Record Purse For World Wakesurfing Championships
A record purse, exceeding $35,000 in cash and prizes should have athletes clamoring
for top positions at the upcoming World Wakesurfing Championships scheduled for
July 22-24 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Held in conjunction with one of the largest
summer time festivals in North America, the Minneapolis Aquatennial perpetually
drawing hundreds of thousands people.
“Combining the World Wakesurfing Championships with the Aquatennial makes great
sense. Itʼs the perfect venue and puts Championships right downtown Minneapolis at
a proven site, showcased within the hugely successful Aquatennial. This is a big step
for wakesurfing and excellent for the athletes,” remarked Mark Overbye, Centurionʼs
The 2011 World Championships not only offers the richest wakesurfing cash and prize
purse but is designed to create a wakesurfing spectacle. Two new 2011 Centurion
Enzos with custom event graphics are being built especially for the Championships.
As the leading wakesurfing boat, Centurion wakes are sure to set new Championship
Over 25 event sponsors and title sponsor Centurion Boats welcome the top 75 athletes
from around the world to compete in Pro and Amateur divisions. Complete registration
and event information is available at www.wakesurfchampionships.com. Also on the
website is a link for special hotel rates. Every athlete will receive a full swag kit
complete with a unique custom event bib.
Aquatennial information is available here: www.aquatennial.org