July 10th, 2011 by jeffmckee

Winnipeg, Canada – It was an eventful day on the water yesterday for the final rounds of the first stop of the Wake Park Triple Crown here in Winnipeg, Canada. In usual fashion, the “little big man” Tom Fooshee dominated the waters all day long riding several head to head rounds before taking the Pro mens AND Pro men obstacle only titles. Israeli Lior Sofer also turned heads throughout the day but was eventually eliminated by Tom in one of the most exciting semi-final rounds of the afternoon. We also witnessed a head to head battle between Germans Freddie Von Osten and Dominik Guehrs, but fatigue seemed to have set in for both riders come the final rounds as they were each victims to failed handle passes on the far end of the lake. The judges ruled Freddie’s run the better of the two and he advanced to battle Tom for the top spot of the weekend. In Obstacle only Keith Lidberg and Daniel Grant battled Tom, who prevailed once again sticking a flawless backside 450 transfer to 90 out (among other things). Daniel Grant finally got his piece of the pie in the pro wakeskate division riding his new Liquid Force wakeskate, barely edging out Bret Little who also had a stand-up pass.

Adrenaline Adventures treated the entire city of Winnipeg to one hell of a show last night from hip hop artists Swollen Members directly following the awards ceremony. The pro riders quickly changed their minds and decided that they would rather be hip hop stars as they watched in awe from the backstage VIP section. The crowd surfers shredded the gnar to round out an incredible event here in Winnipeg.

Stop # 2 of the Wake Park Triple Crown will be held at McCormick’s Cable park in Tampa, FL July 22nd and 23rd. See you there!

 

Open Men Podium

Pro Wakeskate Podium

Pro Men – Obstacle Only Podium

Pro Men Podium

 

RESULTS

July 8, 2011

Monster Energy

WWA Wake Park Triple Crown

Presented by Alliance Wakeboard Magazine

 

Men’s 1 (19-24)

Finals

1 Agius, Ethan AUS 92.50

2 Polley, Jess CAN 84.00

3 Ward, Connor CDN 74.00

4 Corum, Rob USA DQ

 

Open Obstacles Only

Finals

1 Polley, J            CDN      90.50

2 Henry, Mickey      CDN      87.50

3 Agius, Ethan        AUS      83.50

4 Bonney, Johny      CDN      81.50

 

Professional WakeSkate

Finals

1 Grant, Daniel THA 73.33

2 Little, Bret USA 83.33

3 Balzer, James CDN 66.67

4 Haas, Colin USA 75.00

 

Pro Obstacles Only

Finals

1 Fooshee, Tom USA 94.50

2 Grant, Daniel THA 88.50

3 Lidberg, Keith USA 87.00

4 Cohen, Julian USA DQ

5 Tibo, Yan CDN

5 Von Osten, Freddie GER

 

Men’s Professional

Finals

1 Fooshee, Tom     USA 100.00

2 Von Osten, Freddie GER 90.00

3 Guehrs, Dominik   GER 80.00

4 Sofer, Lior     ISR 70.00

5 Shuster, Marc

5  Grant, Daniel

5  Hasler, Matty

5  Cohen, Julian

Lior Sofer

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One Response to “Monster Energy Wake Park Triple Crown – Wrap Up”

  1. Justin Lamoureux Says:

    There’s some more recap informationon more pictures
    on Wake2wake.ca.

     

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