Dubbed the "Bone-Crusher" for his sheer power and brute strength, Rusty Malinoski stands out as one the most dominant riders out on the water today. Rusty grew up playing hockey and riding in amateur motocross events in a small town in Saskatchewan, Canada. Around 13-years old, Rusty discovered wakeboarding with his older brothers at a local lake and has been hooked on it ever since. Rusty eventually moved down to Florida to pursue a career in wakeboarding. Since turning pro in 2003, the "Bone-Crusher" has won countless contests and solidified his place in wakeboard history when he became the first rider land two 1080s. Rusty is a technically sound rider that combines an unmatched desire to win with consistent riding ability, making him a shoe-in for a spot on the contest podium.