14th September 2018

 The  French Waterski & Wakeboard Federation will host the 2019 IWWF World Waterski Racing Championships in Vichy, France from 7th to 15th September 2019.

Vichy is a famous spa town located in Central France, some 300 miles south of Paris, and is renowned for its eclectic architecture.

Vichy is a centre for a wide range of sporting activitities and was a popular host for the 1993 IWSF Racing Worlds. Many successful international events have since been held on the River Allier in its town centre location.

“The Town of Vichy will provide great support for this major water ski event and a warm welcome will be extended to all”, said Mike Watermann, Chairman of the IWWF World Racing Council.

About the IWWF:  The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) is the world governing body for towed watersports and has 91 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 and Barefoot Waterskiing