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Team Supra Boats Welcomes Parker Payne


Supra Boats is proud to announce the addition of Texas Surfer Parker Payne to the Supra Boats Surf Team. Parker has taken the wake surfing world by storm in a short two years, turning pro in his second year of competition and amassing an impressive list of finishes including amateur world and national championships in 2013 and Pro podiums at the 2014 NWWSA Open and US Wake Surf Nationals.

"Parker is an ideal fit for the Supra surf team" Said Justin Burke, Marketing Manager for Supra Boats. "He is a young energetic surfer with an impressive couple years under his belt and his personality and drive align great with the Supra brand. We are stoked to have him on the team!"
 Parker will make his Supra Team Debut in May in his home state of Texas at the opening round of the 2015 Supra Boats Pro Wakesurf Tour




Supra Boats Welcomes Parker Payne to the Team from Supra Boats on Vimeo.





We got to ask Parker a few questions...
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SUPRA: When did you start surfing?
Parker: I've been boating and playing on the water for years but wake surfing for about 3 years. 

 
SUPRA: Whats your favorite part about this growing sport of wake surfing?
Parker: This sport is full of really cool people!  I've made great friends from all over the world.  Everyone has a different story to make the sport fun and interesting.

SUPRA: Parker, why Supra?
Parker:  Supra has an awesome energy and momentum that is very contagious! They're fun people to be around and dedicated to making products to grow our sport! 

SUPRA: What boat are you currently running?
Parker:  A sick one!  It's an SE550 with the monster 550hp supercharged Raptor motor in it.

SUPRA: How would you describe the wave on it?
Parker:   The wake surf wave is awesome!  It's super customizable, has a quick transfer and is all kinds of huge!
 
SUPRA:  If you had a dream day what would it be? 
Parker:   My dream day would be camping with our friends down on the Brazos River in Texas.  Get up early and down a big stack of pancakes followed by a morning surf set with my buds.  Picnic lunch on the water with the boats tied together; swimming and some good tunes. More surfing in the afternoon.  We wrap up the day with some wake skating and "death spirals" on the tubes. A movie back at the campground with friends and family then crash.  

Okay speed round…
    •    coke or pepsi?  Coke 

    •    Bill Gates or Steve Jobs?  Steve!

    •    Redbull or Monster? Redbull

NEW MARKETING MANAGER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: 
Rick Tinker
President - Skier’s Choice
1717 Henry G Lane St.
Maryville, TN 37801
(865) 983-9924

Skier’s Choice, Inc., parent company of Supra and Moomba Boats, announces the hiring of Justin Burke as Marketing Manager
MARYVILLE, TN (April 07, 2015) ~ Skier’s Choice, Inc., is proud to welcome Justin Burke to the Skier’s Choice team as its new marketing manager. He will assume brand and product marketing responsibilities for both the Supra and Moomba product lines.


Justin brings over 15 years of power sports experience to the Skier’s Choice team. He most recently held several key marketing functions with Polaris Industries, the leading manufacturer of off-road recreational and ultra-light military vehicles in North America, and has a proven track record of innovative, product-focused marketing expertise with growing brands. Justin also competed professionally as a nationally-ranked bicycle motocross racer and brings valuable experience as a sponsored athlete and team manager. 

Rick Tinker, President of Skier’s Choice stated “We are very, very excited to welcome Justin to the Skier’s Choice family. Supra and Moomba are experiencing great momentum in the market right now, and we are confident Justins background and expertise will only enhance our opportunities in the future!”

“Supra and Moomba are established brands, and the passion of tow boat enthusiasts is very similar to those in the off-road market.” said Burke. “I couldn’t be happier about joining the Skier’s Choice team and further building some of the strongest brands and most innovative products in the tow boat industry!”    

About Skiers Choice, Inc.

Skier’s Choice, Inc. is the proud manufacturer of Supra and Moomba performance inboard towboats. Supra Boats define where passion meets precision. Offering high-performance, bold designs and interior refinement achieved through precision-engineering. Moomba boats are built for performance with value and reliability to produce “No Worries” fun on the water. Skier's Choice is privately held and is located in Maryville, Tennessee.

Supra Boats Athletes Compete in Mandurah World Cup Finals

The 2015 Mandurah World Cup took place March 14 and 15 in Western Australia. Cyclone Olwyn threatened the competition, but the weather gave way on Sunday just in time for the World's top riders battled their way to the finals leaving a handful of the biggest names in wake boarding left to battle it out.

Supra Boats Pro WakeSurf Tour

Orlando, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2015) — Supra Boats and Bonnier's Corp.’s Events & Entertainment Group announces the creation of the inaugural Supra Boats Pro Wakesurf Tour, stated earlier today by Rick Tinker, president of Skier’s Choice, manufacturer of Supra Boats.  The new three-stop, $30,000 purse, series including the top surf and skim riders will take place at The Colony, TX (Dallas area), Acworth, GA (Atlanta Area), and Lathrop, CA (Sacramento area) in conjunction with the Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour.  

“Supra Boats and the family here at Skier’s Choice is pleased to announce the brand new, first-ever Pro Wakesurf Tour, in conjunction with the Pro Wakeboard Tour,” said Tinker.  “Having the best pro men’s athletes in two competition disciplines like surf and skim, in addition to wakeboarding at one epic event, is a tremendous undertaking.  We’re thrilled to see the best riding to date behind the massive wakes that the SE550 produces!” 
The world’s top riders in Surf and Skim, will compete for their share of a $10,000 per-stop purse, for a total purse of $30,000.  Additionally, the top points finishers will receive a series bonus at the end of the tour.  The Supra Boats SE550 will be the official towboat of the Pro Wakesurf Tour.  The SE550 is also the official towboat of the Pro Wakeboard Tour.
"I am super excited to be able to ride in the first ever Pro Wakesurf Tour," said Trevor Miller, Pro Wake Surfer and Supra Boats Team rider. "Riding at the Pro Tour will put competitive wakesurfing in front of more people than ever before and will be the perfect platform to showcase the amazing athleticism that goes on at this level of wakesurfing. I could not thing of a better boat to pull this event than the new SE550. I have seen first-hand how it can throw both a pro level wakeboard wake and an equally amazing pro level surf wave. Be prepared to see some of the best wakesurfing witnessed at a competition!"
Stop number one at The Colony, TX, is a two-day event featuring an open qualifier in order to determine the elite field of riders for the following two, one-day events.  Stops two and three will feature a roster of the best six in surf and six in skim.    
 “The CWSA is excited to continue to promote the sport of wake surfing through our association with the Supra Boats Pro Wake Surf Tour,” said Scott Culp of the Competitive Wake Surf Association.  “We strive to support the most successful wake surf events that engage the riders and help grow the sport of wake surfing.  The tour will be a fun competition that will utilize the CWSA recommended consistent and fair standards, which govern all results. ”
For more information on the Supra Boats Pro Wake Surf Tour and Pro Wakeboard Tour, visit SupraBoatsPWT.com


Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour has Largest Pro Men’s Purse in 23 Year History of the Elite Event



$134,000 Purse at Stake

Orlando, Fla. (Feb. 26 , 2015) — The largest pro men’s purse in the 23 year history of the Pro Wakeboard Tour, $134,000, will be divided and at the conclusion of each of the four events around the U.S., $31,000 will be awarded to the riders.  The Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour will be making stops around the United States, including Texas, California, Wisconsin, and Georgia.  The events will take place on Saturdays only, with the exception of the first stop beginning on a Friday with a chance to qualify for the first competition.

"The Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour is focused on making pro men’s riding as progressive and innovative as possible,” said Rick Tinker, president of Skier’s Choice, manufacturer of Supra Boats. “The purse is almost one-third higher than last year, pays only the elite riders, and offers a huge incentive for the athletes to push the boundaries of the sport."

This historic, $134,000 pro men’s purse reflects Supra Boats and Bonnier Corp's commitment to and investment in the Pro Wakeboard Tour athletes.   All 18 positions will be paid out and riders will have a chance to go big or go home and vie for a lucrative spot on the tour.

"We have created a new benchmark for pro events,” said Matt Hickman, vice president of brand strategies at Bonnier Corp.  “With the largest pro men’s purse in PWT history and unmatched media exposure planned for 2015, athletes will realize more participant value than with any other event past or present."

Each of the four stops will pay out $30,000, and a progression award of $1,000 will be given to the rider at the selected stop that has a winning trick, accelerating the sport continually. A $10,000 series bonus will be given to the winner at the end of the Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour.

"I'm pumped for the progression award because it gives the riders a chance to throw down one huge, risky trick without it affecting the rest of our run.  Fans should see some new moves this year," said young gun and Supra Boats team rider, Daniel Powers.  

Stay tuned for information in the near future on the athletes and more! For details, visit www.supraboatspwt.com 

Wake Surfing Wolfe Sisters Join Team Supra!

Supra Boats @Supra_Boats welcome's the Georgia raised wake surfing Wolfe sisters to Team Supra Boats #TeamSupraBoats.  Taylor and Jordan will now be shredding the Supra Swell behind Supra Boats

At 15 and 12 years old respectively, these young girls from Georgia, have been racking-up boat loads of accomplishments in the world of wake surfing. As their skills and riding careers progress so has their choice in wakeboard boats. Taylor and Jordan started sharpening their skills behind their 2008 Moomba Outback V and then their 2012 Moomba Mojo.  Just like they relentlessly push their riding, Taylor and Jordan have gone to “Where passion meets precision” with a tow boat sponsor focused as much on reļ¬nement and as wake performance, Supra Boats. Look for more big things from Taylor and Jordan on the water behind their 2015 Supra boat.

#TeamSupraBoats Where Character Counts and Wins Accumulate

https://vimeo.com/112400630
The Supra Boats @Supra_Boats Pro Team is much more than a group of sponsored athletes. They are our family. We are fans of them as people and teammates as much as professional competitors. They are dedicated ambassadors of the boat brand that helps them win, but more importantly they represent Supra Boats with poise and character. That is a big reason why they continue to succeed in their sports. We couldn't be more proud to be part of Team Supra Boats!

2015 Supra Boats SA400, SA450 and SA550


https://vimeo.com/112121616
The Supra Boats @Supra_Boats SA is welcome aggression on the water. The SA embodies the high performance, bold designs, refined interiors and precision engineering of Supra boats with a sleek aggressive wide-bow style. Supra Ride System (SRS) components like 900 pounds of hard tank sub structural floor Liquid Lead ballast, 2,000-pound Flex Ballast, a Roswell Pro Edge Tower, Zero Off GPS speed control, the wake-refining SmartPlate and VISION Touch Rider Profiles will wake-up your dreams of going pro. The optional Swell Surf System makes pro waves custom-shaped on either side with a touch of the VISION.

2015 Supra Boats SC400, SC450 and SC550: Popular Size Pro Pulls

https://vimeo.com/112090317
The Supra Boats @Supra_Boats SC offers pro-level pulls in a popular size class. At just over 21.5 feet, the SC represents the high performance, bold designs, refined interiors and precision engineering of Supra boats in a right-size v-bow package. A traditional v-shaped bow boat with a style that is anything but, the 2015 SC400, SC450 and SC550 from Supra Boats are making waves.

Rockstar WWA World Championships presented by Supra Boats to Air on NBC Sports Tuesday, November 18, at 4:00 p.m. EST

The eighth and final installment of the 2014 King of Wake series, the Rockstar WWA Wakeboard World Championships, presented by Supra Boats @Supra_Boats, will premiere Tuesday, November 18, at 4:00 p.m. EST on NBC Sports Network. 

The epic four day event at Mills Pond Park in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., featured more than 20 divisions of wakeboarders and wakeskaters, ending with the ever popular professional divisions of the Jr. Pro Men’s, Men’s Professional, Professional Wakeskate and Women’s Professional giving it their all to be crowned 2014 champions.

Riders from all corners of the globe competed behind the killer wakes of the Supra Boats SE550 and SA450, throwing down massive tricks to give judges a run for their money while scoring.  Team Supra riders cleaned house, topping the podium in three of the four professional divisions.

Team Idaho Water Sports summer riders!

Supra Boat @Supra_Boats dealer Idaho Water Sports wanted to share this fun video of their Team Idaho Water Sports summer riders, Enjoy!




2014 Wake in the Snake Video


Supra Boat @Supra_Boats dealer Idaho Water Sports wanted to share this fun video from the 2014 Wake in the Snake Event. This was the 16th annual event held on the Snake River in Burley Idaho. There were 45 riders from Idaho, Arizona, Utah attending. The upper class was towed with the Supra SC


Check out all the results from the event! 

Jamie McCauley "The Off Season"

Supra Boats @Supra_Boats Team Rider Jamie McCauley shared this cool edit to let us know what he's been up to lately.

"Since Worlds has been over, I've spent my time riding Supra's SE550 every day with coach Trevor Hansen. Here's a few new tricks I've learned in the first month of the off season. Enjoy"

We enjoyed it very much! Supra proud of you Jamie!

Seven Year Old Shreddin the SC450!

Supra cool video of Seven year old Christian Kent AKA "The Mess" shreddin' behind the Supra Boats @Supra_Boats SC450 Swell System!


Thank you for sharing Kent Family!!



Supra Team Rider Sam Brown Video


Check out this Supra cool video of 12 Year old Supra Boats @Supra_Boats World Champion Team Rider Sam Brown riding GoRide cable system and behind a Supra SA450 on the Port Hacking River Sydney, Australia.

Awesome edit Sammy!