PINE MOUNTAIN, GA (August 28, 2020) – A field of wakesurfing’s top athletes arrived at Callaway Gardens to officially kick off the 2020 Nautique Masters Wakesurf Championships presented by YANMAR. Pulled by the award-winning Nautique G23 Paragon, this highly anticipated stop to the Nautique Wakesurf Series presented by Billabong witnessed amateur athletes debut flawless runs securing their spots into Saturday’s final rounds.
“It was an incredible first day for the G23 Paragon here at the Nautique Masters Wakesurf Championships,” said Nautique President Greg Meloon. “I’ve really enjoyed watching all of the competitors get behind our award-winning model and utilize the best wave in the industry to show us their skills. Nothing beats the conditions that Robin Lake provide, and I’m looking forward to a great weekend!”
The Girls division got things going bright and early with Stella Tracy coming away with the win landing a switch body varial for a final score of 87.33. Evie Shropshire followed up in second with 75.00, followed by Kitt Smith in third with 65.00. The Boys division saw the young ripper, Whit Shropshire throw a super stylish 3 shuv for a semifinal heat winning score of 79.00 sending him into Saturday’s final round just ahead of Lee Hite in second with 72.67 points.
In the Women’s Beginner division Kelly Albin showed off her signature style with a nice hack scoring 83.33 to take the heat win. A stacked Men’s Beginner semifinal heat saw Jaysin Smith take the win making full use of the Nautique G23 Paragon’s perfect wave for a score of 78.33. The Veteran Men’s semifinal saw Scott Bouchard dominate heat one throwing a huge frontside air for a winning score of 83.33 ahead of David Williams in second with 75.00 points.
For full results and live content from day one of the 2020 Nautique Masters Wakesurf Championships presented by YANMAR be sure to check out the all-new WWA Rideline app available for FREE in the App and Google Play stores. Don’t miss a beat this season, dig in and get involved with this new app developed specifically for us, our global wake community. thewwa.com/rideline.
Day two of the 2020 Nautique Masters Wakesurf Championships presented by YANMAR begins at 1:15 p.m. EST on Saturday, August 29th featuring amateur final rounds. Click Here to tune in LIVE.
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The Nautique Wakesurf Series presented by Billabong, will provide the pinnacle of wakesurf competition, creating a global platform for athletes to come to define themselves as the sport’s elite with several stops spanning across the globe.
For more information visit: thewwa.com/nautiquesurfseries
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About Nautique Boat Company: Nautique is celebrating its 95th anniversary of delivering excellence in the marine industry. A subsidiary of Correct Craft, Nautique has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Delivering the very best waterski, wakeboard and wakesurf boats on the market, Nautique continues to drive progression with their award-winning technology and dedication to building the highest-quality boats imaginable. New technology, performance innovations and attention to detail are the cornerstones of what makes the Nautique brand the industry leader. Through the Nautique Cares initiative, employees and athletes dedicate themselves to not only making a difference on the water, but to extend their support 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.
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 wakesports. 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 12,500 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.