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The WWA Wake Park World Series Travels to 2 New Parks; Returns to 3 Staple Parks

From Lake Alfred, FL (May 13, 2014) – Back for it’s 8th season, the 2014 WWA Wake Park World Series throws down at five awesome stops. Venturing to four different continents, top wakeboarders will jet set around the globe for a piece of the $115,000 USD in total prize purse. Each cable park differs from one to the next, and it’s anyone’s game as riders adapt at each stop to progress and evolve the sport of wakeboarding. Read the rest of this entry »

WPWC_Logo_RGB_Joint_1000pxFrom Abu Dhabi, UAE (May 29, 2014) – The 2014 WWA Wake Park World Championships hosted by Al Forsan International Sports Resort will set a new standard over the three day event in Abu Dhabi, UAE from November 5-7, 2014. This elite event will highlight the world’s best amateur and professional wakeboarders and wakeskaters in both traditional “cable” divisions and “Features only” divisions. The event hand out an additional $10,000 USD in prize money from previous years, raising the total amount to $40,000 USD, but will also bring in top notch DJs, intense karting races and perfect conditions for riders to lay down the most insane riding. Read the rest of this entry »

The below packages have been created especially for WWA Riders and their friends or family; these packages will not be available to general public. Read the rest of this entry »

Rotana, Rotana Centro, IBIS & Novotel Hotels have partnered with Al Forsan International Sports Resort and the 2014 WWA Wake Park World Championships to offer accommodations from affordable value to luxurious hospitality. Several options are available for riders to decide if they want to stay as close to the state-of-the-art park, downtown Abu Dhabi or on Yas Island. Each hotel offering their own special amenities. Read the rest of this entry »

GoPro Laps from #WakeParkWorlds @Al_Forsan — Abu Dhabi

Posted: March 19, 2014 by Rob Corum in Video

Tom Fooshee, Collin Harrington, James Windsor and Brad Smeele travel all the way to the world famous Al Forsan cable park in Abu Dhabi just to ruin the place. Shot with a GoPro Hero3+.

Wakesessions Australia Highlights Video

Posted: December 6, 2013 by Rob Corum in Video, Wake Park World Series

Wakesessions Australia went down in November 2013 and opened the brand new GoWake Wakepark in Mackay, Qld. Riders from all around Australia and some of the best in the World came to compete in round 5 of the WWA World Wakepark Series. Here’s the highlight short from Wake Edition:

Wakesessions Australia Official Highlights from Wakedition on Vimeo.

2013 WWA Wake Park Worlds Teaser

Posted: October 17, 2013 by Rob Corum in Media

The 2013 WWA Wake Park World Championships hosted by Al Forsan International Sport Resort took place in Abu Dhabi, October 9-11, 2013. Riders like Matty Hasler, Daniel Grant, Tom Fooshee, James Windsor and more take some laps at one of the most insane cable parks in the world. Full TV show will hit your living room soon, but for now, here’s a quick teaser from the Middle East:

2013 WWA Wake Park Worlds Teaser from Wake Park World Championships on Vimeo.

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From Abu Dhabi, UAE (October 17, 2013) — If you’re looking for more content from the 2013 WWA Wake Park World Championships hosted by Al Forsan International Sports Resort, then look no further. Wake Journal is the only weekly digital magazine covering wakeboarding, wakeskating and wakesurfing, founded by award-winning photographer Joey Meddock. A new issue is published every Monday, March – November at  WakeJournal.com

This week’s issue features a 6 page bonus section, solely dedicated to Wake Park Worlds, featuring Read the rest of this entry »

Wakeboarders from Around the World Step-up Their Riding at the Most Amazing Cable Park in the World 

From Abu Dhabi, UAE (October 13, 2013) – Over 20 countries were represented for the final day of competition at the 2013 WWA Wake Park World Championships hosted by Al Forsan International Sports Resort. Amateur and Professional divisions ranging from ages of 7 to well over 40 hit the water for an all-or-nothing opportunity to say that they are the absolute best wakeboarder in the world.

Al Forsan had the event redlining from start to finish with top of the line facilities, DJs pumping out the vibes, not to mention some of the best riding in the world.  The international stage was stacked in all categories including pro riders like, with riders like Tom Fooshee (USA), Daniel Grant (Thailand), Matty Hasler (Australia).  With so many pros pushing there riding multiple new tricks were landed in contest and unexpected podium placements were made. Read the rest of this entry »

The Limelight with Tom Fooshee

Posted: October 7, 2013 by Rob Corum in Media

Screen Shot 2013-10-07 at 8.10.55 PMTom Fooshee is one of the most respected wakeboarders in the sport. Not only is one of the top cable riders that is dominating the world rankings, but he is also very current in the boat scene, as he just signed with Axis. Tom is extremely punctual, on and off the water, and is always professional humble… Long story short, he is a great sports man. The first time I met Tom was when he came to judge the first UAE Wakeboard Nationals. I was blown away when I first saw him ride because I never seen anyone so aggressive on the water yet so smooth. After he came to the UAE, not only did he motivate the riders in the UAE he also pushed them to progress their riding in a safe and positive way. – Omeir Saeed

After spending the summer with Tom Fooshee. I have admired Tom from the beginning of my Wakeboarding career. He is one of the most humble people in the sport in my eyes, on and off the water, from learning a trick to meeting him for the first time in person. Tom is always throwing himself out there no matter wheather it’s being the first person on site at a competition or pushing, not only his riding, but every single rider around him; creating progressive riding for every wakeboarder that encounters Tom Fooshee.  – Matty Hasler Read the rest of this entry »