Jacob Showing some of his West Coast style on a recent trip to Florida.
Thing about being from the West Coast:
B: Surf, Snow, Wakeboarding, Mountain Bike all in one day.
W: The mission to ride everyday
Time of day to ride:
B: Before sunset
W: Before 8
Thing about Orlando:
B: Lakes on lakes on lakes
W: It’s flat
B: Summer activities
W: 21 foot boat limit
Way to pass time on a long flight:
B: Be unconscious
W: Dead electronics
Trends in wakeboarding right now:
W: Big boards and narrow stance
Nothing better then a proper method.
Boat you’ve owned:
B: Supra SA 450
B: Surf and mountain bike
B: Nipsey hussle
Fast food restaurant:
B: In n out
Come out tomorrow for KC Watersports Opening Day April 1st. Come break the rust off after a long winter. We will be open Wednesday April 1st from 2 pm – 7 pm!
To see our full calendar of events click here
Come join us for the official kick off to the season! It will be a weekend full of riding, games, and a contest on our new feature!
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OAK RIDGE, TENN. ̶ March 31, 2015 ̶ PTM Edge announced today that it is an official sponsor of the 2015 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour, a series of competitions across the country that attract the sport’s top athletes from around the world. This is the third time PTM Edge has been a sponsor of this prestigious tour. As the official mirror of the Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour, the PTM Edge 140° HD panoramic mirror will be featured on the Supra boats during the events.
As an institution and foundation of the professional water-sports industry for the past 23 years, the Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour continues to push new boundaries with progressive, high-profile changes in 2015. This year’s series features the largest pro men’s purse in its history, unprecedented exposure with innovative digital-video distribution, more than 30 webisodes of premium content showcasing the tour’s world-class athletes, a special and extra issue of WAKEBOARDING Magazine highlighting the Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour and customized on-site audience experiences.
“We are excited to partner with the 2015 Supra Pro Wakeboard Tour,” said Jeff Bohanan, President of PTM Edge and its parent company Protomet. “The Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour is the proving ground for the world’s most elite athletes – and it’s the perfect place to showcase our unique, elite PTM Edge products.”
Over the course of the 2015 season, athletes compete for the ultimate wakeboarding crown in a series points race of four events throughout the United States to see who rules the wake. This year’s tour will take place in Texas, Georgia, California and Wisconsin. The Pro Wakeboard Tour is organized by Bonnier Corp.’s Events & Entertainment Group – producer of over 50 events annually across the marine, outdoor, travel and motorsports industries.
PTM Edge, based in Oak Ridge, Tenn., develops and manufactures innovative, precision, performance products in the USA to ensure every product exceeds the end user’s expectations. The company’s unmatched combination of quality and captivating design allows PTM Edge to offer the highest quality products in the industry.
The Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour is organized by Bonnier Corp.’s Events & Entertainment Group – producer of over 50 events annually across the marine, outdoor, travel and motorsports industries.
About PTM Edge: PTM Edge Watersports represents branded Protomet Corporation products. Protomet provides high technology manufacturing services to customers as diverse as the US military, homeland security, the marine industry, and the automotive industry. In addition to manufacturing services, Protomet’s engineers have worked with entrepreneurs to bring new products to market. Established in 1997, Protomet’s headquarters are in Oak Ridge, TN. State-of-the-art operations run 24/7, allowing Protomet to compete globally in high precision, high performance component manufacturing.
ORLANDO, FL (March 30, 2015) – This past weekend Aktion Parks’ newest premier boat and cable park, Miami Watersports Complex (MWC), celebrated their grand opening and kicked off the first stop of the 2015 Monster Energy Wake Park Triple Crown competition.
MWC had visitors from around the globe that came to the celebration including eighty-four year old Bruno Rixen, inventor of the cable system who traveled from Germany and skied for the crowd. There were also dignitaries from the water ski and wakeboard industry as well as from Miami-Dade County this past weekend.
Correct Craft’s President and CEO Bill Yeargin stated, “I could not be more thrilled with MWC – our team worked very hard and the end result is one of the world’s premier boat and cable parks.” Yeargin added, “Throughout the weekend we had guests from around the globe join us at the grand opening and the comments were incredibly positive. It was a fun time for all!”
Miami Watersports Complex is located at Amelia Earhart Park located in Northwest Miami at 401 E. 65th Street and is situated on a 90-acre fresh water lake equipped with two full-size cables and one two tower cable. The park also offers boat lessons behind the award-winning Super Air Nautique G23. The park is open year round with summer hours of 10:00AM – 8:00PM for the cable and boat lessons hours are from 8:00AM – 8:00PM.
Celebrating 90 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is the owner of Nautique Boat Company, Inc., Aktion Parks, Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Company, Bass Cat, and Yar Craft. To learn more about Nautique and its complete product line, visit www.nautique.com. To learn more about Aktion Parks visit www.aktionparks.com. To learn more about PCM, Crusader and Levitator engines visit www.pleasurecraft.com. To learn more about Bass Cat visit www.basscat.com and to learn more about Yar Craft visit www.yarcraft.com.
Orlando, FLORIDA (March 30, 2015) – Today, the Water Sports Industry Association (WSIA) announced its status as an Advocacy Partner of Boating United, a national community of boating businesses, enthusiasts and supporters.
Boating United helps shape government policy that affects the boating industry and related activities. Through this partnership, the WSIA can assist with towed water sports initiatives, benefitting from the power and great resources of the Boating United organization.
WSIA Executive Director, Denny Salas, is thrilled to become an Advocacy Partner of Boating United, “As a group, we’ve seen the progress and admired the efforts of Boating United,” Salas said. “And, their results are what really impressed us. We are offering our full support and are excited to help make a difference for the future of towed water sports.”
The recreational boating industry supports jobs, economic development and recreational activities for millions of Americans. Boating United says, “We’re not just weekend boaters; we’re employers, manufacturers, taxpayers and citizens who make a difference in all 50 states.”
Boating United has legislative and regulatory issues that are important. These issues affect a uniquely domestic industry that reaches millions of businesses, community members and voters.
With a steadfast approach, Boating United helps policymakers make the right decisions to support the vitality of boating. “That’s why we unite as an industry and let our collective voice be heard in Washington and around the country – to show lawmakers that boating matters.”
Please join us in this movement by visiting, BoatingUnited.com
About the WSIA
The WSIA serves as the world’s leading boating industry advocate that communicates, produces and distributes safety and educational materials for towed water sports. The WSIA works with local, state, and federal agencies in partnership with national and international governing bodies to ensure the use of waterways. As a group, we develop best practices and sustainable growth for all towed water sports.