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ANOTHER NEW NATIONAL JUMP RECORD APPROVED

GEOFF’S NEW 55+ NATIONAL MEN JUMP RECORD RAISES THE BAR ! Having now entered the 55+ Waterski Jump category, Geoff Clarke (Golden Falls WSC) is not new to setting National Jump Records. In spite of the poor weather here at home this year, he made the most of his limited time on the water – and also trained hard at Hazelwood’s in the UK. The National Record to break was …

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NEW EVENT FORMAT AT CLUB SLALOM CHALLENGE GREAT SUCCESS

HOW ABOUT THIS FOR A GREAT SLALOM TEAM MOTIVATOR ! On Saturday, August 25th, Meteor WSC in County Down experimented with a new Slalom Competition format and by all reports it worked very well and is certainly worth looking at for the future.   Basically, the field is split into Teams. In this case there were 5 Skiers from Lough Aghery WSC and 5 from Meteor WSC. Skiers accumulate points …

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SIAN’S GOLD MEDAL ON ITS WAY FROM UKRAINE TO IRELAND !

IRISH TEAM RIDER SIAN HURST BRINGS HOME GOLD MEDAL FROM EUROPE AFRICA WAKEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN UKRAINE It has been an outstanding year for our Irish Team Riders. With medals taken at both the 2011 Europe Africa Wakeboard Championships in the Republic of South Africa – and this weekend also at the 2012 Europe Africa Wakeboard Championships in Ukraine, these international performances have been unprecedented for our athletes. Congratulations to Sian …

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NEW OVERALL NATIONAL OPEN WATERSKI CHAMPION THIS WEEKEND !

FIRST TIME IN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY ! No matter what happens in the coming days,  history will be made this weekend at Lough Aghery WSC in County Down. The reason is simple – Barry Galvin will not compete and a whole new era is about to begin. Those who were with us last year at the National Waterski Championships will remember that Barry Galvin took the coveted Overall …

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YOUR INVITATION TO NEXT WEEKEND’S NATIONAL WATERSKI CHAMPIONSHIPS

CALLING ALL SKIERS TO MAKE A VERY SPECIAL EFFORT NEXT WEEKEND TO TAKE PART IN THE 2012 NATIONALS Having just completed a very successful National Wakeboard Championships at Lough Muckno, we now switch our attention to this coming weekend’s NATIONAL WATERSKI CHAMPIONSHIPS at Lough Aghery WSC in County Down. In many respects, our National Championships are an important indicator of the level of commitment at various levels and that is …

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NATIONAL WAKEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS PRODUCE EVENT OF THE YEAR

IMPRESSIVE PERFORMANCES AT ALL LEVELS CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION With all kinds of weather over the weekend at Lough Muckno WSC in Castleblayney, the level of performances generally was thrilling to watch and enjoy. A combination of white caps followed by flat water, black skies and rain and also plenty of sunshine, created a real test for all Riders from youngsters Zack Zebedee to David O’Caoimh and Aisling Deegan to Sian …

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