Camarines Sur, Philippines (September 30, 2017) – Battles of epic proportions highlighted day two of the WWA Wake Park World Championships presented by Nautique Boats at Camsur Watersports Complex. With the Pro Men first off the dock for their Traditional quarterfinal round, the bar was set at an all-time high. The momentum created by the world’s best carried on throughout the day as riders in each division put it all on the line for their chance to ride in Sunday’s final rounds. The Camsur Watersports Complex has long been considered a top destination for progression, loaded with amazing features that give the world’s top wake park athletes endless options to showcase their creativity and skill. Tomorrow’s final rounds are stacked like never before for a day of non-stop action that will push every rider to their limit in hopes of becoming the 2017 World Champion.
Beginning the day with Pro Men’s Traditional Semifinals, Liam Peacock (GBR) took the heat one win with a T/S B/S 720 off the kicker, a stomped 90210 and a T/S transfer frontboard-B/S 270 out on the typhoon rail. Brady Patry (USA) won heat two, hitting a melan crowmobe off the kicker, KGB in the flats, and a B/S 270 front board B/S 270 in on the typhoon. Victor Salmon (BEL) crushed it for the win in heat three with a big 313 and a B/S 270 transfer 270 out. Aaron Gunn (AUS) has been absolutely on fire this week, taking the top spot in heat four with a melan H/S B/S 720 off the kicker and a huge ollie on-B/S 270 out on the firecracker.
Jadon Scures (USA) had the top score in heat one of the Junior Features Semifinals with a clean TS BS shifty to switch B/S lip- B/S 270 out on the firecracker rail and a T/S B/S 720 off the kicker. Liam Brearly (CDN) has style for days that put him in the number one spot in heat two, throwing a bolts T/S B/S 720 and a B/S 900 off the kickers before destroying the rails with creative lines.
The Open Women’s Features Semifinal saw some serious up and coming talent with Megan Nel (RSA) winning heat one, landing a T/S F/S 540 and indy tantrum off the kickers along with an indy back lip-450 out on the firecracker. In heat two, Marina Kacheeva (RUS) came out on top with a H/S F/S 540 and a sick late melan T/S B/S 180 off the kicker before hitting a melan 270 FB 270 out on the firecracker rail.
Maxine Sapulette (NED) took down the Pro Women’s Features Only Semifinal heat one with a T/S B/S 540 off the kicker and a transferback board– 270 in to the bank on the typhoon rail. Julia Rick (GER) maintained her dominance with a heat two win, landing a T/S B/S 720 off the kicker and a big gap-B/S 270 on the firecracker rail.
Stefan Hahn (AUS) rode away with the win in heat one of the Open Men Features Semifinals with a switch B/S 720 and T/S B/S 450-shifty pretzel out. In heat two, Connor Lawton (AUS) laid down a wrapped T/S roll-to-blind-rewind B/S 180 off the kicker and a T/S B/S 450 – F/S 450 on the firecracker rail.
The Pro Men Features Only Semifinal was nothing short of amazing. Aaron Gunn (AUS) remained hot to win heat one, sticking a huge mute H/S F/S 900 and a heavy rail hits throughout his run. Winning heat two, Victor Salmon (BEL) put down some super technical rail hits and a T/S B/S 720. Timo Kapl (AUT) had hammers for day to win heat three with a H/S B/S 720-rewind 180 melon poke and hot a big transfer- T/S B/S 270 pretzel out on the firecracker. Defending World Champion Guenther Oka (USA) won the final heat of the day with a masterful run that included a big T/S B/S 900 and some insane lines with the timeless style he has become known for worldwide.
We go live on Facebook and at thewwa.com with the 2017 WWA Wake Park World Championships presented by Nautique Boats tomorrow morning at 8:00 am PHT.
The 2017 WWA Wake Park World Championships is the fourth stop of the WWA Wake Park World Series (WPWS).
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