Tag Archives
Europe Africa Wakeboard Championships

TEAM IRELAND ANNOUNCED FOR WAKEBOARD WORLDS IN KOREA NEXT WEEK

DAVID COATES TO BE TEAM CAPTAIN OF STRONG IRISH TEAM Last week we saw Team Ireland bring two medals home from the Europe Africa Wakeboard Championships in Poland. Missing from that Team were the great talents of World Cup Riders David O’Caoimh and David Coates. Our Federation Wakeboard Chairman Andy McQuiggan has just confirmed that both will be on their way to Busan in the Republic of Korea for the …

Posted in General, Wakeboard News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

TWO EUROPE AFRICA MEDALS AND GREAT PERFORMANCES FROM TEAM IRELAND

EUROPE AFRICA WAKEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS SHOW BRIGHT FUTURE FOR TEAM IRELAND Leaving Dublin Airport earlier this week for Poland, our very young Wakeboard Team Ireland knew that they had a huge battle ahead. With 91 Riders from 31 Countries with equal high hopes for these Championships, all knew that even getting through the Prelims / Heats and Semis would push our Riders to the limit. Against this testing background, what actually …

Posted in General, Wakeboard News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SITE REPORT FROM POLAND ARRIVED TONIGHT

LINDA JOHNSTON SENDS REPORT FROM EUROPE AFRICA WAKEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday started very windy and the conditions proved very difficult for the wake skaters. Ashley was first up this morning in Junior Men wakeskate LCQ, followed by Lindsay in Open Women LCQ – unfortunately neither we’re able to progress through to the final of this competition.   Next up was the Open Men Semi final with 2 heats of 4 – …

Posted in General, Wakeboard News | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

NEWS FLASH – PHILIP McQUIGGAN NOW BRING OUR FINALISTS TO FIVE !

FIVE TEAM IRELAND RIDERS MAKE IT TO EUROPE AFRICA WAKEBOARD FINALS IN POLAND ON SUNDAY HOW ABOUT THIS ? Our six member Wakeboard Team Ireland headed for Poland earlier this week to compete with the top Riders from SEVENTEEN other Countries. Our Team Members covered the following Divisions – GIRLS, BOYS, JUNIOR LADIES AND OPEN MEN. As the sun was setting just a few minutes ago, we saw young Philip …

Posted in General, Wakeboard News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ALREADY FOUR TEAM IRELAND RIDERS MAKE THE FINALS

MORE GOOD NEWS AT LUNCH TIME SATURDAY IN POLAND ! Our very young TEAM IRELAND is really playing a blinder in Poland right now ! With Riders from 17 Countries battling for coveted places in the Europe Africa Wakeboard Championships, this was never going to be easy – and especially for young athletes at such a major event. Although we are only half way through the Saturday schedules, already FOUR …

Posted in General, Wakeboard News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GREAT FRIDAY NEWS FROM TEAM IRELAND IN POLAND

EUROPE AFRICA WAKEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013 In spite of an earlier shoulder injury, Team Ireland Captain Paul Johnston has battled through and has now made it to the Semi Finals in Poland. Congratulation Paul ! “Even better news for young Nicole Carroll. She has now made it all the way to the Europe Africa Finals – another outstanding achievement. Congratulations Nicole !

Posted in General, Wakeboard News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment