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ANDREA FOUNTAIN places 4th at the third stop of the Australian Pro Tour of Wakeboarding
Friday 26th January 2007, Penrith, Australia

Fountain cleaned up her heat in the semi finals at the APTW on Thursday 25th January in Penrith, Sydney. Perfect conditions allowed her to throw down new tricks she had been learning & practicing leading up the event.

The finals were held on Australia Day, Friday 26th and the day was scorching approximately 30,000 spectators were there to enjoy the Australian day celebrations with the 3rd stop of the Australian Pro Tour of Wakeboarding, ski shows amongst wood chopping, dancing and bands.

6 Pro Women made the highly sought after finals, a cultural mix of Aussies, a Canadian, an American and a Kiwi, the current WWC World Champion Andrea Fountain seeded 4th, sending her 3rd off the dock, she rode a clean & intense first pass, just going down at the end of the first pass but pulling it back together with a new trick in her pass.

Fountain ended up in 4th place, just behind fellow Maven team mates Barrett Perlman and Amber Wing.

“I had stayed in NZ for the first two tour stops to work on new tricks and train for the finals stops of the APTW, I am happy I did so, landing one of the new tricks gave me an advantage during that final and hopefully next week will work out even better.”

Final Placings

1. Amber Wing AUS
2. Hayley Smith AUS
3. Barrett Perlmen USA
4. Andrea Fountain NZL

Next event is 4th & Final stop on the Australian Pro Tour of Wakeboarding, 3rd & 4th February.