Orlando, Fla. The Queen of Wake – the world’s elite professional women’s wakeboarding series – announced today it will expand its 2011 schedule from five events to eight stops during its upcoming season. The sport’s top pros will now have eight contests to accumulate as many points as possible in their quest for the Queen of Wake crown.

Sponsored by MonaVie – the series’ official nutritional beverage – the 2011 Queen of Wake season will open with the Wake Games on April 28-May 1 at the Orlando Watersports Complex in Orlando, Fla. The Wake Games has kicked off every season, since the series’ inception in 2008.

The Queen of Wake will continue its season with four stops on the Pro Wakeboard Tour, including Acworth, Ga., on May 21; Fort Worth, Tex., June 4; Colorado Springs, Colo., June 11 and the greater Seattle area of Monroe, Wash., on July 9.

Following Monroe, the Queen of Wake will head to Minneapolis, Minn., on July 27-31 for the WWA Wakeboard National Championships, followed by the WWA Wakeboard World Championships in Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 18-21.

The 2011 season wrap up with the Pro Wakeboard Tour finale at Volunteer Landing in Knoxville, Tenn., on Aug. 27 & 28, where the 2011 Queen of Wake champion will be crowned.

Last year, the United Kingdom’s Nicola Butler took home the 2010 Queen of Wake title – her second crown of her career – after edging out Australia’s Amber Wing and current Wakeboard World Cup champion Raimi Merritt, who finished second and third in the 2010 standings, respectively.

For more information about the series, including daily schedules, tickets, results, standings, photos, videos, athlete bios and more, visit www.kingofwake.com.

About MonaVie

MonaVie is the official nutritional beverage of the Queen of Wake series. MonaVie body-beneficial products are products with purpose: from antioxidant support to joint, heart, and immune health, to sustained energy and weight management. Delivering a wide array of antioxidants, vitamins, and phytonutrients, every nutritious serving is as wholesome as it is delicious.

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2011 Queen of Wake Schedule

DATES CITY EVENT VENUE

April 28-May 1       Orlando, Fla.                         Wake Games                                         Orlando Watersports Complex
May 21                    Acworth, Ga.                        Pro Wakeboard Tour: Stop #1              Dallas Landing Park
June 4                       Fort Worth, Tex.                  Pro Wakeboard Tour: Stop #2              Texas MasterCraft
June 11                     Colorado Springs, Colo.       Pro Wakeboard Tour: Stop #3              Memorial Park
July 9                       Monroe, Wash.                     Pro Wakeboard Tour: Stop #4              Lake Tye
July 27-31                Minneapolis, Minn.             WWA National Championships           Downtown Minneapolis
Aug. 18-21               Indianapolis, Ind.                  WWA World Championships               The Precedent
Aug. 27 & 28            Knoxville, Tenn.                   Pro Wakeboard Tour: Stop #5              Volunteer Landing


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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