Winter Park, Fla. (November 19, 2014) –The eighth and final installment of the 2014 King of Wake series, the Rockstar WWA Wakeboard World Championships, presented by Supra Boats, will premiere today on 4:00 p.m. EST on NBC Sports Network.
The epic four day event at Mills Pond Park in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., featured more than 20 divisions of wakeboarders and wakeskaters, ending with the ever popular professional divisions of the Jr. Pro Men’s, Men’s Professional, Professional Wakeskate and Women’s Professional giving it their all to be crowned 2014 champions.
Riders from all corners of the globe competed behind the killer wakes of the Supra Boats SE550 and SA450, throwing down massive tricks to give judges a run for their money while scoring. Team Supra riders cleaned house, topping the podium in three of the four professional divisions.
A fan favorite, the CONTOUR big air kicker contest will also be on display during the televised episode. The mesmerizing specialty event features some of the best Pro Men’s riders who put their bodies on the line and launch themselves from a ramp into the air and perform massive rotating aerials that are rarely accomplished in a traditional contest setting. The boat travels around 28 mph.
At the end of the fete, the King and Queen of Wake were finally crowned after the eight-stop series was complete. Athletes gain points over the accumulation of the eight stops, and points are given based on final placement in the competition.
The Rockstar WWA Wakeboard World Championships, presented by Supra Boats serves as the final stop the elite King of Wake series. NBC Sports Network gives viewers unprecedented access to all of the action on the water, with in-depth profiles of all the best riders!
Fans can catch original air times on NBC Sports Network as follows:
2014 TV Schedule:
|EPISODE||EVENT||AIRS ON NBC SPORTS|
|EP. 8||Supra WWA World Championships||November 19th- 4:00PM (ET)|
For more information on the 2014 King of Wake Series, visit: www.KingofWake.com.
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About Supra Boats
At Supra Boats our team’s success lasts long enough for high fives and a social media shout out, then it’s back to the digital drawing board. The Supra Boats line embodies this passionate drive for continuous improvement. We are not concerned with being better than the next wake boat manufacturer. Our goal is to go beyond better by creating wake boats like the world champions’ choice SA550 that elevates your expectations of the advantages you, your family and friends can gain from a Supra on the water. From wakes, ride and handling performance to power to interior refinements to the team that puts it all together to exterior design to extremely useful features and options, Supra boats are elevating expectations beyond better at the 2014 WWA Wakeboard World Championships.
About the WWA
The World Wakeboard 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 leading source for riders, event organizers and competitive standards. For more information on the WWA and its events, check out www.thewwa.com
About King of Wake
The King of Wake is the world’s elite pro wakeboarding series, attracting the sport’s top athletes from throughout the globe. Over the course of a season, athletes compete for the ultimate wakeboarding crown in a series points race of eight events throughout the United States to see who rules the wake. The King of Wake is organized by World Sports & Marketing – the leading wake-events producer since 1988.