MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour – Fort Worth Texas June 2 – aired on NBC Sports Network 6/27
Last Updated on Friday, 29 June 2012 03:16
Written by skipro
Friday, 29 June 2012 03:16
The second stop of the MasterCraft Pro Wake Board Tour took place at Lake Moser in Forth Worth. The private lake is in the backyard of MasterCraft Texas. The day offered perfect conditions, with calm water and no wind.
It was anyone’s game, with the winner having a great set up well for the rest of the season. Phil Soven (USA), Harley Clifford (Australia), Rusty Malinoski (Canada) were among the favorites.
The crowd was out in full force on the 100 degree Texas afternoon. The Pro Wakeboard world is currently being rocked by young riders performing pro level tricks under high pressure. Michigan’s Mike Dowdy has been unbeatable this season, he landed two toe side 900′s and multiple backside 900′s, earning his second win on the pro wakeboard tour in the junior men’s division.
Chad Sharpe took 1st place on the podium by winning the Sony Big Air Kicker event.
The highlight of the weekend was the Pro Men’s Open, riders took it to a new level with 1080′s that are always fun to watch.
One of the favorites, Rusty “Bone Crusher” Malinoski landed two 900′s. Stepping up it up a level, Phil Soven stuck a Moby Dick 720 for the first time in competition and was absolutely stoked. Harley Clifford answered the challenge with three 900′s securing his second consective pro tour victory.
Final standings of the event:
1. Harley Clifford – 200
2. Phil Soven – 170
3. Rusty Malinoski – 170