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Supra and USA Wakeboard Partner to Host Collegiate Wakeboard Nationals
USA Wakeboardís Dan Levine and Skierís Choice President Rick Tinker finalized an arrangement today for Supra to become the exclusive towboat for all wakeboarding and wakeskating events at the Collegiate Wakeboard Nationals.

The agreement starts with the 5th Collegiate Wakeboard Nationals October 29-30th, 2005, at OWC, Orlando, Florida. Supra will retain rights for event sponsorship through 2007.

ďThis is our second major investment in collegiate level competition. In addition to the Collegiate Wakeboard Nationals, we remain committed to our support of the United States Pro Tour, the Gravity Games, and the INT Amateur Championships. We want to encourage riders at all levels to ride to their fullest potential. This agreement with USA Water Ski reflects our on-going commitment to providing competitive athletes with world-class quality events.Ē said Rick Tinker, President of Skierís Choice, manufacturer of Supra and Moomba tournament tow boats.

Event details for the 5th Collegiate Wakeboard Nationals include:

Address for the event:

Orlando Watersports Complex
8615 Florida Rock Road
Orlando, Florida 32809

Timetable (subject to change):

Friday, October 28:
6 p.m.-10 p.m. registration at the host hotel, Quality Inn, McCoy Road.

Saturday, October 29:
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Registration
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Women wakeboard semi finals
11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Men wakeboard semi finals
2 p.m.- 3 p.m. Women wakeskate, semi finals
3 p.m.- 4 p.m. Men wakeskate, semi finals
4 p.m.- 6 p.m. last chance qualifier, Men/Women
7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Supra Riders Party at OWC
Sunday, November 7:
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Women wakeskate finals
11 a.m. - 12 a.m. Men wakeskate finals
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Women wakeboard finals
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Men wakeboard finals
5 p.m. Awards ceremony


Days Inn, Landstreet Road, Orlando
Tel: 1-800-695-8284
Rooms $35 a night
Best Western, Aircenter Court, Orlando
Tel: 407-581-2800
Rooms $55 a night
Or, call OWC at (407) 251-3100 they have hotels available with special rates. A map is available at to print out.

For questions regarding the event:

Barrett Perlman
(772) 341-3852

Marcus Friedrich
(407) 970-3658

Team Supra riders and coaching staff will be in attendance at the event. Current King of the Wake Josh Sanders, reigning Gravity Games and World Wakeboard Champion Emily Copeland-Durham, and 2004 Gravity Games champion Trevor Hansen will all be on hand to celebrate the event.

Skierís Choice, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of performance inboard wakeboard and water-ski towboats under brand names Supra and Moomba. Supra has been a leader in the inboard industry since 1980 and is synonymous with innovative styling, luxurious interiors, highest construction quality, and unsurpassed wake performance. Moomba is a value-oriented brand that offers significant savings yet delivers performance and reliability equal to or better than other inboard brands. Skier's Choice sponsors the 2005 Gravity Games, Collegiate Worlds and INT along with other events. Located in Maryville, Tennessee, the company is closely-held. For more information, please visit

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