FISE Wakeboard Competition!
European Pro Freestyle Contest
20th to 24th of may 2009
Montpellier (south of France)
FISE, the International Extreme Sport Festival is pleased to announce its 13th edition
in 2009, giving you rendez-vous from May 20-24 in downtown Montpellier on “Les
Rives du Lez,” in the South of France.
FISE is the biggest European Pro Freestyle Contest and will once again be host to
more than 1,500 professional and amateur athletes from all over the world in
skateboard, wakeboard, BMX, slopestyle
MTB and inline skating.  
It is home to the largest European BMX and Roller street course and with more than
50 hours of TV broadcasting, 30 hours of radio, hundreds of pages in the press and
300,000 visitors expected over the 5 day event, this is sure to be one of the
highlights of the action sport season.
New for this year, the pro wakeboard contest will be held in joint collaboration with
WWA France and WWA Europe, bringing you the top international athletes in the
sport, along with world renowned US rider and master rail builder Pat Panakos as
chief judge. The World Wakeboard Association Europe (WWA-E) is proud to be
partnering with the FISE, creating higher standards and bringing you the very best in
wakeboarding action.
This year FISE will sensitize the public toward the environment with the use of an
electric 2 pylon system for wake, dry toilets, recycled paper for all communication
and stands set up to teach fun environmental consciousness.
Daily Schedule:
Wed May 20 – Practice for all riders
Thurs May 21 – Open Qualifications  
Fri May 22 – Qualifications  
Sat May 23 – Finals  
Sun. May 24 – Finals  
Live stream footage on the last 2 days at
The FISE is brought to you by Monster Energy Drink, FIAT, NRJ, City of Montpellier,
Languedoc Roussillon Region and Montpellier Agglomeration.
Special thanks to our media partner at Unleashed International Wake Magazine.
Press contact:
Stay tuned for more information on registration, featured riders, prize money,
format and event news and be sure to check