Putting an exclamation point on four days of progressive riding across 24 divisions at the Nautique Wake Games presented by Rockstar, Nicola Butler went home a champion, putting in a top notch performance to claim first place in the Pro Women’s division.
The Pro Women finals saw a heated battle from some of the sport’s top females. Taking top spot on the podium was Nicola Butler, who’s well-balanced run was too much for Raimi Merritt and Dallas Friday to overcome, who finished in second and third respectively.
The only event of its kind, the Nautique Wake Games also includes a team format competition featuring 10 teams that includes riders from all 24 divisions. Based on results from day three and four at Wake Games the athletes, which are separated by age, sex and skill level, accumulated points toward a team score based on their individual placement in that division. Team Tony Carroll posted the highest collective score and will hold on to bragging rights for the next year.
Nicola Butler – 86.67
Raimi Merritt – 82.67
Dallas Friday – 75.00
Melissa Marquardt – 70.33
Amber Wing – 50.00
Taylor McCullough – 40.00