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Waterskiing - 29 Jul 2011 - Federations & NOCs
Launched in 1989 by the International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF), the biennial Hall of Fame Ceremony took place at the impressive Culture Centre Theatre in Dubna, Russia, during the 2011 World Waterski Championships.
Waterskiing - 25 Jul 2011 - Federations & NOCs
As the hot 31C sun sank over the flat calm Volga River in Dubna, Russia, some hours ago and the MasterCraft boats were moored for the night, many of the 37 competing countries agreed that this was one of the most outstanding IWWF World Waterski Championships in living memory.
Waterskiing - 22 Jul 2011 - Federations & NOCs
The response of contestants and supporters from 37 countries to outstanding efforts over the past six years to prepare for this week’s 2011 World Waterski Championships has host city of Dubna in Russia feeling very proud.
Waterskiing - 19 Jul 2011 - Federations & NOCs
Last night’s World Championships Opening Ceremony was easily the most impressive ever staged by a host as the sun set over the flat calm Volga River Watersports Stadium in Dubna, Russia.
Waterskiing - 14 Jul 2011 - Federations & NOCs
With over 30 million active participants in the sport, all eyes will be on these 2011 World Championships taking place on July 17/24 in Russia.
Waterskiing - 23 May 2011 - Events
Following the celebrations of the 30th Stop of the Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup in Chuncheon City in South Korea some months ago, the 2011 season will continue to add new exotic locations to this highly successful series.
Waterskiing - 06 Sep 2010 - Events
Organised by the Korea Waterski & Wakeboard Association (KWWA) and the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF), this 30th Stop of the IWWF World Cup series attracted the highest ranked athletes from 14 countries and a large spectator gallery.
Waterskiing - 04 Dec 2009
International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) has just announced a major six-year official tow-boat agreement with MasterCraft, the premium manufacturer of inboard wakeboard, waterski and luxury performance boats.
Waterskiing - 16 Nov 2009 - Federations & NOCs
Following the exciting conclusion of the 29th Waterski & Wakeboard World Cup Stop, the 2009 World Cup Awards of crystal trophies were presented to the world’s highest ranked athletes at a lavish banquet staged in the Marine Centre at Putrajaya’s impressive Watersports Complex.
Waterskiing - 09 Nov 2009 - Events
The 29th Stop of the Waterski & Wakeboard World Cup Series ended with perfection on many fronts with 51 athletes from 15 countries provided with outstanding facilities in Putrajaya Malaysia for this last event of the 2009 World Cup calendar.
Waterskiing - 28 Oct 2009 - Events
With just 10 days to go, the final list of qualified Waterskiers for the 29th World Cup Stop in Putrajaya, Malaysia, has been released. Competition for these places is at an all time high. With over 30 million participants in the sport, gaining a top 20 ranking position and a World up place is a lifetime dream for most. This will be the final World Cup Stop of 2009 and so the season overall titles are also at stake.
Waterskiing - 22 Oct 2009 - Events
Putrajaya, Malaysia, will host the final Stop of the Waterski & Wakeboard World Cup series on November 6/8. This will be the 29th in the current series. Following the spectacular World Cup Stop in Liuzhou City in South West China earlier this month, Putrajaya now promises to once again deliver the perfect conclusion to what has been another very successful World Cup season.
Waterskiing - 05 Oct 2009 - Events
The 28th Stop of the Waterski & Wakeboard World Cup series of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) was staged for the first time in this South West Monsoon region of China – a major car manufacturing and attractive tourist area.
Waterskiing - 24 Sep 2009 - Federations & NOCs
To mark the 60th Anniversary of the Peoples Republic of China at the International Aquatic Carnival in the City of Liuzhou, the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) will present the next Stop of the successful World Cup series in a truly spectacular location. This will all take place over the coming October 1st / 3rd weekend.
Waterskiing - 14 Sep 2009 - Federations & NOCs
Following careful consideration and a half-century of development and growth, the Executive Board of the IWSF announced that the name International Water Ski Federation (IWSF), will immediately be changed to International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF)
Waterskiing - 14 Aug 2009 - Events
The 2009 Waterski World Championships in Calgary, Canada were an outstanding spectacle with 175 athletes from 35 countries listed despite poor weather conditions early in the week posing extra challenges.
Waterskiing - 28 Jul 2009 - Events
The 2009 Waterski World Championships is the major competition in the calendar of the International Water Ski Federation with over 200 Waterski athletes from 40 nations compete at the magnificent Lakes of Kastynstone site in the Calgary area in the Province of Alberta, Canada.
Waterskiing - 13 Jul 2009 - Events
Last weekend saw the 27th Stop of the Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup Series and the sixth to be staged in the spectacular Volga River site in Dubna City in the Region of Moscow. To date the World Cup series has awarded over $2.5 million to the winners.
Waterskiing - 10 Jul 2009 - Events
Moscow’s two international Airports were busier than usual today with the arrival of the Waterski World Cup athletes from twelve countries making their way to the city of Dubna for the first World Cup Stop of the 2009 season.
Waterskiing - 06 Jul 2009 - Events
The Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup series of the International Water Ski Federation (IWSF) is now commencing its sixth season in bringing the highest ranked athletes to compete at major downtown locations around the world.
Waterskiing - 24 Jun 2009
The International Water Ski Federation is just two weeks away from launching yet another Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup season.
Waterskiing - 26 May 2009 - Events
It all began on Memorial Day 1959 in Callaway Gardens, Georgia, USA. At that time, an estimated 13,000 spectators enjoyed the thrills of the birth of this event. Fifty years later, we celebrated the golden anniversary of the Masters Waterski and Wakeboard tournament in style over this past weekend.
Waterskiing - 19 May 2009 - Federations & NOCs
With just a few days to go, the 50th Anniversary Masters preparations are almost complete as the World’s top Waterskiers and Wakeboarders head for Pine Mountain, Georgia, USA.
Waterskiing - 13 May 2009
For the past 50 years, Callaway Gardens in the State of Georgia, USA, has reserved the Memorial Day weekend to host one of the Worlds most prestigious waterski and wakeboard events on the international calendar.
Waterskiing - 19 Nov 2008
After another challenging and exciting 2008 season for the Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup Skiers and Riders, the International Water Ski Federation (IWSF) released the overall season points scores today.
Waterskiing - 17 Nov 2008 - Events
The venue for this last Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup Stop of the 2008 season was a man-made saltwater canal at the exclusive Doha Diplomatic Club in Qatar.
Waterskiing - 13 Nov 2008 - Events
Competitors from 15 countries used the practice time available today in Doha Qatar to prepare for the Friday and Saturday final Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup Stop of the season.
Waterskiing - 11 Nov 2008
Following the highly successful World Cup Stop in Putrajaya, Malaysia, last weekend, the worlds top professional Waterski and Wakeboard athletes are now heading for Doha on the sun-drenched coast of Qatar.
Waterskiing - 10 Nov 2008
At Putrajaya Malaysia for the 25th Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup Stop in the series, the exceptional on-site facilities guaranteed that this would be one of the greatest of all World Cup Stops to date.
Waterskiing - 04 Nov 2008
The Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup series is about to reach some significant milestones in the coming days as the International Water Ski Federation (IWSF) celebrates the 25th World Cup Stop in the exotic location of Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Waterskiing - 31 Oct 2008 - Events
On November 7/9, the International Water Ski Federation (IWSF) will celebrate the staging of its 25th Waterski World Cup Stop in a truly spectacular location near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Waterskiing - 08 Oct 2008 - Events
The spectacular backdrop of downtown Singapore combined with the world’s largest floating stage and followed by a huge hip-hop themed party next weekend, will create the perfect setting for the next Wakeboard World Cup Stop of the International Water Ski Federation.
Waterskiing - 03 Oct 2008 - Federations & NOCs
The Singapore Waterski and Wakeboard Federation, hosts of the 24th Stop of the Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup 2008 series, will be organizing one of the most exciting and unique venues to date at the Marina Bay Floating Stadium in downtown Singapore
Waterskiing - 11 Aug 2008 - Federations & NOCs
In total, 26 of the World’s top IWSF ranked Wakeboard stars have been invited to compete in the Cairo Stop of the Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup series at the Hacienda Bay Palm Hills Developments.
Waterskiing - 07 Aug 2008 - Events
Having successfully completed the first Waterski Stop of the 2008 Waterski & Wakeboard World Cup series in Dubna, Russia last week, the event now moves on to the first 2008 Wakeboard Stop ever staged in Egypt.
Waterskiing - 28 Jul 2008 - Events
This was the fifth consecutive World Cup Stop in Dubna in Russia and the 22nd in the series launched by the International Water Ski Federation (IWSF) in 2004.
Waterskiing - 22 Jul 2008 - Federations & NOCs
The first Stop of the 2008 Waterski & Wakeboard World Cup series kicks off at Noon on this coming Friday, July 25th.
Waterskiing - 17 Jul 2008 - Federations & NOCs
Next week, on July 24/26, the City of Dubna in Russia will have the distinction of hosting more World Cup Stops than any other on the international circuit today.
Waterskiing - 19 May 2008 - Federations & NOCs
With a total of 21 Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup Stops already completed, competition for places in the 2008 starting list is at an all time high
Waterskiing - 18 Sep 2007
Having completed the final Waterski World Cup Stop in Enniskillen in Northern Ireland ten days ago, it is now time for the last two Wakeboard Stops in Singapore and Qatar in this successful global series organized by the International Water Ski Federation (IWSF).
Waterskiing - 14 Sep 2007
The completion of the 19th World Cup Stop in Northern Ireland last weekend was the last of 2007 for Waterskiers. Two more Stops remain for Wakeboarders in Singapore on September 22nd and 23rd and in Doha, Qatar, on November 3rd.
Waterskiing - 11 Sep 2007
One week ago, six Waterski athletes won the titles of World Champion at the bi-annual World Championships staged this year in Austria. Just one week later, at the Enniskillen Stop of the Waterski World Cup series in Northern Ireland, not all of the five World Champions who attended went home happy.
Waterskiing - 06 Sep 2007
Just one week ago, the new 2007 Waterski World Champions earned their titles in Austria. This coming weekend, they will face their first major test in the final  Waterski World Cup Stop of 2007. The possibility of adding the title of World Cup Champion is guaranteed to produce some stunning performances.
Waterskiing - 05 Sep 2007
When the individual Slalom, Tricks and Jump titles were announced at the Waterski World Championships in Linze-Steyregg in Austria, the final and most challenging Overall titles yet to be declared were hard fought battles of the very highest order.
Waterskiing - 03 Sep 2007
By the end of the 2007 Waterski World Championships in Linz-Steyregg in Austria, four previous World Championships Records were broken. This result is unprecedented in the long history of Waterskiing.
Waterskiing - 28 Aug 2007
The International Water Ski Federation (IWSF) is the world governing body for Towed Water Sports and is represented in all Continents by National Federations. It is recognized as the sole Waterski authority by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). With an estimated 30,000,000 active participants and 52,000 competitors, the World Championships event dominates all in terms of important calendar competitions.
Waterskiing - 09 Aug 2007
At a meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board in Beijing in May, IOC President Jacques Rogge proposed that Andres Botero (COL) be nominated for election as an IOC member.
Waterskiing - 01 Aug 2007
Following the success of the Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup series in Dubna in the Moscow region last weekend, Dubna City Mayor, Mr Valery Prokh, met with Kuno Ritschard, President of the International Water Ski Federation (IWSF)
Waterskiing - 30 Jul 2007
Every now and then, factors combine to create a perfect sporting event. The Waterski World Cup Stop of the International Water Ski Federation (IWSF) in Dubna, Russia, was one such occasion this weekend.
Waterskiing - 24 Jul 2007
With the first Stop of the 2007 Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup series scheduled to take place this weekend at the picturesque City of Dubna in Russia, the entry list is crammed with the super stars of the sport.
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