30th May 2019
The IWWF’s Wakesurf Committee has just completed its second wakesurf judging seminar, since the middle of May, having just recently released the first edition of its IWWF World Wakesurf Rules.
Over the last two weeks, wakesurf judging seminars were conducted in Hong Kong and Korea, by IWWF Wakesurf Committee Member Marcus Lee, with over 50 participants in total.
Topics covered included officials’ code of conduct, safety, equipment, judging criteria & scoring, boat driving, boat set-up and setting up a wakesurf field of play.
Participants who attended the course and succesfully passed an examination received a national level wakesurf judge certification.
In an effort to establish an international standard for wakesurfing, IWWF plans to run more wakesurf judging seminars in other countries in the upcoming months.
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About the IWWF: The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) is the world governing body for towed watersports and has 90+ 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
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