Best of the Business In Wakeboarding and Wakeskating Take Home Top Honors At The 2014 Wake Awards

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Best of the Business In Wakeboarding and Wakeskating Take Home Top Honors At The 2014 Wake AwardsWBM

ORLANDO, Fla. (September 4, 2014) – Every year the best riders around the globe descend upon Orlando, Florida, to find out who are the best in wake. Fans and pros alike gather to find out who and what will be celebrated as the most noteworthy accomplishments of the past 365 days.

Full-length videos made a huge resurgence and new tricks in the sport were abundant as the season progressed. Athletes gave it their all to show the world and each other what they are made of, hoping to take home one of the coveted awards at the ceremony boasting the best in the business.

"Each year the Wake Awards bring everyone out to celebrate accomplishments, have fun with friends and hand out some hardware in the process," said Shawn Perry, editor-in-chief of WAKEBOARDING___ Magazine. "Obviously, this year has been exciting and heavy for the entire sport and we were thrilled that everyone here at _WAKEBOARDING Magazine could put together this event and give back to the sport."

The list of winners in their respective categories include:

Check Out Award – Ben Leclair

Best Women's Rider – Meagan Ethell

Best Wake Park Rider – Daniel Grant

Best Rail Rider – Graeme Burress

Best Photographer – Bryan Soderlind

Best Video Part – Wakeskate – Andrew Pastura / Aaron Pastura – Human Rocket

Best Video Part – Wakeboard – Chris Abadie / Patrick Wieland – Drop The Gun

Best Web Video – JD Webb / Spencer Norris – Another One Down

Best Wakeskater – Andrew Pastura

Industry Icon – Herb O'Brien

Best Video – Drop The Gun – Patrick Wieland / Shredtown

Best Wakeboarder – Harley Clifford

Indmar Trick of the Year – Wakeskate: Ben Horan, Varial Heel

Indmar Trick of the Year – Wakeboard: Brad Smeele, Double Indy Tantrum to Blind

Special thanks to our 2014 Wake Award Sponsors:

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Best of the Business In Wakeboarding and Wakeskating Take Home Top Honors At The 2014 Wake AwardsWBM