Action Packed Winter Wakeboard Event Returns to Gilley's Dallas
DALLAS (January 29) - Some of the top regional and pro wakeboarders in the country will be returning to North Texas, February 8th, to participate in the 3rd Annual Boardshorts, Bulls and Bikini's event at Gilley's -Dallas! It's stop #1 of the 2008 Texas Wakeboard Tour presented by Malibu Boats. In this unique event, athletes will compete in a pool-gap rail jam contest in the parking lot of the infamous honky-tonk, followed by a bull- riding contest on Gilley's legendary mechanical bull. Riders will be competing for cash, pride and one of two custom Boardshorts, Bulls and Bikini's silver belt buckles!
Already scheduled to ride the rails and the bull are Malibu Pro Team riders Chad Sharpe and Brian Grubb, two-time WWA World Champion - Andrew Adkison, Liquid Force Pro Team rider and resident rail-master - Shane Bonifay, Hyperlite Pro Team rider - Rusty Malinoski, 2007 WWA Wake Park Champion Tom Fooshee, Texas Pro and CWB Team rider - Gabe Lucas, Gator Boards Pro Team rider and 2007 Junior Men's Champion - A.J. Racinelli and Texas Pro Wakeskater - Clint Tompkins. They will be joined by top regional riders including Bret Little, Joe Lemberg, Earl Ball and Billy Garcia.
Following the wakeboarding and bull-riding competitions, Waterski America will be hosting a very special event after-party , held in The Loft bar at Gilley's. The pro's will judge the HowsAboutaBeer.com Bikini Contest with help from the crowd followed by a live concert from Austin, TX. reggae/rock favorites, Eleven Fingered Charlie. Admission to the after-party is $10.00 and space is limited so get there early!
In addition to Malibu Boats and local dealer Waterski America, the event is backed by Monster Energy Drink, Liquid Force Wakeboards, Spy Optic, Hyperlite Wakeboards, Straight Line, Gator Boards, TBKS, CWB Wakeboards, HowsaboutaBeer.com and WolyBoardCompany.com. Media partners include Alliance Wakeboard Magazine, Wakeboarding Magazine and 105.3 Free FM.
The rail jam contest starts at 8:30p.m. and is free to the public. The after-party is open to anyone 18 or older with paid admission. Gilley's is located at 1135 South Lamar just south of downtown Dallas. For more information, visit www.texaswakeboardtour.com
Schedule of Events
8:30pm - Wakeboard Rail Jam
10:30pm - Bull-Riding Comp
11:30pm - Bikini Contest
12:00am - Live Music