WWA Wakeboard World Championships
Orlando Fla. Nearly 200 professional and amateur wake athletes from throughout six continents will be competing in Orlando this week Aug. 1922 at the Orlando Watersports Complex for the 17th annual ROCKSTAR WWA Wakeboard World Championships presented by Supra. Riders from more than a dozen countries will vie for world titles in 21 divisions separated by age and skill level.
Orlando is the central hub for wakeboarding so its a great venue to host the Worlds Championships said former King of Wake Josh Sanders. The Worlds is the biggest event of the year. You have the best riders from all over the world competing for the most prestigious title in wakeboarding. It doesnt get better than that!
The ROCKSTAR WWA Worlds has one of the strongest traditions in all of action sports dating back to 1994. The event features hundreds of wakeboarders and wakeksaters from throughout the globe competing for world titles in various divisions. Competitors range from seven years old to 55 years young. The event is highlighted by its top three divisions the Pro Men Pro Women and Pro Wakeskate divisions.
Current world champions Dallas Friday and Aaron Rathy will not be competing this weekend due to injuries leaving their titles up for grabs. Pro Wakeskate world champion Reed Hansen will look to capture his fourth consecutive world title.
For the Pro Men Pro Women divisions the ROCKTSAR WWA Worlds also serves as the final stop of the King of Wake and Queen of Wake series. The pros will be competing for crucial points towards their respective series standings in addition to the world titles.
The first two days of the ROCKSTAR WWA Wakeboard World Championships presented by Supra features the amateur divisions and is free to the public. Saturday and Sunday will be a ticketed event and will host the pro divisions.
Tickets can be purchased at the gate on event dates for 10 general admission 5 ages 612 or free ages 5 and under.
In addition to all the action on the water on land spectators will enjoy great food and music athlete autograph signings chances to win freebies and shopping at the most cuttingedge stores for watersports equipment including boats wakeboards wakeskates sunglasses and the latest in wakeboarding and surfing fashions.
Spectators can also pick up their share of 10000 in free gift cards from Overtons the official watersports retailer of the King of Wake series. Fans can also register to win a 500 Overtons catalog shopping spree.
The WWA Wakeboard World Championships is the solely owned property of the World Wakeboard Association WWA. With 27 Affiliate countries world wide the WWA is the global leader in the sport of wake. The WWA is a rider formed organization dedicated to promoting and growing wake sports worldwide. It is the leading source for riders event organizers and competitive standards.