Phil Soven Wins MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour in Acworth | Amber Wing Wins Women’s Pro

Acworth, Ga.– Thousands of fans lined the shores of Lake Acworth Beach to watch a dramatic final day of competition at the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by Rockstar. Claiming top honors at the inaugural PWT event of the season was Phil Soven in the Men’s Pro Division.

Soven used a lethal combination of creative aerial maneuvers and near flawless rail riding to launch himself to victory. To claim the win, Soven overcame stiff competition in the sport’s most competitive division narrowly edging out Shota Tezuka and Harley Clifford, who both earned spots on the podium.

“I’m stoked to get the first Pro Tour win of the season! All the guys were riding great today and I’m excited to get an early lead in the standings,” said Soven. 

The Pro women’s finals showcased the huge progression the division has made over the past couple seasons. Going bigger than anyone today was Amber Wing, who claimed victory with a well-balanced arsenal of tricks and overall stylish riding. Wing beat out Dallas Friday and Bec Gange, who claimed second and third place respectively. 

The Overton’s Junior Pro Series also saw excellent riding today from a handful of riders. Taking his game to the next level was Noah Flegel, who’s final run score of 94.75 catapulted him over Cory Teunissen and Parker Siegele to take first place in the talented field.   

Following the final rounds of action, fans witnessed the jaw-dropping Polaroid Action Big-Air Contest. Riding behind the MasterCraft X-Star, riders launched massive tricks that are rarely attempted in standard contest format. Taking the victory was Aaron Rathy, who stuck a mind-blowing Mute Mobe.   

For information on the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour presented by Rockstar Energy Drink, visit http://www.kingofwake.com 

The MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, presented by ROCKSTAR is organized by World Sports & Marketing of Orlando, Fla., and has the support of the following sponsors: MasterCraft, Rockstar Energy Drink, Overton’s, Polaroid Action, Indmar, Peavey, Billabong, Hyperlite, CWB, Ronix, Liquid Force, Byerly, Oakley, Sayiwon’t, Epiphone and TransWorld WAKEBOARDING magazine.

MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour Day 2 Results

Pro Men Finals

1.       Phil Soven 90.00

2.       Shota Tezuka 87.50

3.       Harley Clifford 86.00

4.       Rusty Malinoski 85.00

5.       Aaron Rathy 70.00

6.       Oli Derome 60.00

Pro Women Finals

1.       Amber Wing 85.00

2.       Dallas Friday 78.33

3.       Bec Gange 70.00

4.       Melissa Marquardt 60.00

5.       Raimi Merritt 51.67

6.       Nicola Butler 48.33

Junior Pro Men Finals

1.       Noah Flegel 94.75

2.       Cory Teunissen 81.25

3.       Gordon Harrison 70.50

4.       Tony Iacconi 69.00

5.       Freddie Wayne 62.25

Pro Men Semifinals Heat 1 (Top 3 advance)

1.       Phil Soven 89.17

2.       Rusty Malinoski 87.67

3.       Shota Tezuka 83.33

4.       Tony Carroll 80.17

5.       Kyle Rattray 70.00

Pro Men Semifinals Heat 2

1.       Harley Clifford 95.00

2.       Aaron Rathy 88.33

3.       Oli Derome 84.83

4.       Austin Hair 71.73

5.       Adam Errington 50.00

Jr. Pro Men Semifinals Heat 1 (Top 3 advance)

1.       Cory Teunissen 97.25

2.       Freddie Wayne 81.50

3.       Parker Siegele 75.50

4.       Massi Piffaretti 75.50

5.       Brad Teunissen 65.75

6.       Yangsu Kim 40.75

Jr. Pro Men Semifinals Heat 2

1.       Tony Iacconi 100.00

2.       Noah Flegel 90.00

3.       Gordon Harrison 78.50

4.       Gus Shuler 64.25

5.       Juan Mendez 63.00

6.       Kyle Evans 54.25

Pro Men Quarterfinals Heat 1 (Top 2 advance)

1.       Tony Carroll 83.33

2.       Kyle Rattray 75.00

3.       Andrew Adkison 74.33

4.       Danny Thollander 38.67

Pro Men Quarterfinals Heat 2

1.       Aaron Rathy 73.83

2.       Adam Errington 70.00

3.       Dean Smith 60.00

4.       Dante Digangi 18.33

Pro Men Quarterfinals Heat 3

1.       Rusty Malinoski 86.67

2.       Shota Tezuka 76.67

3.       Chad Sharpe 50.00

4.       Pierce Homsey 30.00

Pro Men Quarterfinals Heat 4

1.       Oli Derome 80.00

2.       Phil Soven 75.00

3.       Jimmy LaRiche 68.33

4.       Trevor Hansen 30.00

Pro Men Quarterfinals Heat 5

1.       Harley Clifford 91.67

2.       Austin Hair 80.00

3.       Christian Primrose 75.00

4.       Jefferson Langley 69.17

About MasterCraft

MasterCraft is the exclusive towboat for the Pro Wakeboard Tour, as it has been since the tour’s wakeboarding events began in 1992.

About King of Wake

The King of Wake is the world’s elite pro wakeboarding series, attracting the sport’s top athletes from throughout 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 see who rules the wake. The 2013 series consists of all five stops on the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, the Nautique Wake Games, the Nautique WWA National Championships and the Rockstar WWA World Championships Presented by Supra. The King of Wake is organized by World Sports & Marketing – the leading wake-events producer since 1988.

About ROCKSTAR

Rockstar Energy Drink is designed for those who lead active lifestyles – from Athletes to Rockstars. Available in over 20 flavors at convenience and grocery outlets in over 30 countries, Rockstar supports the Rockstar lifestyle across the globe through Action Sports, Motor Sports, and Live Music. New from Rockstar for 2013, Rockstar Energy Water is a non-carbonated and sugar free enhanced water beverage that is now available throughout the U.S. in three refreshing flavors. For more information visit: http://www.RockstarEnergy.com.

About Overton’s

Overton’s began selling water skis in the mid-1970s. Over the years, we’ve built our reputation by offering quality products at the best prices found anywhere. Today you can look to Overton’s to provide the highest-quality products for all your boating needs. Our company has grown from its humble beginnings in the back of a grocery store in Greenville, North Carolina, to the “World’s Largest Water Sports Dealer.” Widely recognized and respected in the industry, Overton’s catalog and website provide consumers with the widest selection of boating accessories and water-sports equipment out there. Our acquisition by Gander Mountain in December 2007 assured continued growth, allowing us to expand our offerings and have our products available in Gander’s 114 retail stores throughout the United States.

About TransWorld WAKEBOARDING Magazine

TransWorld WAKEBOARDING magazine is the leader in wake-sports media by delivering the best instruction, latest product reviews, insider knowledge and the finest photography.

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