Tige started as most great ideas do—from the belief that things could be different—that things could be better. In 1991, our founder and CEO, Charlie Pigeon, decided that he was going to create a high performance boat company that would put the customers experience first. Tige was founded in Merced, California based on one visionary idea: The Convex V Hull.
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Wakeboarding Magazine published an article in the April 2014 issue with Aaron Rathy's "Top Three". We always thought Rathy was a rad guy, but after seeing his answers, it's a 100% fact. He's a cool dude.
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After 8 years of service, Dave Schwartz of the Tige maintenance department has retired. Over his years with Tige, Dave has served as an integral employee in all aspects of manufacturing. From mold prep to building aluminum parts for the boats, such as backing plates for grab handles and engine mounts, Dave has served as the man behind the scene making Tige's a pure form of art.
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Ever wondered what it's like behind the scenes at a photoshoot? Take a look. In short, there are lots of pretty people, lots of talented guys & girls behind the lense, and someone with a megaphone. While some may think that a photoshoot is "glamorous", photoshoots consist of early mornings, late nights, hard work.... and lots of sweat. Enjoy these pictures!
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Kelsey Serwa is a hometown hero in Kelowna, British Columbia, but the leading lady around the world for Ski Cross. She is the Canadian National Champion, World Champion, X-Games gold medalist, and now an Olympic Silver Medalist! This past summer Kelsey was introduced to wakesurfing through Tige dealer Seca Marine and Okanagan Valley's wakesurf school, Surf Kelowna. "We met up with Kelsey on Wood Lake last summer and asked her if she wanted to try to wakesurf. We got the Z3 pumping out a big wave, and being the natural athlete that she is, she picked it up right away," said Kris Krillick of Seca Marine.
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For those who want a premium wakeboat, but suffer under the rules of lake limits or tow vehicles restricting the size of the boat, Tige answers the call with the RZR. Razor sharp and full of features, this is the boat that will take performance and standards to the max while keeping the size down. This boat can accommodate the popular Alpha Z tower, comes standard with the TigeTouch display screen, and all upholstery is diamond pleated and secured with UV resistant thread. Basically, it’s the whole premium package wrapped up in just 20’ (6.1 m).
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Red Bull's 21 Days series features Josh Kerr and Taj Burrow as they prepare for the 2014 ASP Tour. Each 21 Days episode takes you into the life of the surfers, showing family, hobbies, and training. TeamTige surfer Josh Kerr was featured in Episode 3 for using his Tige Z3 as not only a training tool, but as a great way to spend time with his family and friends inbetween ASP Tour events. Watch the other episodes of 21 Days featuring Kerr/Burrow here. Enjoy!
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What would life be like as a 14-year old National Champion? Just ask Cobe France.
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In an exciting new partnership, Tige Boats is teaming up with New Orleans Power Sports to spread the Tige Revolution throughout Southern Louisiana. The staff at New Orleans Power Sports has lived by the slogan “we sell fun” for over 40 years, and every customer that walks into their dealership understands the meaning. “Tige’s brand and culture complements the lifestyle we create for our customers,” said Leonard Maraist, Owner of New Orleans Power Sports. “By carrying Tige, our customers can enjoy a boat that makes big wakes, has superior quality, and creates lifelong memories for their family.”
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Over the past 15 years, Daniel Watkins has been named many things, including a pioneer of the wakeboarding industry, a National Champion, and a World Champion. And now, we can call him a Hall of Famer! Watkins was honored last week for his love, passion, and many contributions to the industry as he was the first wakeboarder to ever be inducted into the Australian Waterski and Wake Federation (AWWF) Hall of Fame.