Daniel Watkins Daniel Watkins
Daniel Watkins

Words cannot express the amount of talent and passion that Daniel Watkins has for wakeboarding. Watkins is a pioneer for the sport and continues to build and live out his legacy. He has been on the wakeboarding scene for years, dominating among both the Southern and Northern Hemispheres. With two World Series Championships under his belt, Daniel Watkins continues to inspire everyone in the industry with his enjoyable, lighthearted personality and his individual flare he puts on his riding.

Hometown? Gold Coast Australia

How long have you been wakeboarding? I turned pro in 2000 and the rest has been a blur...

What would a "perfect day" be to you? Wake up, Laugh, Eide, Laugh, Eat, Laugh Sleep. 

What is something no one would ever guess about you? I am a huge fan of Country music. I know it’s not too unusual in Texas but here in Australia people laugh at me a fair bit.

What are 5 things you can't live without? Boat, Water, Sun, Family, Love

Who inspires you? Motivated and successful people in general motivate me. 

What’s your favorite movie? La Miserable is a pretty good movie.

About Tigé

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