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South Korea Welcomes the 2016 Malibu Seoul Pro

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. (August 3) – The World Wakeboard Association (WWA) announced that the Malibu Seoul Pro presented by Rockstar Energy is set to host the second round of the 2016 Malibu Evolution Pro series in Seoul, South Korea on August 19-21. Competing behind Malibu’s all-new revolutionary M235, wakeboarding’s top athletes will make their first appearance of the season in Asia on the Han River, which is located in South Korea’s capital city and one of the countries most scenic attractions. The Wakeboard World Series (WBWS) will work in conjunction with the Malibu Evolution Pro Series and use the event as its fifth round of the season.

“It’s going to be an incredible experience having Seoul apart of the Malibu Evolution Pro Series,” said Malibu Rider Raph Derome. “After Sparks Pro, I’m really looking forward to riding a contest on the massive wake behind the M235 on the Han River surrounded by downtown Seoul. I’m looking forward to experiencing the South Korean culture and the action they and the riders coming from all over Asia add to the mix.”

At the opening round of the Malibu Evolution Pro Series in Sparks, Nevada last month, Malibu’s very own Raph Derome perfectly executed a phenomenal run during the Men’s Pro Finals to capture the overall win. Derome will be looking to continue his winning ways, while Malibu rider Tarah Mikacich, who finished second at the Malibu Sparks Pro, has her sights set on jumping to the top of the podium using the perfect pull behind the legendary M235.

The Malibu Evolution Pro Series is designed to showcase the highest level of performance, unifying the men and women of the professional wakeboarding circuit at some of the world’s most elite facilities in the U.S. and internationally. In order to match the athletes’ credentials, $60K in prize money is up for grabs when the professional riders hit the water on August 19.

To view the complete prize money breakdown Click Here

View The Athlete Incentives Here

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.

View The Daily Schedule Here

WHAT:                    2016 Malibu Seoul Pro, presented by Rockstar

WHEN:                    August 19-21, 2016

WHERE:                Ttukseom Resort Riverside Stage
Han River
Seoul, South Korea

ENTRY FEES:        Pro Divisions – $150
A late fee will be added to registrations submitted after August   15th at 5 p.m. EST

Host Hotel
Intercontinental Grand Seoul Parnas
521 Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu. Seoul, Korea
+82-2-559-7777
Approx. $197 USD (2 people) or $170 USD (1 person)
Click Here To Book Now

**FREE shuttle rides from the host hotel to event site for all athletes**

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About Malibu Boats
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.com

About 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