April 8th, 2014 by alliance


Memory of riding: Family trip on the St. Johns river when I was 10 (waterskiing)

Wakeboard: HO Hyperlite

Car: Honda CRX

CD: Tape of Motley Crüe Shout at the Devil

Contest win: Orlando Pro Tour 1992

Trick you start a wake set with: Carving

Invert: Back roll on a trick ski

Cablepark you ever rode: Ski Rixen

Boat: MasterCraft Pro Star 190

Autograph you signed: I have no idea. I don’t remember the first and I don’t remember the last.

Time you realized directional boards were a thing of the past: I was the last person to switch and I’m still not sure it’s a good idea!


Photo: Soderlind

11 Responses to “Firsts: Darin Shapiro”

  1. Andrew Masi Says:

    Is he out of jail?

  3. Justin Harrelson Says:

    Thank you buzzkillington. Without your wet blanket a new generation could have enjoyed his unique style of shred with an unbiased opinion. He may be free according to the American Justice System, but he won’t escape the long arm of the ANONYMOUS.

  4. Steve Gould Says:

    @justin harrelson hahaha. i dont dare to judge a mans life and decisions over time, his wakeboard was truly insparational and progressive

  5. Michael Williams Says:

    Can’t wait to see some new footage of him riding and how he does on tour this year!!!

  6. J.B. O'Neill Says:

    cant wait to see this darin ride! its going to be insane!

  7. Dave Vogt Says:

    Darin got the Mana!!!!

  8. Mike Krohn Says:

    The ‘TRUE” Godfather of wakeboarding Darin Shapiro is back!!!

  9. Justin Harrelson Says:

    Please delete my post too since the one I was responding to was removed.

    I’m excited to see Shapiro ride again. Someone with a video camera needs to get on it.

  10. rayfink Says:

    OXY’Z :) :) :)… can u make me feel gooood!!!

  11. Haters=jealousy Says:

    @Justin bahahahaha haters going to hate


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