(May 23, 2018) – Nautique Boat Company and The World Wake Association(WWA) are partnering to produce the 2018 Nautique USA Wakesurf National Championships. Towed exclusively behind the 4x Wakesurf Boat of the Year, the Super Air Nautique G23. The National Championships are a premier family-oriented wakesurfing event that will be held September 28-30, 2018 in downtown Waco, Texas on the Brazos River.
This event will be like nothing the wakesurfing industry has ever seen before. Athletes will compete in a unique rider-developed format, featuring one discipline that combines skim and surf styles in both the amateur and pro divisions.
The Nationals will feature athletes from across the U.S. battling it out for National titles and $30k in prize money that will be up for grabs in the pro divisions. As one of the most anticipated events of the year, entries will be limited so please be sure to sign up once registration opens.
On top of all action behind the G23, the Nautique USA Wakesurf National Championships will also feature exclusive access to the all-new BSR Surf Resort, the nations newest and most sought-after surf wave. Nautique and its fellow sponsors will host participants, friends and family for an exclusive beach party. This family-friendly event will allow you to kick back and relax with food, music and plenty of waves.
“It’s always great to partner with Nautique on events. The partnership will present the opportunity to further excel the sport while promoting the nation’s elite athletes in both pro and amateur divisions,” said WWA President Shannon Starling.
We aim to create the best possible experiences for the competitors and their families at Nautique events,” said Nautique President Greg Meloon. “Through leveraging our existing long-term partnership with the WWA, we look forward to providing years of fun, competitive and progressive wakesurfing events.”
About The WWA: Developed for riders by riders, the World Wake Association stands as a global network of passionate representatives dedicated to the growth of towed boardsports. Since 1989 our mission and values remain true to the core of our community. Our position as the authority on competitive standards has been earned through consistent development; sanctioning and producing more than 6,000 worldwide events and counting. We are the only organization solely focused on the best interests of the sport, spearheading a collective movement on the journey to discover where wake takes you. 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. For more information on the World Wake Association, check out TheWWA.com.
About Nautique Boat Company: Celebrating 93 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 has been reinvented as the lightest ski boat on the market, the G-Series has won numerous awards for wakeboard boat and wake surf boat of the year while unlocking new possibilities in wakeboarding and wake surfing, and our GS-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.