Ep. 64 - Interviews with Camron and Taylor Swanson, Wakesurfing World Champions
Backstage Pass with VictoriaJanuary 21, 202000:17:3616.08 MB

Ep. 64 - Interviews with Camron and Taylor Swanson, Wakesurfing World Champions

Taylor: At the age of 14, Taylor Swanson won the World Wake Surfing Championships in the Semi-Pro division in 2018. After winning Worlds he became the world's youngest Professional Wake Surfer. He is already creating and landing tricks that no one has ever done. The 2019 season was Taylors first year as a Pro, and he Podiumed 6 times out of 7 contests. He got 1st in the online contest, 1st at Tommy’s US Wake Surf open which is the 2nd biggest contest in the world, and 4th in the Nautique World Championship. Growing up on a lake in MN Taylor Swanson was behind the boat by age 3. It was not until he was 10 years old that he was introduced to doing Wake Surfing tricks. As Taylor says “When we learned about tricks, that’s when everything started.” Since there are no free rides in the Swanson house, Taylor has paid for everything in his sport through his dog walking business he started at 10. Taylor is full of adventure and fire…..his motto in life is “you might die to tomorrow....so kill yourself today.” In other words….”Giver all you got.”

Camron: At the age of 16, Camron Swanson is now ranked as the #1 Pro Wake Surfer in the world. In 2018 he was ranked number one for the whole year in the semi-pro division in points. After Camron and his brother got 2nd and 1st at the World Wake Surfing Championship semi-pro in 2018, they became the youngest professional Wake Surfers in the world. The 2019 season was Camron's first year as a Pro and he Podiumed 8 times out of 9 contests with 5 First places and 3-second places. Camron won the 2019 Pro CWSA World Championship with 4 flawless passes. He was the first person in the world to ever do that. Camron also won the 2019 Pro WWA Nautique World Championship with 4 flawless passes. He was the first person in the world to ever do that also. At the age of 4, Camron was already kneeboarding, water skiing, wakeboarding, and wake surfing at there lake house in Minnesota. He is also a semi-pro skateboarder. Camron is a very smart and creative kid. If you give him something to do he will put 110 percent into it. Camron’s motto in life is “you can do anything you put your mind to!”

The Swany Bros have also created and landed 10 new tricks that no one in the world has ever done.