INTERNATIONAL WATER SKI
Report from Bob Corson
The International Water Ski Federation Tournament Council
met for its annual
meeting in Agrino, Greece at the Junior World Championships.
In their annual rules reivew, they considered recommendations from the three
world regional Tournamet Councils.
Some of the major items discussed were a redefinition of the slalom gate
rule, the optional use of three judges in tricks with video review,
adoption of the American WAter Ski Association jump timing chart, opening
of the jump ramp to 4 degrees, adoption of women ski fly rules,
World Cup rules, and all-buoy timing.
Also, progress was made in the trick event with the council allowing the
addition of new flips, but imposing a limitation of 6 flips for each
Experimental trick rules limiting the number of each type of
trick will be tried in World Cup Events. Tricks were aproved as a World Cup
event if enough organizers are willing to meet the event criteria.
flips allowed will be WFLIPBF, WFLIP5B, WFLIP5F (and reverse) as well as the
two filps under trick numbers 54 and 55 being made separate tricks.
The complete details will be published shortly when the meeting minutes are
IWSF Tournament Council
For any further information please feel free
to contact the IWSF Headquarters.
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