August 18th, 2010 by pressrelease


Wake Wars at The BOB
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Grand Rapids, Mich – Wake Wars returns to The BOB in downtown Grand Rapids bringing wakeboarding out of the lake and into the city! The event kicks off Saturday August 28th with Wakeboarding, BMX, Skateboard, Paintball, and more in the parking lot of The BOB and surrounding streets.

Pro Riders Jimmy Lariche, Kyle Alberts, Derek Grasman, Kevin Henshaw, are just some of the riders who will compete for over $3,000 in prize money. Registration is open to everyone in the intermediate, advanced, pro, and wakeskate divisions. Spectators can also get involved in the skate park, swimming pool with wade up bar, and paintball course.

The two day event kicks off at 3pm Saturday with jam style qualifying for each division and a big air competition off the kicker later in the evening. Then, the party moves inside to the BOB’s night clubs and bars. Sunday, the winners will be decided in head to head competition followed by another big air kicker competition and after party.

Visit www.thebob.com/wakewars for information on registering to ride, a current list of riders, DJ lineup, schedule of events, becoming a sponsor, and more.

Action Water Sports is the driving force of Wake Wars and Michigan’s foremost watersports outfitter. Visit our three locations in Fenton, Grand Rapids, and Traverse City for all your boating and watersports needs or our satellite locations at Pine Lake Marina and Placid Wake Park.

The B.O.B. (an acronym for Big Old Building) is located in downtown Grand Rapids. The 70,000-square-foot, four- story, red brick building was constructed in 1903 as Judson’s grocery warehouse. It stood vacant for decades before The Gilmore Collection began its transformation, saving it from demolition. The B.O.B is comprised of Judsons Steakhouse, Gills Blue Crab Lounge, Monkey Bar, Resto Lounge, Eve Lounge, Crush Nightclub, Bobarinos, Dr. Grins Comedy Club, and B.O.B.’s Brewery.

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