Malibu Boats (@MalibuBoats) is pulling the world's premiere professional wakeboarding/wakeskating event, Wakestock (@WakeStockCanada), part of the World Wakeboard Association (@theWWA) World Series of Wakeboarding. Wakestock is also Canada's largest annual action sports and music festival featuring one of the biggest music line-ups of the summer, plus skateboarding, surfing, kiteboarding, and country's largest action sports expo and marketplace showcasing youth action sports lifestyle clothing, gear and accessories.
One of the most progressive and richest events in pro wakeboarding and wakeskating for 12 years running, Wakestock is globally renowned as an innovative rider’s event that showcases the best in wakeboarding, wakeskating and the action sports lifestyle including incredible live band line-ups and legendary parties.
Wakestock was the first pro wakeboarding tour event to include rails, wakeskating and winch pools and consistently attracts the biggest spectator crowds in the world. Past Wakestock champions include legends like Team Malibu's Darrin Shapiro, Parks Bonifay, Brett Eisenhauer, Jeff Heer and current superstars like Team Malibu's Chad Sharpe (@ChadESharpe), Shane Bonifay, Daniel Watkins, Keith Lidberg, Team Malibu's Brian Grubb (@BrianKGrubb), Reed Hansen, George Daniels, Stuart Shinn, Rusty Malinoski, Team Malibu's Phil Soven (@PhillipSoven) and Aaron Rathy.
Wakestock is one of five events, including the WWA World Championships, that comprise the 2010 WWA World Series of Wakeboarding, the world’s richest pro tour. The defending Wakestock Billabong Wakeboard Pro Champion is Aaron Rathy. The defending Wakestock Malibu Boats Wakeskate Pro Champion is Brian Grubb. Wakestock also features Canada’s largest grassroots amateur wakeboarding and wakeskating contest presented by Malibu Boats and sanctioned by the Water Ski & Wakeboard Canada.
Wakestock features two days of incredible bands on the Monster Energy Music Stage and nightly shows at local venues. Past Wakestock music artists include the Deftones, Social Distortion, RZA and GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan, De La Soul, Metric, Goldfinger, Classified, Hot Water Music, Lupe Fiasco, Dead Kennedys, Rise Against, Reel Big Fish, Andrew WK, Alexis On Fire, Sloan, Dillinger Escape Plan, USS, Story Of The Year, Silverstein, Boys Night Out, Bedouin Soundclash, ill Scarlett, Silverstein, Closet Monster, No Use For A Name, Gob, Moneen, Social Code, Kardinal Offishal, Protest The Hero, Die Mannequin and many, many more greats.
Visit http://wakestock.com for more information on this event.
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