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Steel and Kameleonz – An Unsinkable Pair!

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Steel has signed on with Kameleonz Floatable Sunglasses to help power their product launch and Kickstarter fundraising campaign. After losing countless sunglasses in a lot of lakes, Steel is a true Kameleonz fanatic: “Knowing that they float, and I can go get them is incredible!

Click here to see his sponsorship page and help kick-start the Kameleonz Floatable Collection!



RedBulll Wakecation Panama

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Take a trip to Panama with Parks Bonifay, Brian Grubb and Steel Lafferty as the guys look for a way to relax and unwind the only way they know how — riding behind sea planes, winching a huge road gap and general cable park foolery with the locals. It’s not your typical vacation; it’s a Wakecation.

Teaser: Bonifay, Lafferty and Grubb Get Wild In Panama

BONUS Footage: Florida Freeriding 

Episode 1: Pick the Crew, Book the Trip & Take Off

Episode 2: The Seaplane Escapade

Episode 3: The Road Gap 

Episode 4: They’re on a Boat!

Episode 5: Beach Break Sessions



Front Page Feature

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Check out Steel’s front page splash in the September 11, 2014 edition of the South Florida SunSentinel on the eve of the Wakeboard World Championships in Fort Lauderdale.

Click here for the full SouthFlorida.com online article.  



Steel Laffery Day

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Big News: September 3, 2014 was named Steel Lafferty Day in the City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Steel’s crowd-pleasing contributions to the sport of professional wakeboarding inspired the City to issue a proclamation honoring its hometown star.



Prime Wakeboard Movie – Official Trailer – BFY Action Films

 

From the creator of Defy, the Danny Harf Project… comes the next level of wakeboarding including a massive movement to bring the sport and it’s riders to the top of the action sports world. PRIME dives deep into the heart of the most progressive riding today while delving into the minds and physical potential of wakeboarding and wakeskating’s best. These athletes are all unique and motivated by different instincts, but one factor remains the same: taking wakeboarding to the next level. PRIME is filmed in the most epic locations around the world. Travel from insane blue lakes in Florida, adventure houseboat trips in Northern California, dead tree lakes in Southern Australia to the most insane wake park setups like Lake Ronix and Battle Falls. PRIME is geared to be one of the most visually stunning films ever produced in wakeboarding. Director Sean Kilgus and BFY Action Films delivers their tenth feature film and further exemplifies the top tier talents of today’s most elite wake boarders and wakeskaters. Sit back and enjoy the next evolution of wakeboarding and action sports cinematography.

Featured athletes: Danny Harf, Harley Clifford, Brad Smeele, Dean Smith, Rusty Malinoski, Mike Dowdy, JD Webb, Steel Lafferty, Shota Tezuka, Brad Smeele, Amber Wing, Aaron Rathy, Reed Hansen, Josh Zentmeyer, Trever Maur, Josh Twelker, Dom Hernler, Marc Rossiter, Massi Piffa, Chad Sharpe, Derek Cook, Tony Iaconni, Austin Pratt, Parks Bonifay, Daniel Powers and more.

Pre-order Bluray/DVD Limited Edition Combo pack at: www.primewakemovie.com



Wake Journal | Issue 139WakeJournal_Issue139_Cover
April 28, 2014

Wake Journal issue #139 with Steel Lafferty on the cover! Pic Pocket with: Adam Fields, On Board: Lior Sofer, Captured: JD Webb & Brian Grubb, Following: Chad Sharpe, Angle: Rodrigo Donoso, Trending: Shawn Watson, Prop Wash: Christian Primrose & Brad Smeele, Inst@cam: Steffen Vollert, and learn the FS BS 180 with Adam Errington in Textbook. Plus Weekly Grab: Sheridyn, WWA World Rankings, and other new interactive features.



SECOND HAND NEWS – STEEL LAFFERTY
January 30, 2014 | By Shawn P



SHOTA AND STEEL RIDE DOUBLES IN JAPAN
October 11, 2013 | By Rebecca Coe



Steel Lafferty is following his dream (Sun Sentinel)



Wakeboarder making his mark in the pro ranks
August 19, 2013|By Emmett Hall, Special Correspondent

It wasn’t too long ago that Fort Lauderdale resident Steel Lafferty was taking the wakeboarding world by storm as a junior competitor.

Not only did he win just about every competition he entered, but he also continually thrilled his followers by establishing new tricks along the way… Read More



Behind the Scenes | A Photo Shoot With Pro Wakeboarder Steel Lafferty and the U.S.S Alabama
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I have driven by the USS Alabama and jumped aboard it plenty of times in my life. It wasn’t until two years ago that I had the idea to shoot in front of the battleship. But I had no idea how much work and planning would go into making any of it happen. About a year ago, I decided I really wanted to shoot Steel Lafferty in front of the ship. I wanted to work with Steel because of his talent on a board and his amplitude. I knew it would make a great shot…Read More



Top-ranking wakeboarder needs to be in top shape (Sun Sentinel)
July 19, 2013|By David Raterman, Correspondent

Fort Lauderdale native Steel Lafferty, one of the world’s top wakeboarders, came in 10th overall at the Red Bull Wake Open July 5-6 in Tampa. The event, which was broadcast on NBC, brought together 35 athletes…Read More



 Red Bull Wake Open – Steel Lafferty
July 14, 2012|By ABC Action News