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WORLD CUP INDONESIA 2013 – UPDATE ON IRISH RIDERS INVITATIONS

DC CAN BUT SIAN AND DAVID CANNOT – UNUSUAL SITUATION ! This is an unusual situation but very much part of the typical dilemmas which often face top class international athletes ! Next month, on May 3/5, the 37th World Cup Stop will return to Palembang Indonesia, just on the Equator, and it promises to be another spectacular event. The Governor of South Sumatra was so impressed by the 2012 …

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OFFICIAL BOATS APPROVAL LIST PUBLISHED

WHICH BOAT TO BUY – HERE IS YOUR BEST GUIDE There is a lot of choice out there but if you are going to invest your hard earned cash in a boat for Waterskiing of Wakeboarding, it makes a lot of sense to go for one which has been fully approved and which is used in most major Waterski and Wakeboard competitions. MasterCraft and Nautique lead the pack in terms …

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JAKE HELPS ULM WATERSKI TEAM TO WIN 24th NATIONAL TITLE

TWELVE UNIVERSITY TEAMS IN THE USA MEET FOR 34th NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS  The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) Water Ski Team won their 24th national championship title at the 34th Collegiate Waterski National Championships Oct. 18-20, at Tri-Lakes in Zachary, Louisiana in the USA. The Team captured the national title 24 out of the 34 years of the tournament’s history. With Teams from 12 of the top USA Universities involved, competition to …

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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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METEOR GOES ON AND GOLDEN FALLS GOES OFF – COMPETITION UPDATE

METEOR SLALOM GOES AHEAD THIS SATURDAY GOLDEN FALLS FORCED TO CANCEL SLALOM & JUMP GRAND PRIX Cormac Fitzpatrick of Meteor WSC has confirmed today that the scheduled ULSTER OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP will go ahead this coming Saturday – but with some interesting changes to the original format. We all know that the awful weather has spoiled a lot of skiing time this Summer and so many are a bit reluctant to …

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