Bohol, Philippines, April 30, 2012: Dates for Bohol Wakefest 2012, a first of its kind month-long wakeboarding event have been confirmed for May 25-June 25, 2012.
The Board Shop, a Singapore based company, which is the premium one-stop wake gear shop in Southeast Asia is proud to present Bohol Wakefest 2012 - an event that brings wakeboarding to the beautiful Pandanon Island, wherein Visayans and tourists alike can expect to experience the thrill and fun brought by wakeboarding. Through the
event, Visayans no longer have to travel to Davao and Luzon to experience the bliss that wakeboarding brings.
The best-selling German-engineered two-tower cable park system in the world - Sesitec System 2.0, will be installed in Pandanon island, giving wakeboarders and spectators a blast as beach lifestyle and watersports are combined in a magnificent white sand island. This event would pave the way in making Visayas as one of the top tourist destinations in the Philippines, and would make its name as a
wakeboarding spot in Asia.
Wakeboarding is one of the fastest growing sports in the world and is also a medium for tourism, with foreign and local tourists being enticed into enjoying the sunny weather the Philippines offer, giving
them a chance to wakeboard the whole-year round.
A Wake Jam will be held on June 9, 2012, wherein wakeboarders and wakeskaters from all over Asia and the Philippines will be showing off their skills with a demo. Spectators can expect to be entertained by the fun and exciting demo as wakeboarders and wakeskaters will be
doing astonishing tricks to amaze the crowd.
About Pandanon Island
Pandanon Island is found in the northern part of Bohol in the Philippines. It is one of Getafe, Bohol’s barangays. The island has gradually gained popularity because of its natural white sand that extends into the sea. It is a tourist destination in the Visayas. Pandanon Island is 70-80 minutes away from Mactan Island, Cebu and
20-30 minutes away from Getafe, Bohol.
Wakeboarding is a surface water sport which involves riding awakeboard over the surface of a body of water. It was developed from a combination of water skiing, snow boarding and surfing techniques. A Wakeboarder can be pulled by a boat, cable system, or a winch over a body of water.
About Sesitec System 2.0
Sesitec System 2.0 is a German company which is the best-selling two-tower cable park system in the world. The System 2.0 is a straight-line, two-tower cable system that compliments full size cable wake parks for events or as stand-alone rail parks. The System 2.0 is perfect for teaching beginners, as well as challenging more advanced riders with the progressive obstacle setups and varied terrain. The System 2.0 can be used in almost any body of water, has lightweight towers with integrated ladders, and it can be used year-round.
About The Board Shop
The Board Shop is a Singapore-based one-stop shop catering to all the wakeboarders’ and wakeskaters’ needs, distributing premium brands such as O’Brien and Slingshot Wakeboards, O’Brien and Remote
Wakeskates, Ten-80 and Three Apparels. The Board Shop is the leading wakeboard and wakeskate store in Southeast Asia operating in Singapore, Phuket, Indonesia and the Philippines.