LAKE ALFRED, Fla. (December 16, 2016) – The World Wake Association (WWA) has issued an official correction to the results of the Wake Park World Championships Pro Women Traditional Cable final. While conducting a review, WWA officials discovered a system error that resulted in the incorrect placement of athletes in the final round of competition.
As the sanctioning body of the world’s largest and most prestigious watersports events, the WWA recognizes the importance of maintaining a system with 100% accuracy. Although human error is a variable, the organization and officials have taken every step to recognize and correct this issue and apologize to the athletes, sponsors, organizers, and fans.
A recalculation has confirmed the updated official results below. The complete official results can be viewed HERE.
2016 Wake Park World Championships Pro Women Traditional Cable Final Results:
- Julia Rick (GER) – 97.50
- Anna Nikstad (USA) – 78.50
- Marina Kacheeva (RUS) – 75.50
- Maxine Sapulette (NED) – 74.50
“The WWA holds the integrity and competitive standards of our sport in the highest regard and will always be committed to upholding the traditional values our organization was founded on. One of the reasons I chose to become a part of the WWA is the relentless dedication to the growth of wakeboarding through a professional, fun, fair completive atmosphere,” stated WWA Executive Director Corrie Dyer Wilson. “While we take every step possible to ensure correct results in each round, this situation is an example of our constant evaluation and effort to take action and always do the right thing by the riders,” added Wilson.
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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