​It is 2017 and it is going to be an awesome season with Nationals and Internationals coming to Central Florida on August 5th and 6th. Click the button on the left for more information! :)

On September 27th, 2016 I attempted to flip my kneeboard onto our Unit Nico rail and broke my elbow in the process. I was out for 6 months wearing casts, and doing physical thereapy 3 times a week. But now I'm back!


Tune in every week to my YouTube channel to watch myself and some friends attempt a new interesting riding challenge! If you like the videos, give it a thumbs up and a share. Leave a comment on what you'd like to see. :)

On September 28th, 2015, I had the opportunity to talk about kneeboarding on the air with my friends from the Kevin Sutton Show and Marcel Andersen!

It is 2016 and time to kick off the year with the announcement of biggest contest of the year. Internationals will be held around mid September. Three countries from around the world are coming together to Florida, bringing together the best athletes in kneeboarding at all ability levels.. Those teams being Australia, America and England. If you are interested in competing on the American Team, click on the red button. It'll bring you to the American Kneeboard Association Facebook page. Where you can find out more information. If you want to compete on England's team or Australian team, send me a message and I can connect you with the right people. If you're from another country and want to compete at Internationals, also send me a message. We'd love to have you! -John Haile

Valdosta has been a place that I've always wanted to ride at since it has opened and this year I've finally committed to making a trip their sometime during the first week of July. :)

On October 21st, 2015, the results are in. Thanks to the sponsors and people that put this event on. And thank you to the athletes for submitting so many great entries. Stoked to have been a part of it! Click the button to enjoy the video compilation.

Click the like button, comment and share to help me with the 2015 Move of the Year!

The 13th Annual Slider Spectacular will be on November 21st, 2015. Come out to OWC to watch my friends and I compete in wakeboarding, wakeskating and kneeboarding.

The Haile with his first #obrienFMOTYOUTLAW submission !!

Posted by Freestylers on Friday, August 28, 2015
">2015 Submission

Everyone should check out the Freestyler's Facebook page. This is the first year we are having a move of the year contest for kneeboarding. There's 3 different divisions so anyone can win! I want to see you shred it, when you submit your video edit. Want to help me win Move of the Year for 2015. Click on this link, find my video, like it and share it. Also check out some of my of my other friends throwing the craziest moves in kneeboarding! Contest ends October 15, 2015.

Come on out to the Orlando Watersports Complex for demo day on Wednesday. Ride with me in the morning. I'll be working the cable that night. Feel like trying out a new board? Tryout my Breddas wakeboard and Sozo kneeboard.  Must have a Surf Expo pass to ride. First come first serve for demoing my board.


Thursday- Saturday I'll be wandering around but will mostly be at the O'Brien Watersports location, so stop by and say hi. Then lets watch the Wake Awards Thursday night!

Going to get there the morning or night of October 2nd to ride the kicker contest on the 3rd!  Remember it's always sicker off the kicker!