2009 Readers Poll Results: Pro Women

Dallas Friday, Amber Wing and Nicola Butler led the voting in the Pro Women category of WAKEBOARDING magazine's 2009 Readers Poll. Find out what other women wakeboarders made the top eight, and see how Dallas, Amber and Nicola made their way to the top of the list.

#1: Dallas Friday

Photo: Joey Meddock

Dallas Friday's 2009 Highlights:

— Won the 2009 Air Nautique Wake Games

— Won the 2009 WWA Wakeboard National Championships

— Won the 2009 MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour finale

— Won the 2009 WWA World Wakeboard Championships

— Won the 2009 Queen of Wake season title

— Landed an S-bend, which was nominated for the inaugural Oakley Womens Move of the Year at WAKEBOARDING magazine's 2009 Wake Awards.

— Won Best Womens Rider at WAKEBOARDING magazine's 2009 Wake Awards.

Last year's rank: 1

#2: Amber Wing

Photo: Andrew Fawcett

Amber Wing's 2009 Highlights:

— Finished on the podium at four of the five Pro Womens events this season

— Finished third in the Queen of Wake season standings

— Landed a heelside frontside 720, which won the inaugural Oakley Womens Move of the Year at WAKEBOARDING magazine's 2009 Wake Awards.

Last year's rank: 2

#3: Nicola Butler

Photo: Spencer Smith

Nicola Butler's 2009 Highlights:

— Won the first stop on the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour

— Finished second at the 2009 WWA Wakeboard National Championships, the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour finale, and the WWA World Wakeboard Championships

— Finished second in the Queen of Wake season standings

Last Years Rank: 4

On The Cusp:

4: Emily Copeland Durham

5: Melissa Marquadt

6: Hayley Smith

7: Cathy Williams

8: Shelby Kantar