For Immediate Release


From Orlando, Florida (March 8, 2011) – The top wake athletes from throughout the United States will converge in Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 27-31, to compete for national titles at the 2011 Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships, presented by Rockstar Energy Drink. Event organizer, World Sports & Marketing, announced today the 22nd annual WWA Nationals will be held on the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis off of West River Parkway, in between Plymouth & Broadway Avenue.

The Nautique WWA Nationals has one of the strongest traditions in all of action sports, dating back to 1990. The five-day event features hundreds of wakeboarders and wakeskaters from throughout the country, ranging from seven years old to 55 years young.

The 2011 Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships, presented by Rockstar Energy Drink will feature 23 division categories, separated by age, gender, sport and skill level. The WWA Nationals has also added two new adaptive categories for wake athletes with limb loss and limb difference. The event is highlighted by its top two categories — the Pro Men’s and Pro Women’s divisions.

Results from the WWA Nationals will also determine who will represent the United States at the 2011 Rockstar WWA Wakeboard World Championships Presented by Supra later this year.

The 2011 Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships, presented by Rockstar Energy Drink is free to the public during all five days of competition.

The action isn’t just on the water — on land, the WWA Nationals features great food and music; pro athlete autograph signings; chances to win freebies; and shopping at the most cutting-edge stores for water-sports equipment including boats, wakeboards, wakeskates, sunglasses and the latest in wakeboarding and surfing fashions.

For more information on the WWA Nationals, visit www.transworldwake.com.

The Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships, presented by Rockstar Energy Drink is organized by World Sports & Marketing of Orlando, Fla., and has the support of the following sponsors: Correct Craft, Rockstar Energy Drink, Overton’s, Peavey, MonaVie, FOX, Hyperlite, CWB, Ronix, Liquid Force, Byerly, Oakley, Sayiwon’t and TransWorld WAKEBOARDING magazine.

About Nautique

The Nautique by Correct Craft is the exclusive tow boat of the WWA Nationals. Celebrating 86 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft Inc. is the producer of the Nautique line of boats. The manufacturer of Nautique is known for delivering superior quality product, cutting-edge technology and exceptional service experiences.

About Rockstar Energy Drink

ROCKSTAR is the world’s most powerful energy drink. Enhanced with the potent herbal blend of Guarana, Ginkgo, Ginseng and Milk Thistle, ROCKSTAR is formulated to provide an incredible energy boost for those who lead active and exhausting lifestyles – from athletes to rock stars. ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK is available in eighteen amazing flavors: Original, Sugar Free, Zero Carb, Juiced Mango Orange Passion Fruit, Juiced Guava, Juiced Pomegranate, Tropical Punched, Punched Citrus, Roasted Mocha, Roasted Latte, Roasted Light Vanilla, Cola, Recovery Lemonade, Recovery Orange, Recovery Grape, Pink, and 2X. ROCKSTAR ENERGY SHOTS are available in Wild Berry and Tropical Punch flavors. ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK is available at convenience and grocery retail outlets across the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Ireland, New Zealand, Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Spain, The Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Greece, Mexico, the Philippines and throughout the United Kingdom.  Go to www.rockstar69.com or www.facebook.com/rockstar for athlete and event updates, videos, profiles, and product information.

About WWA

The WWA Wakeboard National Championships is the solely owned property of the World Wakeboard Association (WWA). The WWA also owns and operates the WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Series, WWA Wake Park World Series, WWA Wake Park Triple Crown and WWA Wake Park Nationals. With 27 affiliate countries worldwide, 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. For more information on the WWA and its events, check out www.thewwa.com.

About TransWorld WAKEBOARDING Magazine

TransWorld WAKEBOARDING magazine is the leader in wake-sports media by delivering the best instruction, latest product reviews, insider knowledge and finest photography. TransWorld WAKEBOARDING accurately defines the wake-riding lifestyle by offering a broad range of content, which helps wake enthusiasts become better riders and enjoy their time on and off the water.

About King of Wake

The King of Wake is the world’s elite pro wakeboarding series, attracting the sport’s top athletes from across the globe. Over the course of a season, athletes compete for the ultimate wakeboarding crown in a series points race of eight events throughout the United States to see who rules the wake. The 2011 series consists of the Wake Games, the WWA National Championships, the WWA World Championships and all five stops on the Pro Wakeboard Tour. The King of Wake is organized by World Sports & Marketing — the leading wake-events producer since 1988.

Michael Weiss
Associate Director, Event PR
460 N. Orlando Ave., Ste. 200
Winter Park, FL 32789
Office: (407) 571-4874 | Cell: (407) 453-0222
Michael.Weiss@BonnierCorp.com


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