WACO, TX (August 9, 2020) – The 2020 Nautique USA National Wakesurf Championships presented by GM Marine Engine Technology showcased an action-packed weekend behind the G23 Paragon with several athletes showcasing versatility combining both skim and surf style boards in their runs. Connor Burns and Ashley Kidd both locked up their 2020 National titles securing some additional points on the rankings list of the 2020 Nautique Wakesurf Series presented by Billabong before heading into the culminating event of the series the Nautique Masters Wakesurf Championships later this month.
The Pro Women threw down some fierce runs in the final round with reigning champion Ashley Kidd coming out on top with an epic performance behind the Nautique G23 Paragon earning her National title and heat winning score of 90.67. Kidd laid down an Alley Oop 360 straight into a 720 and several big spins in her second pass leaving no doubt in anyone’s mind that she had just won the 2020 title. Nautique athlete Jodi Grassman joined the podium in second place, throwing a switch F/S big spin for a score of 86.33, followed by Camille Goodwin in third with a final score of 79.00.
Connor Burns put on quite the show rising to the top of the Pro Men’s division taking the National title with a 540 big spin and a solid switch F/S big spin for a winning score of 91.33. In second, Keenan Flegel had a great run which included a switch 3 shuv and boosty Madonna air scoring 88.33, just ahead of Nautique athlete John Akerman in third with a final score of 86.00.
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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 seven stops spanning across the globe.
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