Save the Date! Canadian National Wake Championships AnnouncedPosted by: Blake Rowsell Posted in:
Save the Date! Canadian National Wake Championships Announced
Wake Canada is excited to announce the dates and locations for this year’s Canadian Champions has been confirmed! After two years in Ontario, The Canadian National Wakeboard championships presented by Monster Energy and Nautique will be making its way to the west coast of Canada in Abbotsford August 20th- 23rd, 2015.
“We are looking forward to seeing all the pro athletes from across Canada make their way back to Abbotsford” says Canadian Wake Committee director and long time wakeboarder Sean Fleming. “Abbotsford was one of the original locations of the pro wakeboard tour in the late 90’s. The glass conditions from the private lake and access to BC’s only straight-line wake park will make for an exciting event!” Over 150 athletes from across Canada are expected to attend including international pro riders James Balzer, Christian Primrose, Dustin O’Ferrell, Nick Dorsey, Ashley Leugner and Michela Philips.
Prior to boat nationals the Canadian National Wake Park Championship will be returning to Adrenaline Adventures in Winnipeg, MB for it’s second year August 14th & 15th, 2015. Adrenaline Adventures is one of two full sized cable parks in Canada and an incredible venue that offers amenities like high ropes courses, paintball and beach volleyball.
“The 2014 Canadian Wake Park Championships was awesome!” says Canada’s National Wake Park Team athlete Erika Langman, “ Adrenaline Adventures has all the features you need to host a high-end contest, amazing food on site and a great local vibe. I’m excited for it to return in 2015”. Stay tuned to www.wakecanada.ca for event registration and detailed schedules.
Nationals Photo AlbumsPosted by: Blake Rowsell Posted in: Links, Nationals
Photo’s from all of our 2014 National Events can be found by following the links below. Be sure to check our Flickr account frequently for the latest updates and photographs from our events throughout the summer.
Wakeboard Nationals VideosPosted by: Mark Norris Posted in: Events, Nationals, Videos
Check out our top finalists from the 2014 Wakeboard Nationals Championships presented by Nautique boats, Sony Action Cam and Monster Energy.
Wake Canada Nationals RecapPosted by: Blake Rowsell Posted in: Events, Nationals, News
Wakeboard Nationals – Bala, ON
From August 14th-17th Athletes converged on Bala Ontario for the 2014 Canadian Nationals Wakeboard Championships. The event showcased over 100 riders from all over Canada, competing for a national title in their respective age categories. Despite some unfavourable weather on Saturday, athletes enjoyed the pristine water conditions behind the Nautique G23 and also took advantage of the weekend cable riding and sauna provided by What Wake Park. Event highlights included an impressive open mens finals showcasing Canadian pro rider Aaron Rathy narrowly taking the title away from defending national champion Christian Primrose. Dary Znebel, the Mens 1 winner, rounded out the open mens podium clinching the 3rd place spot. Wake Canada would like to thank the presenting sponsors Nautique Boats, Monster Energy and Sony Action Cam as well as Rip Curl, Ronix, Byerly and Hyperlite for supporting this event and the sport in Canada.
Wake Park Nationals - Winnipeg, MB
August 22nd and 23rd saw our athletes head to Adrenaline Adventures in Winnipeg Manitoba for the 2014 Wake Park Championships. Significant growth in cable riding was proven by an increase in registration from previous years. Yet again, the weather was rainy and cold however riders battled through the rain to earn their spots on the podium. Manitoba native Mike Fissette clinched the top spots in Open Mens Traditional and Open Mens Features. B.C’s Michela Phillips also claimed the top spot in Womens Traditional and Womens Features Only. We would like to thank Nautique Boats and Westhawk Marine, Accucare and Popeyes for their contributions to this years events.
Full results of both events can be found here:
Wake Canada Hat Sale – Limited QuantitiesPosted by: Mark Norris Posted in: Links, News
Wake Canada will be selling a limited quantity of its Blue New Era Snap Back Hats ( one size fits all). Please fill out the attached form to place your order.
Price: $30 each ( includes shipping and taxes)*
* All orders are final sale
2014 Rip Curl Wake Park Nationals Final ResultsPosted by: Blake Rowsell Posted in:
Full results from Wake Park Nationals can be found here
Rip Curl Wake Park Nationals Results Day 1Posted by: Blake Rowsell Posted in:
2014 Canadian National Wakeboard Championships ResultsPosted by: Blake Rowsell Posted in:
2014 Canadian National Wakeboard Championships Presented by Sony, Monster and Nautiques
2014 Rip Curl Wake Park National Championships SchedulePosted by: Blake Rowsell Posted in:
Click the link for the most up to date schedule
Canadian National Wakeboard National Championships Day 2 ResultsPosted by: Blake Rowsell Posted in:
Canadian National Wakeboard Championships Day 1 Results and Riding OrderPosted by: Blake Rowsell Posted in:
Click HERE for the the most up to date event schedule. This schedule is updated live so check back for updates!
2014 Canadian National Wakeboard Championships SchedulePosted by: Blake Rowsell Posted in:
The #canwakenats schedule is updated and live! Check it out here: EVENT SCHEDULE
National Championships – WWA Rule BookPosted by: Mark Norris Posted in: Events, Links, Nationals
Attached below is the official 2014 World Wakeboard Association’s (WWA) rulebook. This set of rules will be utilized by the organizing committees, event directors and judges for all Wake Canada National Events. If you have any questions relating to the rule book please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anti Doping at 2014 National Championships – DRUG TESTINGPosted by: Mark Norris Posted in: News
Athletes are strongly encouraged to:
-Know their rights and responsibilities as athletes with regards to anti-doping;
-Understand the sample collection procedures.
-Check all medications and products before taking them to ensure they do not contain banned substances;
-Avoid taking supplements (but if they choose to, learn how to minimize their risk);
-Verify medical exemption requirements; and
2014-2015 Wake Canada Development TeamPosted by: Blake Rowsell Posted in: News
The athlete selection criteria for the 2015 National Development team can be found here
2014 Nationals Hotel InformationPosted by: Blake Rowsell Posted in: Events, Nationals
The Bala Bay Inn is the official Wakeboard Nationals hotel. Hosting the athlete social, athlete banquet and the Rip Curl Judgement premier. $5 food vouchers and 15% off food coupons will be provided with accommodation reservation. This venue is 3.4 kms from event site in the heart of beautiful Bala, ON. Limited spots available, book now to secure your room. All rooms will be released July 21 if they are not booked.
1 Queen Bed
$438 + tax
$109 + tax
Queen Bed and Single
$ 145 + tax
2 Double Beds
$718 + tax
$179 + tax
Additional kids can join each room for a cost of $15/ kid/ night
Located 20 minutes from the site, 10 minutes from the airport and 5 minutes from downtown. The hotel includes free Internet, on site fitness and water park facilities as well as fridge and microwave in the room.
Wake Canada rate is $119.00 for a standard room with 2 queen beds.
To book contact Allison (Click here) or 204-774-5110 ext. 6073
Canadian Contest DatesPosted by: Mark Norris Posted in: Events, Nationals
Summer is coming, meaning contest season is upon us in Canada. Wake Canada will be posting contest schedules for all of the provinces on wakecanada.ca. Check out the list below to see whats going on in your province. (more…)
National Training CampsPosted by: Mark Norris Posted in: Events, Nationals, News
In preparation for the national events this summer Wake Canada will be hosting two pre-nationals training camps. Read more for additional details and pricing. (more…)
Nationals Registration AnnouncementPosted by: Mark Norris Posted in: Events, Nationals
Wake Canada is pleased to announce that registration is now open for this summers National Events. The 2014 National Wakeboard Championships will take place Aug 14th-17th in Bala, Ontario and the National Wake Park Championships in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Whether you are new to the contest scene, or a seasoned competitor we encourage you to come out and experience the excitement of a National Championship. (more…)
2014 IWWF Cable Wakeboard Athlete AnnouncementPosted by: Mark Norris Posted in: News
Canadian wakeboarders and wakeskaters will be heading to Norway this summer to participate in the 2014 Cable Wakeboard World Championships. The event will take place from August 8th – August 17th at the Norsjø Cable Park in Sauherad, Norway.
Erika Langman (Orangeville, ON) and Yan Lecomte (Drummondville, Quebec) will be representing Canada in the open ladies wakeboard and open mens wakeskate categories, respectively.Wake Canada will be fully funding these two athletes to travel to Norway and compete in order to represent Canada on an international stage. “I am excited to be selected to represent Canada at The IWWF Wake Park Worlds in Norway. Worlds is one of my favourite events, getting to hang with riders from over 32 different countries is always such a unique experience ! Glad to have Yan as my partner in crime for the week- he’s such an amazing wakeskater and always has a smile on his face!”(Erika Langman). Aside from her notable involvement in grass-roots wakeboard initiatives in Ontario, Erika has an impressive list of accomplishments in the sport. She holds several national titles and podium finishes at a professional level and has competed internationally at the 2012 Cable Wakeboard World Championships in the Phillipines. Yan Lecompte is well known within the wakeskate scene in Canada and has competed internationally at several professional events. He has recently signed on with Nike and has his own pro-model wakeskate with Remote Wakeskates. “I am really stoked to represent Canada for wakeskating at the cable worlds and I can’t wait to see Norway as well,” says Lecomte. Their proven skill sets and impressive results in full sized cable contests make them the most suitable candidates to be selected for this team. Erika and Yan’s involvement in the event will increase Canada’s likelihood of success at this years World Championship event.
Manitoba native Mike Fisette will also be attending the event to compete in the open mens wakeboard division. Mike has established himself as an up and coming cable rider in the country and holds multiple cable titles including several professional podium results in 2013 and the 2012 amateur national title. As a national team athlete, funding from Wake Canada is contributing to Mike’s expenses for this competition. Additional information on these athletes can be found at www.wakecanada.ca while information on the event can be found at www.cablewakeboard.net/news.
The athletes would like to thank the following sponsors for their ongoing support and commitment.
Erika would like to thank Oneil, Liquid Force, Dragon, Crossfit Mozomo, Wake Canada and The Roots Wake Series
Yan would like to thank Tige Boats, Nike, Axis Tremblant, Wake Canada, Drummondville Marine, My Package and Remote Wakeskates
Mike would like to thank Enns Brothers Powerspors, Oppror Clothing and Wake Canada