WORLD CABLE WAKEBOARDERS OF THE YEAR 2006
Heather Johnson (USA)
Heather made her debut in 2005 at the World Games in Germany and finished 4th at the Cable World Championships in Hungary that same year. Heather was two time Cable National Champion in 2005 and 2006 and was runner-up in the Jr. Women's Cable World Championships 2006 in Austria. She was also the winner of the USA Cable Rider of the Year award in 2005. Heather ranks among the best all around riders on the scene, not just in cable but as a 2 time Jr. Women's National Champion behind the boat in 2004 and 2005, and Jr. Women's World Champion for boat in Moscow 2005. Heather's unique style and rail riding ability makes her one of the top favorites in women's wakeboarding.
Rob Mapp (USA)
Cable Wakeboarder of the Year in the men's category, Rob Mapp, is considered by many to be an icon of cable wakeboarding. Rob had a strong showing in 2006 as US National Champion and runner up at the World Championships in Austria. His past achievements include 2005 National Champion, 4th place at the 2005 Cable World Championships in Hungary, and 5th place at the World Games in Germany 2005. Rob was also recognized as the USA Cable Rider of the Year for 2005. Often referred to as "the cable guy," Rob's consistent competition record in both national and international events makes him without a doubt one of the best cable riders in the world.