Orlando, Fla. – Action-sports fans can catch all the high-flying, rail-sliding water-sports action of pro wakeboarding from the comfort of their home, as FUEL TV is set to air the second event of the 2008 King of Wake series, the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour opener in Acworth, Ga. The Tour’s first stop of the year will premier on Tuesday, July 22 at 8:00 pm ET/PT, and will re-air 11 more times throughout July and August.
The 2008 Tour kicks off its five-stop series in Acworth, where the world’s top riders will start their journey toward claiming the Tour title and battle it out on the water for over $150,000 in prize money throughout the season. The 2008 Tour titlists will receive the Indmar Performance Award, a $10,000 bonus to the top-points earner in the Pro Men’s Division, a $5,000 prize for the Pro Women’s Division winner and $1,000 for the Jr. Men’s Division champion.
Tune in to FUEL TV July 22 to catch all the exciting action of the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour and see who rides away with a win in Acworth.
Action-sports fans are now free to go mobile and still catch all the action of the 2008 King of Wake series anywhere, anytime, as full-length episodes are now available on Apple iTunes for fans viewing pleasure. Fans can log-in and download their favorite individual episode for $1.99 or purchase the Season Pass for $14.99.
This summer, FUEL TV brings you the most unbelievable action to come from lakes since Loch Ness. Starting in July, you can catch wakeboarding and wakeskating’s mega-monsters attack the still waters worldwide. All the contests, series, and films you’d want to see will be in “Wake Steady”, FUEL TV’s wake block every Tuesday night at 8:00pm ET/PT.
FUEL TV is a 24/7 action-sports lifestyle network for wakeboarding, skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, BMX and freestyle motocross. A unit of Fox Cable Networks, FUEL TV was launched July 1, 2003, and is seen in 25 million U.S. homes. To subscribe to FUEL TV, call 877-4-FUEL-TV. For program times and other information, visit fuel.tv.
MasterCraft is the exclusive tow boat for the Pro Wakeboard Tour, as it has been since the tour’s wakeboarding events began in 1992. Indmar Marine engines will provide the power for MasterCraft’s X Series line of competition tow boats.
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WakeBoarding, published by Bonnier Corp., is the official magazine of the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour. WakeBoarding is the definitive source on all things wakeboarding, with expert coverage of professional instruction, gear, boats and the latest news.
For more information regarding King of Wake, visit www.kingofwake.com.
The MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour has the support of the following sponsors: MasterCraft, Rockstar Energy Drink, Indmar, U.S. Airforce, Mona Vie, Billabong, Hyperlite, CWB, Gator Boards, Ronix, Oakley, Reef, Cire, wakeworld.com, wakeboarder.com and theliquidcircus.com.
FUEL TV Air Dates – MasterCraft PWT Acworth:
Tuesday 7/22/2008 8:00 pm ET/PT
Tuesday 7/22/2008 11:00 pm ET/PT
Saturday 7/26/2008 9:00 am ET/PT
Sunday 7/27/2008 11:30 am ET/PT
Friday 8/8/2008 12:00 pm ET/PT
Saturday 8/9/2008 3:00 pm ET/PT
Sunday 8/10/2008 9:00 am ET/PT
Tuesday 8/12/2008 1:00 pm ET/PT
Wednesday 8/13/2008 4:00 pm ET/PT
Tuesday 8/19/2008 8:30 pm ET/PT
Tuesday 8/19/2008 11:30 pm ET/PT
Saturday 8/23/2008 9:30 am ET/PT