May 3rd, 2010 by pressrelease

Two Teams Tied as Nine Divisions Finish Finals at the Air Nautique Wake Games

Orlando, Fla. – Qualifying pro and amateur wake athletes gathered at the Orlando Watersports Complex yesterday evening to be drafted onto one of 10 teams for the Air Nauituqe Wake Games, presented by ROCKSTAR team challenge. At the Draft, 10 preselected captains selected nine riders to field a team with a mix of male and female, pro and amateur wake athletes.

Starting today, each of the 10 squads began collecting points toward the team challenge, as nine of the amateur divisions completed their final rounds. Team Harf and Team Adkison are currently tied for first place with 345 points, as both teams had four riders compete in today’s finals. Teams Soven and Team Derome trail behind in third place, tied at 280 points.

All 10 teams will continue to vie for points in tomorrow’s finals, where the remaining divisions will battle it out on the water on the final day of the Air Nautique Wake Games, presented by ROCKSTAR. The team with the highest total score will win the team challenge.

The Air Nautique Wake Games, presented by ROCKSTAR concludes tomorrow, Sunday, May 2, with athletes hitting the water at 9 a.m. and finishing at 4 p.m.

To catch all the high-flying, rail-sliding, water-sports action of the 2010 Air Nautique Wake Games, presented by ROCKSTAR on television, tune in to FUEL TV on June 29 at 8 p.m. EST.

The Air Nautique Wake Games, presented by ROCKSTAR is organized by World Sports & Marketing of Orlando, Fla. and has the support of the following sponsors: Correct Craft, Rockstar Energy Drink, Overton’s, Fox, Oakley, Hyperlite, CWB, Ronix, Liquid Force, PCM Marine Engines, FUEL TV and Allisports.com.

About Air Nautique
The Air Nautique by Correct Craft is the exclusive tow boat of the Wake Games. Celebrating 85 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft Inc. is the producer of the Nautique line of boats. The manufacturer of Nautique is known for delivering superior quality product, cutting-edge technology and exceptional service experiences.

About ROCKSTAR
ROCKSTAR is the world’s most powerful energy drink. Enhanced with the potent herbal blend of Guarana, Ginkgo, Ginseng and Milk Thistle, ROCKSTAR is formulated to provide an incredible energy boost for those who lead active and exhausting lifestyles – from athletes to rock stars. ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK is available in thirteen amazing flavors: Original, Sugar Free, Zero Carb, Juiced Mango Orange Passion Fruit, Juiced Guava, Juiced Pomegranate, Tropical Punched, Punched Citrus, Roasted Mocha, Roasted Latte, Roasted Light Vanilla, Cola, and Recovery. ROCKSTAR ENERGY SHOTS are available in Wild Berry and Tropical Punch flavors. ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK is available at convenience and grocery retail outlets across the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Ireland, New Zealand, Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Spain, The Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, and throughout the United Kingdom.

About FUEL TV
FUEL TV is the action sports lifestyle network for skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, BMX, motocross, and wakeboarding. Through its original and commissioned series and specials, short-form content, films, and prestigious event coverage, the channel features action sports athletes, emerging musicians, celebrities, and breaking news. FUEL TV was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in more than 30 million U.S. homes. FUEL TV has networks in Australia (FUEL TV Australia) and Portugal (FUEL TV Portugal) and its content is viewed in more than 50 countries around the world.

About King of Wake
The King of Wake is the world’s elite pro wakeboarding series, attracting the sport’s top athletes from throughout the globe. Over the course of a season, athletes compete for the ultimate wakeboarding crown in a series points race of eight events throughout the United States to see who rules the wake. The 2010 series consists of the Wake Games, the WWA Wakeboard National Championships, the WWA Wakeboard World Championships and all five stops on the Pro Wakeboard Tour. The King of Wake is organized by World Sports & Marketing – the leading wake-events producer since 1988.

Saturday, May 1 Results:

AMATEUR WOMEN
Finals — Heat #01
1      Abby Delgoffe                63.33
2      Rebecca Cole                  36.67

GIRLS
Finals — Heat #01
1      Taylor McCullough      73.33
2      Alyssa Rokita                 40.00

MASTERS WOMEN
Finals — Heat #01
1      Allison Blaha                 53.33
2      Amy Geiger                     38.33

MASTERS
Finals — Heat #01
1      Kurt Robertson             51.11
2      Billy Garcia                      49.89
3      Jeramie Vaine                  45.00

VETERANS
Finals — Heat #01
1      Mark Norwell                67.22
2      Darrenn Holsey              62.22
3      Matt Vermillion              59.33
4      Kenneth Williams          40.56

JR. WOMEN
Finals — Heat #01
1      Carolina Rodriguez      68.33
2      Jasmine Lally                  61.67
3      Kimberly Kirch               46.22
4      Gigi Meyer                      40.00

JR. MEN
Finals — Heat #01
1      David O’Caoimh            52.78
2      Aaron Abel                     45.56
3      Aaron Brown                  39.44
4      Bennett Spartz                37.78

AMATEUR WAKESKATE
Finals — Heat #01
1      Forrest Risner              66.67
2      Jim Branton                     53.33
3      Ben Pierce                       43.33

PRO WOMEN’S WAKESKATE
Finals — Heat #01
1      Jen GilanFarr                73.33

JR. PRO MEN
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Jacob Valdez                  100.00
2      Freddie Wayne              87.75
3      Kyle Evans                     80.75
4      Hunter Stich                   71.50

JR. PRO MEN
Semifinals — Heat #02
1      Raphael Derome            93.00
2      Daniel Powers               90.75
3      Steel Lafferty                  83.25
4      Julian Cohen                   73.00

PRO WAKESKATE
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Brian Grubb                   78.33
2      Stuart Shinn                  63.33
3      George Daniels               60.00
4      James Balzer                   40.00
5      Chris Kallas                    26.67

PRO WAKESKATE
Semifinals — Heat #02
1      Reed Hansen                  70.00
2      Brandon Thomas           56.67
3      Andrew Fortenberry     46.67
4      Steven Campbell            36.67
5      Matt Hayden                  26.67

PRO WOMEN
Semifinals — Heat #01
1      Nicola Butler                 80.00
2      Amber Wing                  68.33
3      Ann Hajek                       51.67
4      Meagan Ethell                36.67

PRO WOMEN
Semifinals — Heat #02
1      Dallas Friday                 80.00
2      Raimi Merritt                70.00
3      Hayley Smith                  56.67
4      Emylee Wright               36.67

PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #01
1      Dean Smith                    68.33
2      Sam Carne                     51.67
3      Adam Errington             41.67

PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #02
1      JD Webb                         65.00
2      Olivier Derome             50.00
3      Jefferson Langley          33.33

PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #03
1      Jim LaRiche                  73.33
2      Marcelo Giardi              51.67
3      Chad Sharpe                   36.67

PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #04
1      Trevor Hansen               73.33
2      Keith Lyman                  58.33
3      Kyle Alberts                   48.33

PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #05
1      Danny Harf                     78.33
2      Kyle Rattray                   63.33
3      Anthony Hollick            50.00

PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #06
1      Andrew Adkison           70.00
2      Robby Carter                 60.00
3      James Hindes                 51.67

PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #07
1      Rusty Malinoski           85.00
2      Josh Palma                     60.00
3      Nick Jones                      50.00

PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #08
1      Harley Clifford              73.33
2      Ben Greenwood             63.33
3      Danny Thollander         53.33

PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #09
1      Austin Hair                    61.67
2      Phillip Soven                  55.00
3      Phillip Aslinger              48.33

PRO MEN
Quarterfinals — Heat #10
1      Bob Soven                       75.00
2      Aaron Rathy                   65.00
3      Bryan Hutton                 51.67

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