MasterCraft Athletes Dominate PWT Podium
July 09, 2006
Before a record crowd of over 30,000 fans in Kelowna, Canada, Shane Bonifay captured 2nd place and Rusty Malinoski seized 3rd place in a domination of the podium in this the 3rd stop of the Pro Wakeboard Tour.
Feet on FireOn Sunday, Bonifay was on fire by exhibiting his great boarding skills and showed the crowd his greatest riding yet of the tour. Shane kept the heat on throughout his passes as he was narrowly defeated in the finals to capture a second place podium stance.
Top of His GameIn his home country, Malinoski continued to be at the top of his game this season by making it all the way to the semifinals. Rusty mixed it up with some tough moves and rode strong to impress the judges for a third place finish.
Next Stop to be "King"The next stop on the Pro Tour is next weekend in Portland, Oregon. The Portland Tour stop also marks the last chance pro riders will have to get into the top 10 standings of the King of Wake World Cup. After Portland, the current top 10 will be the only riders eligible for this year's King of Wake championship. The Chase for the Cup will be decided among those final 10 riders over the rest of the professional season. MasterCraft is the exclusive towboat for the Pro Tour as it has been since the Tour's wakeboarding events began in 1992. Indmar Marine Engines provides the power for MasterCraft's line of competition towboats, the X Series.