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- 01 March 2016 | Wakeboarding
The world's first indoor wakesurfing championship will hit Nashua, New Hampshire, on April 2nd.
The 2016 Tropical Wave Shred Competition will get underway at Surf's Up New Hampshire, the first indoor surfing venue in the USA. The event will feature three classes: Pro, Outlaw and Amateur.
All wakesurfers will ride man-made waves pumped by SurfStream, American Wave Machines' (AWM) largest standing wave system. The company has already installed their surf pool concepts in several contest sites across Europe and North America.
- 24 February 2016 | Wakeboarding
Corrie Wilson is the new executive director of the World Wakeboard Association (WWA).
The world governing body for the sport of wakeboarding has announced that pro athlete Corrie Dyer Wilson was promoted to the top of the organization. She is the first woman in the modern history of wakeboarding to become executive director of the WWA.
Wilson was born on the 23rd July 1990, in Orlando, Florida. She was raised in a family of water skiers and started wakeboarding at 12 years of age.
- 27 January 2016 | Wakeboarding
The full schedule for the 2016 Malibu WWA Rider Experience has been released.
The unique amateur wakeboarding circuit returns after a 400 percent increase in participation in the past three years. For 2016, there are four venues locked in for the United States (East, West, Central, and South regions), and a stage in Canada (Quebec).
The World Wakeboard Association (WWA) confirmed that the new Rider Experience season will incorporate the WWA Regional Championship, Judge's Experience, WWA Pro Card Qualifier, Freeride Friday and Surf Gate Sunday experiences.