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The 5 Best Wakeskates of 2020

Whether you’re a skateboarder who enjoys keeping cool in the summertime, or a wakeboarder who decided it’s time you and your bindings spend some time apart, you’ve probably found yourself searching for a wakeskate. There are a number of factors that come into play when asking what type of wakeskate is the best for me? For instance some riders like the grippiness they get pairing shoes with a grip tape deck while others like to go barefoot on an EVA foam deck. Here we’ll dive into the specifics of the best wakeskates of 2020 and what types of riders they are most suited for.


Liquid Force Tao Wakeskate

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Looking to drop in straight from the skatepark to the water? The Tao Wakeskate from Liquid Force is for advanced riders seeking the most bombproof wakeskate that can stand up to whatever they throw its way. Rails, kickers, ledges, the wake, it doesn’t matter what you hit with this wakeskate due to its ultimate durability. With its Paulownia wood core and Liquid Force’s Sintered Grind Base it’s up to the challenge and then some. With the Tao, it’s time to go bindingless, put your feet down on the 3D concave grip tape deck, and get creative. Overall, the Liquid Force Tao is one of the best advanced wakeskates of 2020.

Ability LevelDeck SurfaceRocker Type Original Price
Intermediate-AdvancedGrip TapeThree-Stage Hybrid$399.99

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Ronix Boomstick Bi-Level Wakeskate Board

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Ronix brings a unique design to the Boomstick Bi-Level Wakeskate board you may not have seen before. Pairing an eco-friendly Paulownia bottom deck for playfulness with a stiffer Maple top deck for increased surefootedness and board feel, this setup checks all the boxes on a rider’s needs. The Bi-Level design also comes into play with quicker swing weight, and giving you a greater chance for recovering and not slamming into the water if you land off-axis. After all, everyone wants more highlight footage, not material for the crash reel. A grip tape deck and sintered base finish of this setup for experienced riders.

Ability LevelDeck SurfaceRocker Type Original Price
Intermediate-AdvancedGrip TapeThree-Stage Hybrid$349.99

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Ronix Electric Collective Wakeskate Board

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The Ronix Electric Collective Wakeskate is a great choice for a rider looking for their second board, something to upgrade to from their original beginner board. Its versatile three-staged hybrid rocker gives great pop while still being forgiving. The board shape also has a built-in concave and kicktail for skaters looking for stability and board control. EVA foam on the top deck keeps everything in control above the water, while a dual fin setup brings control below the surface as well.

Ability LevelDeck SurfaceRocker Type Original Price
Intermediate-AdvancedEVA FoamThree-Stage Hybrid$199.99

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Ronix Rove Karver Wakeskate Board

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File this Ronix offering in the “only skate of its kind” category. Featuring an increased surface area board shape with three large .8” wakeskate fins, this board is begging for a soul turn session. The high surface area and blended rocker also make this the best beginner wakeskate board, perfect for someone looking for their first foray into the wakeskate world. This unique board setup has something to stoke out any type of skater from experts looking to get their carve on to beginners looking to master the basics.

Ability LevelDeck SurfaceRocker Type Original Price
Beginner-IntermediateEVA FoamContinuous$149.99

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Liquid Force Focus Wakeskate

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Lower prices don’t always translate to lower quality, and the Liquid Force Focus is a perfect example of this. The board is constructed from the same 9-ply wood construction featured on many high end boards while a grippy EVA foam deck lets you ride this board with or without shoes. The base boasts both a single concave for pop and a progressive 3 stage rocker for smooth and easy riding. Two skate fins and a symmetrical design finish off this affordable setup. This package as a whole is what makes the Liquid Force Focus one of the best low priced wakeskates.

Ability LevelDeck SurfaceRocker Type Original Price
Beginner-IntermediateEVA FoamThree-Stage$149.99

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