Redondo Beach, CA (September 24, 2013) – Body Glove International is excited to be a supporting sponsor in this year’s World Wake Surfing Championships to be held in Las Vegas later this week. The World Wake Surfing Championships, presented by Centurion Boats, brings together the best wake surfers in the world to compete for $100,000 in prizes in this wake surfing tournament. The event will be held at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa, September 27-28.

“Centurion Boats and the World Wake Surfing Championships are pleased to have Body Glove, one of the world’s most recognizable brands, sponsoring the 2013 World Championship event at Lake Las Vegas this weekend. It’s a true testament to the strengthening partnership that we have,” said Rick Lee, President of Centurion.

Body Glove team riders Noah and Keenan Flegel will be among the contestants competing for the coveted grand prize. Last year at the World Wake Surfing Championships Noah was named the Jr. Men’s Skim Champion and Keenan the World Wake Surfing Champion. Noah was also awarded Sports Illustrated Sports Kid of the year back in 2011, and is currently the World Jr. Wakeboarding Champion.

“Body Glove is proud to sponsor the World Wake Surfing Championships. We have seen the growth in the sport in the last 5 years and are joining the stoke of inland surfing!” States Scott Daley, Vice President of Marketing for Body Glove.
HERE: For more information about World Wake Surfing Championships
HERE: Keenan Flegel wake surfing video

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About Body Glove:
Founded in 1953, Body Glove is a leading, worldwide water sports brand specializing in wetsuits, swimwear, clothing, footwear, accessories, and technology accessories. The company sponsors one of the most respected surf and wakeboard teams in the industry with such powerhouse names as pro surfers Jamie O’Brien, Cheyne Magnusson, Anthony Walsh, Alex Gray,Holly Beck and Guinness World Record Holder Garrett McNamara and wake boarders Rusty Malinoski, Harley Clifford, Bob Soven and Jeff McKee. Body Glove and Jean-Michel Cousteau and his Ocean Futures Society have formed a legendary alliance to help preserve and protect the ocean while providing ocean and diving geared equipment to water enthusiasts around the globe. Some of the proceeds from the sale of those products go directly to Ocean Futures Society. Through Reef Check, SIMA’s environmental fund, and the Surfrider Foundation, Body Glove also works to preserve the purity of the waters it loves. Body Glove products are sold in the U.S. by a network of independent retailers. Body Glove is also sold in approximately 50 countries internationally.