The WaveLoch Flow Tour event #5 held at Silver Rapids

The WaveLoch Flow Tour event #5 was held at Silver Rapids on Saturday, June 13.

Idaho is not the first state that comes to mind when you mention a professional surfing competition but the FlowRider makes this possible and transforms Silver Rapids Indoor Waterpark into a topical-like environment with the feeling of catching a wave on the Florida coast – including the 84-degree water.

45 contestants from across the US were on hand and battled for top honors and a share of the $2,500 cash purse. Local riders held their own against some of the sport’s top talent as Jake Sieler won the junior Bodyboard division and local Mason Adsit took second. Men’s Bodyboard was won by Kyler Bill of Utah.

The Masters Bodyboard final results had Aaron Furman of Virginia on top with a close second from Texas rider Cathy Seabert. Female Bodyboard was another awesome final with Morgan Seabert of Texas getting the Victory with Cathy in 2nd, Amanda Furman 3rd and youngest competitor the event and tour Maya Johnson in 4th.

Expert Flowboard was simply a phenomenal display of the highest level of riding you will find anywhere in the Nation all traveling competitors with their sites on the valuable points and cash to be awarded. Sean Silveira was again in classic form with high flying Ollie, kick flips, 360’s and variations that earned him the top spot on the podium.

Curtis Lam claims 2nd for his third division of the competition. First year stand up rider Nick Nguyen was 3rd and served notice that he intends to be a future stand up force.

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