TAMPA, Fla. (June 28, 2013) – Red Bull Wake Open, wakeboarding’s premier pro competition, will air live at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT on July 6 on NBC as part of the Red Bull Signature Series.

Presented by Casio G’zOne Commando and brought to you in partnership with Dodge Dart, GoPro and Malibu Boats, the two-hour broadcast live from Tampa, Fla., brings together 35 of the world’s best wakeboard athletes from nine countries, ranging in age from 15 to 32 years old.

Check out this preview clip for a glimpse of what’s to come on NBC:http://www.redbull.com/us/en/stories/1331593498647/red-bull-wake-open-2013

Red Bull Wake Open challenges athletes in wakeboarding’s three disciplines of boat, wake park and big air. Headlining the list of competitors is defending champion Raphael Derome (Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec, Canada).  Expected to challenge Derome are Aaron Rathy (Winter Garden, Fla.) and Harley Clifford(Orlando, Fla.).  For the first time ever in U.S. competition, a ramp-to-ramp park feature will be introduced, allowing riders to push the limits of big air competition.

Hosted by Sal Masekela and wakeboard legend Parks Bonifay, Red Bull Wake Open is part of the Red Bull Signature Series, which features the most progressive and innovative snowboarding, mountain biking, freestyle motocross, surfing, skiing, wake boarding and BMX events.
For Web videos, photo galleries and more action, visit www.redbullsignatureseries.com.  Follow the series at @RBSigSeries and Facebook.com/RedBullSignatureSeries.