King of Wake Adds Nautique Wake Open

King of Wake Adds Nautique Wake Open to 2014 Schedule

_Inaugural Pro/AM Event to be held at Orlando Watersports Complex Aug. 21-24,

Will Feature 24 Divisions of Men’s and Women’s Wakeboarding and Wakeskating_

Orlando, Fla. — King of Wake, Wakeboarding’s elite series, and longtime partner, Nautique, have developed plans to produce the first-ever Nautique Wake Open presented by Rockstar. The contest will be held at one of the sport’s most storied venues, Orlando Watersports Complex, on Aug 21-24.

The Nautique Wake Open will showcase all male and female amateur divisions. It will also include the top Pro Women, Jr. Pro Men, Pro Wakeskate and Pro Men from around the world, giving a wide-variety of riders the opportunity to compete at an elite level behind the award-winning Super Air Nautique G23 and G21.

Among the top athletes expected to compete at the Wake Open are Nautique team riders Bob Soven, JD Webb, Raimi Merritt and Meagan Ethell. The collection of world-class riders will showcase their skills at the highest level while given the chance to compete behind their boat of choice, Nautique’s G23. With the boat producing one of the biggest wakes ever and having the world’s best wake athletes onsite at Orlando Watersports Complex, the Nautique Wake Open will give riders in every division, and from all around the world, the opportunity to push the level of competitive riding at one of the year’s most intriguing events.

“We are definitely excited to produce this new event for Nautique,” said Chris Bischoff, competition director. “The Nautique Wake Open is a great opportunity for pros and am’s of all ages and skill levels to get another chance to ride behind their favorite G!”

The Nautique Wake Open is stop number seven on the 2014 King of Wake Series. Online adult tickets are available for $7 (46% off the gate price) Gate prices are: $13 (adult); $5 (ages 6-12); free (ages 5 and under).

For more information on the Nautique Wake Open presented by Rockstar Energy Drink, visit www.kingofwake.com.