Harley Clifford: fired up at Acworth

Harley Clifford displayed a jaw-dropping performance to clinch the first stop of the 2014 MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, at the Dallas Landing Park, Acworth.

Clifford carried his momentum from the qualifying rounds on Lake Allatoona into the main event. He unleashed an arsenal of progressive tricks, boosting from the X-Star's massive wake to wow the crowd with next level aerials, clean rotations, technical grabs and on-point rail riding.

The Australian's well-balanced and perfectly executed run was too much for the field of world-class athletes to overcome, which included Rusty Malinoski, Tony Carroll, Tony Iacconi, Steel Lafferty and Shota Tezuka.

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Wakeboarding: not just a board and a rope

The WWA Wake Park Triple Crown 2014 will kick off at Cajun X Cable Park, Louisiana's first and only full-size cable wake park in Lafayette, on the 27th June.

The second stop of the Wake Park Triple Crown, at Terminus Cable, will also be a WWA Wake Park World Series event. This promises that top riders from around the globe will travel to Atlanta to compete for WWA Wake Park World Series points, their share of the prize purse and the overall WWA Wake Park World Series Championship.

This event series is set to continue to bring the most impressive action and biggest names to wake parks across North America. The final event will wrap up the season at the now world famous BSR Cable Park in Waco, Texas.

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Nautique Wake Games 2014: pumped and crowded

Dean Smith has claimed the Nautique Wake Games 2014, in the Orlando Water Sports Complex.

Leveraging the G23's perfect wake to his advantage, Smith unleashed a lethal combination of huge airs and precise rail riding in the finals to edge out a stacked field of the world's best wakeboarders including Harley Clifford, Rusty Malinoski, Austin Hair, Daniel Powers and Josh Twelker.

With his progressive riding, Smith claimed one of the sport's most coveted trophies as well as jumping out to an early lead in the overall King of Wake standings.

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