Collingwood, ON, Canada – The world’s largest annual wakeboarding festival is back to Collingwood, Canada this weekend… August 6-8, 2010.

One of the most progressive and richest events in pro wakeboarding and wakeskating for 12 years running, Wakestock is globally renowned as an innovative rider’s event that showcases the best in wakeboarding, wakeskating and the action sports lifestyle including incredible live band line-ups and legendary parties.

Wakestock was the first pro wakeboarding tour event to include rails, wakeskating and winch pools and consistently attracts the biggest spectator crowds in the world. Past Wakestock champions include legends like Darrin Shapiro, Parks Bonifay, Brett Eisenhauer, Jeff Heer and current superstars like Chad Sharpe, Shane Bonifay, Daniel Watkins, Keith Lidberg, Brian Grubb, Reed Hansen, George Daniels, Stuart Shinn, Rusty Malinoski, Phil Soven and Aaron Rathy.

Wakestock is one of five events, including the WWA World Championships, that comprise the 2010 WWA World Series of Wakeboarding, the world’s richest pro tour. The defending Wakestock Billabong Wakeboard Pro Champion is Aaron Rathy. The defending Wakestock Malibu Boats Wakeskate Pro Champion is Brian Grubb. Wakestock also features Canada’s largest amateur wakeboarding and wakeskating contest presented by Malibu Boats.

Past Wakestock music artists include the Deftones, Social Distortion, RZA and GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan, De La Soul, Metric, Goldfinger, Hot Water Music, Lupe Fiasco, Dead Kennedys, Reel Big Fish, Andrew WK, Alexis On Fire, and USS among dozens of other bands.

Wakestock 2010 is presented by Monster Energy in conjunction with Coors Light, Billabong, Malibu Boats and Yahoo Canada.

Ontario, Canada is one of North America’s leading wakeboarding markets and Collingwood, Ontario is one of Canada’s top action sports destinations located on the beautiful shores of Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, two hours north of Toronto.

For more information and the latest announcements regarding Wakestock 2010 please check www.wakestock.com!

Wakestock™ is owned and produced by SBC Events Inc, an independent Canadian production

company specializing in action sport & youth lifestyle marketing, in association with SBC Media Inc., publisher of Canada’s leading action sports magazines and websites. “Wakestock™”, “Wakestock World Series™”, “Wakestock Festival™” and “Wakestock Action Sports & Music Festival™” are trademarks of SBC Media Inc. in Canada, the United States and/or other countries.

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