(June 15, 2024) Johnson City, TN – Riders gave it their all at the Volunteer Wake Surf Classic hosted by CBK Watersports. Towed by a 2024 Centurion Ri230, the Volunteer Wake Surf Classic crowned a new class of champions in Johnson City, TN on the scenic Winged Deer Park on Saturday, June 15, 2024. The Centurion Boats, CBK Watersports, and SewLong Teams joined many competitors and their families for an unforgettable event.

After a competitive day one, team Centurion Surfer, Whitley Stewart, dominated finals by taking first place in both Pro Female Surf and Prol Female Skim. What a champion! Whitley was joined on the Pro Female Skim and Pro Female Surf podiums by Team Centurion Surfer Nicole Hudson who placed second and Evie Shropshire who placed third in both divisions.

The Pro Male Skim division showed up and showed out. Reed Cole-Tucker placed first in the Pro Male Skim division followed closely behind by Team Centurion Surfer, Luke Hutcherson who placed second.

Sammy Goncalves earned his spot a top the podium after competing neck and neck with Tripp Allen in the Pro Male Surf division. After a day of tough competition Johnson City, TN local, Tripp Allen took second place. Team Centurion Ambassador, Tommy Darnell finished the day in third place.

JRob Terry, another Johnson City, TN local, who donated his time on Wednesday to the heroes who participated in the Salute to Service event, placed first in the Semi-Pro Male Surf division.
For a more detailed look at the final results visit the link below:

Volunteer Wake Surf Classic Results

This World Series of Wake Surfing event would not be possible without the service and sacrifice of our military and first responders. We strive to precede each Centurion WSWS competition with a Centurion Salute to Service event. Operation Wake Surf and CBK Watersports hosted the Salute to Service event on Wednesday. Support from our partners and sponsors is also crucial for a successful WSWS event. Thank you to CBK Watersports, Operation Wake Surf, SewLong, GM Marine and PCM!

The competition was fierce in Winged Deer Lake at the Volunteer Wake Surf Classic! Congratulations to all who earned a spot on the podium and thank you to all who participated. Theres more surfing where that came from, we are only halfway through the 2024 tour! Visit http://wakesurfingchampionships.com for the complete 2024 World Series of Wake Surfing Calendar. And you can always view WSWS competitions live on the web at https://www.centurionsupreme.live

A blue Centurion WSWS motorboat with an American flag travels on a calm body of water, with a wooded shoreline in the background.

About Centurion Boats: Creating the World’s best waves, wakes and ride since 1976, Centurion is the first, best and continually improving, wake surf boat. The Evolution of a Surf Boat Brand, started with an incredibly innovative Centurion design and what that boat could allow one person to do behind it on the water. Now Centurion Boats has evolved into a brand that is not just about the boat, but more accurately the people and lifestyle this surf boat brings together as well as the lives made better in the process. Visit http://www.centurionboats.com to learn more.

About CBK Watersports: CBK Watersports is an authorized Centurion, Supreme and South Bay Boats dealership. We are proud to carry a large selection of new and pre-owned inventory. When you are ready to invest in a new boat, our friendly and knowledgeable sales, financing, service, and parts departments are prepared to make sure your experience is outstanding, from assisting while you’re making your choice to ongoing maintenance and customization. At CBK Watersports, we value the opportunity to create a long-term relationship with our customers, and we do that by giving you the best customer service available.

About Operation Wake Surf: Operation Wake Surf blends the healing power of water, camaraderie and mentorship via our compassionate coaches by sharing our passion for wake surfing with first responders and military personnel. This gives our participants an amazing experience on the water while instilling community, confidence, camaraderie and the respect they deserve. Our mission is to provide an unforgettable and unique experience to the first responders and military personnel who keep our communities and country safe.

About We Wake Waves: As a Correct Craft company, we are called to the path of “Making Life Better” and we strive to exemplify that phrase at every opportunity. We want to wake waves of positive change in ourselves, our families, our communities, and our world with our boats on or near the water. It could be as simple and seemingly small as teaching your child to wake surf or showing your significant other how to trailer a boat or as big as hosting an event that honors our service men and women. What’s Your Wave? How are you using your Centurion on, near, or relating to water to wake waves of positive change? We wake waves. Do you? Share your wave with us on social media using the hashtag #WeWakeWaves and visit www.centurionboats.com/we-wake-waves to learn more.

About Correct Craft: Celebrating 99 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. Focused on “Making Life Better,” the Correct Craft family includes Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, SeaArk, Parker, and Ingenity boat companies, Pleasurecraft Engine Group, Indmar Marine Engines, Velvet Drive Transmissions, Mach Connections, Merritt Precision, Osmosis, Watershed Innovation, and Aktion Parks. For more information, please visit www.correctcraft.com