Sun & Ski Sports Sponsors 5th Annual Wakeboarding Event Benefiting Texas Adaptive Aquatics
The Gulf Coast Wakeboarding Association along with Houston Watersports Complex and Sun & Ski Sports present the 5th Annual H-Town Showdown Wakeboarding Tournament held at the Houston Watersports Complex, Saturday, July 26 at from 9 AM to 6 PM, showcasing the best riders in the state as well as some of the biggest payouts of the year. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Texas Adaptive Aquatics, a non-profit organization, teaching disabled children and adults how to water ski.
Registration will be held on site at 8 AM with a 9 AM start time. The tournament ranges from beginner riders to those trying to qualify for the pro-tour. Levels of riding will be based on demand; the levels currently include Beginner Boys, Beginner Women, Beginner Men, Intermediate Women, Intermediate Men, Advanced, Expert, Outlaw and Wakeskate. Nautique and Sanger will be the official boat sponsors for this year’s tournament, providing riders with some of today’s best tow boats. Events are lined up for participants and spectators, including hot-air balloon rides to watch from 75 feet up, music provided by Wetsounds and DJ Worm, a GCWA raffle, and the Sun & Ski Sports pro shop.
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Sun & Ski Sports has five stores in the Houston area; one each in Austin, Grapevine, San Antonio, Miami, Atlanta, Charlotte, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Cincinnati and Nashville. For information, contact the headquarters’ office (281) 340-5000, ext. 167; or visit,
For more information on GCWA visit Directions to Houston Water Sports Complex – Take 288 exit McHard Rd. go West 2 miles to Almeda St (FM. 521) take right over railroad track to first street (Southbelt Industrial Complex) turn right, go to Nautique Way, turn right.