Oklahoma City to Host 2009 WWA Wakeboard Nationals
Oklahoma City, Okla. - For the first time in its nearly 20-year existence, the Air Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships, presented by ROCKSTAR will be held in Oklahoma City, Okla. Event organizer World Sports & Marketing announced today the 2009 WWA Wakeboard Nationals will be held on the Oklahoma River in Oklahoma City on July 8-12.
"Hundreds of the best riders from all over the United States compete at the Nationals every year and we feel that Oklahoma is a central location that would attract more riders to participate," said Sean Dishman of World Sports & Marketing. "Oklahoma City has hosted some top contests in the past, from the Pro Tour to the World Championships, and has a lot to offer athletes, their families, fans and sponsors."
The 19th annual Air Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships, presented by ROCKSTAR is a five-day-long pro-am wakeboard and wakeskate contest. The United States top wake athletes will compete for national titles in nearly 20 different divisions, separated by age and skill level. The results from the WWA Wakeboard Nationals will also determine who will represent the United States at the 2009 WWA Wakeboard World Championships.
The Wakeboard National Championships is a World Wakeboard Association (WWA) sanctioned event.
The Air Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships, presented by ROCKSTAR is a five-day carnival of water-sports action. But not all of the action takes place on the water. On land, fans will experience great food and music, athlete autograph signings, chances to win freebies, and shopping at the most cutting-edge stores offering water-sports equipment including boats, wakeboards, wakeskates, sunglasses and the latest in wakeboarding and surfing fashions.
To catch all the high-flying, rail-sliding, water-sports action of the 2009 WWA Wakeboard Nationals from the comfort of your own home, tune in to FUEL TV. Visit www.KingofWake.com for air dates and times.
FUEL TV is a 24/7 action-sports lifestyle network for wakeboarding, skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, BMX and freestyle motocross. A unit of Fox Cable Networks, FUEL TV was launched July 1, 2003, and is seen in 25 million U.S. homes. To subscribe to FUEL TV, call 877-4-FUEL-TV. For program times and other information, visit www.Fuel.tv.
The Air Nautique by Correct Craft is the exclusive tow boat of the WWA Wakeboard Nationals. Celebrating 84 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft Inc. is the producer of the Nautique line of boats. The manufacturer of Nautique is known for delivering superior quality product, cutting-edge technology and exceptional service experiences.
WakeBoarding, published by Bonnier Corp., is the official magazine of the WWA Wakeboard Nationals. WakeBoarding is the definitive source on all things wakeboarding, with expert coverage of professional instruction, gear, boats and the latest news.
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King of Wake
As the world's elite pro wakeboarding circuit, the King of Wake series has attracted the sport's top riders from throughout the globe, spanning six continents. With more than $300,000 in prize money over the eight-event season, riders compete during the course of the year to be named the King of Wake - an award based on points accumulated at each stop of the series. Events include the Wake Games, Pro Wakeboard Tour (five events), WWA National Championships and WWA World Championships. The King of Wake series is organized by World Sports & Marketing - the leading wake-events producer since 1988.