Winter Haven, FL (July 31, 2021) – The 2021 Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships presented by GM Marine showcased an inspiring spectacle of athletic ability with wake’s greatest professional athletes putting down peak performances behind the award-winning Super Air Nautique G23. The final day of action brought the best riders from all around the world to battle it out for at the penultimate stop of the Nautique Wake Series that concludes next month with the Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships.
Sixteen year old, Ignacia “Nacha” Holscher from Santiago, Chile rose to the top of the Jr. Pro Women’s division, sealing the deal with a toeside roll to revert and a huge batwing giving her a final score of 74.33. For the Jr. Pro Men, it was 19 year old Jaden Reichl out of Clermont, FL that took the win in the Jr. Pro division with a toeside 900 and multiple 720s behind the Super Air Nautique, leaving no doubt in anyone’s mind he just claimed the National title.
Meagan Ethell stole the show of the Pro Women’s division, taking the win with an incredible run throwing down a huge whirlybird and switch and regular heelside 540s to score 88 points. 18 year old Mary Morgan Howell joined the podium in second place throwing a clean handle-pass KGB and a crowmobe for a score of 84.67, followed by Dallas Friday in third with a final score of 81.33.
“I’m stoked to claim another WWA National title again today” said Megan Ethell ” all of the girls in the final really put the pressure on so I knew I had to put it all on the line”
Nautique Team rider Cory Teunissen came out on a top in the Pro Men’s division with an epic performance behind the Super Air Nautique G23. Cory earned his winning score of 91.33 with a stalefish double backroll off the double up to take him over the edge along with a multiple 900s and a stylish mute mobe 540 to officially lock in his National title. In second, Australian Nic Rapa gave it his all with two incredible passes that included a double indy tantrum and a big off-axis backside 720 scoring 89.00. Guenther Oka rounded out the podium with a Pete Rose 540 for a third-place finishing score of 87.
“This final was a total pressure cooker so to take the win today is insane” said Nautique athlete Cory Teunissen “all of the boys are just getting better and better each event. Thanks to everyone who made this awesome event possible!”
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