The first installment of WAKE DANS’ RUE 2012 took place june 16th in Drummondville, Quebec, on a brand new jaw dropping urban wakeboarding set up built by the folks at PRO AM Productions. Some of the finest east coast wakeboarders gathered around Drummondville, eager to bring a piece of the 2500$ purse back home. Top 8 qualified for the finals later on in the evening, in one exciting head to head battle format. Benjamin Leclair took home the honors and cashed 1000$, followed by Yan Thibault, last year WAKE DANS’ RUE defending champion. François-Olivier Jutras came in third and Alex Savoie took fourth. As for the ladies, Ontario’s Kelsey Chiappa drove all the way from Ottawa to claim her first ever WAKE DAN’ RUE title, ahead of two very well known ladies on the series, Marie line Ouellet and Camelia Barrière.