Red Bull Harbour Reach 2014: Matt Crowhurst gets airborne | Photo: Red Bull

James Windsor has won the Red Bull Harbour Reach 2014, in Liverpool.

The Australian wakeboarder secured a back-to-back victory in British waters, in front of more than 10,000 people. The Red Bull Harbour Reach is the biggest wakeboarding event in the United Kingdom.

Windsor impressed the judges with an arsenal of incredible tricks thrown, and a flawless performance at the 100ft Pool Gap. Oli Derome and Brenton Priestley could only settle with a runner-up and third place.

"I'm so happy to win Red Bull Harbour Reach again and it's a great feeling. Hopefully, I'll be able to defend my crown again in 2015," said James Windsor.

Amidst excellence, there was drama, too. The wake circus designed by Tim Woodhead saw dazzling wipeouts. Fortunately, no one has been severely injured.

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