NBC Sports to Air 2016 Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships 

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. (October 20, 2016) – The World Wake Association (WWA) has announced the 2016 Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships presented by Rockstar Energy will air on NBC Sports Network Saturday, October 29 at 6:30 pm ET. The show will feature all of the highlights that took place at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto, Canada, including action-packed performances behind the four-time Wakeboard Boat of the Year, the Super Air Nautique G23. Australian Cory Teunissen’s winning run consisted of a Moby Dick 540 and Switch Nose Grab Heelside 900 in the Pro Men’s finals, followed closely by Nautique team rider Mike Dowdy in second.

As the largest wakeboarding event across the globe, the Nautique WWA World Championships served as the final stop of the 2016 Nautique Wake Series, which gives riders the platform to perform at the highest level pushing the sport to new heights each season. The highly competitive event also held the penultimate round of the 2016 WWA Wakeboard World Series, the world’s premier wakeboarding series. All of the competitors were towed exclusively by the award-winning Super Air Nautique G23 at the highly popular CNE waterfront location.

NBC Sports will also show action from the incredibly talented Pro Women’s division, led by multi-time World Champion Dallas Friday, who returned to competition for the first time this season and returned to her winning ways riding behind the industry-leading Super Air Nautique G23.  In the Pro Wakeskate division, Brian Grubb continued his successful season with another win, while Guenther Oka was crowned World Champion in the Jr. Pro Men’s division.

Make sure you tune in or set your DVR in order to capture all of the action from the Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships presented by Rockstar Energy. The show will air Saturday, October 29 at 6:30 pm ET

Dedicated to progressing the sport from the ground up, the Nautique Wake Series puts riders first, developing the stars of tomorrow and showcasing the top athletes of today with every major event held behind the Super Air Nautique G23. The Nautique Wake Series is the only event series that gives riders of all ages, gender and skill level the opportunity to compete at an elite level.

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About Nautique Boat Company: Celebrating 92 years of excellence in the marine industry, Nautique is a subsidiary of Correct Craft and has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Nautique is known to push the envelope of possibility on the water, and our owners have come to expect nothing but the absolute best. The Ski Nautique 200 has changed waterskiing with 21 world records, the G-Series has won numerous awards for wakeboard boat and wakesurf boat of the year while unlocking new possibilities in wakeboarding and wakesurfing, and our Sport Series has given families endless days on the water without compromise. Through our Nautique Cares initiatives we’re dedicated to not only making a difference on the water, but 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 Rockstar: Rockstar Energy Drink is designed for those who lead active lifestyles – from Athletes to Rockstars. Available in over 25 flavors at convenience and grocery outlets in over 30 countries, Rockstar supports the Rockstar lifestyle across the globe through Action Sports, Motor Sports, and Live Music. For more information, visit: www.RockstarEnergy.com

About The WWA: The World Wake Association is the global leader in wake sports sanctioning. 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. With 27 affiliate countries worldwide, the WWA is a rider-formed organization dedicated to promoting and growing wake sports worldwide. It is the primary source for riders, event organizers and competitive standards. For more information on the WWA and its events, check out www.thewwa.com 

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