Citroën Wake the Stadium 2014: Helsinki gets radical

The Citroën Wake the Stadium 2014 was the first ever wakeboarding competition at Uimastadion, in Helsinki, Finland.

Who said an Olympic swimming pool couldn't host a wakeboarding contest? The Wake the Stadium 2014 transformed the Uimastadion into a freestyle playground, with ramps and rails for creative riders.

Madis Bachmann stole the show and the prize money. He was followed by Daniel Matsukevits, Martin Bachmann, Ken Ekblom Johanson, and Ruben Snabb.

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Matty Buys: grinding

Tom Fooshee showed everyone why he has been the most dominant cable wakeboarder in history, in the first stage of the Monster Energy Wake Park Triple Crown, at Cajun X Cables, Louisiana.

Fooshee claimed the Pro Men's Features after pulling a perfect Pete Rose 540 on the kicker, and then a front three on to nose press and back three, off the tech rail to solidify his win.

Graeme Burress secured second place, with his super creative lines and aggressive approach. John Drelling and Sebastian Dunn rounded out the heat in third and fourth respectively.

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Dominik Gührs: following the event rules

Dominik Gührs has claimed the Red Bull Rising High 2014, held in Hamm, Germany.

With 17 of wakeboarding's most prominent names out in the water, the show could only be awesome. Felix Georgii, Dominik Gührs, Nico von Lerchenfeld, Parks Bonifay, Steel Lafferty, Daniel Grant and Brenton Priestley showed up at the Hamm cable wakeboarding park.

In the preliminary round, the top two riders in each heat advanced to the final. The event format required that of the seven attempts for each rider, two had to be focused on technique and one on style.

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