Ponoka wake surfer Bailey Rush, 18, is the 2018 World Wakesurf Champion in the Outlaw Surf category.
Rush just competed at world championships in Ogden Valley, Utah from Sept. 6 to 8 in the semi-pro (Outlaw Surf) category; and she came up with a big win, beating out competitors from around the world.
Points are awarded based on variety, degree of difficulty, intensity and execution. Finals points for Rush resulted in 89 total out of 100. Far above the other competitors in her group.
Wakesurfing is a relatively new sport in Canada that is picking up steam among athletes around the world. It’s a sport that involves an athlete using the wake of a speedboat to do their tricks.
More to come…