Tige’s Feet are on Fire
Clear Lake, FL – The secret location and date was set, the excitement built for over 3 weeks, and the Tigé was gassed up and ready for footin'. Then, the much anticipated 2009 Feet on Fire went off with a bang!
May 26th, in the secret location of Clear Lake, Florida, the annual Feet on Fire event brought in its 5th year of fierce competition. The organizers, Daniel Watkins and Danno the Mano say "This is, without a doubt, the event of the year".
The "Who's Who" of wakebaording gathered at 10 a.m. to draw names and determine the head to head shoot outs that would soon take place. All gathered with the a goal of putting their best toe forward and taking the coveted Feet on Fire crown for 2009.
The finals brought some heat from the past, showing a 2005 finals repeat of none other than Parks Bonifay and Shawn Watson. With legs like jello and feet on fire, it was Monster Athlete Shawn Watson who stole the show behind the Tigé RZ2. Taking with him the hand crafted trophy and the pride to be crowned the first 2 time Feet on Fire Champion.
The day was capped off by crowd-pleaser Crazy Kelman Ritchie, as he set fire to the waters of Clear Lake and barefooted through the flames.
Special Thanks to Tigé Boats, Monster Energy, Chipotle, Kyle for the ever so famous leader board, and thanks to the fans who have made the event what it is today.