LAKE ALFRED, Fla. (June 14, 2016) – Today, the World Wakeboard Association (WWA) announced that the upcoming Malibu Sparks Pro will host Pro Wakesurf divisions at the opening round of the Malibu Evolution Series in Sparks, Nevada on July 1-3. The event will feature both, Men and Women divisions, presenting them the opportunity to compete alongside the best wakeboarding athletes in the world. All riders will be competing exclusively behind the massive wake of Malibu’s M235, which is designed to allow athletes to compete at the pinnacle of the sport.
The event will also serve as part of the 2016 World Series of Wake Surfing (CWSA), including one of their highest-level events with a Platinum Star ranking. Pro Men and Women are slated to compete in their respective Skim and Surf divisions. The top three riders in each division on CWSA World Rankings will be prequalified into the Semifinal round. A limited number of entries will be accepted in each division and athletes are encouraged to register soon to secure a spot.
Open Qualifying will kickoff the weekend on Friday as the sports top riders showcase their talent on Malibu’s world-class surf wake featuring Surf Gate. Riders earning a qualifying position, including those prequalified from World Rankings, compete in the semifinals on Saturday and complete the weekend with finals on Sunday.
Registration for all divisions riding will close at 8 p.m. PT on Thursday, June 30.
Athletes will not be able to register on the day of the event, so please take notice of the deadlines listed and Click Here to fill out the required athlete bio sheet before arriving on site.
$65K in prize money is up for grabs when the professional riders hit the water on July 1. To view the complete prize money breakdown Click Here
For FREE admission throughout the weekend, Click Here to print your ticket.
WHAT: 2016 WWA Malibu Sparks Pro, presented by Rockstar
WHEN: July 1-3, 2016
WHERE: Sparks Marina Park
300 Howard Dr.
Sparks, NV. 89434
ENTRY FEES: Pro Divisions – $150
Malibu Boats is the world’s largest manufacturer of watersports towboats, known for leading the industry with major innovations, including the first onboard computer system in 1993, the ingenious Power Wedge hydrofoil in 2006 (completely redesigned in 2014), the industry’s first wake-maximizing hull in 2000, and Surf Gate, the innovation that changed the face of wakesurfing forever, in 2012. Malibu markets the Wakesetter and Response models – as well as the Axis Wake Research brand – through a worldwide dealer network. With some 450 employees and three manufacturing facilities, in California, Tennessee, and Australia, Malibu builds boats to help you live a #lifewithoutlimits on the water. (NASDAQ: MBUU) | @malibuboats | #evolutionproseries | #thetruthisonthewater www.malibuboats.comAbout Rockstar: Rockstar Energy Drink is designed for those who lead active lifestyles – from Athletes to Rockstars. Available in over 25 flavors at convenience and grocery outlets in over 30 countries, Rockstar supports the Rockstar lifestyle across the globe through Action Sports, Motor Sports, and Live Music. For more information, visit: www.RockstarEnergy.com
About The WWA: The World Wakeboard Association is the global leader in wake sports sanctioning. The WWA owns and operates the WWA Wakeboard World Series, WWA Wake Park World Series, WWA Wakeboard National Championships, WWA Wake Park National Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wake Park World Championships, WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Pro Card and WWA Rider Experience. With 27 affiliate countries worldwide, the WWA is a rider-formed organization dedicated to promoting and growing wake sports worldwide. It is the primary source for riders, event organizers and competitive standards. For more information on the WWA and its events, check out www.thewwa.com