4th August 2019
The Ukrainian Waterski and Wakeboard Federation will be the proud hosts of the IWWF European & African Wakeboard Boat Championships in Kyiv from 5th to 10th August 2019. Final preparations are now underway and the scene is set for the top riders across Europe and Africa to convene at The Breakwater Club in Kyiv to compete for coveted Europe & Africa titles in all age groups.
We are delighted to present the Championships in partnership with MasterCraft Boat Company and the exclusive towboat for the event will be the amazing MasterCraft XStar, providing massive wakes for the riders to perform their best tricks and we look forward to an exciting week of outstanding performances.
This year 16 countries will be represented in Kyiv and the competition in all age divisions will be really tough.
The current reigning Open Ladies Champion Sanne Meijer, from the Netherlands will seek to defend her IWWF Europe and Africa crown as will Open Men Champion, Georgy Khudnitskiy of Russia.
The IWWF European & African promises to provide an exciting spectacle of skills, thrills and spills on the water and while the top riders battle it out for the individual medals, the overall team competition always produces an exciting climax to the Championships with Italy seeking to retain that Gold medal position.
About the IWWF: The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) is the world governing body for towed watersports and has over 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 & Wakesurfing
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