Mike Dowdy is the 2016 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour champion

Mike Dowdy has been crowned the 2016 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT) champion.

The rider from Pinckney, Michigan, was third in the final stage of the longest-running professional circuit in wakeboarding held in Precedent Office Park, Indianapolis. "Dirty" Dowdy took out three of the five PWT contests.

The finals were tense - Mike Dowdy and Tony Iacconi only had five points separating them in the overall rankings, so any mistake would cost the season's title.

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Who will stop Mike Dowdy in the Pro Wakeboard Tour 2016?

Mike Dowdy has taken out the third stop of the 2016 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour, held in Lake Tye, Washington.

The wakeboarder from Brighton, Michigan, won his second event of the season with a remarkable performance in a highly competitive final. Dowdy put two passes together and stole the show.

"I'm really pumped to take the win up here in Monroe in front of such a fun crowd and an incredibly scenic backdrop, especially being the only American in the all-Aussie final. Thanks to everyone for coming out!" expressed Mike Dowdy.

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Raph Derome triumphs in the 2016 Malibu Sparks Pro

Raph Derome claimed the 2016 Malibu Sparks Pro, at Sparks Marina, in Nevada.

The wakeboarder from Coteau-Du-Lac, Quebec, took the third event of the Wakeboard World Series (WBWS), and he was the only athlete to stand up on both passes of the final.

"It's an amazing feeling to walk away with the win here at the 2016 Malibu Sparks Pro. This is such an awesome event that was put on the entire weekend, and I am fortunate to have the epic wake of the M235, which helped me uncork some huge tricks and grab the Men's Pro win," explained Derome.

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