Water Sports Industry Association announces leadership awards

Water Sports Industry Association Summit recently concluded in Steamboat Springs with the Leadership Awards, an annual ceremony that recognizes industry leaders and top performers for the year.

With more than 200 attendees, these awards were a highlight of the 2018 Summit and honored the best in the towed water sports industry, on both the retail and manufacturer levels. Here are this year’s winners:

Marine Dealership of the Year: Boulder Boats

Retail Shop of the Year: Performance Ski & Surf, Orlando, Florida

Sales Rep of the Year: Mark Gibbs, Centurion and Supreme Boats

Camp/School of the Year: The Boarding School, Orlando, Florida

Wake Park of the Year: Action Wake Park, Hudsonville, Michigan

Water Sports Innovation Awards: Roswell’s Triton Strapless Board Racks, Nautique’s Integrated Steering Assist, Liquid Force’s 4D Bindings, Centurion Boat’s Opti-V Hull Design, ZUP’s “You Got This” Board, Malibu’s MaxBallast L-Shape Ballast Tank and Plug-n-Play Controls, Cobe Mikacich’s Drop N Fill, and MasterCraft’s XStar Hull System

Lifetime Achievement Award: Shannon Starling, President of the World Wake Association

The Larry Meddock Award: Danny “Dano” Amir, the official voice of the World Wake Association

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