(June 14, 2024) Johnson City, TN– Wake surfers from across the continent fought for a top score yesterday in Johnson City, TN at the Volunteer Wake Surf Classic hosted by CBK Watersports. Towed by a 2024 Centurion Ri230, the Volunteer Wake Surf Classic kicked-off with incredible day of riding by competitors from all over the US! A couple pros even branched out to Skim today. Finals day tomorrow will be an epic day of competition! Tune in live at https://www.centurionsupreme.live

Fun Fact: The ‘Volunteers’ name derives from the 1,500 troops from Tennessee that fought under General Andrew Jackson against the British at the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812.

Team Centurion’s Reed Cole-Tucker and Luke Hutcherson earned a lofty first and second place respectively in the Men’s Pro Skim division. They were joined by a couple new competitors in this division with Centurion Men’s Pro Surfers Sammy Goncalves and Tommy Darnell riding in Skim for the Volunteer Wake Surf Classic. This is the kind of competition that makes the World Series of Wake Surfing so fun!

Team Centurion Female Surfer, Nicole Hudson started the Volunteer Classic strong by winning her heat today. She was followed by Team Centurion Female Surfer, Whitely Stewart. The Pro Female Surf division should have a very competitive final round on Saturday. The Pro Female Skim division will also be a great race to watch as Whitely placed #1 today, followed by Evie Shropshire and Nicole earned a close third. With Team Centurion well represented in today’s results, tomorrow’s final round is sure to bring the heat. Tune in Saturday to witness the competition and the camaraderie.

Volunteer Wake Surf Classic Day 1 Results
Volunteer Wake Surf Classic Day 2 Riding Order

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 Thursday. 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!

We are 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 red boat on a trailer, gleaming in the sun, ready for the Centurion WSWS event. Outdoor event setup includes a trailer labeled "Centurion Boats," flags, chairs, a large tent, and a big screen near a lakeside area with trees in the background for the Wake Surf Classic. Volunteers from Centurion WSWS are on site to assist.

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