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Even if you just wakeboard or waterski on the weekends, that doesn't mean you can't learn a thing or two from the pros. Professional athletes hit the water each year at a variety of national and international events earning thousands of dollars in prize money. It's at these competitions that you can see records being broken and awards being handed out. The other benefit to keeping tabs on these events is to find out which boats are performing best in each sport. Boat manufacturers are especially interested in seeing their latest designs break records or receive accolades.