Active Sports Recalls Wakeboard Bindings Due To Fall Hazard (Recall Alert) News-thread


Product name:

CTRL Imperial Wakeboard Bindings


During use, the binding may partially detach from the binding base plate at the heel or the outer support of the binding may crack and detach from the wakeboard, causing the user to lose balance and fall into the water.

retirement date:

March 2, 2023

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This recall involves the CTRL Imperial wakeboard binding which is comprised of a boot attached to a binding base plate. The base plate is then attached to a wakeboard. Wakeboarding is a water sport in which the rider, standing on a wakeboard, is towed behind a motorboat for sport. The union base plate and its boot are white or black. The boot is an open toe with CTRL printed in white lettering on the side of the boot. The recalled bindings have model numbers WKBCTIMP0419, WKBCTIMP04WH20, WKBCTIMP0619, or WKBCTIMP06WH20 that are printed on the packaging.


Consumers should stop using the recalled bindings immediately and contact Active Sports for a free replacement product or a refund. The company is contacting all known buyers.


The company has received 21 reports of the boot coming off the binding base plate or the bracket used to connect the binding base plate to the cracked wakeboard. No injuries or falls have been reported.

Sold in:

The House in St. Paul, Minnesota and online at, DJ’s Boardshop on Amazon Marketplace and on and from November 2021 through September 2022 for around $200.


Active Sports, LLC., of St. Paul, Minn.

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