach. Read about Kirby’s adventures from traveling the world competing to overcoming the every day challenges of life. Feel free to comment and share! Thanks for checking it out and enjoy!