2017 World Championship week begins October 27-29 with the Hydroflight World Championship competition. In 2016, the Flyboard World Cup Championship joined the event week, bringing over 60 competitors representing 16 countries or territories throughout the world. Flyboard could be considered the father of Hydroflight and is the leading manufacturer of these boot like devices that are propelled into the air using the power of a water/jet pump of personal watercrafts. See what Hydroflight (Flyboard) is all about - click here.
Hydroflight athletes will perform timed freestyle routines to show off their best tricks; flips, spins, dives, and many more tricks from high heights, racking up points to move on to the next round and become World Champion!
Flyboard inventor, Franky Zapata will be suiting up in his latest and greatest invention, the Flyboard Air Board – this real-life Iron Man is a once in a lifetime vision into the future. The Air Board’s inaugural USA flight in 2016 took the internet by storm with a viral video with over 52 million views.
October 31 | Heyday Wake Boat Demos & Wakeboard Competition
Following the Hydroflight World Championship on Tuesday, October 31st, is the Heyday Wake Boat Board and Surf competition and demonstrations.
Heyday’s new wake boat hull is designed specifically to throw a massive wake for both wake surfing and wake boarding. This will prove to be an exciting addition to the week-long event.
November 1 | SUP - Paddleboard Closed Course Racing
Wednesday, November 1st changes the pace to man-power momentum, as stand-up paddleboards (SUP) take to the water for closed course racing around Avalon Lake.
SUP races typically are a long straight course, but during the championship week, paddlers will take to the buoys, making the same turns and straightaways as watercross racers, just at a calming speed.
November 3-5 | MotoSurf World Cup Finale
Pro Watercross welcomes MotoSurf World Cup for it grand finale for the 2017 season.
After traveling the globe these motorize surf boards produced by JetSurf will enhance the watercross weekend with motorsurfing, an entirely new sport, established in the Czech Republic this new sport is making its own waves tearing up the race course all over the world – Naples, FL USA is the climax of the 2017 Tour!
November 2-5 | Pro Watercross World Championships
The Pro Watercross World Championship features the world's best Powersports athletes as well as the up-and-coming men and women in the highly explosive and exciting sport of personal watercraft racing, also known as “watercross”. Check out this video!
These riders from all over the world will utilize some of the most advanced equipment and technology to help their watercrafts reach speeds of over 90 miles-per-hour. Throughout the week, riders will engage in a fierce battle of skill, technology and innovation on and off the water, combining the electricity and appeal of traditional beach events with the high-speed thrills of competitive motor sports - many relate this to Supercross on water…
Best of all, this is free to the public to watch... Join us November 2-5 to watch this competitors battle it out to be the next world champion!