Expired New Headlines 19Sep02 - 18Mar03

18Feb03 IWSF President Kuno Ritschard announces the IWSF Athlete of the Year Selections

18Feb03 Final Dates for 2003 21 and Under World Championships announced

17Feb03 2003 World Racing Championships to be held in Long Beach, California, USA October 10-18, 2003

13Feb03 2003 World Senior Trophy to be held in Russia

13Feb03 Updated Preliminary World Ranking Lists are now available

This list covers results performed November 1, 2001 to October 31, 2002 and incorporates all known problems
Slalom
Tricks
Jump
Overall (including juniors)
Known Problems

Ski Flying

06Feb03 Tournament Rules updated to Version 1.2

Check the revisions section for update information

02Feb03 Preliminary World Ranking Lists are now available

This list covers results performed November 1, 2001 to October 31, 2002
Slalom
Tricks
Jump
List of Qualified Tournaments
All Ranking Data (1MB)

Known Problems

Overall will be available shortly

This starts the 30 day review period. Please send all corrections and questions to Bob Corson, IWSF Ranking List Chairman

30Jan03 IWSF Tournament Council names Jaret Llewellyn CAN and Elena Milakova RUS as the male and female Skier of the Year for 2002.

Video Press Release (high Speed Link- 4MB)
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30Jan03 2003 World Junior and Senior Barefoot Championships to be held at Cypress Gardens

28Jan03 2003 Tournament Water Ski Rules are now available

28Jan03 IWSF Tournament Council decides to allow Individual Entries in the U21 World Championships

Skiers not selected for their national teams may qualify to compete in the U21 World Championships if they are ranked on the IWSF World Rankings List in the top four (4) of those qualified by age in any event including overall.

22Jan03 New Dates announced for the 2003 21 and Under Championships

14Jan03 Swiss Ski School prepares to host 2003 World Water Ski Championships

12Jan03 World Junior Championships completed

12Jan03 Felipe Miranda CHI sets new Junior World Overall Record of 2116.82 points

Felipe skied 2.5@11.25m, 8480 points and 51.4 m

Aaron Rathy CAN broke the Overall record in the first round as well

Aaron skied 2.5@11.25m, 8340 points, and 48.7m for 2041.75 points

Joy Todd USA broke the Junior Jump record in the Overall Finals

Joy jumped 45.1m breaking the record of 43.2 set in the first round.

2002 World Junior Championships Team Overall

  1. USA
  2. Canada
  3. France

2002 World Junior Championships Men's Overall

  1. Felipe Miranda CHI
  2. Aaron Rathy CAN
  3. Carlos Lamadrid MEX

2002 World Junior Championships Women's Overall

  1. Danielle Bennet USA
  2. Joy Todd USA
  3. Marion Mathieu FRA

2002 World Junior Championships Men's Jump

  1. Felipe Miranda CHI
  2. Aaron Rathy CAN
  3. Brody Reid USA

2002 World Junior Championships Women's Jump

  1. Joy Todd USA
  2. Marion Mathieu FRA
  3. Danielle Bennet USA
Final Results

11Jan03 World Junior Championships Finals so far

2002 World Junior Championships Women's Slalom

  1. Nicole Arthur GBR
  2. Danielle Bennet USA
  3. Whitney McClintock CAN

2002 World Junior Championships Women's Tricks

  1. Marion Mathieu FRA
  2. Danielle Bennet USA
  3. Michelle Briant AUS

2002 World Junior Championships Men's Slalom

  1. Matteo Ianni ITA
  2. Ian Trapp USA
  3. J.D. McClintock CAN

2002 World Junior Championships Men's Tricks

  1. Aaron Rathy CAN
  2. Tomlin Wilson USA
  3. Felipe Miranda CHI
Current Results

10Jan03 Teams Canada and USA in close race at World Junior Championships


Aaron Rathy CAN carves up the slalom course in Chile

Joy Todd USA sets new Girls World Junior Jump record of 43.2m

Current Results

09Jan03 Day 2 Results for the World Junior Championships in Santiago, Chile

Results will be posted as they come in

09Jan03 Tony Lightfoot Reports

Tony Lightfoot reknowned water ski announcer and fan is reporting from Chile. You can read his reports on the USA South Central Region Website here.

09Jan03 IWSF announces the 1st U21 World Championships to be held in Chile

08Jan03 World Junior Championships start in Santiago, Chile

Results will be posted as they come in

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Headline News

26Dec02 Moomba increases prize money and extends entry deadline

The Organising Committee of the 2003 Australand Moomba Masters are very pleased to announce an increase to the total prize purse from $110,000 AUD to $125,000 AUD. (AUD = Australian Dollars)
Due to late announcement of Prize Money Break Up Closing Date has been extended to 6 January 2003
Contact panda@pipeline.com.au for further information

12Dec02 Australia's Moomba Masters prepares for 2003

Registration deadline is Dec 31. Information is on this link

10Dec02 World Wakeboard Championships completed in Rio de Janeiro

For more information check out the World Wakeboard Council's website

2002 Wakeboard World Championships Women

  1. Leslie Kent USA
  2. Lauren Harf USA
  3. Caroline Jansson SWE

2002 Wakeboard World Championships Men

  1. Darin Shapiro USA
  2. Erik Ruck USA
  3. Josh Sanders AUS

2002 Wakeboard World Championships Team

  1. Australia
  2. Great Britain
  3. USA

10Dec02 World Wakebpard Council meets in Rio de Janeiro at the Wakeboard World Championships


06Dec02 Final IWSF Elite Rankings released

IWSF 2002 Elite Number 1 Skiers

05Dec02 Pan American Congress held at Pan Am Championships

Vern Oberg CAN Re-elected as President
Other Election Results: Lisa St. John USA was appointed Technical Director for the Pan Am Games in Santo Domingo, 2003

01Dec02 Pan Am Championship Results

2002 Pan American Championships Team

  1. USA
  2. CAN
  3. ARG

2002 Pan American Championships Men's Overall

  1. Jaret Llewellyn CAN
  2. Javier Julio ARG
  3. Clint Baikie CAN

2002 Pan American Championships Women's Overall

  1. Rhoni Barton USA
  2. Regina Jaquess USA
  3. Brandi Hunt USA

2002 Pan American Championships Men's Jump

  1. Jaret Llewellyn CAN
  2. Freddy Krueger USA
  3. Javier Julio ARG

2002 Pan American Championships Women's Jump

  1. Brandi Hunt USA
  2. Regina Jaquess USA
  3. Kraissa Wedd CAN

2002 Pan American Championships Men's Slalom

  1. Ben Favret USA
  2. Drew Ross CAN
  3. Jorge Suarez MEX

2002 Pan American Championships Women's Slalom

  1. Regina Jaquess USA
  2. Mariana Ramirez MEX
  3. Rhoni Barton USA

30Nov02 Pan Am Championship Results

2002 Pan American Championships Men's Tricks

  1. Jaret Llewellyn CAN
  2. Russell Gay USA
  3. Ryan Dodd CAN

2002 Pan American Championships Women's Tricks

  1. Rhoni Barton USA
  2. Regina Jaquess USA
  3. Brandi Hunt USA

29Nov02 Pan Am Championship Results for today Nov. 29

Brief Report by Vern Oberg, Pan Am President - 11/29

28Nov02 Pan Am Championships now in progress in Santiago, Chile

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Brief Report by Vern Oberg, Pan Am President - 11/28

25Nov02 3rd IWSF Wakeboard World Championship Bulletin 4 is now available (465k)

18Nov02 IWSF Tournament Council approves Jaret Llewellyn's CAN jump and overall records performed at McCormick's on September 29.

Jaret jumped 71.7 m (235 ft) and achieved an overall score of 2818.01 with a slalom score of 5@11.25 and a trick score of 10,730 points

15Nov02 3rd IWSF Wakeboard World Championship Bulletin 3 is now available (700k)

26Oct02 3rd IWSF Wakeboard World Championship Bulletin 2 is now available

15Oct02 3rd IWSF Wakeboard World Championship Bulletin is now available

09Oct02 Tournament Council Meeting minutes from its annual meeting in Nice, France are now available

One major item discussed was a new proposal for trick point adjustment. The proposal and reference materials are included below. This is now under study and on the agenda for the 2003 meeting.

06Oct02 Jaret Llewellyn CAN does it again reportedly jumping 71.5m (234 ft) at Sunset Lakes.

This is his second pending Jump World Record being set just one week after his jump at McCormick's on 29Sep. He also broke the overall record in both rounds.
News courtesy of Personalized Sports

29Sep02 Jaret Llewellyn CAN reportedly breaks the World Jump record with a jump of 71.7m (235 ft) at McCormick's in Seffner, Fl

It was also reported that he broke the World Overall record with 5@11.25m and 10,730 points in tricks.
News courtesy of Personalized Sports

29Sep02 AA and EAME Championships put new leaders in all three Women's event in the Elite Ranking List

Karen Truelove USA takes over the top spot in slalom after a season of hard work.
Elena Milakova RUS regains the #1 spot in tricks after winning that event at the EAME Championships.
Emma Sheers AUS uses her win of the AA Championships to power her way to the top in jumping.
The Men's leaders remain the same, Krueger USA in Jump, Parrish USA in slalom, and Leforestier FRA in tricks.
There is only one Ranking tournament left, the Pan American Championships in Chile at the end of November.

24Sep02 REVISED DATE CHANGE - 2003 Water Ski World Championships

The date for the 2003 Water Ski Open World Championships to be held at the Swiss Ski School in Clermont, Florida has been changed. The 2003 Water Ski World Championships will now take place from September 15-21, 2003.

22Sep02 EAME (Europe, Africa, Middle East) Championships in progress at Roquebrune


EAME Championships web site for all Results

2002 EAME Men's Tricks

  1. Oleg Deviatovski BLR
  2. Nicolas Leforestier FRA
  3. Aleksei ZERNOSEK BLR

2002 EAME Women's Tricks

  1. Elena Milakova RUS
  2. Clementine Lucine FRA
  3. Anais Amade FRA

21Sep02 IWSF holds Extraodinary Congress and approves new statutes and by-laws.

The IWSF has approved a major restructuring of its organization in order to develop the sport more agressively and serve the needs of its members.
The new organization changes the structure of the Executive Bureau to include three newly created positions of Vice-President on a Regional basis. Also the new structure required new elections for the IWSF Officers.
Kuno Ritschard SUI re-elected as President
Jeffry Armstrong USA re-elected as Secretary-General
Chris Howarth elected as Treasurer
Alain Amade FRA elected as Vice-President
Jim Grew USA elected as Vice-President
Max Kirwan AUS was also elected as Vice-President


IWSF Executive Board

20Sep02 IWSF Tournament Council meets in Nice, France

The TC met for its annual review of the Rules. The minutes of the meeting will be published in a few days.
Some highlighted decisions

19Sep02 IWSF Executive Board meeting being held in Nice, France

The IWSF Executive Board is holding its annual meeting in Nice, France just before the Special IWSF Congress that has been called to vote on the IWSF Statute and By-Law changes. The congress is being held tody at Roquebrune at the same time the EAME (Europe-Africa-Middle East) Championships are being held.

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