2012 WWA Worlds Debuts in Pleasant Prairie

Pleasant Prairie, Wis. — One of the largest and most prestigious action-sports events on the planet is debuting at Prairie Springs Park in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, when the Rockstar Energy Drink WWA Wakeboard World Championships, presented by Supra arrives at Lake Andrea on Aug. 16-19. More than 200 professional and amateur wakeboarders and wakeskaters from across the globe will compete in the 19th annual invitation-only event for a shot at a world title.

Since its inception in 1994, the Rockstar Energy Drink WWA Wakeboard World Championships, presented by Supra has attracted thousands of competitors from more than 20 countries. Competitors, ranging from 7 years old to 55 years young, earn their invitation to the WWA Worlds by qualifying at their respective countries’ national championships.

At the WWA Worlds, athletes compete in heats through a series of rounds during the course of the contest. In each heat, competitors perform rail tricks and aerial maneuvers while being pulled along the water by the event’s official towboat, the Supra Launch 242. Tricks are judged by a panel of officials, with only the top-scoring athletes in each heat advancing on to the following round of the contest, until a winner is determined in the finals.

The 2012 Rockstar Energy Drink WWA Wakeboard World Championships, presented by Supra will feature 22 division categories, separated by age, gender, sport and skill level. The event is highlighted by its top two categories — the Pro Men and Pro Women’s divisions.

For more information on the Rockstar Energy Drink WWA Wakeboard World Championships, presented by Supra, visit KingofWake.com.

The WWA Worlds also serves as part of the Wakeboard World Series and the King of Wake series.