Prediction: Great Wakeboarding Season Ahead
With the all the Phoenix area lakes nearly at capacity, it is sure to be a great season for watersport enthusiasts. Wakeboarders itching to show off their skills can compete in the Arizona Wakeboard Association’s (AWA) 2008 Rider’s Series.
This season the AWA will offer six competitive events, learn-to-wakeboard clinics, and a rail-jam demonstration. This long-running competitive series kicks off at Lake Pleasant’s Two Cow Cove on April 26, with onsite registration running from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. and the action starting immediately after.
Contest dates are as follows:
April 26, 2008
Location: Two Cow Cove, Lake Pleasant, Ariz.
May 17, 2008
June 7, 2008
June 28, 2008
July 19, 2008
August 23, 2008
You needn’t be a pro to compete at these events; the AWA offers eight divisions to cover all levels of experience and expertise. The divisions are novice (no inverts), intermediate (two inverts or less), advanced (five inverts or less), Outlaw (unlimited inverts), wakeskate, masters (35 years and older), groms (11 years and younger) and women.
Thanks to the AWA’s outstanding sponsors, prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division.
2008 Rider’s Series Sponsors
Additional information on the AWA, its events, and sponsors can be found at www.theawa.com.