From Benton, North Carolina, USA (June 27, 2012) – The Monster Energy WWA Wake Park Triple Crown Presented by will make its 2nd stop of the 2012 season at a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in Benton, North Carolina on July 20-21, 2012. This professional and amateur contest will be sure to turn heads as it includes six divisions including Open Features, Open Mens, Open Women, Pro Features, Pro Wakeskate and Pro Men. Hexagon Wake Park, the Wake Park Project’s latest creation, will play host to the nationally televised event.

At Stop #1 the Pro Features division offered some of the most advanced riding in wakeboarding history. Four riders stuck double flips during the intense jam format; Raphael Derome (CDN), Nico von Lerchenfeld (GER), Oli Derome (CDN), and Shane Bonifay (USA) proved that cable wake parks are here to stay by sending progressive tricks into the stratosphere. In Benson, several Unit signature features will be in place to make sure that the bar is raised to an even higher level. Hexagon’s features will include a Pat Panakos’ signature rail, XL kickers, other signature rails and other unique features all waiting to ripped by the top athletes in the sport.

Coming off of the WWA Wake Park World Series in France, the Pro Men’s race will be tight at this stop. Inspired riders will show the crowd and judges flawless tricks around the corners, off of kickers, and on the features; riders such as Tom Fooshee (USA), Daniel Grant (THAI), and Keith Lidberg (USA) will strap on their boards and attempt to put together the most progressive runs possible. Grabbing, going big, pressing rails, and making it look effortless will be the name of the game.

The Monster Energy WWA Wake Park Triple Crown Presented by is open to any ages and all abilities. Make sure to click the registration link below and follow the simple steps to make sure you don’t miss out on any action.

Location of Stop #2

Hexagon Wake Park at Lake Tucker
3025 Allens Crossroads Rd.
Benson, NC 27504
Phone: 1-877-WakePark

Riding Divisions

  • Women’s Open
  • Features Open
  • Men’s Open
  • Pro Wakeskate
  • Pro Features
  • Pro Men’s

Rider Registration

  • Pro Divisions:  $150 (1st Division) + $100 (Each additional division)
  • Open Divisions:  $100 (1st Division) + $50 (Each additional division)

*Open to any ages and all abilities.

Click Here for Prize Money Breakdown, Rider Registration, and additional information!

2012 Monster Energy WWA Wake Park Triple Crown Schedule

TSR CableStock-Wake Park Triple Crown
May 3-6, 2012
Texas Ski Ranch
New Braunfels, Texas, USA

WWA Wake Park Triple Crown-Hexagon Wake Park
July 20-21, 2012
Hexagon Wake Park
Benson, North Carolina, USA

WWA Wake Park Triple Crown-OWC
September 14-15
Orlando Watersports Complex
Orlando, Florida, USA

All other inquires please contact Rob Corum at

About the WWA
The World Wakeboard Association (WWA) is the global leader in wake sport sanctioning. The WWA owns and operates the WWA Wakeboard National Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Series, WWA Wake Park World Series, WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Wake Park National Championships, and WWA Wake Park World Championships. 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 the advancement and progression of 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