(April 3, 2018) – The World Wake Association (WWA) and Malibu Boats are excited to announce the return of the Malibu WWA Asian Wake Series for 2018 with four stops heading to China, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea. This amazing series saw an explosion of growth in 2017 featuring Asia’s top riders and rising stars in premier locations. 

The 2018 WWA Asian Wake Series has partnered with Malibu & Axis dealers throughout Asia to provide their world-class towboats at each event. The region’s wakeboard and wakesurf athletes will be showcased at each stop competing to earn their spot on the WWA Asia rankings list and prize money. Overall Asian Wake Series champions will be crowned in each division at the WWA Asian Wake Championships.

“The Malibu WWA Asian Wake Series has taken wakesports to an elite level in the region with amazing venues, event production, and competition. Our partners in Asia have taken our model and executed it flawlessly, setting an example for what wake competition can be anywhere in the world with the WWA. We are extremely excited to have the opportunity to expand this series with an additional stop and promote Asia’s incredibly talented wake community,” said WWA Executive Director Corrie Wilson. 

2018 Malibu WWA Asian Wake Series Schedule:

Stop 1: Macau Wakeboard & Wakesurf Open

May 25-27:  Macau, China

Stop 2: Taiwan Wakeboard & Wakesurf Open

July 13-15:  Super High Wake School

Stop 3: Malibu WWA Asian Wake Series Japan 

July 27-29:  Kamamoto, Japan

Stop 4:  2018 WWA Asian Wake Championships

September 7-9:  Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


Novice (Men’s & Women’s) – No spins over 180, No Inverts.

Intermediate (Men’s & Women’s) – Spins up to 360 and up to 2 inverts.

Advanced (Men’s) – Spins up to 540 and No Mobes.

Open (Men’s & Women’s) – Anything goes.

Open Wakesurf (Men’s & Women’s) – Anything goes.