Sunday, June 13, 2010

Soven Wins 2nd Pro Tour Stop

In the ActionTeam Malibu Boats (@MalibuBoats) Pro Factory Rider Phillip Soven (@PhillipSoven) dominated in Fort Worth yesterday at the 2nd Pro Tour Stop of the year.

The field was narrowed to six of the sports best wakeboarders on Saturday. Austin Hair, Bryan Hutton, Rusty Malinoski, Phillip Soven, Danny Harf and Olivier Derome competed for the top spot. Malinoski was top seed going in, but his performance didn't measure up to two-time Pro Tour titlist Soven.

It was a Backside 720 off the double up that sealed the deal for the Malibu Boats Pro, with Malinoski and four-time X Games gold medalist Danny Harf rounding out the top three, respectively.

“I rode really well, stuck my Back 7 and came out on top,” said Soven. “I didn’t expect to win; really thought Rusty [Malinoski] had it, but I ended up taking Fort Worth."

Soven and Malinoski are tied with 180 going into the 3rd PWT stop of the season next week in Kentucky, with Soven taking the tie-breaker due to his win on Saturday.

Way to go Phillip! Everyone at Malibu Boats is pulling for you! Keep it up!

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