Erik Ruck Erik Ruck
Erik Ruck

Erik Ruck has been a notorious competitor in wakesports for many years. Growing up in Wisconsin, he probably never dreamed he would become a wakeboarding icon. Erik has claimed many titles such as being a renowned World Champion and winning 2011 Trick of the Year. He has come to be a great friend of the Tige Boats family over the years and continues to be one of the longest standing Team Tige athletes. As he continues to host clinics at Tige dealerships across the country, helps with the development of future Tige innovations, and continues to astound the world with new tricks, Erik Ruck shows no signs of letting go of his legendary wakeboarding career.

Hometown? I was born in Twin Lakes, WI, but I've lived in Orlando since 1999.

How long have you been wakeboarding? Since I was 14, and I'm 31 now.

What is something no one would ever guess about you? I am a horticulture enthusiast.

What are 5 things you can't live without? Being on the water, Phish, my guitar, the ocean, and my wife.

What’s your favorite TV show? The Walking Dead

Who inspires you? I get inspired by people that are who they are!

What’s your favorite movie? Caddy Shack

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.