Board Up™ has launched an all new website (www.board-up.net), a community site for Board Sports. It is your one stop shop to find out who of your favorite Action Sports Stars will be attending the Board Up™ Miami Festival on April 9-10. You can now create your own user profile, or set up your account through Facebook. Get Ready Board Sports Fans, Board Up™ will once again feature the world’s best wakeboarders, Rusty Malinoski and Phillip Soven have confirmed their attendance, as they compete in a Pro Am format for Prize Money. Both male and female riders will compete for $13,000 in prize money. Female riders already committed are Raimi Merritt and Shawna Hoffman, last year’s runner up.
Whether you are an avid action sports enthusiast, simply a fan, or just a music lover, Board Up™ is perfect for you and the whole family. Board Up™ offers a variety of choices for entertainment and culinary delights provided by Best Beverage Catering. Board Up™ will also offer the best in ice cold cocktails for the beach.
Board Up™ Miami, founded in 2006 by Jonathan Strauss, is an all out Action Sports Music Festival that features some of the world’s best wakeboarders, The Monster Island Skate Contest, Pro BMX Demos, Bikini Fashion Shows, an Event Expo, a Standup Paddleboard Marathon, and Live Music by Streetkind, Mixed Culture, LIVE Music School, and a headliner to be announced shortly.
Sponsors this year include: Don Q Rum, Vitamin Water, Muscle Milk, Epic Wakeboats, Hyperlite, Smoothie King, Concrete Wave Magazine, and Anarchy Sunglasses.
Rider registration and spectator tickets are available on-line via the event website, www.boardup.net. All riders receive a participant pack and all children 10 and under get in free to the festival.
A portion of the event’s proceeds will go to the H2O’s Foundation, Helping Others Swim, www.h2oswim.org.