WWA Holds Judge’s Clinic in Brazil; ABW Hosts
From Belo Horizonte, Brazil (May 17, 2011) – In its 22nd year, The World Wakeboard Association (WWA ) looks to further the knowledge and education of wakeboarding on a global level through the mentoring and guidance from the highest caliber wakeboard judges in the world including: Brian Grubb, Shawn Perry, Jimmy Trask, and Rob Corum. In a long-standing affiliation with Associação Brasileira Wakeboard (ABW), the WWA, a for riders by riders organization, has certified several new Brazilian Wakeboarders as Level 1 judges. This certification grants knowledgeable and passionate wakeboarders the opportunity to progress the sport of wakeboarding within their respected region, country, and globe.
ABW President and current Rockstar WAA Wakeboard World Champion, Mario Manzoli states “ I believe this clinic has been most beneficial; the level 1 judges have already been administering their new found knowledge in this weekend’s amateur contest.”
“Wakeboarding has grown significantly in South America within recent years” states Shannon Starling, WWA President, “The need for certified and confident wakeboard judges is a necessity for the progression and growth of wakeboarding.”
About the WWA
The WWA solely owns and operates the WWA Wakeboard World Series. The WWA Wakeboard US National Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wake Park World Series, WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Wake Park National Championships, and WWA Wake Park World Championships are also the solely owned property of the World Wakeboard Association (WWA). With 27 affiliate countries worldwide, the WWA is the global leader in the sport of wake. The WWA is a rider-formed organization dedicated to promoting and growing wake sports worldwide. It is the leading source for riders, event organizers and competitive standards. For more information on the WWA and its events, check out www.thewwa.com.