Dean Smith Dean Smith
Dean Smith

Dean Smith is a world-wide wakeboarding sensation coming from Sydney, Australia. He began wakeboarding in 1999 and became pro just five years later. Dean is devoted to constantly progressing what’s possible behind a boat and continues to steal the top of the podium across the world!

“Tige is a fresh company that continues to push their brand in the right direction,” stated Dean. “I’m stoked to be working with them from the ground floor on new products and being able to take my tricks to the next level behind their boats!”

Hometown: Orlando/Sydney

Life changing experience: My first year in the US was hard… I had to fend for myself and I had never been away from home before.

If you weren’t a pro: I’d probably be playing cricket.

Favorite place to ride: New Zealand or Lake Mulwala in Australia

Fave things in life: wakeboarding, good food, good friends

Dream destination: Germany and France

Other sponsors: RipCurl, Ronix, Rockstar, Performance Ski & Surf

About Tigé

Tige Boats, the only inboard manufacturer to be awarded eight consecutive Excellence in Customer Service awards, is an independent, design-driven company, celebrating over 20-years of uncompromising boat design.