TAMPA, Fla. - LOCAL FLORIDIANS ARE JOINED BY TOP INTERNATIONAL TALENT
WHO: Wakeboarders from eight countries will head to Tampa on the most innovative playing field to date for the sport of wakeboarding. Of local interest, Florida born athletes are bolded below. As well, based on the facilities and opportunities the local area provides for wakeboarding, athletes have migrated to live in Florida for their sport, underlined in addition as residents.
Nico Von Lerchenfeld
WHAT: Riders will use the new Sesitec System 2.0 to be pulled through a water terrain park in front of the convention center for the Park and Big Air portion of the competition. Launching off a single 50-Foot ramp, riders will pull the best tricks they can in the air. This environmentally friendly system allows the competitors to hit speeds up to 38mph in short distances to make for a competitive showdown between the best riders.
WHEN: Red Bull Wake Open
Fri., July 13 (4:00pm-8:00pm)
Sat., July 14 (12:00pm-3:00pm)
Free Admission; All Ages
WHERE: Tampa Convention Center
333 South Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Viewing locations are available around the Channel including the Tampa Convention Center, Harbour Island and from Bayshore Boulevard.
DIGITAL: @redbullTPA | #wakeopen | Facebook | redbullusa.com/wakeopen
In addition to presenting sponsor Casio G’zOne Commando, the event will include Malibu Boats as the official powerboat of the Red Bull Wake Open. B-roll and still photography is available to all media at www.RedBullContentPool.com.
To request credentials please forward the following information via email to Jack Heilig, Trifecta Team, Email: Jack@TrifectaTeam.com by Friday, July 7, 2012.
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A confirmation email will be provided upon review. The confirmation will include details on where and when credentials will be available for pickup. Additional event coverage information will also be provided prior to the event.
ABOUT THE RED BULL SIGNATURE SERIES
Watch Red Bull Wake Open Live on Saturday, July 14 at 1 pm ET / 10 am PT on NBC. The event airs as part of the “Red Bull Signature Series,” the most progressive and innovative wakeboarding, surfing, mountain biking, freestyle motocross and snowboarding events, showcased on custom courses from the inspiration of the athletes themselves. For more information, visit www.redbullsignatureseries.com.