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2013 Pro Tour Stop #2 - Mooresville, North Carolina - Day 1 of 2

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High-Flying Day One at MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour Mooresville

Mooresville Pro Tour Stop - Day 2 | Mooresville Pro Tour Stop - Video

 
Pro Wakeboard TourMooresville, NC.– The second event of the 2013 MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour Presented by Rockstar commenced in Mooresville today with impressive riding from the Pro Men as well as the riders on the Overton’s Junior Pro Series.
 
Fans flocked to the shores of Lake Norman to see the Pro Tour’s only North Carolina stop this year and were treated to a masterful wakeboarding demo by last season’s defending champion Harley Clifford. The Aussie-phenom looked focused on keeping his crown, registering a run that was highlighted by larger-than-life aerials and technical rail maneuvers to claim first-place in his heat. Giving Clifford a run for his money for best of show during day one were Rusty Malinoski and Andrew Adkison, who both put in heat-winning performances to advance to tomorrow’s quarterfinals round.
 
“We had a great first day of competition in Mooresville for the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour,” said Chris Bischoff, competition director. “The wake from the X-Star was huge; the guys were boosting off it and feeding off the crowd’s energy. The stage is set for an action-packed final day tomorrow.”
 
The Overton’s Junior Pro Series also saw top-tier riding today from a slew of riders. The “Man-Child” Noah Flegel continues to take his riding to a level well beyond his years, posting a division high score of 97.75 to claim day one top honors. Flegel will need another day of near perfect riding in tomorrow’s elimination rounds to claim victory though with a handful of riders, including Parker Siegele and Tony Iacconi, looking very impressive today as well.
 
Following the final rounds of action tomorrow, fans will witness the jaw-dropping Polaroid Action Big-Air Contest. Riding behind the MasterCraft X-Star, riders will launch massive tricks that are rarely attempted in standard contest format.
 
For information on the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour presented by Rockstar Energy Drink, visit kingofwake.com.
 
Ticket’s for Saturday’s finals are available online for $7 (46% off the gate price) and include an exclusive Overton’s discount code for online buyers only. Gate prices are: $13 (adult); $5 (ages 6-12); free (ages 5 and under).
 
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.
 
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 RockstarEnergy.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.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.
 
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In recent years, Polaroid has expanded its range of products in consumer electronics and photography, such as instant and digital cameras, high-definition camcorders, mobile printers, tablets, flat-screen TVs and more. People can expect to see new Polaroid products that will deliver the fun, instant gratification and value that the brand has long stood. For more information, visit polaroid.com or polaroidstore.com.
 
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Day 1 Results
 
Pro Men Qualifying (top two in each heat advance)
 
Heat #1
1. Austin Hair - 60.00
2. Adam Errington - 56.00
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3. Jason Bannatyne - 48.33
4. Ryan Anderson - 45.33
 
Heat #2
1. Keenan Allen - 65.00
2. Kyle Rattray - 62.33
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3. Gunna Shuler - 60.00
4. Tony Carroll - 12.33
 
Heat #3
1. Dean Smith - 80.00
2. Daniel Powers - 76.00
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3. Oli Derome - 70.00
4. Dylan Prideaux - 34.44
 
Heat #4
1. Andrew Adkison - 80.00
2. Brad Smeele - 65.00
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3. Aaron Rathy - 62.33
4. Kirby Liesmann - 30.00
 
Heat #5
1. Rusty Malinoski - 83.33
2. Jimmy Lariche - 72.33
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3. Stephen Pierce - 68.33
4. Josh Palma - 50.00
 
Heat #6
1. Harley Clifford - 90.67
2. Jeff Langley - 76.67
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3. Chad Sharpe - 72.67
4. Josh Twelker - 59.33
 
Heat #7
1. Shota Tezuka - 76.67
2. Steel Lafferty - 70.00
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3. Dante Digangi - 64.33
4. Christian Primrose - 46.67
5. Shawn Watson - 41.67
 
Heat #8
1. Phil Soven - 76.67
2. Mike Dowdy - 75.00
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3. Trevor Hansen - 51.67
4. JD Webb - 45.00
5. Pierce Homsey - 23.33
 
Junior Pro Men Quarterfinals (top two in each heat advance)
 
Heat #1
1. Freddie Wayne - 92.00
2. Massi Piffaretti - 90.25
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3. Arnie Watkins - 87.75
4. Jamie McCauley - 43.75
 
Heat #2
1. Tony Iacconi - 94.00
2. Gus Shuler - 92.00
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3. Mac Schramm - 78.50
4. Maxim Van Helvoort - 69.50
5. Jorge Gill - 52.50
 
Heat #3
1. Brad Teunissen - 94.00
2. Gordon Harrison - 90.75
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3. John Hunt - 80.50
4. James Loisel - 71.00
5. Justin Lee - 63.75
 
Heat #4
1. Parker Siegele - 93.50
2. Robby Holihan - 90.50
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3. Juan Mendez - 75.25
4. Ian Cole - 71.00
5. Jeongwook Kim - 69.75
 
Heat #5
1. Cory Teunissen - 88.75
2. Kyle Evans - 85.75
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3. Damien Adam - 82.75
4. Marc Kroon - 80.50
5. Zachary Brown - 62.25
 
Heat #6
1. Noah Flegel - 97.75
2. Joey Buss - 84.25
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3. Yangsu Kim - 82.00
4. Jimmy Frandsen - 71.00
5. Merrett Fay - 65.00


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