17th January 2019
Australia’s Tee-Jay Russo broke a new IWWF World Junior Boys Barefoot Jump record of 26.7 metres on the 29th of December 2018 at the “December Tournament” at Georges River Liverpool NSW Australia (NSW Barefoot waterski Club Helles Park).
This is the site of the upcoming 2020 IWWF World Barefoot Championships.
The previous record holder was held by Tom Heaps from Great Britan with a jump of 26.6 metres.
Click here for a video of Tee-Jay Russo’s jump
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
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