April 30th, 2010 by pressrelease

14 Amateur Divisions Advance at Air Nautique Wake Games

Orlando, Fla. – Following Thursday’s pro qualifiers, the Air Nautique Wake Games, presented by ROCKSTAR continued its second day of action in Orlando, with 14 amateur divisions taking to the waters of the Orlando Watersports Complex. More than 116 amateur wake athletes competed today, vying for a spot in the finals. Among the 49 riders advancing in the contest today was the daughter of a local prominent head football coach.

Gigi Meyer, daughter of Florida head football coach Urban Meyer, advanced to the finals today of the Air Nautique Wake Games, presented by ROCKSTAR. The 17-year-old Meyer, competing in the Junior Women’s amateur division, scored a 31.67 good enough for fourth place in her semifinal heat and a ticket to the finals. This is the first time Meyer has advanced to the finals in a major wakeboarding event. Finals for the Junior Women’s division is scheduled for 10:45 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, May 1.

All amateur wake athletes advancing today will be drafted on to one of 10 Air Nautique Wake Games teams later this evening. Over the next two days of competition, pro and amateur wake athletes will contribute points toward a team score based individual placement within their respective divisions. The team with the highest total score will claim the team title.

The Air Nautique Wake Games, presented by ROCKSTAR will continue tomorrow, May 1 with 13 divisions hitting the water.

To catch all the high-flying, rail-sliding, water-sports action of the 2010 Air Nautique Wake Games, presented by ROCKSTAR on television, tune in to FUEL TV on June 29 at 8 p.m. EST.

The Air Nautique Wake Games, presented by ROCKSTAR is organized by World Sports & Marketing of Orlando, Fla. and has the support of the following sponsors: Correct Craft, Rockstar Energy Drink, Overton’s, Fox, Oakley, Hyperlite, CWB, Ronix, Liquid Force, PCM Marine Engines, FUEL TV and Allisports.com.

About Air Nautique
The Air Nautique by Correct Craft is the exclusive tow boat of the Wake Games. Celebrating 85 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft Inc. is the producer of the Nautique line of boats. The manufacturer of Nautique is known for delivering superior quality product, cutting-edge technology and exceptional service experiences.

About ROCKSTAR
ROCKSTAR is the world’s most powerful energy drink. Enhanced with the potent herbal blend of Guarana, Ginkgo, Ginseng and Milk Thistle, ROCKSTAR is formulated to provide an incredible energy boost for those who lead active and exhausting lifestyles – from athletes to rock stars. ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK is available in thirteen amazing flavors: Original, Sugar Free, Zero Carb, Juiced Mango Orange Passion Fruit, Juiced Guava, Juiced Pomegranate, Tropical Punched, Punched Citrus, Roasted Mocha, Roasted Latte, Roasted Light Vanilla, Cola, and Recovery. ROCKSTAR ENERGY SHOTS are available in Wild Berry and Tropical Punch flavors. ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK is available at convenience and grocery retail outlets across the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Ireland, New Zealand, Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Spain, The Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, and throughout the United Kingdom.

About FUEL TV
FUEL TV is the action sports lifestyle network for skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, BMX, motocross, and wakeboarding. Through its original and commissioned series and specials, short-form content, films, and prestigious event coverage, the channel features action sports athletes, emerging musicians, celebrities, and breaking news. FUEL TV was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in more than 30 million U.S. homes. FUEL TV has networks in Australia (FUEL TV Australia) and Portugal (FUEL TV Portugal) and its content is viewed in more than 50 countries around the world.

About King of Wake
The King of Wake is the world’s elite pro wakeboarding series, attracting the sport’s top athletes from throughout the globe. Over the course of a season, athletes compete for the ultimate wakeboarding crown in a series points race of eight events throughout the United States to see who rules the wake. The 2010 series consists of the Wake Games, the WWA Wakeboard National Championships, the WWA Wakeboard World Championships and all five stops on the Pro Wakeboard Tour. The King of Wake is organized by World Sports & Marketing – the leading wake-events producer since 1988.

Friday, April 30 Results:

AMATEUR WO MEN
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Abby Delgoffe                53.33
2      Rebecca Coe                   30.00

GIRLS
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Taylor McCullough      66.67
2      Charmane Lally            43.33
3      Alyssa Rokita                30.00

MASTERS WOMEN
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Kat Laird                        50.00
2      Allison Blaha                 48.33
3      Amy Geiger                    30.00

JR. BOYS BEGINNER
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Ryan Harris                   66.67
2      Tyler Worrall                63.33
3      Hunter Henderson        50.00
4      Kade Kasey                    43.33
5      Benjamin Brown             30.00
6      Justin Lewis                    20.00

JR. BOYS
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Mitch Kappler                50.00

BOYS BEGINNER
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      James Loisel                  63.33
2      Drew Rokita                   43.33
3      Merrett Fay                    40.00

BOYS
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Robby Holihan                     58.33
2      Christian McCullough      40.00
3      Jason Soven                         31.67
4      Nicholas Brown                   23.33

BOYS
Semifinals — Heat #02
1      Noah Flegel                    76.67
2      Paulie Koch                    63.33
3      Landon Kasey                50.67
4      Logan McCracken         45.00
5      Zach Brown                    28.89

MEN’S 1
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Tyler Heinz                    66.67
2      Luciano Rondo Neto     46.67
3      Corbin Blanton               42.67
4      Leif Lacey                       36.67

MEN’S 1
Semifinals — Heat #02
1      John Rodriguez             48.33
2      Mark Soltys                    40.00
3      John Eckensviller           30.00
4      Ryan Hedstrom              23.89

MEN’S 1
Semifinals — Heat #03
1      Lewis Link                     68.33
2      AJ Haynes                      59.33
3      Terry Bailey                    53.33
4      Evan Borton                   10.00

MEN’S 1
Semifinals — Heat #04
1      Clayton Underwood       65.00
2      Ben Albright                   61.11
3      Chris Sinkic                     46.67

MEN’S 2
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Tim Clinton                    50.00
2      Ty Udell                          40.56
3      Brad Gearhart                 30.00

MEN’S 2
Semifinals — Heat #02
1      Jesse Dunbar                 56.67
2      Eric Deegan                    22.78
3      Joel Schrader                  15.00

MEN’S 2
Semifinals — Heat #03
1      Hunter Hanson              60.00
2      James Farmer                  46.67
3      Tim Pitschke                   43.33

MASTERS
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Kurt Robertson             46.67
2      Kevin Michael                40.00
3      Jason Neagle                  31.67

MASTERS
Semifinals — Heat #02
1      Billy Garcia                   60.00
2      Chad Lowe                      41.67
3      Steve Jones                    33.33
4      John Pretti                       25.00

MASTERS
Semifinals — Heat #03
1      Jeramie Vaine               66.67
2      Jeff Barton                      58.33
3      Joey Meddock               50.00
4      Steve Rokita                   20.00

VETERANS
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Mark Norwell                73.89
2      Kenneth Williams        48.33
3      Faron Kelsh                    40.00
4      Michael Fay                    26.11
5      John Prizer                      20.56

VETERANS
Semifinals — Heat #02
1      Matt Vermillion            81.67
2      Darrenn Holsey             77.78
3      Gonzalo Renosto           71.11
4      Guy Wingerter               45.56
5      Sammy Roberts              29.44

JR. WOMEN
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Carolina Rodriguez      56.11
2      Jasmine Lally                41.67
3      Kimberly Kirch             35.56
4      Gigi Meyer                     31.67
5      Katelyn Fenner              26.67
6      Leah Gibney                   23.33
7      Amber Rohlman             18.89

JR. PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #01
1      Jacob Valdez                  94.25
2      Freddie Wayne              92.75
3      Shota Tezuka                  78.50
4      Cody Prizer                     72.50
5      John Jeffries                   48.50

JR. PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #02
1      Hunter Stich                  93.50
2      Daniel Powers               91.25
3      Joshua Twelker              75.75
4      Gus Shuler                      68.50
5      Tyler Staggs                   62.00

JR. PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #03
1      Raphael Derome            97.75
2      Jualian Cohen               83.50
4      Nick Galotifore               76.00
4      Pierce Homsey               75.50
5      Stephen Pierce               67.25

JR. PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #04
1      Steel Lafferty                 97.25
2      Kyle Evans                      89.75
3      Keenan Allen                 78.75
4      Gunnar Shuler                68.75
5      Shinnosuke Noguo       65.50

JR. MEN
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Bennett Spartz              70.00
2      Nick Vaccari                    61.67
3      Brandon McDonald      48.33
4      Sam Baker                       41.67

JR. MEN
Semifinals — Heat #02
1      Aaron Abel                     70.00
2      Morgan Pederson          61.11
3      Chasen Capullo              50.00
4      Yancey Crew                  40.00

JR. MEN
Semifinals — Heat #03
1      Aaron Brown                 48.89
2      Gordon Folkes                40.00
3      Jonathan Brown             30.56
4      Brandon Bell                   20.00

JR. MEN
Semifinals — Heat #04
1      David O’Caoimh            73.89
2      Matt Kirk                         65.00
3      Gordon Harrison            55.00
4      Tripp Brown                   50.56
5      Jamie Hamrick                 26.67

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