OWNERS / FOUNDERS

TYLER - FOUNDER /OWNER

Tyler, first and foremost, cherishes his role as a devoted husband and proud father to four incredible children. His passion lies in teaching them the true value of generosity over reciprocity. As a natural-born visionary, he has navigated the rough waters of failure, always choosing the road that leads to shared success. Embracing each day as a new opportunity, Tyler is committed to empowering those around him to live their most authentic and fulfilling lives.

MARK - FOUNDER /OWNER

Mark Martich, co-owner, founder, and spokesperson of Inland Wave Supply Company, thrives in the world of production. He cherishes family moments with his wife Krystal, their newborn Wynn, and beloved pets, Suede and Slick. Growing up in Texas, Mark's deep connection to water fuels his passion for film and water-sports. As a spokesperson and filmmaker, he shares his love for storytelling and water pursuits through Inland Wave Supply Company.

PHEONIX - FOUNDER /OWNER

Phoenix Stalbird, a 21-year-old wakesurfer from Texas, spent his youth skateboarding and dirt biking. His passion for watersports sparked when he worked at a boat rental company at 16. He purchased his own boat at 19, kickstarting his wakesurfing career. Now, Phoenix competes professionally and is sponsored by PreacherWakesurf and Exile Wakesurfing. He's excited to have co-founded Inland Wave Supply Co., where one lucky customer can win a boat of their dreams by purchasing merch.

JOEL - FOUNDER /OWNER

Joel won a 2022 Primetime Emmy for his work on Superbowl LVI. He is a cinematographer, editor, and effects artist specializing in sports, premiere television, commercials, branded content, and live production. Along with his unbounded creative vision, he brings innovative technical expertise and premium production value to every project.

PHOTO - VIDEO - WEB

DERECK - PHOTOGRAPHER

Dereck is a self-taught photographer from the beautiful Pacific Northwest who loves snowboarding, off-roading, and collecting baseball cards. His photography journey began in 2017 while working at a specialty car dealership, where his passion for cars and photography merged. Continuously learning at Youtube University, he embraced new challenges and techniques. The support from friends, strangers, and clients motivates me to improve and reminds him that there's always someone out there who'll appreciate the art he create.

CHRISTIAN - VIDEOGRAPHER

Christian is a passionate individual with a deep appreciation for the water. When he's not hitting the gym or exploring the outdoors, he can often be found flying drones, capturing aerial footage that showcases his love for adventure and stunning landscapes. He has an affinity for the water, whether it's boating, surfing, or simply enjoying the tranquility of being near the ocean or a serene lake, he feels a profound sense of peace and fulfillment. Christian thrives on meeting new people and embraces the opportunity to make lasting connections, always seeking to expand his network and learn from others' diverse experiences and perspectives.

BORIS - WEB

Proud father, husband. A strong advocate for user-centered design, Boris places paramount importance on easy navigation and streamlined user experiences. He believes that a well-designed website should be more than just a digital presence – it should be a journey that guides visitors effortlessly, enabling them to find what they're looking for without unnecessary complexities. Boris continues to shape the digital world, one immaculate website at a time.

PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES

PHEONIX - PRO

Phoenix Stalbird, a 21-year-old wakesurfer from Texas, spent his youth skateboarding and dirt biking. His passion for watersports sparked when he worked at a boat rental company at 16. He purchased his own boat at 19, kickstarting his wakesurfing career. Now, Phoenix competes professionally and is sponsored by PreacherWakesurf and Exile Wakesurfing. He's excited to have co-founded Inland Wave Supply Co., where one lucky customer can win a boat of their dreams by purchasing merch.

BRETT - PRO

My name is Brett Powell, I have been wakeboarding for 12 years. 2023 is my last year competing in the Jr. Pro division. I am from Paola, Kansas. And my dad was always into water skiing and wakeboarding so I was fortunate to get into it at a very young age.

LEE - PRO

Hi, I'm Lee Hite. I'm from Jacksonville,
FL and I've been
wakesurfing competitively since I was 7 yrs. old. My dad was a pro wakeboarder so l've grown up on the boat. I'm happy doing anything on the water and couldn't be more stoked to be riding for Inland wave supply.

CAMDEN - PRO

I am Camden Marsden a 15 year old wakeboarder from Lake Lanier Georgia. I grew up on the water and have been wakeboarding for 10 years. I first got into wakeboarding from watching my dad do flips behind the boat and soon followed in those footsteps to get to the level I am at now.

BRODEE

I’m Brodee Crosby, I’ve been Wakesurfing for about 3 years now I was originally a wakeboarder but then I got my head split open by my board and was scared to get back on a wakeboard so I tried out Wakesurfing I Rode a skimboard for a few years then I met Joey Harris and he really inspired me to get in a surf style board so I did and he started teaching me tricks and I just feel in love with it.

KAHLA

I’m Kahla, a 21 year old wakesurfer living in Austin, Texas, and I started riding almost 2 years ago. I got into the sport by joining my college wakeboarding team then quickly got pushed into wakesurfing and was hooked instantly!

STERLING

Hi my name is Sterling Moore and I am from New Braunfels, Texas. I first started surfing about a year and a half ago after a trip to Costa Rica. I immediately fell in love with the sport and started wake surfing at Canyon Lake Texas and teaching lessons in Austin.

 


 

SYDNEY

I'm originally from a little beach town in Southern California, but have lived in Grapevine, TX for almost 2 years now. I’ve been surfing/riding for about 7 months. I grew up racing and riding dirt bikes, but was introduced to wake surfing and fell in love. It’s a nice change to be able to try new things without breaking bones and getting concussions. Haha :)