5th February 2020
Patrice Martin from France was elected President of IWWF European Confederation
this past weekend during the 2020 IWWF European Congress held in Athens, Greece. Patrice has been Vice President of the IWWF European Confederation since 2017 and succeeds Depy Papadimitriou from Greece who has stepped down from her role after 4 years of service.
A member of the IWWF International Hall of Fame
, Patrice is one of the greatest waterski athletes of all time having won his first European title when he was 13 years old and first world title when he was 14. He has won 12 world titles, 34 European titles and 26 world records.
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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IWWF’s Website: www.iwwf.sport