Updated:
Original:

Supra Boats and Bonnier plan pro wakesurf tour

Supra Boats and Bonnier Corp.’s Events & Entertainment Group has created the inaugural Supra Boats Pro Wakesurf Tour.

The announcement was made by Rick Tinker, president of Skier’s Choice, the builder of Supra Boats.

The new three-stop, $30,000 purse series will take place at The Colony, Texas (in the Dallas area), Acworth, Ga. (in the Atlanta area), and Lathrop, Calif., (in the Sacramento area) in conjunction with the Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour.

“Supra Boats and the family here at Skier’s Choice is pleased to announce the brand new, first-ever Pro Wakesurf Tour, in conjunction with the Pro Wakeboard Tour,” Tinker said in a statement. “Having the best pro men’s athletes in two competition disciplines like surf and skim, in addition to wakeboarding at one epic event, is a tremendous undertaking. We’re thrilled to see the best riding to date behind the massive wakes that the SE550 produces.”

"I am super-excited to be able to ride in the first ever Pro Wakesurf Tour," said Trevor Miller, pro wakesurfer and Supra Boats Team rider.

"Riding at the Pro Tour will put competitive wakesurfing in front of more people than ever before and will be the perfect platform to showcase the amazing athleticism that goes on at this level of wakesurfing. I could not think of a better boat to pull this event than the new SE550. I have seen firsthand how it can throw both a pro-level wakeboard wake and an equally amazing pro-level surf wave. Be prepared to see some of the best wakesurfing witnessed at a competition.”

Related

Liqui Moly Adds Defender as Distributor

The marine supplier picked up the German fuel additive manufacturer for U.S. distribution.

Good and Not-So-Good News

As Brunswick backs the Vamos A Pescar initiative to increase Hispanic fishing participation, invasive carp DNA has been detected in the Milwaukee River.

U.S. Powerboat Show Returns

Organizers reported more than 300 exhibitors and record attendance. The show “did not disappoint,” said one dealer.

Winnebago Commits to Net-Zero Emissions

The parent of Chris-Craft and Barletta joins U.N. Global Compact signatories aiming for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.