(December 7, 2017) – The 2017 Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships presented by Rockstar Energy will air on NBC Sports Network this Saturday, December 9th at 2:30 p.m. ET. Pulling the sport’s defining moments, 4X Wakesurf and 5X Wakeboard Boat of the Year, the Super Air Nautique G23 once again gave the world’s best professional and amateur wake athletes an elite platform in pursuit of the 2017 WWA World Title. Be sure to set your DVR and tune-in to watch the action-packed 2017 Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships presented by Rockstar Energy from the Canadian National Exhibition waterfront in Toronto!
The Pro Men’s division once again came down to razor-thin margins with masterful runs from the entire field. On the hunt to regain his WWA World Champion Title, Clifford was put to the test and threw down a mind-blowing stand-up run for the win. The performance also solidified Clifford’s highly contested 2017 Nautique Wake Series Overall Title. Nic Rapa went massive in the final, landing him in second place just ahead of Nautique rider Mike Dowdy who set the bar extremely high landing back-to-back double flips and a cab 900 off the massive Super Air Nautique G23 wake.
Nautique athlete Meagan Ethell put together one of the best runs of her career to take home her third WWA World Title followed by Nautique teammate Raimi Rutledge in second. Staying consistent all season long with amazing riding, Rutledge secured her second consecutive Nautique Wake Series Overall Title.
Guenther Oka took on a gauntlet of the world’s best Jr. Pro riders to win his second consecutive WWA World Title and the Nautique Wake Series Jr. Pro Overall Title. Rockstar athlete Reed Hansen was on a tear in 2017 and topped it off with his 9th Pro Wakeskate WWA World Title along with the Nautique Wake Series Overall Title. What Reed is able to do on a wakeskate time and time again under pressure is unmatched. Showcasing some of 2017’s best performances, this show is one you don’t want to miss!
Watch the world of wake come together to throw down at the Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships presented by Rockstar Energy this Saturday, December 9th at 2:30 p.m. E.T. on NBC Sports Network.
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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About Nautique Boat Company: Celebrating 93 years of excellence in the marine industry, Nautique is a subsidiary of Correct Craft and has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Nautique is known to push the envelope of possibility on the water, and our owners have come to expect nothing but the absolute best. The Ski Nautique 200 has changed waterskiing with 25 world records, the G-Series has won numerous awards for wakeboard boat and wakesurf boat of the year while unlocking new possibilities in wakeboarding and wakesurfing, and our GS Series has given families endless days on the water without compromise. Through our Nautique Cares initiatives we’re dedicated to not only making a difference on the water,but to people in need around the world. The world’s best ski boat, world’s best wake boat, and a company that cares. To learn more visit Nautique.com.
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About The WWA: Developed for riders by riders, the World Wake Association stands as a global network of passionate representatives dedicated to the growth of towed boardsports. Since 1989 our mission and values remain true to the core of our community. Our position as the authority on competitive standards has been earned through consistent development; sanctioning and producing more than 6,000 worldwide events and counting. We are the only organization solely focused on the best interests of the sport, spearheading a collective movement on the journey to discover where wake takes you. 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. For more information on the World Wake Association, check out www.thewwa.com.