22nd January 2019

Behind the scenes, the IWWF Executive Board and the International Hall of Fame have been working hard on Rules updates, the clarification of Online Entry Forms and the appointment of Selectors. The EB also added four new Selectors to bring the total to nine.

Now we begin the nomination process for the Award Ceremony to take place on Friday, August 16th in Putrajaya, Malaysia, during the 2019 IWWF World Waterski Championships.

Congratulations to all our 2019 panel of Selectors and we wish them well with the task ahead :

Jurgen Pitz (Europe), Glenn Thurlow (Oceania), Steve Cockeram (Oceania), Richard Gray (PanAm), Arturo Torres (PanAm), Marie-Anne Persoons (IWWF EB), Dusty Schulz (IWWF EB), Jan Thurgar (IWWF EB), Tony Baggiano IWWF EB)

Guidelines for the 2019 programme :

  • Nominations must be made using the ONLINE ENTRY FORMS only.
  • Each Form must be FULLY completed before hitting “SUBMIT NOMINATION” on the Form to avoid incomplete entries.
  • Those nominated must be a current or past member of an IWWF Federation.
  • The Selectors decisions will be final.
  • Deadline for all submissions is MARCH 1ST 2019
  • Inductees to be announced on March 31st 2019

Best wishes and good luck to all.

Des Burke-Kennedy
Non-Voting Chairman
IWWF International Hall of Fame

About the IWWF:  The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) is the world governing body for towed watersports and has over 95 affiliated Federations worldwide. It was founded in 1946 in Geneva, Switzerland. It is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the sole authority for towed watersports. The IWWF is an affiliate member of the Association of IOC Recognized International Sports Federation (ARISF) and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF). The IWWF’s sports disciplines include, amongst others, Tournament Waterskiing (slalom, tricks & jump), Wakeboard, Cable Wakeboard, Cable Waterskiing, Disabled Waterskiing, Show Skiing, Ski Racing, Barefoot Waterskiing
& Wakesurfing

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