Raph Derome Wins Red Bull Wake Open Big Air

Jul 14, 2012

Author: Press Release

Red Bull Wake Open, Raph Derome, Aaron Rathy, Brenton Priestly

Downtown Tampa blew up tonight, as 20 of the world's best wakeboarders competed for the Big Air title at Red Bull Wake Open.

Towed by two System 2.0 cableways, the riders threw down huge tricks off four different kickers and pushed the entire sport of wakeboarding in a progressive direction tonight. Canada's Raphael Derome took top honors, landing multiple Double Half Cab Rolls and sealing the deal by stomping a Switch Heelside 1080.

Final Results:
1. Raphael Derome (Canada)
2. Brenton Priestly (Australia)
3. Aaron Rathy  (Canada)
4. Daniel Grant (Thailand)

For more information, please visit www.redbullusa.com/wakeopen  and follow @redbullTPA for real-time updates.

Watch Park finals LIVE on NBC -- Saturday 1-3 p.m. EST.

Public are encouraged to attend:

Tampa Convention Center
333 South Franklin Street

Event time:
Sat., July 14 (12 p.m. - 3 p.m.)


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