Welcome to WakeU! In this skill, World Champion Mike Dowdy coaches you through detailed descriptions of how to master any wakeboard trick you are working on. Whether you are mastering your first invert and 360, or trying double flips and 1080’s, Mike coaches you through detailed audio and video descriptions to help you hone your craft. WakeU can be operated on all of your devices including the Mobile app, the Echo, and Firestick TV.
CUSTOMER INFORMATION: We gather customer information to allow Mike to send you tricks directly to your devices. If you live in the United States and are using the mobile device or Echo Dot, Mike will text you a link to the video tutorial. If you are using a screen specific device like the Firestick TV or the Echo Show, The video will display directly on the screen WITHOUT texting you the video. Text message videos are only utilized on the mobile device and Echo dot within the United States. Not all wakeboard tricks have videos and are at the discretion of the creators.
TRICKS THAT HAVE VIDEOS: Wake Jump Tantrum Scarecrow Backroll Toeside Backroll Toeside Frontroll Heelside frontside 360 Toeside 360 Heelside backside 180 Heelside backside 360 Halfcab Roll Backroll to Revert Tantrum to blind backroll to blind (late) Backroll to blind (early) Crowmobe Toeside frontside 540 Heelside frontside 540 Heelside backside 540 tootsie roll Whirley Bird Toeside frontside 720 Toeside backroll to blind KGB Mobydick Heelside Frontside 720 Backmobe Whirlybird 540 Heelside backside 720 Pete rose Mobydick 540 Toeside Frontside 900 KGB 540 Heelside Frontside 900 Crowmobe 540 HEELSIDE Backside 900 Double Backroll Mobydick 720 Rotary Dial Rotary Dial 9 Wrapped blind Pete Batwing Batwing to blind
ALL OTHER TRICKS DO NOT HAVE VIDEOS AT THIS TIME.
GETTING STARTED: Ask Alexa to open WakeU. Once Enabled, Mike will ask you to open one of four channels:
The Trick Library: To access the trick library, simply say “trick library” when a response from you is prompted. Say the name of the trick you would like to learn. If you are using the mobile app or the Echo, Coach Mike Dowdys voice will respond with detailed step-by-step instructions of how to successfully land the trick you are after. You will then be notified that a text message has been sent to the number associated with your Amazon account containing the video tutorial of that trick. Whereas, if you are on the FireStick, the video tutorial of that trick will simply open on your TV after the associated voice command.
My Progress: My progress is your personal wakeboard tracker! Use this feature to: assess your skill level pick which trick you are working on graduate to new tricks skip a trick save your progress work through common mistakes with pro tips
Three Key Fundamentals: The three key fundamentals are critical to improving your riding. They include line tension, edge speed, and pop. Honing in on these skills will improve any tricks that you are working on currently while elevating your knowledge and understanding for tricks that you hope to land in the future.
Help: Use the help channel for a detailed audio description of how to operate the WakeU skill.
INSIDE THE SKILL: The skill is designed in a way that allows you to seamlessly flow from one channel to another. If at any time you would like to navigate to a new channel, just simply say the name of the channel you are trying to access from the list above.
WakeU automatically saves your progress, so you can go out and try that new trick without worrying about losing your place. Once you open WakeU again, we will move onto the next trick, skip a trick, or dive into fixing a mistake.
The Voice App Perf consolidates all the metrics of the Google Assistant and Alexa voice app stores. You can evaluate and compare all the apps on the market and also track your competitors’ trends and developments.