For the seventh consecutive year, the Sea-Doo X-team sets records for winning the premier Pro Open and Pro GP classes of the 2017 IJSBA World Championship Finals. Kuwait’s Mohammed Burbayea won his first Pro Open Championship abroad the Sea-Doo RXP-X and György Kasza of Hungary added to his championships in the Pro GP class.
Sea-Doo riders added to the podium count with Kasza finishing as the runner up in the Pro Open class. In the Pro GP class, the UK’s prolific James Bushell finished in second place and Marcus Jorgenson of Denmark completed the X-Team podium sweep finishing in third. Kylie Elmers also added another Pro Women’s championship to her resume aboard her Sea-Doo Center-backed RXP-X 300. The event, attended by the top riders in the world, proved the dynasty of performance dominance lives with the Sea-Doo T3 hull-equipped watercraft models.
The Sea-Doo RXT, GTX, and WAKE PRO watercraft models made their public debut at IJSBA World Finals in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, where guests were able to test ride the new platform featuring the ST3 hull.
During the 2017 IJSBA World Finals, Select X-Team racers showcased the performance and specifically the stability and precise handling of the new RXT-X 300 in the Sea-Doo Bounty Invitational event. The Sea-Doo Bounty is a racer contingency program that pays Sea-Doo watercraft racers extra money for top finishes and includes a special World Finals event. Florida’s Erminio Iantosca and Australia’s Gee Greenland competed in the Sea-Doo Bounty ‘Pop Man’ Invitational final where both riders rode the new 2018 Sea-Doo RXT-X 300 model around the World Finals track while having to pop several buoys in attempt to post the fastest one-lap time. Greenland showcased the RXT-X 300 stable and precise handling abilities the best by narrowly edging Iantosca by a mere three tenths of a second to claim the $1,000 bonus.