The Selection Rules limit the number of Inductees every two years to a maximum of just five individuals. In November next, one Official and four Athletes from three Disciplines will be inducted.
Apart from the non-voting Chairman, the Selection Committee comprised the following this year : PanAm Confederation : George Athans CAN, Frank Harrison USA and Edgardo Martin ARG; EA Confederation : Guenther Ludwig GER, Stefan Rauchenwald AUT and Chantal Amade Escot FRA; AAO Confederation : Glenn Thurlow AUS, Murray Eade NZL and Bruce Cockburn AUS.
Congratulations to those selected for induction in 2013. Here are some very brief highlights which will be described in greater detail at the November Induction Ceremony.
BILL BOWNESS USA - Disabled Waterski|
Won nine individual World Championships Gold Medals in the MP Division since 1987, six time World Record holder, nine time member of the USA Disabled Waterski Team
RON FERGUSSON AUS - Official|
IWWF Board Member and Technical Committee Member for 35 years, Chief Judge at both Waterski and Barefoot World Championships, Chief Judge at Asian Championships 12 times
LUCKY LOWE USA - Waterski Athlete|
Began Waterskiing at the age of six and first competed at seven. USA Elite Waterski Team member 1979-85, Slalom World Champion 1991, Medallist also 1985, 1989 and 1993.
TONI NEVILLE AUS - Waterski Athlete|
Four World Tournament Jump Records, Open Women's Ski Fly World Record, Slalom and Jump World Championships Records in 1997 and 1999, eight National Australian Records.
NADINE de VILLIERS RSA - Barefoot Waterski Athlete|
Eight World Barefoot Records covering Slalom, Tricks and Jump, ten World Barefoot Championships Gold Medals, twelve Europe/Africa Championships Gold Medals.
The International Hall of Fame Ceremony will take place at the Atton Hotel in Santiago, Chile, at 19.00hrs on Thursday, November 28th, during the Waterski World Championships and all are welcome to attend the event, space permitting. Updates will be posted on Facebook at : https://www.facebook.com/pages/IWWF-International-Hall-of-Fame/134306999971099?ref=hl