Wakeboard Nationals – Bala, ON
From August 14th-17th Athletes converged on Bala Ontario for the 2014 Canadian Nationals Wakeboard Championships. The event showcased over 100 riders from all over Canada, competing for a national title in their respective age categories. Despite some unfavourable weather on Saturday, athletes enjoyed the pristine water conditions behind the Nautique G23 and also took advantage of the weekend cable riding and sauna provided by What Wake Park. Event highlights included an impressive open mens finals showcasing Canadian pro rider Aaron Rathy narrowly taking the title away from defending national champion Christian Primrose. Dary Znebel, the Mens 1 winner, rounded out the open mens podium clinching the 3rd place spot. Wake Canada would like to thank the presenting sponsors Nautique Boats, Monster Energy and Sony Action Cam as well as Rip Curl, Ronix, Byerly and Hyperlite for supporting this event and the sport in Canada.
Wake Park Nationals – Winnipeg, MB
August 22nd and 23rd saw our athletes head to Adrenaline Adventures in Winnipeg Manitoba for the 2014 Wake Park Championships. Significant growth in cable riding was proven by an increase in registration from previous years. Yet again, the weather was rainy and cold however riders battled through the rain to earn their spots on the podium. Manitoba native Mike Fissette clinched the top spots in Open Mens Traditional and Open Mens Features. B.C’s Michela Phillips also claimed the top spot in Womens Traditional and Womens Features Only. We would like to thank Nautique Boats and Westhawk Marine, Accucare and Popeyes for their contributions to this years events.
Full results of both events can be found here: