VIDEO FOOTAGE ABOVE IS A CONDENSED VERSION OF DOMINIK HERNLER’S RED BULL WINCHELROUTE VIDEO. FOOTAGE BY SAM STRAUSS.
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WHO SHOULD BE Union’s Rider of the Year?
“Daniel Grant should be rider of the year!! Because he rips!” Dom Hernler
After his ‘Magician’ edit dropped on Wakeboarding Magazine’s website early in 2015 it was clear to everyone that Dom Hernler was in for a killer year. But we don’t think anyone foresaw the 2015 combination of winning almost every major wake park event he entered, coupled with the epic Austrian winch edit he dropped with the help of Redbull. Throwing down on beefy drops, wall rides and ledges all season and landing on the cover of Union’s third U.S Edition, Dom literally took the sport where it’s never been before.
Best 2015 trip you went on and why?
The winch trip I did with Red Bull in Austria. One of my best homies Sam Strauss who is a photographer and I have been planning on doing a trip like this for years. Sam, my brother Patrick and a few more good friends were on the road for a week and hit different spots every day. Didn’t get kicked out of one of them and got so many good shots and tricks on film. One of the shots even made it on to the Union cover.
Favorite trick you landed on film for the year?
I don’t have a favorite one. I was stocked on a lot of tricks I got from our winch trip.
What would you say was your best video part of the year?
The Magician was an edit I did for Wakeboarding Magazine, I filmed it with Spencer Norris at Lake Ronix.
Who do you think should be the 2015 rider of the year and why?
Daniel Grant!! Because he rips!
Do you have many plans for 2016?
I’m going to try to winch as much as possible and I will probably compete in all the cable/ rail events in Europe.
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