http://rockstarenergy.com/rss.xml <![CDATA[Rockstar Energy RSS Feed]]> 2014-04-16T12:25:22-07:00 2014-04-16T12:25:22-07:00 Zend_Feed http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/2014-nautique-wwa-wake-park-national-championships-to-run-concurrently-with-wakeboard-nationals <![CDATA[2014 Nautique WWA Wake Park National Championships To Run Concurrently with Wakeboard Nationals]]> 2014-04-14T16:08:32-07:00 Orlando, FL. - For the second consecutive year, the Nautique WWA Wake Park National Championships Presented by Rockstar will run at the same time and location as Wakeboard Nationals. The prestigious competition will take place at BSR Cable Park in Waco, TX. from July 24-26.

To accommodate the increasing number of cross-discipline athletes that specialize in both wake park and boat riding, the event has been scheduled to allow riders to compete in both events at Nationals. While dual participation is not required, the option opens the door for contestants to claim added bragging rights in the friendly-rivalry that exists between park and boat riders.  

“Nautique is excited to once again be able to include both Wakeboard and Wake Park Nationals together, promoting the diversity of our sport at the highest level of competition. The feedback we have received from fans and competitors has been extremely positive, as we are focused on promoting the sport of wakeboarding as whole along with our sister company Aktion Parks and great partners like BSR Cable Park," said Bill Yeargin, President/CEO of Nautique.  

“As a sport, wakeboarding is in a huge stage of growth and progression that is being influenced by both boat and cable riders,” said Chris Bischoff, competition director. “So many of the athletes excel in both styles of wakeboarding, it’s great to be able to produce a contest that allows them to compete for national championships in both categories.”

With more than 150 riders expected to participate in Wake Park Nationals and more than 200 in Wakeboard Nationals, the two events will combine to create one of the largest national championship competitions in the sport’s history. Some of wakeboarding’s biggest names will be at BSR for the events including Nautique team riders Bob Soven, JD Webb and Raimi Merritt.

The Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships presented by Rockstar also serves as stop number five on the King of Wake Series. For more event information, including daily schedules, tickets, results, standings, photos, videos, athlete bios and more, visit www.kingofwake.com.

The Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships presented by Rockstar Energy Drink is organized by World Sports & Marketing of Orlando, Fla., and has the support of the following sponsors: Nautique Boats, World Wakeboard Association, Rockstar Energy Drink, Fox, Ronix, CWB, Hyperlite, Byerly, Peavey, PCM Marine Engines and WAKEBOARDING magazine

About Nautique Boat Company, Inc.

Celebrating 89 years of excellence in the marine industry, Nautique Boats is known for delivering the highest quality product, innovative technology and exceptional customer service experiences. To get more information on the company or see the complete line of Nautique boats, visit www.nautique.com.

Find us at:

www.Facebook.com/NautiqueBoats ~  www.Twitter.com/NautiqueBoats ~  www.Instagram.com/NautiqueBoats ~  www.YouTube.com/Nautiquesdotcom

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. For more information visit: www.RockstarEnergy.com

Find us at:

www.Facebook.com/Rockstar  ~  www.Twitter.com/RockstarEnergy  ~  www.Instagram.com/RockstarEnergy  ~ www.YouTube.com/Rockstar

About the WWA

The World Wakeboard Association is the global leader in wake sports sanctioning. The WWA owns and operates the WWA Wakeboard World Series, WWA Wake Park World Series, WWA Wakeboard National Championships, WWA Wake Park National Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wake Park World Championships, WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Pro Card and WWA Rider Experience. With 27 affiliate countries worldwide, the WWA is a rider-formed organization dedicated to promoting and growing wake sports worldwide. It is the leading source for riders, event organizers and competitive standards. For more information on the WWA and its events, check out www.thewwa.com

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 King of Wake is organized by World Sports & Marketing – the leading wake-events producer since 1988.

About WAKEBOARDING Magazine

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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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/dylan-kwasniewski-no-31-nns-post-race-report-darlington-raceway <![CDATA[Dylan Kwasniewski No. 31 NNS Post-Race Report: Darlington Raceway]]> 2014-04-14T15:56:17-07:00 Kwasniewski Comes Home 23rd at Darlington 

Darlington, S.C. (April 12, 2014) - Dylan Kwasniewski drove the Rockstar Energy Drink Chevrolet to a 23rd-place finish in the only NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race of the season at Darlington Raceway on Friday night. After fighting through adversity during the two practice sessions on Thursday afternoon, the No. 31 team rebounded nicely as Kwasniewski earned the 17th-starting position at the track "Too Tough To Tame" during NASCAR's knockout qualifying session. Once the green flag waved, Kwasniewski radioed to his crew that he was tight off exit of the corners and found himself in the 20th position when the first caution of the night came out on lap 18. During the caution, crew chief Pat Tryson called Kwasniewski down pit road for four tires, fuel and an air-pressure adjustment. After the pit stop, Kwasniewski reported to his team that his Rockstar Energy Drink Chevy felt much better as the Las Vegas, Nev. native worked his way up to as high as 14th on lap 66. Kwasniewski was scored in the 19th position on lap 69 when he and another competitor made contact to bring out the third caution of the race. During the caution, the No. 31 team worked diligently to keep Kwasniewski on the lead lap, while also fixing the damage to the Turner Scott Motorsports machine. Kwasniewski restarted in the 20th spot and worked his way up to as high as the 11th position on lap 101. With 12 laps remaining in the VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200, Kwasniewski suffered a flat tire. After coming down pit road to fix the issue, Kwasniewski brought the Rockstar Energy Drink Chevrolet home in the 23rd position.

Dylan Kwasniewski on Racing at Darlington Raceway

"Darlington is a fun, but very tough race track. We weren't able to get as much practice time in on Thursday as I would have liked, but my guys worked really hard after practice and we were rewarded nicely with a decent starting spot to start the race. The Rockstar Energy Drink Chevrolet was tight off exit and that hurt us a little bit throughout the night. We didn't have the luck that we needed tonight, but I think as a team we learned a lot. We will take the off week to regroup and get ready for Richmond in a couple of weeks."

First Practice

Position: 26

Fastest Lap: 30.155 sec. | Laps: 21

Final Practice

Position: 22

Fastest Lap: 29.849 sec. | Laps: 16

Qualifying

Position: 17

Fastest Lap: 29.167 sec.

Race

Position: 23

Laps Completed/Total: 146/147

What's Next - The NNS will have an off week before heading to Richmond in two weeks for another night of racing under the lights. The Toyota Care 250 can be seen live on Friday, April 25th at 7:30 p.m. EDT.

About Turner Scott Motorsports: Turner Scott Motorsports was established in 1999 and has become one of the most successful organizations in NASCAR by combining the business acumen and shared passion for racing of co-owners Steve Turner and Harry Scott Jr. This season will mark the fourth season of full-time NASCAR competition for the organization, which expanded in 2011 from a two-truck operation in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) to become the largest stand-alone multi-series team in NASCAR's top-tier touring series. The team earned its first championship when James Buescher captured the NCWTS title in 2012. Turner Scott Motorsports operates out of an 110,000 square-foot state-of-the art facility in Mooresville, N.C.  The Chevrolet-backed team has created alliances with General Motors' powerhouse team Hendrick Motorsports, which provides engine support for both its NNS and NCWTS programs, and Earnhardt Technology Group for drive train and suspension technology assistance. For more information on Turner Scott Motorsports, visit www.TurnerScottMotorsports.com.

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.For more information visit: www.RockstarEnergy.com


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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/final-mastercraft-pro-wakeboard-tour-stop-of-the-season-opens-competition-in-michigan <![CDATA[Final MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour Stop of the Season Opens Competition in Michigan]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:44-07:00 Grand Rapids, MI. — The world’s top professional wakeboarders opened competition for the final time this season at day one of the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour presented by Rockstar in Grand Rapids. With season-ending rankings on the line, stakes were high with riders jockeying for bragging rights and valuable standings points at the first ever Pro Tour stop at Millennium Park.                                               

Fresh off a World Championship victory, MasterCraft team rider Rusty Malinoski thrived behind the world class X-Star towboat. Launching from its massive wake, Malinoski put in one of the day’s best runs linking together powerful aerials including a indy roll to blind and backside 720 to win his heat. Pro Tour leader, Phil Soven performed with his usual dominating consistency, registering a well-balanced run that was equal parts style and precision. His ultra-clean run included on-point rail riding and huge airs.

Additional day one highlights included Michigan’s Mike Dowdy leveraging the home field advantage to his favor by putting on one of the day’s top performances. With his heat winning run, Dowdy secured a spot in tomorrow’s semifinals and looks to be the fan favorite to win his first ever Pro Tour event.

“The host site has gone all out to help us bring the Pro Tour here and we couldn’t be happier with the setup here at Millenium Park,” said Chris Bischoff, competition director. “Fans saw some amazing riding today and tomorrow should be even more exciting with the athletes hitting the water for the final time this season.”  

Also on the water today, wakeboarding’s future stars riding in the Overton’s Junior Pro Series performed well beyond their years behind the X-Star. It was a great day for the division’s Aussie contingent with Tony Iacconi and Cory Teunissen achieving perfection with flawless runs that featured giant wake-to-wake airs, technical grabs and smooth rail riding that the judges rewarded with 100 point rides.

Tomorrow's final day of competition is a ticketed event. Gate prices are $13 (adult); $5 (ages 6-12); free (ages 5 and under).

For more information on the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour presented by Rockstar  visit KingofWake.com.

Day 1 Results:

Pro Men Qualifying Heat 1 (Top 2 advance)

1.      Kyle Rattray 79.33

2.      Adam Errington 75.00

3.      Adam Wensink 67.67

4.      Kirby Liesman 63.33

Pro Men Qualifying Heat 2

1.      Mike Dowdy 85.00

2.      Dean Smith 70.00

3.      Pierce Homsey 60.00

4.      Julian Cohen 25.00

Pro Men Qualifying Heat 3

1.      Harley Clifford 94.67

2.      Steel Lafferty 84.33

3.      Dylan Prideaux 65.67

4.      Timothy Burnier 60.00

Pro Men Qualifying Heat 4

1.      Andrew Adkison 78.33

2.      Josh Twelker 60.00

3.      Jimmy Lariche 16.67

Pro Men Qualifying Heat 5

1.      Rusty Malinoski 91.67

2.      Tony Carroll 73.87

3.      Jason Bannatyne 30.00

Pro Men Qualifying Heat 6

1.      Shota Tezuka 84.00

2.      Trevor Hansen 76.67

3.      Gunnar Shuler 51.67

Pro Men Qualifying Heat 7

1.      Daniel Powers 81.67

2.      Austin Hair 76.67

3.      Stephen Pierce 30.00

Pro Men Qualifying Heat 8

1.      Phil Soven 85.00

2.      Josh Palma 71.67

3.      Keenan Allen 48.33

Jr. Pro Men Quarterfinals Heat 1 (top 2 advance)

1.      Parker Siegele 98.50

2.      Brad Teunissen 89.25

3.      Zachary Brown 79.50

4.      Ian Cole 72.75

Jr. Pro Men Quarterfinals Heat 2

1.      Jason Soven 98.50

2.      Gordon Harrison 83.00

3.      Robby Holihan 82.50

4.      Jamie McCauley 76.00

Jr. Pro Men Quarterfinals Heat 3

1.      Cory Teunissen 100.00

2.      Damien Adam 87.25

3.      Jeongwook Kim 77.00

4.      Gus Shuler 75.75

Jr. Pro Men Quarterfinals Heat 4

1.      Tony Iacconi 100.00

2.      Juan Mendez 86.25

3.      Mac Schramm 83.75

4.      Morgan Pedersen 35.00

Jr. Pro Men Quarterfinals Heat 5

1.      Noah Flegel 97.00

2.      Joey Buss 87.25

3.      Yangsu Kim 67.75

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, WWA, Overton’s, Indmar, Polaroid Action, Ronix, Billabong, Zeal Optics, CWB, Hyperlite, Liquid Force, Byerly, Peavey, Sayiwon’t, Epiphone and TransWorld WAKEBOARDING magazine.

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 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: www.RockstarEnergy.com.

About the WWA
The World Wakeboard Association is the global leader in wake sport sanctioning. The WWA owns and operates the WWA Wakeboard World Series, WWA Wakeboard National Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wake Park National Championships, WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Wake Park World Series, WWA Wake Park World Championships, WWA Pro Card and WWA Rider Experience. With 27 affiliate countries worldwide, the WWA is the global leader in the sport of wake. The WWA is a rider-formed organization dedicated to promoting and growing wake sports worldwide. It is the leading source for riders, event organizers and competitive standards. For more information on the WWA and its events, check out www.thewwa.com

Polaroid Action

Polaroid is one of the world’s most trusted, well-respected and recognizable brands with a rich 75 year history beginning with Polaroid instant film.  Our range of products include instant and digital still cameras, high-definition and mountable sports video cameras, tablets and flat-screen TVs that deliver the fun, instant gratification and value for which the brand has long stood. Today, the Polaroid Classic Border Logo rooted in our beginnings of instant photo sharing serves to designate genuine Polaroid branded products.  For more information, visit http://www.Polaroid.com or find us on Facebook at Polaroid-Action-Cams.

Polaroid, Polaroid & Pixel, Polaroid Color Spectrum and Polaroid Classic Border Logo are trademarks of PLR IP Holdings, LLC, used under license.

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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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/early-engine-issue-spoils-hathaways-charge <![CDATA[EARLY ENGINE ISSUE SPOILS HATHAWAY’S CHARGE]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:44-07:00 September 4, 2013- Bowmanville, Ontario- Coming off his win at Riverside Speedway two weeks ago, Hathaway had a well prepared #3 Snap-on Tools/ Rockstar Energy Drink Dodge race car ready to run up front in the Pinty’s 200 Presents the Clarington 200 on Sunday morning at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

  The team practice well and Hathaway felt pretty comfortable with his race machine. “We have a great car here this weekend. We finished well here in the spring and we are looking forward to a good race.”

    Hathaway scored his best qualifying effort on Saturday afternoon locking down a 5th place starting spot for the 51 lap main event.

   Once the race got underway Hathaway got into his rhythm and showed the strength of his road course program. On lap 15 Hathaway radioed in to his crew chief that he had water on his windshield. The crew went to work on diagnosing the issue with Hathaway’s race motor on pit road, unfortunately going down 2 laps in the pits. When Hathaway got back on track he charged back from his 2 lap deficit and earned back both of his laps by lap 36.  Unfortunately, the race was red flagged on lap 42 and a further decision was made by NASCAR officials to end the race due to time constraints.

  A disappointed Hathaway climbed out of his racing machine finishing 25th. “We finally overcame our overheating issue and had earned our spot back on the lead lap. Not only that but, I still had 4 new tires in my pit stall waiting to be put on the car. I sure would have liked to see how many cars we could have passed after bolting new tires on. We are a strong team; we will battle back next weekend.”

   The Team will get back to the oval track configurations next weekend as they continue their season at Barrie Speedway for the Hudco Electric Supply 300 on Saturday September 8, 2013.

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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/antoine-lestage-looking-to-repeat-victory-this-weekend-at-rallye-defi <![CDATA[Antoine L'Estage Looking to Repeat Victory this Weekend at Rallye Défi]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:43-07:00 Montréal (Québec), September 4, 2013.- Québec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) will contest this weekend’s Rallye Défi, held in the Laurentian and Outaouais regions of Québec, and counting towards the Canadian and North American Rally Championships.  Victorious at the last Canadian round in Gaspésie at the end of June, the Rockstar Energy Rally Team will attempt to earn a seventh win at Rallye Défi, adding it to Antoine's reigning event record, this time with Irishman Karl Atkinson as substitute co-driver for Nathalie Richard, unavailable for this event.

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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/dylan-k-wins-at-greenville-pickens-speedway <![CDATA[DYLAN K WINS AT GREENVILLE PICKENS SPEEDWAY]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:43-07:00 Dylan Kwasniewski continues to add to his stellar season, picking up his fifth NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKNPSE) win of the season and his fourth in the last six races. 

After starting from the pole and leading two laps early, the team's strategy was to drop back in the running order early to conserve the tires for late in the race. Kwasniewski worked his No. 98 Rockstar Energy Drink/Royal Purple Chevy back up front to overtake the lead with just 33 circuits remaining in the Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 140. Kwasniewski didn't look back as he opened up a large lead and went on to take the checkered flag, crossing the finish line 2.650 seconds before the second-place finisher. 

Following the victory, Kwasniewski has opened up a 40-point margin on his closest competitor in the Driver Points Standings with just four events remaining.  

"Everybody on my Rockstar Energy Drink/Royal Purple team worked to give me a great car," said Kwasniewski. "We came in having a lot of confidence that we could win this race, we just needed to make sure we saved our tires for late in the race and that's what we did. I just can't thank the team enough for their hard work."  

FOX Sports 1 will televise The Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 140 on Sunday, September 22 at 12 p.m. EDT.  The NKNPSE has a few weeks off before returning to action again on Saturday, September 21 for the North American Power 100 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.


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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/antoine-lestage-wins-the-rallye-defi-for-the-seventh-time <![CDATA[Antoine L'Estage Wins the Rallye Défi for the Seventh Time]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:43-07:00 Montréal (Québec), September 8 2013.- Quebec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) and Irish co-driver Karl Atkinson, won this weekend’s Rallye Défi, held in the Laurentians and Outaouais regions of Québec, and counting towards the North American and Canadian Rally Championships. Leading from the first stage until the very end, the Rockstar duo dominated the event.  This victory marks Antoine L'Estage’s seventh win at the Rallye Défi (new record) and his fortieth rally success in North America.  As for Karl Atkinson’s debut with the Rockstar team this weekend, this was his first North American win.

« Everything went extremely well for us. Adapting to Karl in the right seat was fairly quick and we dominated the event, winning 19 of the 23 stages » explains L'Estage, who adds: « the Rallye Défi is a series of fairly short stages, which means that you have to be the fastest on the first leg on Friday morning. That’s where you need to make the difference and that’s exactly what we were able to do. The roads were rough but I attacked really hard and with confidence, knowing that I didn’t need to worry about getting any flats with my Yokohama tires. With the lead we built up during the first leg, we knew that all we needed to do was just manage the rest of the rally ».

 

Antoine L'Estage won the Rallye Défi for the seventh time, which is a new record. « There are always so many fans, friends, and sponsors at this event so I’m really happy to have won for them.  Personally, I’m happy that my fortieth win took place here at my home event but I also think about the title and this win brings up to within eleven points of the current leader. Heading into the second half of the season, this was a very important victory that we just earned » specified the Quebec driver.

 

For Irishman Karl Atkinson, this was his first time competing at the Rallye Défi and as Antoine L’Estage’s co-driver, substituting in for Nathalie Richard: « I am super happy! Thanks to Antoine and the entire Rockstar team for having confidence in me » he indicates.

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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/aaron-rathy-amber-wing-named-riders-of-the-year-at-transworld-wake-awards <![CDATA[Aaron Rathy & Amber Wing Named Riders of the Year at TransWorld Wake Awards]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:43-07:00 Aaron Rathy & Amber Wing who were named Best Riders of the Year at the 2013 TransWorld Wake Awards! ]]> http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/clement-desalle-leads-belgium-to-mxon-victory <![CDATA[Clement Desalle Leads Belgium to MXoN Victory!]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:43-07:00
"I'm sorry to miss out a little bit because I have some pain and I'm worried about my shoulder but it is so nice to finally win. We have been speaking about how it would feel for several weeks. I made a mistake in the first moto and started so far behind. I felt good and strong on my bike and it was a good race. I'm sad to have had a last moto of the season like that but I will try to enjoy the moment before we go to the doctor. I want to thank all of Team Belgium and my team-mates. We did a good job."]]>
http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/wakeboard-world-championships-airs-oct-10-on-nbc-sports-network <![CDATA[Wakeboard World Championships Airs Oct. 10 on NBC Sports Network]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:42-07:00 Orlando, Fla. – The 2013 Rockstar WWA Wakeboard World Championships presented by Supra will be available in approximately 78 million homes tomorrow when NBC Sports Network broadcast the 30 minute episode at 4:30 p.m. (EST). The prestigious event, which took place in Pleasant Prairie, WI, featured approximately 200 athletes competing across more than 20 divisions, including Men’s Pro and Women’s Pro, the sport’s two elite divisions.

“Worlds attracted the biggest names and most talented riders from across the globe this year and saw some of the most competitive heats in recent memory,” said Sean Dishman, World Sports & Marketing’s director of sales and marketing. “Tomorrow’s NBC Sports Network broadcast gives wakeboard fans access to the highest quality coverage of the historic event.”

Tune in to follow wakeboarding’s top pro riders, as they compete in the sport’s most elite competition series for big prize money and to determine who is the King of Wake. NBC Sports Network will give viewers unprecedented access to the competition with in-depth profiles of all the top riders. 

For more information on the Rockstar WWA Wakeboard World Championships presented by Supra, visit KingofWake.com.

The Rockstar WWA Wakeboard World Championships presented by Supra is organized by World Sports & Marketing of Orlando, Fla., and has the support of the following sponsors: Supra Boats, Rockstar Energy Drink, WWA, Overton’s, Indmar, Polaroid Action, Ronix, Fox, Zeal Optics, CWB, Hyperlite, Liquid Force, Byerly, Peavey, Sayiwon’t, Epiphone and TransWorld WAKEBOARDING magazine.

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.

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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/2013-battle-falls-saving-the-best-for-last <![CDATA[2013 Battle Falls - Saving The Best For Last]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:42-07:00 Groveland, FL - After a full season of anticipation, Battle Falls lived up to the excitement as this weekend’s amazing event proved that wakeskating is consistently one-upping itself. The Wakeskate Tour’s 2013 season has been a growing success and it’s safe to say this tour has made a lasting impression on the industry.

Riders from all over the world - France, South Africa, Australia, Switzerland, Canada, England, United States - flocked to the Hansen’s central Florida oasis to compete in the last stop of the season for The Wakeskate Tour. Spectators, local and feral, enjoyed the view from the Zeal Optics halfpipe and stayed cool at the Ronix Pool Party, both of which will certainly be up for consideration in future events.

The up-&-back setup at Battle Falls, decked with new metal rails, accompanied by the System 2.0 brought on a wide array of competitors through the qualifying rounds on Friday, making for loaded heats in Saturday’s quarter-finals and semi-finals. Each round raised the bar as riders focused on perfecting their most technical lines for the judges. Austin Pastura rode amazing all day, securing him a spot on the podium with his signature, finishing in 3rd place. Just barely edging him out was Andrew Pastura, whonwith this 2nd place finish locked down his second overall title as The Wakeskate Tour champion. The story of the day was Reed Hansen showing consistency is the name of the game, dominating his way through quarters and semis. In the six man super-finals, Reed showed how diverse and technical he can wakeskate by cleanly stomping rare flip tricks up the chute, getting gnarly on the new rails, & nailing big moves down the drop. His unique prowess paved the way to being Battle Falls champion two years in a row.

On behalf of The Wakeskate Tour, we’d like to thank the Hansens, Rockstar Energy, Fox Wake, Ronix Wake, Supra Boats, Zeal Optics, Sesitec System 2.0, Chick-Fil-A, and every rider and spectator who came out to support the 2013 season of The WakeskateTour. We look forward to the future of the tour and the future of wakeskating. Thank you.

Battle Falls Results:

1. Reed Hansen

2. Andrew Pastura

3. Austin Pastura

4. Nick Robinson

5. Clemént Depremonville

6. Ben Horan

Women’s Finals:

1. Cassie Scott

2. Jen Gilanfarr

3. Krista Bre

Fox Wake Qualifiers Best Trick:

Clemént Depremonville

2013 Wakeskate Tour Overall Points Winner:

Andrew Pastura

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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/the-inside-track-with-rob-maccachren-ep-1-live-now-1 <![CDATA[The Inside Track with Rob MacCachren EP 1 LIVE NOW]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:38-07:00 Rob MacCachren is one of the best Off Road drivers in the world. Period. With over 200 victories and a place in the Off Road Hall of Fame, Rob has been setting the bar in the sport for years. It's more than just trophies and titles that make Rob Mac the legend he is. Hop in the passenger seat as Rob takes on the 2013 season and get a rare inside glimpse at the ups and downs this world famous driver experiences as he continues to push the sport of Off Road.

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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/life-in-the-foust-lane-episode-7-live-now <![CDATA[Life In The Foust Lane Episode 7 LIVE NOW ]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:37-07:00 Tanner on the set of the Forza McLaren commercial filmed by Jeff Zwart. Check it out HERE
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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/pure-zero-sweepstakes-1 <![CDATA[PURE ZERO SWEEPSTAKES]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:37-07:00 Tanner Foust and Brian Deegan are two of the top rally drivers in the world. They travel the globe in true Rockstar fashion to do what most only dream of. Rockstar Energy Drink and Ford Racing have teamed up to give 6 lucky winners a chance to taste the life of a rally driver. These 6 winners will travel to the Team O'Neil Rally School, on of the most respected rally schools around, where both Tanner and Brian have trained. They will get insider tips from the best in the business and be let loose on the track. This is truly the chance of a lifetime.
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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/dean-smith-wins-mens-pro-wakeboard-title-at-tige-mywake-global-challenge-live-main-event <![CDATA[Dean Smith Wins Men’s Pro Wakeboard Title at Tigé MyWake Global Challenge Live Main Event]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:36-07:00 Sparks, NV. — Championship campaigns that originated via online video submissions beginning in June came to fruition for seven of the athletes competing at the final day of the Tigé MyWake Global Challenge  presented by Polaroid Action. The dramatic weekend of action at Sparks Marina saw a slew of neck-to-neck heats from the world’s best wake athletes, including mind blowing runs from Dean Smith, who claimed first place in the Men’s Pro Wakeboard division.

Showing off his fully loaded arsenal of tricks, Smith unleashed a demo in progressive riding. Launching off the world class wake of the Tigé ASR, Smith linked massive aerials with skilled technical tricks and overall stylish riding to secure a MyWake Global Challenge championship title.

“The concept behind the contest is really cool and all the guys were excited to get here and ride together after seeing the videos being posted all summer long,” said Smith. “I felt great behind the boat today and I’m stoked I was able to put together a run that edged out some great riding from all the guys today. 

In the highly-competitive Pro Wakeskate division James Balzer overcame a stack field of the sport’s biggest name to claim victory. Balzer used a run that paired clean wake-to-wake airs with technical grabs to win over the judges favor and clinch a coveted MyWake championship.

The growth of wakesurfing was apparent throughout the weekend with some of the sport’s top riders in Sparks to compete. Claiming top honors in the Men’s Pro division was Chase Hazen, who performed flawlessly behind the Tigé Z3’s clean wake specifically engineered for progressive surfing.

For more information about the Tigé MyWake Global Challenge, including rules, regulations and entry, visit www.mywake.com.

Day 3 results:

Pro Wakeskate:

1.      James Balzer: 75.00

2.      Reed Hansen 69.33

3.      Brandon Thomas 63.33

4.      Danny Hampson 53.33

5.      Dieter Humpsch 45.67

6.      Brian Grubb 40.00

7.      Austin Polterock 31.67

Pro Women Wakeboard

1.      Dallas Friday 86.67

2.      Raequel Hoffman 76.67

3.      Taylor McCullough 66.67

4.      Amber Wing 60.00

5.      Shawna Hoffman 43.33

Pro Men Wakeboard

1.      Adam Errington 81.67

2.      Dean Smith 77.33

3.      Aaron Rathy 73.33

4.      Austin Hair 68.33

5.      Erik Ruck 60.00

6.      Scotty Broome 50.00

FINAL OVERALL RESULTS

Pro Wakeskate Final

1.James Balzer

2.Reed Hansen

3.Danny Hampson

4.Brandon Thomas

5.Dieter Humpsch

6.Brian Grubb

7.Austin Polterock

Pro Womens Wakeboard

1.Dallas Friday

2.Raequal Hoffman

3.Amber Wing

4.Taylor McCullough

5.Shawna Hoffman

Pro Mens Wakeboard

1.Dean Smith

2.Adam Errington

3.Aaron Rathy

4.Austin Hair

5.Erik Ruck

6.Scotty Broome

Womens Surf

1.Ashley Kidd

2.Korina Smyrek

3.Allison Sos

4.Emily Agate

Mens Surf

1.Chase Hazen

2.James Walker

3.Trevor Miller

4.RjGarcia

Womens Skim

1.Bri Chmel

2.Vanessa Gonzalez

Mens Skim

1.Dominic Lagace

2.Aaron Witherell

3.Grant Witherell

4.Brandon Tolliver

About Tigé

Tigé Boats, the only inboard manufacturer to be awarded eight consecutive Excellence in Customer Service awards, is an independent, design-driven company, celebrating over 20-years of uncompromising boat design.  Tige produces the most innovative product line, ranging from 20 to 24 feet in length and specializing in premier wakeboarding and wakesurfing boats. Tige supports a worldwide dealer network, and is the current WSIA Leadership Buzz Brand of the Year -- check out what everyone’s been talking about at Tige.com.

About Polaroid Action

Polaroid is one of the world’s most trusted, well-respected and recognizable brands with a rich 75 year history beginning with Polaroid instant film.  Our range of products include instant and digital still cameras, high-definition and mountable sports video cameras, tablets and flat-screen TVs that deliver the fun, instant gratification and value for which the brand has long stood. Today, the Polaroid Classic Border Logo rooted in our beginnings of instant photo sharing serves to designate genuine Polaroid branded products.  For more information, visit http://www.Polaroid.com or find us on Facebook at Polaroid-Action-Cams.

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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/antoine-lestage-searching-for-a-third-consecutive-canadian-victory-1 <![CDATA[Antoine L'Estage Searching for a Third Consecutive Canadian Victory]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:36-07:00 Montréal (Québec), October 2, 2013.- Quebec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-

Richelieu), current leader of the North American Rally Cup, will contest this weekend’s Pacific

Forest Rally in British Columbia. The Rockstar Energy Drink driver has already amassed five

victories at this event, which counts towards the Canadian Rally Championship and the North

American Rally Cup.


Following the end of Nathalie Richard’s partnership with the team, Antoine L’Estage will be codriven

by Craig Parry for the Pacific Forest Rally. Later this fall, a decision will be made

regarding the team’s co-driver for the remainder of the 2013 season and the 2014 season.

Nathalie has been the team’s co-driver since 2006, accumulating many victories along the way.

The entire team would like to thank her for her hard work during these years and wish her the

best of luck in her future motorsport endeavours.


The fourth of six rounds in the 2013 Canadian Rally Championship, the Pacific Forest Rally will

start at 5:30pm this Friday in Merritt, British Columbia, and will end on Saturday around 8pm. «

With five victories, PFR is one of the rallies where I have had the most success in my career.

This year, the course will be similar to previous years, with some new additions. I’m really

looking forward to the start of this rally to try to earn a third consecutive victory this season in the

Canadian Rally Championship » indicated Antoine L'Estage, who previously won the Baie-des-

Chaleurs and Défi rallies. « The win last month at the Rallye Défi put us back in the hunt for the

championship. Winning the Pacific Forest Rally is clearly our goal for this weekend » adds the

Quebec driver, who will once again be at the wheel of his Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X. « We

haven’t done any testing with the car since Défi but everything is in order. In addition, we’ll get

the chance to do a little session on Friday morning before the start, as part of the demonstration

rides for special Yokohama guests. It’s always great to be able to provide our sponsors with

such an opportunity and at the same time, it gives us a chance to make sure everything is

perfect with the car before the rally » explains Antoine.

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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/jeremy-seewer-wins-youth-award-at-mxon <![CDATA[Jeremy Seewer Wins Youth Award at MXoN!]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:36-07:00
"My day was really good. I started from 34th position and didn't get away that well but I passed a lot of riders to get up to 15th or 16th. I was ahead of Butron and Nicholls and behind Lupino. Tomac passed me on the last corner but 16th was still OK for me and for Switzerland. In the second race I was taken out at the start and had to fight back to get near the top 20. I was dead-last and so far behind but my times were really good and among the top MX2 guys. Team Switzerland finished ninth so it wasn't such a bad day and my speed overall was pretty good. I'm also very happy to have won the Ricky Carmichael Award; a nice way to finish the season."]]>
http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/deja-vu-now-available-on-itunes-1 <![CDATA[Déjà Vu Now Available on iTunes!]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:36-07:00 Déjà Vu

Def: noun. deja vu - “The experience of thinking that a new situation had occurred before.”

This is how it feels to us, like it was meant to happen to the point it already has. This is a movie project in the making featuring the authenticity of a crew of friends who grew up sharing a dream. Welcome to our vision of snowboarding.

Download your copy of the movie, now available on iTunes HERE.

Just in case you’re not totally convinced, click HERE for a peek at Nic Sauve’s FULL PART. 

http://dejavumovie.com

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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/the-isle-episode-4-live-now-1 <![CDATA[The Isle Episode 4 LIVE NOW]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:35-07:00 Matt Meola and Albee Layer. In this episode, Matt and Albee join Rockstar teammates Nathaniel Curran, Taylor Curran and Dane Zaun for a trip to Pismo Beach for the Still Frothy Surf Festival. 

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http://rockstarenergy.com/company/news/the-sean-jordan-open-at-big-boulder <![CDATA[The Sean Jordan Open at Big Boulder]]> 2014-04-14T10:06:35-07:00 Blakeslee, PA: JFBB in partnership with Under Armour and Rockstar Energy are proud to announce the First Annual Sean Jordan Open at Big Boulder Park on Jan. 4th 2014 with a prize purse of $10,000.00!

What: The Sean Jordan Open, an all ages Slopestyle Competition and Rail Jam. The cost for entry is $40, which includes a lift ticket and post event BBQ ($20 if you already have a JFBB pass)

Where: Big Boulder Park in Blakeslee Pennsylvania

When: January 4th Registration is from 8-10 and Event runs from 10AM – 5PM

Who: Open to any skier, man or woman. Space limited to 100 skiers. There will be an open category with a top prize of $5K, along with a Grom Category and Best Female Award

Register now here: jfbb.com/clubs (Username: sjo Password: bbp)

Why: 

In the words of Sean Jordan: this competition is about bringing something back to the east coast that can stoke kids out, give them a chance to make some money, and compete with other kids from the area. I want my event to be as simple as possible. Everyone is more than welcome to come out and compete. There used to be events like the VT Open that gave any east coast kid a chance to be noticed and win some cash, that isn't available to kids anymore like it used to be. Our hope is to bring back a fun, relaxed Slopestyle event to the east coast.

For more information contact: Dylan Malone (dylan.alivepro@gmail.com)

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