(Tavares, FL)  The HydroTurf Surf and Tour, presented by Yamaha, RIVA Racing, City of Tavares, Sea Doo,, Blowsion, Lacey Powersports, and Team Mean began their season on April 16-17, in Tavares, Florida, “America’s Sea Plane City” and has become a favorite over the past 8 years for PWC racers!

The race was held at the Wooton Park Extension, directly behind the pool at the Key West Resort, which provided excellent viewing as did the bleachers that were provided by the City on each side of the stage.  Over 70 entries were received in this IJSBA World Finals Qualifier that also featured and EcoReco Scooter exhibition commercial shoot featuring Team Mean’s Laura and Jessica Milone along with Freestyle Champ, Jason Stoyer!


Chris Clark, owner of Tiki West, commented, “We really enjoy the races and the restaurant fills up when they come to town”.  This event will also be featured on Skip TV, which has a huge following on the following media outlets…FilmOn, OTA Network, mobile app, and Prime Fire!  Congrats to the “Young Gun” Haden Skellett, who won the Ski GP, and Keith Dill (Sport Spec),  and Sam Nehme (Sport Modified), who all won the 1st 2 rounds in their Classes and Eric Diaz for taking the win in the Enduro-X!

The next weekend for the HydroTurf Surf and Turf Series will be held at the same location in Tavares, Florida, on June 4-5, and will also serve as IJSBA World Finals Qualifiers for Lake Havasu in October.  Info and results are available online at  A very special thanks to the Surf and Turf Staff, and co-sponsors…Jet Pilot, Pro Rider Magazine, Ross Nemo Racing, Westhaven, Visit Erie, Ben’s Performance, FIZZLE Intercoolers, and “Big Wave Dave” Hamilton!  The full story will be available in Pro Rider Magazine!  See you in the pits!  MY