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Waterskiing - 06 Apr 2018 - Events
This 48th stop of the IWWF Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup series will take place in Aqaba in Jordan on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th May 2018.
Waterskiing - 21 Mar 2018 - Events
With 129 riders from 26 countries taking part this week in the Wakeboard World Championships of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF), the impressive list of wakeboard superstars will guarantee a fascinating battle for the titles of IWWF World Champion this weekend.
Waterskiing - 14 Mar 2018 - Events
With Melbourne’s population of over four million, it appeared that most took part in the annual Moomba Labour Day Festival at the weekend – and the centre-piece was certainly the Moomba Masters Championships. On the perfect stretch of water beside the Rod Laver Stadium and Melbourne Cricket Grounds, the hot weather made this an ideal stage for athletes arriving from 19 countries.
Waterskiing - 26 Feb 2018 - Federations & NOCs
History in the making as IWWF World Waterski & Wakeboard champions head for Melbourne’s 2018 Nautique Moomba Masters March 9/12
Waterskiing - 05 Oct 2017 - Events
Chinese National Day celebrations was a perfect background for the 47th World Cup Stop of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) where the first class Shanghai BiHai Jinsha Water Park was again the venue for this international Cable driven Wakeboard and Jump event which attracted athletes from 29 countries.
Waterskiing - 26 Sep 2017 - Events
Since the foundation of the People’s Republic of China on October 1st 1949, the first week of that month has become one of the world’s biggest national celebrations. The Shanghai Tourism Festival organisers expect over ten million visitors this time. Once again, the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF), using the Rixen Cable system, will bring its World Cup Series back to Shanghai’s Bihai Jinsha Water Park in the city’s Fengxian District.
Waterskiing - 12 Sep 2017 - Events
As so often happens, the best will always rise to the top. Yet again, this proved to be the case. While rain and wind played their part during some of these IWWF 2017 World Waterski Championships, at the end of the day, experience and skill took the medals. Two World Championships Records were also set.
Waterskiing - 07 Sep 2017 - Events
The historic setting at Choisy-le-Roi City Hall, a short distance from the centre of Paris, provided a perfect venue for the Opening Ceremony of the Waterski World Championships of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF). These take place here from September 4th / 10th. The events include Waterski Slalom, Tricks, Jump and Overall.
Waterskiing - 31 Aug 2017 - Events
Every single gold medallist from the previous World Championships in Chapala, Mexico, will return to defend their titles at the 2017 Waterski World Championships in Paris on September 6/10
Waterskiing - 28 Jul 2017
With both Waterski and Wakeboard Finals just completed, few could have predicted the outcome at these 10th World Games. In total, 3,000 athletes in 31 sports competed. The 84 International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) athletes from 34 countries fought hard for medals in Waterski Slalom, Tricks, Jump and also Wakeboard. The outcome was thrilling on all fronts.
Waterskiing - 24 Jul 2017 - Events
For Waterski and Wakeboard, the 2017 World Games in Worclaw, Poland, begin in earnest on Tuesday, July 25th with the finals on Wednesday and Thursday. Already, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach welcomed Kuno Ritschard, President of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) and Executive Director Paul Fong, at the spectacular Opening Ceremony.
Waterskiing - 17 Jul 2017 - Events
Following four days of outstanding performances in near perfect conditions, the eyes of the Waterski world were all on Ukraine this weekend. With Finals in Slalom, Tricks and Jump just concluded, the very best U21 athletes from 22 countries fought hard to capture the coveted titles of world champion in all three disciplines of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF)
Waterskiing - 14 Jul 2017 - Events
This was the first day of the IWWF U21 WATERSKI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS at the magnificent Sentosa Waterski Club site in Dnipro. With 85 athletes from 22 countries taking part in the Opening Ceremony, the Athletes Oath was taken by Ukrainian Skier Prosvietova Stanislava. Kuno Ritschard, IWWF President, joined site owner Alexey Martynov and City Vice Mayor Oleksandr Sanzhara at the athletes parade against the city’s historic backdrop.
Waterskiing - 07 Jul 2017 - Events
The stage is set and fully prepared in Dnipro Ukraine for the arrival of 88 athletes from 23 countries who will compete in Slalom, Tricks and Jump. The World U21 Waterski Championships of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) is where the Open stars of the future will prove themselves on July 13/16. This year, the current rising standards will certainly create some sensations based on recent outstanding performances.
Waterskiing - 27 Jun 2017 - Federations & NOCs
In the spirit of Peace & Sport, the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) recently completed a two-day waterski and wakeboard coaching seminar in Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPR Korea). The Peace & Sport organisation, based in Monaco and working in five continents, helps to make sport a vehicle for tolerance, respect, sharing and citizenship.
Waterskiing - 02 May 2017 - Events
The IWWF today announced details of those who will be inducted into the International Hall of Fame on Friday, September 8th, during the 2017 Waterski World Championships in Choisy-Le-Roi near Paris, France
Waterskiing - 02 May 2017 - Events
Australia turned the tables in a thrilling and close fought battle on the water with a margin of almost 600 points ahead of USA at the World Disabled Waterski Championships at Myuna Bay in New South Wales, Australia
Waterskiing - 26 Apr 2017 - Events
Myuna Bay Waterski Club host the World Disabled Waterski Championships this weekend where eight world champions to defend titles
Waterskiing - 15 Mar 2017 - Federations & NOCs
An estimated 1.2 million people celebrated the Moomba Festival for 2017 and over 200,000 fans attended the Nautique Moomba Masters on the Yarra River for the 57th year of the championships.
Waterskiing - 03 Mar 2017 - Events
Staged over six days and nights on the Yarra River in Downtown Melbourne, this year’s first major international Waterski and Wakeboard Championships will once again set the pace for the rest of the 2017 season.
Waterskiing - 16 Jan 2017
At the end of each year, all Councils of the World Governing Body, the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF), select their female and male Skier/Rider of the year, from which the IWWF Executive Board members then elect the IWWF Athletes of the Year from their submissions – one female, one male.
Waterskiing - 26 Sep 2016 - Events
With Wakeboard athletes from sixteen countries competing at this last World Cup Stop of the year, combined with the YiHe Open Championships, the standard of both the men and women’s performances have never been higher. As the final results emerged, it was consistency and experience which eventually made the difference.
Waterskiing - 21 Sep 2016 - Events
This coming weekend will see the very best in the sport of Wakeboard from eleven countries competing for the coveted International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) World Cup title in what will be the 46th Stop of this highly successful global series at Linyi on the banks of the Yi River between Beijing and Shanghai in China's Shandong Province.
Waterskiing - 20 Sep 2016 - Events
Past World Record holders and past World Champions returned to capture headlines and glory over this past week in the world of Waterskiing. Many performances were quite extraordinary at the over 35s World Championships in Sesena, Spain.
Waterskiing - 15 Sep 2016 - Events
For many of the highest ranked Wakeboard Riders in the World, China’s magnificent Linyi City waterfront stadium is now a familiar venue. Exactly five years ago, the City constructed this architectural masterpiece specifically to stage what was then the 32nd Stop of the World Cup Series of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF). This return visit to Linyi will celebrate the 46th Stop of the series – the longest running and most successful of the IWWF.
Waterskiing - 12 Sep 2016 - Events
An unpredictable week in Akita, Japan produced one of the most thrilling Waterski events of the year in the FISU World University Waterski Championships. The anticipated Typhoons never arrived, the mid-week dark clouds were transformed into hot sunny blue skies for the Finals and the most likely winners in most events just did not materialise. Each Finals in Slalom, Tricks and Jump thrilled the spectators as the outcome was always in doubt right to the very end!
Waterskiing - 08 Sep 2016 - Events
The specially constructed world-class Waterski site in Ogata Village in Akita, Japan, which was previously used for the World Games in 2001 and since then for both National and Collegiate Waterski Championships in Japan, will host the 4th edition of the FISU World University Waterski Championship from 8 to 11 September.
Waterskiing - 07 Sep 2016 - Events
Undaunted by the seasonal threat of typhoons in the area, the special Opening Ceremony here in Akita Prefecture in north west Japan brought a great sense of tradition to the event. As part of the programme of the International University Sports Federation (FISU), the scene is now set for the World University Waterski Championships, culminating in Saturday and Sunday’s battle for Finals honours in Waterski Slalom, Tricks and Jump
Waterskiing - 30 Aug 2016 - Events
University athletes will compete from fifteen countries in the disciplines of Slalom, Tricks and Jump at the World University Waterski Championships in September at Akita, Northern Japan
Waterskiing - 20 Apr 2016 - Events
LAUSANNE, 20 APRIL 2016: The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) and Malaysia Major Events (MME), a division of the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), are thrilled to announce that Malaysia will be playing host to the 2019 IWWF Waterski World Championship happening at Putrajaya come August 2019.
Waterskiing - 15 Mar 2016 - Events
Moomba Masters drama as records exceeded six times and thousands enjoy the thrilling downtown spectacle on melbourne’s yarra river
Waterskiing - 01 Mar 2016 - Events
The first major Waterski & Wakeboard international event of the year takes place at the annual Moomba Masters between 9th and 14th March and is also by far the biggest spectacle.
Waterskiing - 11 Feb 2016 - Federations & NOCs
International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation signs a major ten-year agreement naming Nautique as the exclusive boat provider for the many Waterski World Championships for the period 2016 to 2025, and also signing major agreement with Correct Craft subsidiary, Centurion Boats, which will be the official Wakeboard boat provider.
Waterskiing - 07 Dec 2015 - Directory
IWWF announced in Switzerland today the appointment of a new Executive Director, Paul Fong from Singapore, commencing on March 1st 2016
Waterskiing - 24 Nov 2015 - Events
Three well established records fell last weekend at the Boca Laguna Waterski Club in Chapala, Mexico which hosted a thrilling 2015 Waterski World Championships of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation.
Waterskiing - 16 Nov 2015 - Events
Injury to Freddy Krueger and doubts over Jacinta Carroll leave the door open for others as the Waterski World Championships begin at Boca Laguna in Chapala, Mexico
Waterskiing - 09 Nov 2015 - Events
A second World Championships staged by the Mexican Waterski & Wakeboard Federation within four weeks will see all six male and female World Record holders in Waterski Slalom, Tricks and Jump chasing their coveted titles in Chapal, Mexico November 17/22
Waterskiing - 02 Nov 2015 - Federations & NOCs
Held every two years, the Wakeboard World Championships of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) are the greatest skill and focus test of all. The 2015 venue at the weekend was the all-new Mayan Watersports Complex in Cancun Mexico. With US $50,000 at stake, few could have predicted the outcome.
Waterskiing - 27 Oct 2015 - Events
The spectacular new Mayan Watersports Complex was officially opened just in time to host this week’s Wakeboard World Championships of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF).
Waterskiing - 08 Oct 2015 - Events
Over 200 Wakeboard riders from 29 countries will arrive at the spectacular new Mayan Watersports Complex in Cancun, Mexico to compete in the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation’s (IWWF) 2015 Wakeboard World Championships which will take place on October 27/31
Waterskiing - 05 Oct 2015 - Events
Athletes from forty countries took part in the last World Cup Stop of 2015 with Germany, Poland and Russia take Shanghai World Cup gold medals in semi-typhoon conditions at Bi Hai Jin Sha Water Park during China's massive Golden Week celebrations
Waterskiing - 29 Sep 2015 - Events
Cable Wakeboard & Jump World Cup Stop athletes from forty countries are now arriving for the October 3-4 competition joining over nine million visitors at the spectacular Shanghai Tourism Festival
Waterskiing - 28 Sep 2015 - Events
Athletes from 17 nations took part in the spectacular Linyi City Wakeboard World Cup Stop where Australia and Great Britain took China gold medals
Waterskiing - 22 Sep 2015 - Federations & NOCs
With over 3.5 million participants in the USA alone, the global boom in Wakeboard is reflected in the high quality international entry in this Stop of the World Cup Series on September 26/27. Created by the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF), and in cooperation with the Chinese Water Ski Association, competitors from around the world are arriving in Linyi City today for the weekend event.
Waterskiing - 17 Sep 2015 - Federations & NOCs
Shanghai is about to witness the biggest international Cable Wakeboard / Waterski event ever staged by the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF).
Waterskiing - 14 Sep 2015 - Federations & NOCs
The World Cup Series of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) first came to this rapidly developing city of Linyi in 2011. With it’s 2,400 year history and a population of over 10 million, the September 26/27 World Cup Stop will again attract thousands of spectators to enjoy the skills of the world’s most talented Wakeboard riders.
Waterskiing - 02 Sep 2015 - Events
Wakeboard and Waterski Tricks and Slalom were among the first disciplines to thrill the crowds in the Stadio del Mare site at the inaugural Mediterranean Beach Games in Pescara, Italy
Waterskiing - 27 Aug 2015 - Events
History will be made this weekend when eleven water and beach sports, including wakeboard and waterski, will come together for the inaugural Mediterranean Beach Games in Pescara, Italy
Waterskiing - 17 Jun 2015 - Events
The 28th SEA Games in Singapore included both Wakeboard and Waterski events in men's and women's categories producing many spectacular performances and 18 national records on the pristine waters of Bedok Reservoir.
Waterskiing - 29 Apr 2015 - Events
The world's best water ski racers gathered in Wellington, New Zealand, for the 19th IWWF World Water Ski Racing Championships