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Here comes ‘King of Wake’

Wakeboarding series stops in Lathrop June 29-30

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Here comes ‘King of Wake’

A competitor at a 2012 King of Wake event.

Photo courtesy TransWorldWake.com/


POSTED March 15, 2013 12:55 a.m.

LATHROP - The national King of Wake 2013 series is coming to Lathrop’s Mossdale Quarry Lakes on June 29-30.

It is the fourth in eight stops on a national tour leading up to the crowning of a national champion.  Thousands of spectators from throughout Northern California are expected to attend the trials.

Robert Brown, longtime owner of the Oakwood Lake and Manteca Water Slides, is hosting the Pro Wakeboard event that is being sponsored by Rockstar, billed as the world’s most powerful energy drink and MasterCraft.

The King of Wake is the world’s elite pro wakeboarding series that attracts the sport’s top athletes from around the globe.  Over the course of a season, athletes compete for the ultimate wakeboarding crown in a series-points race of eight events throughout the United States to determine who rules the wake.

The Lathrop competitions begin on Friday June 28 with the Junior Pro Men’s Quarterfinals followed by the Pro Women Semifinals, the Pro Men Qualifying and the Junior Pro Men Semifinals.

On Saturday, June 29,  the Pro Men Quarterfinals will lead the day followed by the Pro Men Semifinals, the Junior Pro Men’s finals and the Pro Women’s Finals.  The afternoon will be highlighted by the main events of the Pro Men Finals, the Big Air Kicker Contest and the awards ceremonies.

The 2013 competitions begin in Orlando, Florida, April 25-28, with the Nautique Wake Games presented by Rockstar followed by the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour in Acworth, GA, on May 18.  The MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour #2 is set for Moorsville, NC, June 1, just weeks prior to the Mossdale event in California.

Tour #4 is in Monroe, WA, and the Nautique WWA National Championships presented by Rockstar is scheduled for July 25-28 in West Chester, OH.  The Rockstar WWA World Championships presented by Supra will be in Pleasant prairie, WI, Aug. 15-18.  The final national event is set for Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 24 and billed as the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour #5.  

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