Scott Leason becomes the first blind wakeboarder to compete in the WWA

Scott Leason has become the first blind rider to compete in the history of the World Wake Association (WWA).

On July 4, 1993, Leason was shot in the head during an armed robbery at a convenience store, in La Quinta, California. As a result, he lost his sight.

Today, he practices wakeboarding, waterskiing, snowboarding, and he is an Ironman competitor. Leason is also a two-time US blind surfing champion.

Nic Rapa steals the 2018 Malibu Factory Smoky Mountain Pro

The 2018 Malibu Factory Smoky Mountain Pro took over the Tennessee River this weekend with a battle for the banjo.

Men and women from nearly ten countries made the trip to Loudon, Tennessee, the birthplace of all Malibu boats, to go head to head for a spot on the podium.

Pulled by the best-in-class Malibu M235, the riders were eager, and the stakes were high. As stop #4 of the WWA Wakeboard World Series (WBWS), crucial ranking points were on the line in addition to the $47,500 in prize money up for grabs.

Cory Teunissen ignites the 2018 PWT title race

Cory Teunissen and Sean Silveira have taken out the third stop on the 2018 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), in Mooresville, North Carolina.

The wakeboarder from Brisbane, Australia, secured his third ever PWT win after delivering a stunning performance run in the finals.

Teunissen landed two double inverts and another perfect 1080 and stole the show. Nic Rapa and Harley Clifford completed the all-Aussie podium.

Nic Rapa conquers the 2018 PWT Acworth

Nic Rapa and Sean Silveira have taken out the second event of the 2018 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), held at Lake Allatoona’s Dallas Landing Park, in Acworth, Georgia.

The final round featured some of the most intense competition the PWT has ever seen, and given the tight-knit races of the past, that’s saying something.

The podium was separated by a mere 1.67 points, while the difference between first and second was only a half point! It was a tough decision between Cory Teunissen and Nic Rapa’s, runs but the judges awarded Rapa the top spot.

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