Video and Photos: Red Bull Wake Open 2013 Boat

Rusty Malinoski, Raph Derome and Aaron Rathy stand on the podium of day one of the Red Bull Wake Open in Tampa, Florida, 4 July 2013. // Chris Garrison/Red Bull Content Pool // P-20130705-00039 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. //
Raph Derome poses for a portrait at the RedBull Wake Open in Tampa, Florida, 4 July 2013. // Chris Garrison/Red Bull Content Pool // P-20130705-00040 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. //
Shawn Watson performs at the Red Bull Wake Open in Tampa, Florida, USA on July 3rd, 2013. // Chris Garrison/Red Bull Content Pool // P-20130704-00266 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. //
Rusty Malinoski performs at the Red Bull Wake Open in Tampa, Florida, USA on July 3rd, 2013. // Chris Garrison/Red Bull Content Pool // P-20130704-00263 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. //
Raph Derome performs at the Red Bull Wake Open in Tampa, Florida, USA on July 3rd, 2013. // Chris Garrison/Red Bull Content Pool // P-20130704-00262 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. //
Mike Dowdy gets ready for his heat at the Red Bull Wake Open in Tampa, Florida, USA on July 3rd, 2013. // Chris Garrison/Red Bull Content Pool // P-20130704-00261 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. //
JD Webb performs at the Red Bull Wake Open in Tampa, Florida, USA on July 3rd, 2013. // Chris Garrison/Red Bull Content Pool // P-20130704-00260 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. //

Dean Smith - Action

Dean Smith performs at the Red Bull Wake Open in Tampa, Florida, USA on July 3rd, 2013. // Chris Garrison/Red Bull Content Pool // P-20130704-00259 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. //
Bob Soven performs at the Red Bull Wake Open in Tampa, Florida, USA on July 3rd, 2013. // Chris Garrison/Red Bull Content Pool // P-20130704-00258 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. //
Adam Errington performs at the Red Bull Wake Open in Tampa, Florida, USA on July 3rd, 2013. // Chris Garrison/Red Bull Content Pool // P-20130704-00257 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. //

The Red Bull Wake Open is an event that has quickly become known as one of the most prestigious and important contests in wakeboarding. Last year's winner Raph Derome shocked everyone and came out with the win in the boat portion of this year's Wake Open. This kid is the real deal and was boosting off of the Malibu 22 MXZ wake. Check out the video highlights and the photo gallery. Stay tuned for the Big Air and Park recaps.