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WAKE: Global Rider Search v.2

June 10, 2010 Global Rider Search v.2

Ambush Boarding Co./

Ambush Boarding Co., the World's most progressive action sports retailer, and, the only real online wake shop have teamed up with Liquid Force and Alliance Wakeboard Magazine to offer another chance of a lifetime. In 2004, brought you the Global Rider Search. The Global Rider Search is back for 2010, and one serious shredder will be rewarded for their riding prowess with a full head-to-toe sponsorship opportunity.

How to enter:

Fill out the submission form below, including a link to either a Youtube or Vimeo digital video of your riding, and cross your fingers while 10 finalists are selected by our elite judging panel consisting of:

Chuck Morrow (Owner, President, and CEO of Ambush Boarding Co. and
Bill McCaffray (Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Alliance Wakeboard Magazine)
Don Wallace (Sales & Marketing for Liquid Force)
Aaron Grace (Team & Marketing for Liquid Force)
Josh Palma (2004 Global Rider Search Winner)

The 10 finalists:

The 10 finalists riding video along with an additional interview-style "personality" video submission showcasing each finalist's true form off the water will be evaluated by the entire Liquid Force Pro Team who will select a Grand Prize winner to join their ranks. The Contest will open for submission on June 1, 2010 and will close at 11:59pm EST on August 1, 2010(details to be provided to the fianlists).

The Winner will be announced at Surf Expo 2010 in Orlando, Florida September 9, 2010. This opportunity is open to riders of all types including wakeboarders, wakeskaters, winch riders, cable riders, etc.

The Global Rider Search v.2 Winner will receive the following:

A full one year unpaid sponsorship from all partners and sponsors including boards, bindings, wake vests, ropes, handles and apparel provided by Liquid Force and footwear provided by Reef.
The Grand Prize Winner will also receive a full shop sponsorship from Ambush Boarding Co. and
Additionally, The Winner will be featured in a full-page ad in Alliance Wakeboard Magazine accompanied by a "rider check out" article combined with additional corresponding media exposure.
As a special bonus, the Grand Prize Winner will receive paid rider entry to all 2011 Pro Wakeboard Tour stops (upon qualifying), as well as paid entry to both the WWA Wakeboard Nationals and the WWA Wakeboard World Championships.

Additional Prizes:, Liquid Force, Alliance, and Reef prize packages will be awarded in the following categories.

Best Editing
Best Trick
Best Crash