PINE MOUNTAIN, GA (August 30, 2020) – The spectators at Callaway Gardens witnessed some of wake’s greatest rise to victory on the final day of the 2020 Nautique Masters Wakesurf Championships presented by Yanmar. Pulled by the award-winning G23 Paragon, the Nautique Masters Wakesurf Championships has become one of the most esteemed stops on the Nautique Wakesurf Series presented by Billabong with the weekend’s pristine levels of athletic ability ensuring that reputation lives on. The weekend displayed the family-friendly atmosphere Nautique events are known for showcasing the opportunity for riders and fans alike to check out the Billabong wrapped Nautique G23 equipped with Yanmar’s diesel engine. Yanmar’s proven diesel power is now available exclusively in specific Nautique G-Series models providing a more fuel-efficient option for those looking to keep their RPM’s low when fully loaded.
Making sure their power was known this weekend, the Open Women’s division put up a fiery final round with Jordan Taylor coming out on top throwing a 360 and indy F/S air for a final score of 75.00. Following up in second Bailey Dunn threw a shuv it to score 67.67, just ahead of Miram Hafez in third rounding out the podium with 50.00 points. The Open Men’s division kept the competition going with Samuel Goncalves taking the win completing a textbook F/S big spin to earn himself a 85.00, just ahead of Tommy Coleman in second with 73.33 and Danny Thollander in third with 64.00. Jr. Women’s rider Ava Stewart put down an impressive run behind the Nautique G23 Paragon for 78.33 points, ahead of Lindsay Hovsepian in second with 72.67 and Hadley Lewis in third with 67.67. In the Jr. Men’s final round, Coleman Vaughan took the win with a huge air for a score of 76.67, followed by Reid Cato with a score of 66.67 and Harrison Theilen rounding out the podium in third with 51.67.
Coming out on top in final round of competition, Cassidy Gale put together an unstoppable performance in Pro Women’s final taking the win with a score of 92.33. Her first pass consisted of an Alley Oop and a F/S big spin before coming back on pass two with a clean air reverse leaving no doubt in anyone’s mind that she had just cleaned up with first place finish today. In second Ashley Inloes scored 88.00 with a stylish shuv to backside 180, followed by Nautique athlete Jodi Grassman rounding out the podium in third with 84.33 points.
Utilizing the entire wave of the Nautique G23 Paragon, Sean Silveira put it all together clinching the greatest victory of the year and a final score of 93.33 in the Pro Men’s final. Sean’s winning run consisted of multiple big spins, an air three and a huge ollie north Alley Oop. Coming up in second, Beaux Wildman landed a solid 540 shuv and backside bigger spin to score 89.00, ahead of Keenan Flegel in third throwing a clean Madonna air for a score of 85.00.
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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.
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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 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.