Inaugural ‘Shark Wake Park Open Presented by Rockstar Energy’ Coming to North Myrtle Beach June 14-16
Three-Day, Free Spectator Event Features World’s Greatest Wakeboarders Competing in WWA Wake Park World Series Event
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (June 5, 2018) – The inaugural “Shark Wake Park Open Presented by Rockstar Energy” will be held at Shark Wake Park at the North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex June 14-16, featuring the world’s best wakeboarders competing in a WWA Wake Park World Series Event.
The event is free for spectators and will include a practice round on Thursday followed by two-days of competition on Friday and Saturday:
- Thursday, June 14: Practice Round, 2pm – close
- Friday, June 15: Day 1 Competition Qualifying, 1pm – 4pm
- Saturday, June 17: Day 2 Competition Semis & Finals, 12pm – 3pm; Awards Ceremony, 3pm – 4pm
Local amateur wakeboarders with a WWA membership are encouraged to enter by registering online HERE. There will also be an opportunity for locals to ride alongside the pros on Thursday morning prior to official practice round commencement.
“Only two seasons in, we are beyond excited to bring a world-class wakeboarding event to North Myrtle Beach,” says Greg Norman Jr., owner and CEO of Shark Wake Park. “Hosting a competition of this caliber is a testament to all of the incredible support we have received from the local community over the past two years. We urge everyone to come out and watch the event while enjoying everything the park has to offer!”
The Aqua Park and Shark Shack will be open for normal business operations during the event, so spectators are encouraged to come out and participate. The inflatable, floating playground is the largest on the East Coast and features trampolines, monkey bars, climbing towers, slides and more. The Aqua Park offers different challenge levels and fun for the young and young at heart. Reservations for the aqua park are highly recommended: www.sharkwakepark.com.
The Shark Shack offers cold beer on tap, ice cream, snacks and other refreshments to enjoy while you sit in the shade and with your family and friends to watch the pros ride.
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Established in 2016 by Greg Norman Jr. – son of world golf hall-of-fame member Greg Norman – Shark Wake Park is committed to building and operating the world’s best cable wake parks and strives to grow watersports by bringing wakeboarding to the masses. The flagship location in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. features both a 5-tower full-size cable and 2-tower cable system via Alta Cable Ski complete with UNIT Parktech features, ideal for beginners and pros alike. In addition to the cables, the park also features the largest floating obstacle course on the east coast and the Shark Shack. Shark Wake Park’s next location is scheduled to open in West Palm Beach, FL in 2018.