20th February 2019

Competition for Open riders begins today at the IWWF World Cable Wakeboard & Wakeskate Championships held at Pampa Wake Park – Beunos Aires, Argentina.

Julia Rick – Germany

Defending IWWF World Open Women’s Champion, Julia Rick from Germany, who was undefeated in all IWWF competitions in 2018 will be looking to defend her crown again. The likes of Sanne Meijer (Nethelands) 2014 IWWF World Open Women’s Champion and Aurelie Godet (France) 2nd place IWWF Shanghai World Cup, will be looking to give Julia a  run for her money.

Defending IWWF World Open Men’s Champion Lior Sofer from Israel will need to be at his level best to fend off  team mate Guy Firer  IWWF’s 2018 Cable Wakeboard Athlete of the Year, IWWF 2018 European Champion and winner of the 2018 IWWF Shanghai World Cup stop, and Ariano Blanik (Germany) who won the 2018 IWWF Ayla Jordan World Cup stop.

Open Qualification Round Starting Orders:

Open Ladies

Open Men

Open Women Wakeskate

Open Men Wakeskate


 The event will be life streamed every day till 23rd February 2019 – details available on the following link:

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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, Barefoot Waterskiing
& Wakesurfing

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