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Waterskiing - 23 Oct 2007
With a population of 907,000, Qatar in the Arabian Gulf is well used to boxing way beyond its weight. The Country successfully hosted the 15th Asian Games last December
Waterskiing - 15 Feb 2007
The International Water Ski Federation (IWSF) announced today a long-term partnership with World Championship Sports Network (WCSN) to deliver comprehensive coverage of major championship events worldwide to fans via the company’s broadband service, in the USA and Canada on the WCSN TV, and on its syndicated television show.
Waterskiing - 02 Dec 2005
Full details of the 2006 calendar of events for the well established Waterski & Wakeboard World Cup series were released today in Switzerland by Kuno Ritschard, President of the International Waterski Federation.
Waterskiing - 16 Aug 2005
A spectacular opening ceremony to the Vanke Waterski World Championships in Tianjin, China was broadcast by CCTV providing live coverage for 800 million viewers.
Waterskiing - 13 Jul 2005
Last year in July, the City of Dubna north of Moscow in Russia, created a perfect stage for the best Waterski athletes in the World. On July 30/31 next, Dubna will again pull out all the stops to deliver an even greater World Cup Stop for the International Waterski Federation.
Waterskiing - 17 Dec 2004
From the very start, the challenge undertaken by the International Waterski Federation was enormous. The prime objectives of bringing the World’s best Waterski and Wakeboard athletes to highly populated downtown locations and increasing the level of World-wide Media awareness, were never going to be easy. The final Stop of the World Cup in the exotic location of Doha in Qatar last weekend brought this inaugural global adventure finally to an end for 2004.
Waterskiing - 04 Nov 2004
Singapore set a new precedent in allowing HSBC Wakeboard World Cup 2004 Stop to use major downtown Reservoir.
Waterskiing - 18 Oct 2004
Sunny Seville in southern Spain witnessed the biggest ever World Wakeboard Championships organized by the World Wakeboard Council of the International Waterski Federation this weekend.
Waterskiing - 05 Oct 2004
Following successful Stops of the Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup in France, Russia, and Great Britain, it was now time for China's first Stop in Changshu – a short drive from last weekend's Shanghai Formula 1 Grand Prix site.
Waterskiing - 29 Sep 2004
Following last weekend’s spectacular Formula One Grand Prix, the Chinese Media are now heading for Changshu, just 45 minutes north of Shanghai.
Waterskiing - 23 Sep 2004
For the very first time, the Shanghai area will host both the Waterski World Cup and the Chinese Grand Prix. The new Waterski Arena at Changshu is now ready for it’s first Waterski World Cup Stop. Changshu is widely known as The Future City – and with good reason. A totally new Shanghai Grand Prix Circuit, designed by Herman Tilke, is also ready for the first Formula 1 race ever held in China.
Waterskiing - 31 Aug 2004
The stage is set. The Slalom Stars are ready. This is the final count down to the Waterski World Cup Stop at Thorpe Lakes in London next weekend on Saturday, September 4th. It is the halfway point for the 2004 Waterski World Cup with Stops yet to come in the China, USA and Qatar. The superb spectacle of last month’s Stop in Russia is fresh in the minds of competitors. The challenge now continues for a slice of the US$ 650,000 season’s cash prize.
Waterskiing - 09 Aug 2004
A major coup has now been secured by the IWSF in China. China Central Television (CCTV) is China’s largest TV Network. It incorporates 209 TV Stations. With 400 million TV sets in China, this is the World’s largest single pool of receivers and is double that of the USA.
Waterskiing - 03 Aug 2004
The Waterski World Cup Stop staged in Dubna, Russia, on July 25th and 26th was a resounding success. With 24,000 spectators in attendance on day one and 30,000 on day two, this was an outstanding achievement for both the Sport and a location which had not staged an international event on this large scale before.
Waterskiing - 29 Jul 2004
Put 56 Journalists, 10 TV Companies, 54,000 spectators and the best World’s best Waterskiers together and the result is a guaranteed masterpiece.
Waterskiing - 19 Jul 2004
The launch of the 2004 Waterski & Wakeboard World Cup by the International Waterski Federation has been well timed. The first of the seven World Cup Stops in France saw crowds of over 20,000 cheer the Wakeboarders to excel.
Waterskiing - 12 Jul 2004
Thirty thousand spectators are expected to travel from Moscow, Tver, Dmitrov and Klin to the beautiful city of Dubna on July 24th / 25th. The attraction is the next Stop of the Waterski World Cup.
Waterskiing - 09 Jul 2004
A significant policy change this year by the IWSF has brought the new Waterski & Wakeboard World Cup to highly populated downtown locations. Over 20,000 spectators watched the first Stop in France on June 19th/20th. Top Ranked Waterskiers from 17 Nations have now lined up for the next Stop in Dubna, Russia on July 24th / 25th. The total cash prize for the series is $US 650,000.
Waterskiing - 15 Jun 2004
With over thirty million Waterskiers in the World today, all eyes are now focused on the first two Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup Stops of the season in France and Russia. These will be followed by Stops in the UK, Singapore, China, USA, and Qatar.
Waterskiing - 10 Jun 2004
Even major sporting competitions such as the Olympic Games have had to search hard to locate capable and cash rich sponsors. There just never seems to be enough funders to satisfy the market. Even motor racing’s Formula 1 is battling with serious cost issues. Following eighteen months of extensive research and cold calling, the International Waterski Federation has created a novel and successful formula to overcome this widespread problem.
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