The Nautique Moomba Masters is the most spectated watersports event in the world with over 400,000 fans watching an international field of wakeboarding’s star athletes compete on the legendary Yarra River. For the first time in history the Nautique Moomba Masters will officially become a part of the renowned WWA Wakeboard World Series in conjunction with the only series that puts riders first, the Nautique Wake Series.
“The Nautique Wake Series is an integral part of the WBWS and the WWA, and we are thrilled that the Victorian Water Ski Association and the Moomba Masters will showcase the best wakeboard athletes in the world, judged by the most professional team of officials. This world-class event provides wakeboard athletes the year’s largest spectator stage to demonstrate the progression of the sport behind the world’s best wakeboat,” stated Nautique President Greg Meloon.
The 2017 Nautique Moomba Masters will be towed exclusively behind the award-winning Super Air Nautique G23 providing the platform that continues to push the progression in everything wake. Joining the WWA Wakeboard World Series implements the international competitive gold standard taking this highly-esteemed event to the next level.
“The WWA is proud to have been asked to partner with Nautique and the VWSA on the world-stage of all towed watersports to become a part of this history-rich event. Any event that gives us the ability to present our sport in a positive light to hundreds of thousands of spectators is a win for the WWA, our partners, and the riders”, said WWA President Shannon Starling.
The Nautique Moomba Masters takes place each year as a part of the Moomba Festival on the Yarra River in downtown Melbourne, Australia. This internationally recognized event attracts the world’s elite watersports athletes to compete for the coveted Nautique Moomba Masters title.
“We are proud to continue our longstanding partnership with Nautique and we’re extremely excited to add the WWA to our arsenal of world-class officials, judges and drivers at the Moomba Masters, and we are excited for what the future holds with this dream team at the largest watersports event in the world.” commented VWSA President and Moomba Masters Chairman Darren Robertson”
The 2017 Nautique Moomba Masters features the world’s elite Pro Men, Pro Women, and Jr. Pro Men wakeboard athletes.
WHAT: 2017 Nautique Moomba Masters
WHEN: March 8-13, 2017
WHERE: Batman Avenue, Richmond, Melbourne VIC 3121
Dedicated to progressing the sport from the ground up, the Nautique Wake Series puts riders first, developing the stars of tomorrow and showcasing the top athletes of today with every major event held behind the Super Air Nautique G23. The Nautique Wake Series is the only event series that gives riders of all ages, gender and skill level the opportunity to compete at an elite level.
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