November 11th, 2008 by admin

ALEX PHINNEY, YONEL COHEN, ANNA HAJEK, JONATHAN SUNDSTROM, LACEY MENKIN, PATRICK MULVANEY, JULIAN COHEN, KYLE HYAMS & ANTHONY MONACO CROWNED 2008 SLIDER SPECTACULAR CHAMPIONS

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – On Saturday November 1st the Orlando Watersports Complex held its 6th Annual Slider Spectacular.  The event was an obstacles-only competition for both wake boarders and wake skaters of all skill levels. Competition started at 11AM and lasted all the way up till 5PM, with a short rain delay before the finals.

The event brought out over 50 riders and everyone delivered their best tricks out to the cable. Alex Phinney, Yonel Cohen and Anna Hajek dominated the wakeboard divisions. Jonathan Sundstrom, Lacey Menkin and Patrick Mulvaney finished first in our wake skate divisions. The wakeboard and wake skate Pro-Outlaw division awarded cash prizes to those who could throw their best tricks from our sliders and kickers. Julian Cohen won overall Pro Outlaw in the wakeboard division, whereas Kyle Hyams did so in our Pro Outlaw wake skate division.

The Pro Outlaw divisions were basically set up as best trick competitions. Julian Cohen definitely came through as defending champ by taking home 2 out of 3 best tricks. He stuck a switch backboard to switch nose press to switch front board out of the A-frame. Of our Big White kicker he stomped a big switch back 5. Our very own featured rider Adam Errington took home the other check by sticking a sick switch 270 on to front 270 of our favorite slider “Nessy”.

Our Pro Outlaw wake skaters definitely threw down this year as well. Overall winner Kyle Hyams landed a 270 shove on to front board backside big spin out of the picnic table. Ben Kaiser came through with a sweet side Ollie 270 to shove off of the flat bar. To top things off, Dieter Humpsch stomped a huge front side Indy big spin.

The Orlando Watersports Complex would like to thank Performance Ski&Surf, Ronix, RedBull, Nautique Correct Craft & IndoBoards for always being here for us and coming through with their generous donations! Homevest Realty, Hyperlite, Voda, 925Never, Monavie, Seasons52, the Grand Bohemian Hotel & last but not least Stigmata for their very much appreciated donations and help to make this annual event yet another great success!

We hope to see everyone out at OWC again next year for the 7th Annual Slider Spectacular.  If you have any questions about the complex please visit the website at www.orlandowatersports.com.  

 

2008 SLIDER SPECTACULAR FINAL RESULTS

The 2008 Slider Spectacular went down Saturday November 1st and here are the final results. OWC would like to thank everybody for showing up in such large numbers! We hope everyone enjoyed the day's shredding as much as we did. Special thanks go out to Performance Ski&Surf, Ronix, RedBull, Nautique Correct Craft & IndoBoards for always being here for us and coming through with their generous donations! Homevest Realty, Hyperlite, Voda, 925Never, Monavie, Seasons52, the Grand Bohemian Hotel & last but not least Stigmata for their very much appreciated donations and help to make this annual event yet another great success!

WAKEBOARD BEGINNER
1.    Alex Phinney
2.    Kevin Ashton
3.    Maggie Hyams

WAKEBOARD INTERMEDIATE
1.    Yonel Cohen
2.    Daniel Haddad
3.    Prescott Ward

WAKEBOARD ADVANCED
1.    Anna Hajek
2    Kyle Evans
3.    Chad Worrall

WAKESKATE BEGINNER
1.    Jonathan Sundstrom
2.    Kody Clouchette
3.    Cody Prizer

WAKESKATE WOMEN
1.    Lacey Menkin
2.    Cassie Scott
3.    Summer Hamaden

WAKESKATE ADVANCED
1.    Patrick Mulvaney
2.    Nick Robinson
3.    Marcus Knox

WAKEBOARD PRO OUTLAW
1.    Julian Cohen
2.    Adam Errington
3.    Daniel Powers

BEST TRICK WINNERS
Nessy        Adam Errington     Switch 270 on front 270 off
A-frame    Julian Cohen        Switch backboard/ switch nose press/ switch front board 90 out
Kicker        Julian Cohen        Switch backside 5
 

WAKESKATE PRO OUTLAW
1.    Kyle Hyams
2.    Dieter Humpsch
3.    Aaron Perkins

BEST TRICK WINNERS
Picnic Table    Kyle Hyams        270 shove on to front board back big out   
Flatbar    Ben Kaiser        side Ollie 270 shove off
Kicker        Dieter Humpsch    front side Indy big spin    

MASTERS DIVISION
1.    Anthony Monaco
2.    Cobe Mikacich
3.    Kevin Michael

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