Orlando, Fla. - Join the top pro wakeboarders on the planet at all eight stops on the most prestigious pro wakeboarding tour, the King of Wake series, as the FUEL TV network covers all the high-flying, rail-sliding, water-sports action of the 2009 season. The series organizer, World Sports & Marketing, today released the TV schedule for the 2009 King of Wake series.
The 2009 King of Wake series will air 80 times on FUEL TV with a majority of the shows airing in Wake Steady, FUEL TV's wake programming block every Tuesday night at 8:00pm ET/PT, beginning June 30. The final two stops of the King of Wake series will switch to Monday evenings at 8:00pm ET/PT, as part of the FUEL TV's Meet and Brotatoes programming block.
Location Event Airs on FUEL TV
Orlando, FL Wake Games 6/30 8:00pm ET/PT
Fort Worth, TX Pro Wakeboard Tour: Stop #1 7/28 8:00pm ET/PT
Pleasant Prairie, WI Pro Wakeboard Tour: Stop #2 8/25 8:00pm ET/PT
Knoxville, TN Pro Wakeboard Tour: Stop #3 9/1 8:00pm ET/PT
Oklahoma City, OK WWA Wakeboard National Championships 9/15 8:00pm ET/PT
Louisville, KY Pro Wakeboard Tour: Stop #4 9/22 8:00pm ET/PT
Sparks/Reno, NV Pro Wakeboard Tour: Stop #5 10/12 8:00pm ET/PT
Orlando, FL WWA Wakeboard World Championships 10/26 8:00pm ET/PT
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 26 million U.S. homes. To subscribe to FUEL TV, call 877-4-FUEL-TV. For program times and other information, visit www.Fuel.TV.
Wake Steady - This programming block returns to Tuesday nights at 8:00pm et/pt starting 6/30/09 Ready to Wake? Wake Steady, that is. This summer, FUEL TV brings you the most unbelievable action to come from lakes since Loch Ness. Starting in late June, you can catch wakeboarding and wakeskating's mega-monsters attack the still waters worldwide. All the contests, series, and films you'd want to see will be in "Wake Steady", FUEL TV's wake block every Tuesday night at 8:00pm ET/PT
Meet & Brotatoes --Monday
Tired of the same old Monday night mystery loaf? Don't let leftovers start off your week. Try something new - like FUEL TV's "Meet & Brotatoes"! It's a full helping of the freshest fare you and your family have ever seen! We are serving up all new Blue Carpet Specials, tasty episodes of Check 1, 2 and piping hot contests and tours straight from the heat! Mondays will never be boring again. Tune into "Meet & Brotatoes", every Monday night at 8:00pmET/PT, only on FUEL TV.
For King of Wake info, photos, videos, scores, standings and so much more, visit www.allisports.com.
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To catch all the high-flying, rail-sliding, water-sports action of the King of Wake series, tune in to FUEL TV - the official television partner of the King of Wake. WakeBoarding, published by Bonnier Corp., is the official magazine of the King of Wake series. Read about all things wakeboarding, with expert coverage of professional instruction, gear, boats and news.
King of Wake
Viewed as the world's elite pro wakeboarding circuit, the King of Wake series has attracted the sport's top athletes from throughout the globe. With more than $300,000 in prize money over the eight-event season, athletes 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, the WWA Wakeboard National Championships, the WWA Wakeboard World Championships and all five stops on the Pro Wakeboard Tour. The King of Wake is organized by World Sports & Marketing - the leading wake events producer since 1988.
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Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports, is a global business that encompasses national and international action sports tours and events, multimedia production, and a consumer facing lifestyle brand. The Alliance includes: the Dew Tour, Winter Dew Tour, China Invitational, Maloof Money Cup, AMA Motocross Championship, King of Wake series, and the Free Flow Tour; Alli Productions, which creates original content, produces and presents content with partners, and distributes Alli content through a variety of channels. Alli is owned by NBC Sports and MTV Networks and represents a network of athletes, fans, brands and properties. Its mission is to facilitate the momentous growth of action sports, through competition and lifestyle, for a new generation of fans and athletes. The Alli properties are home to more than 550,000 spectators each year and broadcasts more than 150 hours of original content in 100 countries and 280 million homes worldwide. More information can be found at www.allisports.com.