Real Wake Driven by MasterCraft Videos Now Available on

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Real Wake Driven by MasterCraft Videos Now Available on

Full Real Real Wake Episode to Air September 16 on ABC

The final installment in the 2018 Real Series video competition, Real Wake Driven by MasterCraft launches today, with six never-before-seen wakeboard video parts debuting on A full World of X Games episode will air September 16 on ABC, featuring all six video parts, behind-the-scenes footage and athlete interviews. The videos are judged by a panel of industry experts, with their selections for which athlete/filmer teams will be awarded X Games gold, silver and bronze medals announced on the ABC broadcast. Cash prizes will be awarded to the medalists. Fans will also have a chance to view and vote for their favorite videos online at, with the Fan Favorite winning an additional cash prize.

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Rider: Tyler Higham | Photo: Trever Maur

The six Real Wake Driven by MasterCraft athletes and filmers competing are:

  • Steel Lafferty/ Aaron Rathy
  • Tyler Higham/ Trever Maur
  • Felix Georgii/ Steffen Vollert
  • Dylan Miller/ Trevor Bashir
  • Daniel Grant/ Brandon Thomas
  • Guenther Oka/ Taylor Hanley

A forum for the world’s best riders and filmers to create premium action sports video content, the Real Series brings together the worlds of competitive action sports and core video parts for six competitions in 2018 – Ski, Snow, Street, BMX, Moto and Wake. Now in its ninth year, the Real Series will feature past Real Series winners and Fan Favorites, X Games medalists and up-and-coming athletes from around the world.

More details will be available on for fans or on for members of the media. Follow @XGames social pages and join the conversation using #RealWake.





Grace Coryell, ESPN Communications, [email protected], 213-405-4402

Olivia Wilson, ESPN Communications, [email protected], 213-405-4145

Grace Coryell

Based out of the LAPC in Los Angeles, Calif., Grace Coryell is manager of communications focusing on X Games and West Coast PR. A native Angelino, Coryell attended the University of Southern California and began working at ESPN in 2008.
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