On June 2nd 2012 the world’s best wakeboarders & wakeskaters line up in Cologne to compete for the “O’Neill Wake The Line” presented by Relentless Energy crown and $50,000 prize-money.
This years seeded riders are:
Wakeboard: NICO VON LERCHENFELD, FELIX GEORGII, SHAWN WATSON, KEITH LIDBERG, COLLIN HARRINGTON, SHANE BONIFAY, KEVIN HENSHAW, MITCH LANGFIELD, RAPH DEROME, MARC ROSSITER (TransWorld Wake Award: Rail Rider of the year 2011), KAESEN SUYDERHOUD (WILDCARD), DYLAN MILLER (WILDCARD).
Wakeskate: DANIEL GRANT, JAN KISSMANN, ANDY KOLB, BEN HORAN, BRET LITTLE, AARON REED, LUKAS SUESS, OLLIE MOORE.
With a new contest format the big names in the wakeboard business will have to take on an extra challenge with 12 additional Wildcard wakeboarders determined through the WTL Qualifier Series, an open competition held in Texas/USA, Orlando/USA and Langenfeld/Germany.
The 4 Wildcard winners from Hydrous Wakepark at Allen/Texas are: OLI DEROME, BRENTON PREISTLEY, KEITH HOLLEY, JAMES WINDSOR.
The 4 Wildcard winners from Orlando Watersports Orlando/USA are: CODY JOHNSON, DANIEL GRANT, BRIAN REEDER, ROBERT SICHEL.
The last 4 WILCARDS will be handed out on May 27th at Wasserski Langenfeld/Germany.
In the first round these new faces will compete against the “O’Neill Wake The Line” Allstars. This extremely strong field and the demanding set-up will push riders to their limits.
Detailed information about all seeded riders at: www.waketheline.com/blog/rider