Combining extreme sports, family-friendly entertainment and music in the world capital of water skiing, Soaked is a new extreme water sports festival coming to Orlando September 7-8, 2012. Taking over downtown Orlando’s iconic centerpiece, Lake Eola, the festival will feature world champion water skiers competing for the sport’s largest purse prize, along with live music, great food and more.
Open slalom and jump qualifying kick off the first ever soaked festival, followed by wakeboard and extreme sports freestyle demonstrations to keep the action flowing. After sunset, night jumpers face off to see who moves on to Saturday’s preliminaries, and Travie McCoy finishes the night off with a rocking DJ set. read more
Slalom and jump preliminaries start off the day, followed by wakeboard and extreme sports freestyle demonstrations. Slalom finals finish out the afternoon, with jump finals after sunset to crown the first-ever soaked champions. Breathe Carolina finishes out the night after the official awards ceremony. read more
Check out footage from 1986, when pro water skiing last appeared on Lake Eola: