Miller Wins Big Dawg Stop No. 5
- Posted by: usaws
- On: 07/14/2013 17:41:14
- In: Water Skiing
Canada's David Miller won the fifth stop of the 2013 Nautique Big Dawg World Tour, presented by O'Brien, on Sunday at Lake Jepawhit in Fenton, Mich. The 2013 Nautique Big Dawg World Tour consists of six events, including the series championship, Aug. 15-16, at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Miller defeated U.S. athlete Ben Favret in the head-to-head finale, scoring 2 buoys at 41 feet off to Favret's 1/2-buoy at 41 feet off. For complete results and more information, visit www.nautiquebigdawg.com.
Each qualifying event, as well as the series championship, includes two rounds of 34 mph record-capability slalom action, followed by a bracketed 16-skier head-to-head finale.
Skiers age 35 and older who have not placed in the top 10 of a professional slalom tournament in the past three years are qualified to compete in the Big Dawg World Tour.
Great Britain's Andy Mapple won stop No. 1, Feb. 1-2, in San Bernardo, Chile; U.S. athlete Greg Badal won stop No. 2, March 8-10, in Melbourne, Australia, and stop No. 3, June 29-30, in Canton, Miss.; and Great Britain's Jeremy Newby-Ricci won stop No. 4, July 6-7, in Baurech, France.
The complete schedule of the 2013 Nautique Big Dawg World Tour is as follows:
Feb. 1-2: San Bernardo, Chile (Winner – Andy Mapple)
March 8-10: Melbourne, Australia (Winner – Greg Badal)
June 29-30: Canton, Miss. (Winner – Greg Badal)
July 6-7: Baurech, France (Winner – Jeremy Newby-Ricci)
July 13-14: Fenton, Mich. (Winner – David Miller)
Aug. 15-16 (Finals): West Palm Beach, Fla.