Castelldefels on the outskirts of Barcelona in Spain was this year’s venue for the annual Europe Africa Congress. The Spanish Waterski & Wakeboard Federation was represented by Carmen Ferrer Bosch who organized the first class event with outstanding conference facilities. Alain Amade, EA Confederation President FRA, welcomed all. Andy Harris GBR acted as Congress Chairman. The 25 point Agenda included many detailed presentations which included Patrice Martin FRA on impressive Cable progress in France, Candido Moz ITA on Bye-Law changes and “Intention to Enter” difficulties, Uwe Goldstein GER and Marie Ann Persoons BEL on Cable Parks challenges, Des Burke-Kennedy IWWF International Hall of Fame Chairman on how to put candidates forward, and many other contributors. Clementine Lucine FRA, as athletes representative, was a welcome attendee.
Alain Amade FRA was re-elected President and announced his wish for this to be his last term. Both re-elected also were Sid Adriaensen BEL as Secretary and Dominique Lakens Douwes NED as Treasurer. Those elected for the Admincom included Peter Frei SUI, Andy Harris GBR, Patrice Martin FRA and Depi Papademitriou GRE.
All welcomed the positive outcome in the accounts for 2015. Details of Bids, Calendar, Councils, Reports, Finances, etc., will be included in the Minutes to be released shortly.