WACO,TX (August 7, 2020) – The riders turned it up another level for day three of the 2020 Nautique WWA Wake Park National Championships presented by GM Marine Engine Technology. As crowds filled the shoreline for another action-packed day the Features Only qualifying rounds saw a technical display of skill in a fight to make it through to the semifinals. The afternoon saw Pro Traditional LCQ and semifinal rounds paired with a few amateur Traditional final rounds to cap off another epic day at BSR Cable Park.
Amateur Features Only qualifying rounds kicked things off with a total of four competitors going on to the semifinal rounds of action from the Open Men, Masters, and Veterans Features Only divisions. Coby Armer threw down a standout performance locking in his first place finish in the Open Men Feature Only heat one with a final score of 100.00. The Jr. Pro Men Features Only division witnessed a tight race with Barrett Swope clinching the top spot going technical on all the rails for a 98.00 score heading into Saturday’s semifinals.
The Pro Women kicked things up a notch displaying epic performances in the Features Only qualifying round with 3 riders advancing on to the semifinal rounds. Twelve riders from the Pro Men Features Only division will also advance to their respective semifinals after heated qualifying rounds. Guy Firer punched his ticket to Saturday’s semis throwing down and claiming the top spot in each category for a total score of 100.00. The Pro riders continued to rev up the crowd at BSR Cable Park as the Traditional semifinals took to the cable for a last shot to grab a seat in the finals for the Pro Wakeskate, Jr. Pro Men, and Pro Wakeboard Traditional riders. With a season of total progression under his belt Jr. Pro Men rider Barrett Swope came out firing, displaying clean lines and boosting off all the kickers for a heating winning score of 100.00.
Several National titles were earned in the late afternoon include Preston Persichetti taking the win in the Beginner Wakeboard division showing great composition throughout his entire run earning his final score of 99.00. The Novice Wakeboard final saw more standup runs with Isaic Claudio becoming the division’s 2020 National Champion throwing down a T/S 360 off the kicker for a 99.00 point score. Alexander Hebra took the win nailing his flats tricks for a 94.00 point score in the Intermediate Wakeboard division. Sam Lacerte took the Advanced Wakeboard title by throwing a melan B/S 540 off the kicker to score 93.00.
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Day four of the 2020 Nautique WWA Wake Park National Championships presented by GM Marine Engine Technology begins at 9:00 a.m. CT on Saturday, August 8th featuring nine divisions including a mix of Features qualifying and semifinal rounds. Click Here to tune in LIVE.
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