THE 2011 O’BRIEN BIG DAWG FINALS PRESENTED BY NAUTIQUE TO BE WEBCAST LIVE AND UNDER THE LIGHTS
ORLANDO, FLA (September 16, 2011) — Nautique is pleased to announce that the O’Brien Big Dawg Finals presented by Nautique will be viewable via live webcast for the head-to-head finals held next weekend, September 23-24, at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Florida.
The O’Brien Big Dawg Finals allows the top amateur slalom skiers in the world to vie in head-to-head competition behind the record breaking tournament ski boat, the Ski Nautique 200. The Preliminary round of competition will begin on the 23rd at 7:30 am and the Finals will commence on the 24th at 3:00pm; admission on both days is free to the public. Additionally, the Sweet 16 will be recorded earlier and played prior to the live web cast of the Elite 8 head-to-head competition under the lights on Saturday evening through skibigdawg.com.
Nautique President/CEO Bill Yeargin commented, “We are delighted to put on the esteemed Big Dawg Slalom Series for the sixth year in a row.” “This year’s Big Dawg Finals provides a thrilling competition for participants from all over the world,” added Yeargin.
O’Brien Skis is the title sponsor of the Big Dawg series presented by Nautique. The series is pulled exclusively by the Ski Nautique 200 and powered by Pleasurecraft Marine Engines (PCM). Additional sponsors include: Connelly Skis, Radar Skis, Global Marine Insurance, HO Skis, Overton’s, Polk Audio, D3 Skis, Commercial Sewing, Ram-Lin Custom Trailers, Goode Skis, Razor Skis, Reflex Skis, Zero-Off, Acme Propellers, Masterline and Salefish Properties.