Malinoski Storms Reno PWT

May 23, 2005

Sparks, NV – Canadian Rusty Malinoski earned his first-ever MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour victory on Sunday at Sparks Marina. Malinoski, outlasted Australian Brett Eisenhauer in the head-to-head Pro Men’s Finals to reach the top of the podium for the first time.

In Pro Women’s action, Dallas Friday continued her impressive streak, adding a MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour Reno/Sparks tour stop title and the Indmar Performance Award as the top Pro Women’s rider on the Pro Wakeboard Tour in 2005.

In the SeaDoo watercraft Pro Wakeskate Series Brandon Thomas took home the victory in the head-to-head finals against Clint Tompkins.


The MasterCraft Junior X Series Reno/Sparks title went to another Canadian, Aaron Rathy. Philips Combs finished second and Austin Hair finished third. The win for Rathy is his second consecutive victory of the 2005 season.

This marks the second year of competition at the Sparks Marina for the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour. This event was made possible through the support of the Reno Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority.

The MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour is a five-event circuit organized by World Sports & Marketing of Orlando, Florida. Powered by Indmar Marine Engines, the Pro Tour has the support of the following: SeaDoo watercraft, Verizon Wireless, Perfect Pass, Hyperlite, Infinity Marine Audio, Toyo Tires, KMC Wheels, Liquid Force, Gator Boards, CWB, J – Star, O’Brien, Double-up, Billabong, Oakley, Reef, Body Glove, UGP, Epiphone Guitars, ,, Love Sac, Capix Helmets, Indo Boards, Execute,,,, Monster Towers, Say I Won’t, Ten-80 and One Percent Design.


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Sunday’s Final Results
MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour Stop #3
Sparks, Nevada: Sunday, June 05, 2005

Pro Men Wakeboard Final Standings
1st – Rusty Malinoski
2nd – Brett Eisenhauer
3rd – Erik Ruck
4th – Trevor Hansen
5th -Josh Sanders
6th – JD Webb
7th -Andrew Adkison
8th – Daniel Watkins
Men’s Pro Wakeboard Head to Head Finals**
Group 1
Erik Ruck 100.00
JD Webb 90.00
Group 2
Daniel Watkins 91.50
Brett Eisenhauer 98.50
Group 3
Andrew Adkison 93.00
Rusty Malinoski 97.00
Group 4
Trevor Hansen 97.50
Josh Sanders 92.50
Group 5
Erik Ruck 90.00
Brett Eisenhauer 100.00
Group 6
Rusty Malinoski 100.00
Trevor Hansen 90.00
Group 7
Erik Ruck 100.00
Trevor Hansen 90.00
Group 8
Brett Eisenhauer 90.00
Rusty Malinoski 100.00


Women’s Professional – Finals
1 Dallas Friday USA 68.89
2 Melissa Marquardt USA 41.67
3 Emily Copeland Durham USA 37.22
4 Lauren Loe &nbbsp; USA 21.67
Pro WakeSkate – Head to Head -Finals**
1st Brandon Thomas USA 91.67
2nd Clint Tompkins USA 73.33

3rd – Brian Grubb
3rd – Collin Wright
5th – George Daniels
5th – Chase Gregory
7th – Drew McGuckin
7th – Steven Schoenhals

Junior Men (14-18) – Finals
1 Aaron Rathy CDN 80.00
2 Philip Combs USA 78.11
3 Austin Hair USA 73.28
4 Brett Lee USA 72.78
5 Danny Thollander USA 70.11
6 Nick Jones USA 62.22
7 Reed Hansen USA 51.11
8 Rhett Whatley USA 38.33


Men’s Pro. Expression Session – SemiFinals Heat 01
1 Rusty Malinoski CDN 100.00
2 Andrew Adkison USA 84.50
3 Tino Santori USA 79.00
4 Keith Lyman USA 76.50
Men’s Pro. Expression Session – SemiFinals Heat 02
**1 Brett Eisenhauer AUS 91.50
2 Trevor Hansen USA 87.50
3 Chad Sharpe CDN 82.00
4 Dean Smith AUS 79.00

Men’s Pro. Expression Session – SemiFinals Heat 03
1 Josh Sanders AUS 93.00
2 Erik Ruck USA 92.00
3 Danny Harf USA 77.50
4 Shane Bonifay USA 77.50
Men’s Pro. Expression Session – SemiFinals Heat 04**
1 JD Webb USA 100.00
2 Daniel Watkins AUS 90.00
3 Phillip Soven USA 80.00
4 Nick Heaney GBR 70.00

Pro WakeSkate – Semi Finals Heat 01
1 Clint Tompkins USA 61.67
2 Brian Grubb USA 57.33
3 George Daniels USA 54.17
4 Steven Schoenhals USA 41.67

Pro WakeSkate – Semi Finals Heat 02
1 Brandon Thomas USA 71.67
2 Collin Wright USA 53.33
3 Chase Gregory USA 48.50
4 Drew McGuckin USA 8.33


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