26 Sep WWA WORLDS 2019 | PLAYA DEL CARMEN
WWA WORLDS 2019
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO (September 19, 2019) –The World Wake Association (WWA) and Nautique Boats are proud to bring together the 2019 Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships and 2019 Nautique Wake Park World Championships for the largest global showdown in history. The Nautique Wakeboard and Wake Park World Championships presented by Rockstar Energy will head to the beautiful tropical oasis of the Mayan Water Complex in Playa del Carmen, Mexico October 17th– 20th.
Serving as the culminating stop to the Nautique Wake Series, WWA Wakeboard World Series, and WWA Wake Park World Series, an international field of riders from across the globe will compete for the 2019 World titles in all amateur and pro divisions of boat and cable disciplines. The Nautique WWA Wakeboard World Championships will be towed exclusively behind the 6x Boat of the Year, the Super Air Nautique G23, setting the perfect stage for athletes to deliver epic performances on the gorgeous turquoise waters known to the Mayan Water Complex. The Mayan Water Complex has proven to be a premier wake destination, with a world-class park fully-equipped to host the world’s top rider
In addition to recognizing the global achievements of the amateur and professional athletes this season, the event will host a special anniversary celebration of the WWA’s 30 Years of Wake on Saturday, October 19th at the Iberostar Paraiso Lindo hotel. The evening will recognize select forerunners and industry staples who were influential to the organization’s first five years of inception as part of the prelude to the amateur awards banquet. Families should be aware that anyone who is not competing in the competition or staying at the hotel will have to pay a fee to attend the evening activities and Saturday banquet.
This global phenomenon of the WWA World Championship weekend will officially begin on Thursday, October 17th with amateur division semifinal rounds in both boat and cable disciplines. The event will entertain a full schedule of jaw-dropping performances on the water paired with post competition nightly events including traditional Mayan dances and celebrations at the host hotel, the Iberostar Linda Paraiso. The 2019 WWA World Championships will conclude on Sunday, October 20th crowning the 2019 Wakeboard and Wake Park World Champions.
Combining two of the largest events in wake, professional riders from around the world will compete for $85,000 in event prize money and an additional $85,000 in overall series payouts.
“Bringing together the top athletes from across the globe for the 2019 Nautique WWA Wakeboard and Wake Park World Championships in the gorgeous backdrop of Mexico is going to be so special. I couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate the WWA’s 30 Years of Wake then amongst two of wake’s most crowning events in the tropical watersports mecca of Mayan Water Complex,” commented WWA Executive Director Corrie Wilson. “The progression of wake is unreal right now, as we witness both disciplines and athletes collectively pushing each other and the sport of wake in ways we only previously imagined. This will truly be a season finale to remember and we encourage all interested riders and families to come be a part of history in the making.”
WWA WORLDS 2019
WHAT: 2019 Nautique WWA Wakeboard and Wake Park World Championships presented by Rockstar Energy
WHEN: October 17 – 20, 2019
WHERE: Mayan Water Complex
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Dedicated to progressing the sport from the ground up, the Nautique Wake Series puts riders first, developing the stars of tomorrow and showcasing the top athletes of today with every major event held behind the Super Air Nautique G23. The Nautique Wake Series is the only event series that gives riders of all ages, gender and skill level the opportunity to compete at an elite level.
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