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2019 Pro Wakeboard Tour Stop #3 - Ypsilanti, Michigan

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Sean Silveira and Nic Rapa Continue Winning Ways in Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour Competition


Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard TourTeam Supra riders Sean Silveira and Nic Rapa were both victorious in Round 3 of the 2019 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour season on Saturday, July 13 in an inaugural event at Ford Lake Park in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Silveira remained undefeated in Wakesurf, as he won for the third time in 2019. For Rapa, it was his second win of the season in Wakeboard, after opening the year with a victory in Katy, Texas in May.

Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard TourSilveira opened the day in Wakesurf by edging Noah Flegel in the semi-finals by a scant 0.2 points (88.7-88.5). In the finals, the native of Orlando, Florida  picked up the win over fellow American Jake Caster. Silveira extended his lead in the championship battle as he looks to win his second consecutive Wakesurf title.

Rapa was victorious over Noah Flegel in the Wakeboard final round (89.33-81.67), with Noah Flegel, finishing third. The Australian won the fourth quarter-finals heat over fellow Team Supra rider Sam Brown. In the second semi-final, Rapa finished third to advance to the final round. Rapa stretched out his lead in the championship standings as he chases his first title.

The Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour will wrap up the 2019 season on Saturday, August 3 at Broadside Harbor Lakes in Caldwell, Idaho, outside of Boise.

Highlights from the day include:

• Noah Flegel, who competes in both Wakeboard and Wakesurf, finished on the podium in both classes.

• Mike Dowdy, who grew up about 30 miles from Ypsilanti, in Pinckney, Mich., won the third quarter-finals heat and the second semi-final, en route to a final round appearance.

• Nic Rapa’s second win of the season, marked his third podium finish in the same number of events.

• Tyler Higham, a Team Supra rider and the reigning PWT Rookie of the Year, earned his first-ever PWT podium, with a third-place showing in the final round.

For more information on the Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour, visit supraboatspwt.com.
 
Results

Pro Men Wakeboarding Final
1. Nic Rapa
2. Noah Flegel
3. Tyler Higham
4. Tony Iaconni
5. Mike Dowdy
6. Massi Piffaretti

Pro Wakesurfing Final
1. Sean Silveira
2. Jake Caster
3. Noah Flegel

Pro Men Wakeboarding Semifinals (top three in each heat advance)
 
Heat #1
1. Massi Piffaretti
2. Tony Iaconni
3. Tyler Higham
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4. Sam Brown
 
Heat #2
1. Mike Dowdy
2. Noah Flegel
3. Nic Rapa
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4. Cory Teunissen

Pro Wakesurfing Semifinal (top three riders advance)
1. Sean Silveira
2. Noah Flegel
3. Jake Caster
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4. Reed Hansen
5. Parker Payne
6. Beaux Wildman

Pro Men Wakeboarding Quarterfinals (top two in each heat advance)
 
Heat #1
1. Massi Piffaretti
2. Noah Flegel
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3. Shota Tezuka
4. Kai Ditsch
 
Heat #2
1. Tyler Higham
2. Tony Iaconni
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3. Cobe France
4. Vinnie Knapp
 
Heat #3
1. Mike Dowdy
2. Cory Teunissen
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3. Ulf Ditsch
4. Elliot Digney
 
Heat #4
1. Nic Rapa
2. Sam Brown
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3. Jake Pelot
4. Danny Thollander

About Skier’s Choice Inc.
Skier’s Choice, Inc. is the proud manufacturer of Supra and Moomba performance inboard wakeboard, wakesurf and waterski towboats. Supra has been a leader in the inboard industry since 1981. The Supra brand is synonymous with innovative styling, luxurious interiors, highest construction quality, and unsurpassed wake performance. The Moomba brand delivers quality and performance far above its class. Moomba offers the best wake performance technology and none of the fuss. The company is privately held and is located in Maryville, Tennessee.
 
Skier’s Choice encourages all boating participants to learn and follow safe boating practices. There are risks associated with boating and water sports activities. Be mindful of the risks, familiarize yourself with the environment, know your limits and conduct yourself accordingly.
 
Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour Sponsors
In addition to title sponsor Supra Boats, the Pro Wakeboard Tour is sponsored by: Indmar, Boatmate Trailers, JL Audio, PTM Edge by Protomet, Fat Sac Ballast Systems, Zero Off, Acme, Ronix, Otter Box, Kawasaki, Connect-A-Dock and Yamaha Generators.
 
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