The Wakesurfer of the Year honors the athlete who pushed wakesurfing further, and in more impactful ways, than any other over the last 365 days. Considerations given to media coverage, video edits, progressive riding, contest results, clinics/demos and everything in between.
This year, the sweet teen from Orlando was the runner up at the Nautique WWA World Wakesurfing Championships in the pro women’s division. She also entertained us throughout the year with her popular and candid instagram video edits.
Ranked number one in the world, 5X World Champ Ashley Kidd has dominated the sport for over a decade. She’s won five World Wakesurf Championships and has ten USA National Titles under her belt.
Jodi Grassman is a podium regular in the pro-women’s wakesurfing scene. This year she was crowned 2021 Nautique Wakesurf Masters Champion.
The CWSA 2020 Wakesurf ROTY has made a name for herself. Stewart was voted by the panel of experts as one of the top six best wakesurfers on the planet, making it into the finals for the Best Female Wakesurfer Of The Year award.
The stand-out wake surfer from Japan is the CWSA 2020 Outlaw World Champion. Sasaki has a smooth and consistent style that has earned her many titles at the CWSA online contests and in Japan’s pro wakesurfing scene.
This year, Cassidy Gale won her first major title being crowned as the 2021 World Wakesurf Champion at the WWA Nautique World Wakesurf Championships. One to watch out for, Gale is moving up through the ranks quickly.