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Orlando, Fla. (March 7, 2011) – The largest and most storied professional wakeboarding circuit in the world is gearing up for its 20thseason, as the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by ROCKSTAR unveiled today its 2011 schedule. The 2011 Pro Tour will visit five cities throughout the United States, including a brand new venue in the Pacific Northwest.
The 2011 season kicks off May 21 at Dallas Landing Park in Acworth, Ga. The Pro Tour will continue with three additional stops before finishing the season with a two-day event, on Aug. 27 & 28, at Volunteer Landing in Knoxville, Tenn.
Between Acworth and Knoxville, the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by ROCKSTAR will make stops in Fort Worth, Tex., at Texas MasterCraft, on June 4; Colorado Springs, Colo. at Memorial Park, on June 11; and its newest venue in the greater Seattle area of Monroe, Wash on Lake Tye, on July 9.
The MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by ROCKSTAR is a five-stop series points race for the Pro Tour title. Athletes accumulate points at every stop, based on placement in each contest. The highest total points-earner at the end of the five-event season will be crowned the Pro Tour champion.
Last year, Phillip Soven topped the 2010 standings, earning his third Pro Tour title in four years. Soven won the season-long points race after narrowly edging out teenage Australian phenom Harley Clifford 435 points to 430 points. As the defending titlist, Soven will enter the 2011 season as the top-ranked rider on the Pro Tour.
In addition to all the action on the water; on land, fans will enjoy great food; athlete autograph signings; chances to win freebies and shopping at the most cutting-edge stores for wakeboard equipment and apparel. At the Pro Tour’s entertainment stage, guests can catch athlete interviews, color commentators and interactive live music.
Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate for $13 (general admission), $5 (ages 6-12) or free (ages 5 and under).
For more information on the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, please visit www.transworldwake.com.
The MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by ROCKSTAR is organized by World Sports & Marketing of Orlando, Fla., and has the support of the following sponsors: MasterCraft, Rockstar Energy Drink, Overton’s, Indmar, Peavey, Billabong, Hyperlite, CWB, Ronix, Liquid Force, Byerly, Oakley, Sayiwon’t, Epiphone and TransWorld WAKEBOARDING magazine.
MasterCraft is the exclusive towboat for the Pro Wakeboard Tour, as it has been since the tour’s wakeboarding events began in 1992.
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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 the 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 throughout 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.
About the WWA
The WWA is the sanctioning body for the Mastercraft Pro Wakeboard Tour. The Wakeboard National Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Series, WWA Wake Park World Series, WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Wake Park National Championships, and WWA Wake Park World Championships are the solely owned property of the World Wakeboard Association (WWA). 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.
2011 MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by ROCKSTAR Schedule:
Dates _____ City _____ Venue _______
May 21 Acworth, Ga. Dallas Landing Park
June 4 Fort Worth, Tex. Texas MasterCraft
June 11 Colorado Springs, Colo. Memorial Park
July 9 Monroe, Wash. Lake Tye
Aug. 27 & 28 Knoxville, Tenn. Volunteer Landing
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