Yearly Archives: 2013

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WORLD CUP SLALOM STARS MARRY

CONGRATULATIONS TO AARON LARKIN & ANAIS AMADE Aaron & Anais   Big CONGRATULATIONS to both our international WORLD CUP Slalom Super Stars who have just got married. We all wish Aaron Larkin NZL and Anais Amade FRA a long and happy life together. This is the second time in the last few days [...]

By | October 18th, 2013|WORLD CUP GENERAL, WORLD CUP MEDIA|0 Comments

BEIJING OLYMPIC PARK – ASIA’S RIDERS SUCCESS PROVES VALUE OF CABLE PARK INVESTMENTS !

SHUN YI OLYMPIC ROWING LAKE SEES HISTORY CREATED TODAY SATURDAY REPORT : We kicked off at exactly 10.00hrs today and those misty warm conditions continued - not great for photos but excellent for our Cable Wakeboard Riders as the chilly water was flat calm. The Opening Ceremony was really a VIP speech occasion for our [...]

OLYMPICS 2020 NEW SPORTS DECISION ANNOUNCED BY IOC

GREATLY DISAPPOINTED FOR ALL NEW COOL OPTIONS OFFERED TO IOC     St Petersburg, Russia, May 29th   Following much debate and attempts to predict how the IOC would announce their decision regarding new sports for the 2020 Olympic Games, the decision still came as a surprise to many. Our WAKEBOARD 2020 VISION Team successfully [...]

By | June 5th, 2013|Press|0 Comments

WAKEBOARD TO MAKE HISTORY AT BEIJING’S SHUN YI OLYMPIC ROWING LAKE NEXT WEEKEND JUNE 7-10

WAKEBOARD FIRST IN THE WORLD ON OLYMPIC LAKE   The world’s top Wakeboarders will make history in Beijing this weekend.   When the Shun Yi Olympic Rowing Lake was constructed for the 2008 Summer Games, it captured global headlines as a marvel of design. With its man-made 6.35 million square meters of water surface area, [...]

By | June 1st, 2013|WORLD CUP MEDIA, WORLD CUP STOP - Shun Yi Beijing|0 Comments

HISTORIC WEEK FOR WAKEBOARD WITH OLYMPIC AMBITIONS

IWWF TEAM LEAVES AT DAWN TOMORROW FOR ST.PETERSBURG IOC PRESENTATION This is a 50 year old Olympic dream ! When the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) established the WAKEBOARD 2020 VISION project to drive the effort to bring WAKEBOARD to the 2020 Olympic Games, this was at the request of the IOC which selected [...]

By | May 26th, 2013|WORLD CUP GENERAL, WORLD CUP MEDIA|0 Comments

WAKEBOARD IN SPOTLIGHT AGAIN AT BEIJING’S OLYMPIC ROWING LAKE

WAKEBOARD IN SPOTLIGHT AGAIN AT BEIJING’S OLYMPIC ROWING LAKE FOR ITS HISTORIC FIRST MAJOR COMPETITION Thomas Lin, IWWF VP, Yang Fenghui, GM Beijing Shunyi Aquatic Park, Des Burke-Kennedy, Marketing & Media IWWF   The worldwide growth of Wakeboard Cable Parks is gathering further international momentum. All eyes will be on this sport which is scheduled [...]

By | May 26th, 2013|WORLD CUP GENERAL, WORLD CUP STOP Shunyi China|0 Comments

INDONESIA’S MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS AFFAIRS ATTENDS WORLD CUP

SOUTH SUMATRA GOVERNOR AND INDONESIA'S SPORTS LEADERS ENJOY SPECTACULAR WORLD CUP BANQUET Republic of Indonesia Minister of Youth and Sports Affairs, KRMT Roy Suryo, South Sumatra Governor Alex Noerdin, IWWF President Kuno Ritschard, Rear Admiral Didit Herdiawan, Chairman of the Indonesian Waterski and Wakeboard Association

By | May 8th, 2013|WORLD CUP MEDIA, WORLD CUP STOP Palembang 2013|0 Comments

USA, FRANCE, BELARUS AND AUSTRALIA TAKE WORLD CUP GOLD MEDALS IN PALEMBANG SOUTH SUMATRA, INDONESIA

WAKEBOARD AND WATERSKI ATHLETES FROM TWENTY FIVE COUNTRIES COMPETE AT PACKED JAKABARING SPORTS COMPLEX  ALL RESULTS BELOW This was the 37th World Cup Stop in the series of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF). Hot on the heels of last month’s World Cup Stop in Mandurah, Western Australia, it was another thriller. Young new [...]

WORLD CUP RESULTS SATURDAY – SOME SURPRISES

YOUNGEST STARS CAPTURE WORLD CUP HEADLINES TODAY IN PALEMBANG INDONESIA SEE ALL SATURDAY RESULTS ATTACHED Saturday started with 33C / 96Fh, calm water and excellent World Cup conditions. This all changed a few hours later as a freak weather system arrived from nowhere and almost blew us away ! Fortunately, by that stage, we had [...]

By | May 4th, 2013|WORLD CUP GENERAL, WORLD CUP STOP Palembang 2013|0 Comments