Archive for September, 2009

Australia submits bid to host 2011 World Championships

Jan Thurgar, on behalf of Ski Racing Australia, submitted a bid to host the 2011 World Water Ski Racing Championships. The bid calls for the event to be held in October 2011 with race courses in Botany Bay, Brisbane Water and the Hawkesbury River. Further information and details will be made available as they become available.

New Racing Council Chairman named

Dusty Schulz (USA) has been named the new Chairman of the IWWF Racing Council. He assumed his new responsibilities this past July taking over from Glen Coles (Australia). Schulz is an original member from the first Racing Council founded in the late 1970’s.

New name and logo for major water sports federation

The International Water Ski Federation (IWSF) was founded in 1946 in Geneva, Switzerland. As the world governing body for Towed Water Sports, it is also recognized as the sole authority for both Waterski and Wakeboard by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The IWSF represents 90 National Federations in Asia / Australasia, Europe, Africa, Middle East, [...]