LINZ TURNS INTO HOTSPOT FOR WAKEBOARD ELITE
For the third consecutive time the international wakeboard elite comes together at the commercial port in Linz in June to battle it out in one of the most extraordinary events in wakeboarding. The Red Bull Wake of Steel has long since evolved into a real classic on the international wakeboarding calendar. On 14 June 2014 the city of steel will once again turn into a true wakeboarding hotspot, bringing together 16 of the best riders of the world. Local hero Dominik Hernler will try to defend his title against the best of the best.
The Red Bull Wake of Steel has long since turned into a real classic – for Austria as well as the worldwide wakeboarding scene. It is the event’s extraordinary obstacle – an old cargo ship – which makes the Red Bull Wake of steel unique. Year after year craftsmen of all sorts help maintain the old freighter to make it even more spectacular and versatile for spectators and riders alike. On 14 June the heat will be on again at the commercial port Linz turning it into a true hotspot for 16 of the best wakeboarders of the world – all of whom have been hand-picked to take part in this exclusive contest.
Leading this years pack is local hero and last year’s winner Dominik Hernler. In front of his home crowd he will do everything to defend his title. In preparation for this year’s event the young Carinthian has been training hard and spent most of his time in Orlando (USA). With its diverse wake parks and its highly competitive riders Orlando has provided Hernler with ideal training conditions.
But Hernler is not the only rider who will arrive in Linz fully prepared and ready to do damage. Daniel Grant from Thailand is no longer considered a child prodigy,…READ THE ARTICLE