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Aqua X Games Perth W.A.


The Event: Aqua X Games incorporating the Perth Nigh Jump. Location: Burswood Water Sports Complex Perth Western Australia. Date and time: Qualifying starts on Thursday 19th March, Main Event on Saturday 21st March 2015. Coming soon to the Burswood Water Sports Complex, situated on the beautiful.....


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Gold to Aussies at Mandurah World Cup 2015


Two gold to the Aussies. Cory Teunissen takes the Wakeboard and Jacinta Carroll the Women's jump. WATERSKI & WAKEBOARD WORLD CHAMPIONS LINE UP TO OPEN WORLD CUP SERIES IN MANDURAH WESTERN AUSTRALIA MARCH 14/15 Looks like a USA v Australia showdown at the first 2015 World C.....


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Aussies do well at Moomba


It was Jacinta Carroll who took the gold at the Moomba Masters Open Women's Jump on the weekend. With a strong showing by veteran Emma Sheers a silver in slalom, Joel Howley a bronze in Slalom and two strong overall results from Carroll and Joel Wing. A great effort Aussie OVER 200,000 SPECTATO.....


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2015 Show Ski Nationals


Show Ski Australia will be conducting their 2015 Nationals at the Watersports Center Bangholme Melbourne. See details and information in event flyer listed below.


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AWWF hosts Chinese delegation to Australia


The AWWF had the pleasure of hosting a small delegation of officials from the Chinese City of Linyi at Albury Wodonga last weekend. The AWWF through Andrew Jetten and Show Ski Australia has strong ties to Linyi with our Show Ski Teams visiting the city of 10million people on previous occasions. The.....


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Aussie Kiwi kicks off at Myuna Bay NSW


Australia and New Zealand will go head to head on the annual inter Tasman change this time to be held at Myuna Bay NSW. Keep and eye on face book for information and results will be posted on this web site throughout the event.


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Ash Stebbeings IWWF skier of the year again


Ashley Stebbeings our Aussie barefooting superstar has again taken out the IWWF athlete of the year. Click here to read more


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Wakeboard Aussie Open a huge success


Wakeboard Australia have taken the opportunity to conduct this years Aussie Open in Canberra. See details for entries and event information.


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Keep track of the TWSA Juniors in Peru on face book


The Australian Junior Worlds “Tournament Team” head to Peru in January 2015 to compete at the Junior World Championships! For anyone who has competed in Peru, they will know that this is an extremely expensive trip, more so than most other destinations! The Junior Team have been contemplating the sh.....


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Nationals site at Moree NSW


MOREE WATER SKI LAKES PROJECT BREAKS GROUND An official sod-turning ceremony has signalled the start of construction for the Moree Water Ski Lakes development on the southern outskirts of the township. The Moree Water Ski Lakes consists of two water ski lakes 800 metres long and built in complianc.....


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Barnett to lead the AWWF


The AWWF at the recent AGM in Perth has elected former Tournament Team Captain Grant Barnett as its President for the next two years following on from Gavin Brain who held the top job for over ten years.


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Asian Oceania Championships kick off October 8th


The newly formed IWWF Confederations Asia and Oceania will kick off the AO championships in Perth West Australia on the 8th October at Bonney's Lakes. With four Divisions being involved it is going to be a water ski and wakeboard extravaganza. Watch for the big names from Australia and New Zealand .....


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Over 35 Team 6th in world with two key medals !!!


2014 Over 35 World Championships Sunset Lakes – Florida - USA Team Managers Report 14th October 2014 The 2014 Over 35 World Championships were hosted by Jack & Lelani Travers at their picturesque private site at “Sunset Lakes” Groveland, Orlando, Florida USA. The site is located a short forty fi.....


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How good are the Aussie Wakeboarders


With World results, pro tours and podium placings across the World the Aussie Wakeboarders continue to rule the World. It was a dramatic gold medal event this weekend for both the USA and Australia. In fact, Australia took an unprecedented six of the nine World Cup medals available! With Typhoons i.....


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Show Ski Australia to USA for World event- Silver medal


Team Australia hits USA. The Australian Waterski Show Team have made it to Rock Island USA and are currently training hard for the World Championships on the 12th of September. With skiers coming from all over the country, this is the first time the group has got together. From dance practice to .....


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NSW Malibu series set to go


The 2014 NSW Malibu series is up and running. For details and entry forms go to the Tournament page on this site and look under the Tournament tab for entry details.


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New site at Moree NSW on track


Moree Water Park Development Committee members Greg Croft, Guy Braybrook and councilor James von Drehnen with the master plan which shows both the tournament and recreational lakes. The water park being constructed south of Moree is hoped to be in use by this time next year. Moree Plains Shire cou.....


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What's really happening at Malibu ??


Unified Approach – Malibu placing itself well for the future We have heard lately, whispers coming out of Albury from the long time Manufacturer – Malibu Boats Australia. So we here at unionwakeboarder.com decided to do a little digging to see if we can’t find out exactly what these whispers were.....


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Aussies to attend Cable Wakeboard Worlds in Norway


The AWWF will again send a small Team to the Cable Wakeboard Worlds to be held in Norway early August. Dylan Prideaux, Dean Mundy and Blaze Coles are starters for the event with other names waiting to be confirmed. Also this year Daniel Pyne will attend as the CWA delegate to judge and represent .....


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Charles Chicka Courtney legend passes away


Long time legend of the sport "Chicka Courtney" passed away last week leaving a legacy in the sport he helped to pioneer back in the 50's. Charles Courtney and his partner Rayna, were a significant part of water skiing in the period from the late 50's to early seventies His accomplishments includ.....


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Aussies take the Podium at US Masters.


It was the girls who stole the show at the US masters with Jacinta Carroll and Amber Wing taking gold in the Women's Jump and Wakeboard and Cory Teunissen in Junior Men's Wakeboard. Strong podium places also from Parker Seigle, Bec Gange and Harley Clifford. All Aussies performed well, go to th.....


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Gavin Brain steps down as AWWF President.


After 12 years at the helm of the AWWF and the AWSA Gavin has decided to hand over the reigns as he seeks an after waterskiing life style on the golf course. Gavin was the inaugural President of the AWWF and has been in charge over many significant changes to the sport with the creation of Divisions.....


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Tournament Nationals a huge sucess in Darwin.


The TWSA is on new ground this Easter holding the 2014 Tournament Nationals at Doug Barden's twin lakes in Darwin Northern Territory. TWSA Director Stafford Scott is expecting a capacity field with up to 200 skiers travelling to the NT for the event. For all results and info check out the followi.....


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Wake Nationals at Wagga Wagga a huge success


The Team from Wakeboard Australia can only be congratulated on the very successful Nationals held in country NSW at Wagga over the weekend. For all results etc go to the WA site on this web page. Australians best Wakeboarders are heading to the sanctum of Australian wakeboarding and .....


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Jacinta Carroll and Harley Clifford lead the Aussies at Mandura


WORLD CUP STOP JOINS ACTION SPORTS GAMES MANDURAH FOR EXTREME WEEKEND MARCH 15/16 Action Sports Games Mandurah in Western Australia attracted 100,000 spectators one year ago. This year, Waterski and Wakeboard athletes from twenty-three countries will return for the first Waterski & Wakeboard W.....


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Aussies win Barefoot Worlds at Mulwala


A great event, good weather and performances, world records smashed and Gold for the Aussie Teams. Ash Stebbeings World Champion once again and manage to break two world records on the way Watch for details on the Barefoot Worlds logo on this site or better still go to the face book page on the UR.....


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Mark Beretta named AWWF Patron- AWWF Hall of Fame


Channel Seven personality Mark Beretta was named as the Patron of the AWWF at the Hall of Fame held at Crown Casino Melbourne last Saturday night. Mark, a past Champion and one who has a strong background in water-skier over many years was presented with his award by the AWWF President Gavin Brain......


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South Australia Wakeboard back in business


2013/2014 WAKEBOARD SOUTH AUSTRALIA SEASON What an awesome season we have had here in South Australia. We have wrapped it up early but have still managed to fit in five stops in the state round including the recent state titles in Renmark. A huge thanks goes out to Russell from the White Sa.....


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Moomba Masters 2014 set to roll with record entries


Once again the prestigious International Moomba Masters will be held on the Yarra River Melbourne from 5th-10th March 2014. For all information and to lodge an intent to enter go directly to the Moomba web site at http://www.moombamasters.com/ A reminder that on Saturday night of the Moomba event .....


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Aussie Open latest press release


2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN PRO-AM Water Ski Titles – Press Release #3 Stoney Park is excited to announce along with Pro Men's Jump & Slalom and Slalom for all division Amateurs, Women's Pro Jump & Slalom will now be included in the 2014 Australian Open Pro Am The RL tournament will see Pros vy.....


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New site for Tournament Queensland


Waterskiers from around Queensland have descended on Isis Ski Gardens near Childers for Round 7 of the H2opia Central Region Tournament Series. Organisers were thrilled with the attendance of skiers from all across Queensland, as far south as Brisbane and north as Cairns, and with the new skiing .....


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Vic Wakeboard sets the pace


Under new President Tim Mills and his Team Vic Wakeboarding is going ahead in leaps and bounds. Read on for the latest action from Tim and his Team, Hi guys, wakeboard Victoria is having a sensational 2013/2014 competition season, on the 18th of January we held round 3 at the Max Kirwan Twin lakes.....


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40 degree plus but TWSA Free ski school a success


With the temperature at over 40 degrees in Albury, the local ski club in conjunction with the TWSA free ski school program conducted the ski school at the Albury site this week. The school was a success with the water temperature matching the air and surrounds making it hard work for all involve.....


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Australian Open Wakeboard 2014


The Australian Open will see Australia’s best wakeboarders hit the water at Windsor just north of Sydney this summer on Saturday the 25th of January, 2014. Not only is this an opportunity to compete for a bunch of awesome trophies from , the Australian Open is the only chance to win a sort after W.....


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AWWF updates Member Protection Policy


In accordance with our obligations with the Australian Sports Commission the AWWF has now updated our MPP to align with the National requirements and update or working with Children policies. A copy of the updated policy can be found under documents on the AWWF web page. This policy can also be ad.....


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Changes in AWWF Board structure


At the recent Annual General board meeting, Sydney on the 3rd of November 2013. Changes were taking place. Nominations were called for the Vice President position, three candidates Mr Neil Harris, former AWWF Vice President, Mr Geoff Davis, former director Barefoot Australia and Mr Grant Barnett, .....


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Nate Smith visits the land down under


Nate Smith current Slalom World Record holder (2.5 @9.75) and now World Champion at the Chile Worlds last week, is on his way to Australia. If you are keen to see the very best slalomer in the World there is an opportunity to catch up with him at the Ozski Resort with Emma Sheers then at the rating .....


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Jacinta Carroll takes gold in Chile


Little Aussie superstar Jacinta Carroll has taken the Gold medal in Women's jump at the Tournament Worlds in Chile. For details and results check out the Aussie Team face book page listed below. The Australian Tournament Team has the bags packed and ready to head off to Chile for the World .....


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Albury hosts premier jump school


BORDER teenagers were flying on water skis at the weekend, with a little help from a world champion. The young skiers at the Albury-Wodonga Water Ski Club were taught the tricks of jumping by world under-21 champion Jacinta Carroll.Ms Carroll said young skiers did not get many opportunities to pract.....


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Boort Ski Club 50 year reunion


The Boort Power Boat and Ski Club was established in 1961. Past and current members are invited to attend the Club’s 52nd birthday celebration and member’s reunion. Relax and catch up with old friends and reminisce about the good old days. Check out the latest improvements to the clubhouse and find .....


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Things are desperate at Horsham


With Lake Natimuk too low to ski on the Natimuk Lake Ski Club members were desperate for a little action so decided on a roadside compromise. Ben Smith local slalom champion and daughter Victoria took to the water on a wakeboard along the access road to their property near Horsham Victoria. Note th.....


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Aussies a close second at Tournament Under 21 Worlds


The Aussie Team came home with a bag of medals but it was not enough to take the Team Gold from the USA. A great performance form our Team with injuries having a big impact on the final result. For results read on. Jacinta Carol Gold in jump and overall Josh Briant Gold in trick Tim B.....


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Aussies take all events at Ski Race Worlds


Australia has completely dominated the 2013 World Championship winning EVERY SINGLE TITLE on offer. The Australia domination for the first place on the podium also saw Australian feature across all the places – from the open men to the junior women, we have the very best in the World.


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Aussies World Wakeboard Champions


Bill Clifford, Rob Iacconi and Leigh Baguley and their victorious Aussie Team return to Australia with the tag of World Champions. With great results from all members of the Team we should be proud of this group representing Australia. With Gold from Harley Clifford and Chloe Mills along with .....


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TWSA Free ski clinics about to kick off


A great initiative from the Director of Tournament Water skiing Stafford Scott is the free ski clinics to be run across all states. A huge success last year with increased schools and numbers for the coming season. Victoria is leading the way with a 100% increase this year including locations .....


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Disabled Team heads to Italy


The Australian Disabled Waterski Team leave for Italy on Mon 19th August to compete at the World Championships. These are being held at Idroscalo, Milan, Italy over the period 26th August to 1st September. The Team will have some training time at the worlds site the preceding week. The Team members .....


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NSW Malibu series for October start!!


The NSW ACT Tournament Waterski Federation are gearing up for another successful season with the Malibu Series. The tournament coordinators have been busy during the off season to set the dates for the record 8 tournament series held throughout the NSW and ACT hosting skiers of all abilities in the.....


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AWWF Membership now due for 2013-14


AWWF Membership now due for 2013-14


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Michale Briant takes a medal at World Games


With a strong Team at the World Games it was the experienced Michale Briant who performed at her best taking a bronze medal in Womens tricks.'Go to the IWWF tab on this page for up to date results of the face book page of Des Bourke Kennedy. Waterskiers Michale Briant, Joel Howley, and S.....


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Two Aussies to IWWF Hall of Fame


A great honor for two top Aussies being inducted into the IWWF Hall of Fame in Chile later this year. Toni Neville one of Australia’s greatest female jumpers and Ron Fergusson a World class administrator and judge. Ron is already a member of the AWWF Hall of Fame with Toni an inductee in March next .....


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Aussies off to Show Ski Worlds in 2014


ATTENTION SHOW SKIERS Australia is sending a team to the World Show Ski Titles next September (2014). At the last meeting of the Australian Show Ski Division Board, it was decided in a unanimous decision Australia will be sending a team to America to compete in the second Show Ski World Champions.....


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Watch Mandurah World Cup stop on TV this weekend.


Could you publicise for those interested that this Sunday July 7th on channel GO at 2pm a 30 minute package of the Sports action games in Mandurah will be shown. In the 30 minute package wakeboard and water ski feature pretty heavily. The 36th World Cup Stop is expected to attract over 1.....


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Women in Sport supported by Barefoot Australia


Last weekend saw Barefoot Australia conduct the first Women in Sport seminar for the AWWF under the Australian Sports Commission program. Barefoot Australia Director Peter Franks was thrilled with the outcome with over twelve Women in attendance covering subjects from Governance, Administration, suc.....


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Wakeboard Grommie Camp in Qld


The Grommie Nats is on this July school holidays. Over three days you could have a chance to be photographed by professional photographers, be coached and ride with the countries best wakeboarders, meet heaps of cool new friends and test your knowledge and skills in wakeboarding to win heaps of cool.....


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Coaching course for the Cable Wakeboard Team at Bli Bli


Marty and Denni Purcell, the AWWF Qld Coaching accreditors conducted a course at the Go Wake Cable Park Bli Bli last weekend. With the assistance of CWA Coaching Director Daniel Pyne the course was conducted on site using the internal venue and on water instructional. Twelve Coaches were accredited .....


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Adelaide to bid for the 2017 Tournament Worlds


South Australian businessmen Andrew Hill and Robert Capaldo have presented a case to the AWWF Board to conduct the 2017 Tournament World Championships in the beautiful city of Adelaide. The Board has endorsed the bid subject to a formal presentation to the IWWF Congress in Chile later this year.


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Cable Wakeboard misses a spot at the 2020 Olympics !!!


MESSAGE FROM IWWF PRESIDENT KUNO RITSCHARD Dear Friends, You are certainly already informed that the IOC Executive Board will propose Wrestling, Baseball/Softball and Squash to the IOC Session in Buenos Aires. The IOC members then have to select the one new sport for 2020. It is disappointi.....


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AWWF kicks off Social Boat driving course.


The AWWF has now introduced a Level 1 Social Boat Driving course for our members with the initial course to be presented by Gavin and Karla Stait at the Adventure Watersports Ski School on Lake Burrendong NSW. While the AWWF Tournament Division has a competition Driver accreditation program at Lev.....


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Aussies take the prize money in Indonesia


With a large contingent of talented Aussies on show it was Jacinta Carroll taking the Gold for Women's jump, Harley Clifford the Men's Wakeboard with Bec Gange a strong bronze in the Women's Wakeboard. Check out the results on the following link. http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/classic/13INA004/


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NSW/Mulwala wins the Show Ski Nationals


In a tight contest on the Swan River West Australia, the Mulwala Waterski Club representing NSW has dominated the Show Ski Nationals for 2013. For all the details and results with some great photo's go to the Show Ski Nationals Face book page at http://www.facebook.com/#!/AustralianShowSkiNati.....


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AWWF maintains ASC funding levels.


The AWWF is pleased to announce that our funding under the Australian Sports Commission agreement has been maintained at $161k for the 2013-14 season. The ASC has had a major revamp of the funding model under the banner of "Australia's Winning Edge". Many sports have had an increase with a similar n.....


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Hall of Fame Gala night locked in 2014


Gavin Brain, the Chairman of the AWWF today announced that the next Gala night for the prestigious Hall of Fame will be held in Melbourne on Saturday March 8th 2014. The selection process is in its final stages with 20 inductees to be presented on the night. Again we have maintained the services of.....


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Moomba Masters 2013 Broadcast on Foxtel !!


The Moomba Masters 2013 broadcast will be on Foxtel on Wednesday the 17th April at 9.30pm on Aurora Channel 183. Enjoy! Don't miss it!


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Tournament Nationals with record numbers


With Stoney Park at its best, the North Coast of NSW weather in check Stafford Scott and his team have presented another amazing Nationals with record fields and performances. With such highlites as Joel Howley winning men's slalom on a 10.25 meter line andJoel Wing and Jacinta Carroll taking out th.....


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Show Ski and Barefoot Nationals -ready to go


With the Show Ski Nationals in Perth and the Barefoot Nationals in Darwin both divisions are planning for the biggest and the best.


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Perth Night jump- Krueger wins again !!


Freddy Krueger does it again The EYRES Perth Night Jump has thrilled thousands of spectators at the Burswood Water Sports Centre. Conditions earlier today started off with an easterly wind, causing the river to be a little choppy. The wind died down before the finals and conditions were good......


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Wakeboard Nationals a huge success !!


Bill Clifford, Rob Iacconi and Team turned on the good weather, a top class field and the maginificent Mastercraft Boats at Mulwala over the last week in what was quoted as one of the best Nationals ever. Exciting Junior in the ranks and the Open Men and Women taken out by Tony Iacconi and Bec Gan.....


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Aussie Open Stoney Park check the scores.


Despite some tough weather and the NSW floods Stoney Park delivered another top class event at the Australian Open Championships last weekend. This time an IWWF elite event with Men's slalom and jump with some of the worlds best attending. Ryan Dod blew the field away with a 64 meter jump in the ju.....


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Aussies have a new Junior World Champion


Josh Briant has blown the top class opposition away with a runaway overall win in the Junior World Championships at Mulwala last weekend. The young Aussie Team finished second to the USA with great performances from Josh with Gold in Trick and Overall, Steph Griffith with Silver in Jump, Archie Da.....


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Barefoot Australia wins 2014 Worlds at Mulwala


The IWWF World Barefoot Council is pleased to announce the 2014 World Barefoot Waterski Championships have been awarded and confirmed. Dates: March 10 - 16, 2014 Host: The Mulwala Water Ski Club, in partnership with the Victorian Water Ski and Wakeboard Federation's Barefoot Division and the .....


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Aussie Kiwi first event for the new Oceania


Federal Sports Minister Kate Lundy was on site in Canberra as the ACT Tournament Division (AWWF) hosted its first international water skiing event last weekend (8-10 February)when Australia lined up against New Zealand on the Molonglo River. The Australian New Zealand Water Ski Challenge featur.....


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Wakeboard Australia and IWWF post new web sites !!!


Following a review if the IWWF and Wakeboard Australia's web sites both organisations have posted new sites for the benefit of their members. Some good work from Andrew Bennett in Tassie and the new WA site has all the information you will need as a WA member. Have a look at the IWWF web site .....


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Two Aussies named IWWF Skier/Rider of the Year.


Two Aussie superstars have done their country proud by taking out the prestigous IWWF Athlete of the Year. Ash Stebbeings who has blitzed the field at the past two world barefoot championships has taken the Women's award and Harley Clifford who has been unbeatable this year in the Men's Wakeboard.


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Looking for a job in the US at summer camp ?


Camp America is looking for young Waterskiers and Wakeboarders to Coach at the US Summer Camps later this year. If you are interested click on the link below in this article.


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Aussie Open Wakeboard Australia


The Nautique Australian Open will see Australia’s best wakeboarders hit the water at the Upper Hawkesbury Power Boat Club, Windsor, on Australia Day, Saturday the 26th of January 2013. Don’t miss your opportunity to compete for a bunch of awesome prizes from Nautique and Wild Card invitations to rid.....


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Aussies win Male and Female Barefooter of the year !!


Ashleigh Stebbeings and Peter O'Neill, both members of the 2012 Gold Medal Australian Team, have been selected by the World Barefoot Council as the Atheltes of the year for 2012. Both of these individuals contributed team points in all three events to ensure the Australian Team of the Gold Medal.....


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Harley Clifford World Cup top performer !


As the 35th World Cup Stop of the Waterski & Wakeboard World Cup Series came to a conclusion in Palembang, Indonesia, it was time to nominate the winners of the annual World Cup Crystal Trophies for the most outstanding performances of the 2012 season. These are presented annually by the Internation.....


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AWWF Disabled Training Camp 2012


The AWWF National Disabled Division held it's annual training camp at Stoney Park last weekend. Director Noel Dix was ecstatic about the weekend as the Disabled Division prepares for the Worlds in Italy next year. A full report and photo's avialable on the Disabled page of this site along with some.....


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Looking for a Coaching job at a USA Summer camp?


Waterski and wakeboarding instructors wanted. I have 6 positions available in the US and I am looking to fill them, any help would be great. The ideal candidate will be 19 years old and up, very experienced skier or wake boarder, some instructing/coaching experience, strong boat driving background.....


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Aussies take the podium places at the Indonesian World Cup stop.


It was Harley Clifford,Tony Iaconni and Amber Wing Wakeboard, Jacinta Carrol in jump and Karina Nowlan in slalom that showed what a powerhouse Australia is on the world scene.


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TWSA free ski clinics booming across Victoria


The Victorian Water Ski Federation – Tournament Division (VWSF-TD) offered free ski coaching clinics across Victoria to promote the sport of 3 event tournament water skiing (as held at Moomba each year). The VWSF-TD reported that interest in the ski coaching clinics was amazing with 117 people apply.....


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Cable Wakeboard Worlds a huge success.


SPECTACULAR START TO CABLE WAKEBOARD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FIRST MEDALS AWARDED TO BOYS AND GIRLS. Watch this space for final results and how the Aussies performed.


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NSW Barefoot on a roll !!


What a great day we had. A fun and new way to enjoy our sport of barefoot waterskiing on the Wallamba River at Forster. Figure 8 competitions are a huge success in the USA, and after speaking with many enthusiast’s I thought that our NSW club should give it a crack! A social weekend away with a .....


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Lake Moodemere WSC back from the dead.


From the efforts of a group of slalom specialists lead by Vic Tournament Division President Glen Sheldon we have seen the once powerful Moodemere WSC reinstated as an AWWF affiliated tournament club. The Moodemere club first formed in the 50’s and 60’s by the then President Dave Bourke from Ruthe.....


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AWWF Driver accreditation program kicks off.


Similar to the AWWF Coaching accreditation program the AWWF in conjunction with the TWSA has now implemented a Driver program giving accreditaion from Level 1 Social Boat driving, intermediate tournament driving at Level 2 and of course our elite drivers at National and International Level 3


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Moomba Masters Intent to enter 2013


The Aussie pro tour is already entering final stages of planning with already the Stoney Park Australian Open, Moomba Masters and Perth night jump already locked in for the season. Moomba intent to enter can be found at the web site http://www.moombamasters.com.au/downloads/2013Event'/Moomba%20.....


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Frank Bonney passes away after short illness


West Australian slalom legend and the owner of Bonney's ski lakes in Perth Frank Bonney sadly passed away this morning in the company of family and friends. Frank held many Australian Titles and was still skiing into a 13 meter line well into his eighties. Funeral details will be advised on this si.....


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Aussie Show Skiers ready for Worlds


Andrew Jetten and team are ready to take on the best Show Ski Teams in the World at the inuagural Show Ski World Championships at Wisconson USA. See comments from Andrew and watch for results on this site.


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Aussie Angelika Schriber takes out Japan World Cup


In the first World Cup to be at a Cable Park young Aussie Cable Wakeboarder Angelika Schriber has taken out the Open Women's event from a first class field in Japan . With six new electric cable powered Wakeboard Parks opening each week around the world, Tokyo got its first introduction to this r.....


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Gold Gold to Aussie Barefooters


You can watch the world barefoot championships live from Texas. Good luck and best wishes to all who are setting off for their trip to USA this week for pre worlds training... http://www.worldbarefootcenter.com/


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Aussie AAO Team takes overall and battles Typhoon


The Aussie Tournament and Wakeboard Team have lived up to expectations with an overall win in both Tournament and Wakeboard. With Ryan Green, Josh Briant, Nicholas Wrenn, Jason Miller, Archie Davis, Chelsea Scott, Michale Briant and Steph Griffiths in Tournament along with Bec Gange, Tony Iacconi,.....


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The latest on Cable Wakeboard at the Olympics


Our IWWF President Kuno Ritschard attended meetings in London during the Games and was greatly encouraged by the response.Just a week ago, we completed a major IOC Questionnaire which was issued to each of the eight sports which are contending for inclusion in the 2020 Games. It was quite a job and .....


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Scott Reardon to run at the Disabled Olympics


Young Temora (NSW) water skier Scott Reardon has switched his skills from water skiing where he was extremely successful on the World stage to Disabled athletics. Scott has been selected in the Australian Paralympic Team and will compete in the 100 and 200 meter athletic events Watch this space.....


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Emma Sheers opens new Waterski facility on Sunshine Coast


Emma Sheers has announced her new business- Oz Ski Resort will open later this Summer. Oz Ski Resort will be a World Class water ski facility located at Coolum Beach on the Sunshine Coast. As well as being a high level training facility the site will also host record capable tournaments and is open .....


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Ash Stebbeings breaks World Trick record


Ashleigh Stebbeings (AUS) made history on June 23, 2012 at the Southern Glass 2012 Barefoot Waterski Tournament. Ashleigh set a new Women's Barefoot Trick Record of 5050 Pts. and became the first women in history to push the World Record over the 5000 point mark. > >


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Tony Iacconi takes out US Tour stop No3.


Australian Junior Champ Tony Iacconi took out Pro Tour Stop 3 in the Junior Pro Mens division The whole team here at Wake Mag would like to congratulate Tony on his win. And to celebrate, we have here a sneak peak of Tony’s huge feature article in the latest issue of Wake…


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Aussie skiers/riders do well at US Masters.


The very successful US Masters was completed on the weekend with some great results from the Aussies. In the Juniors we have a new Overall Champion Josh Briant who also won the Trick and a close second in Jump to Kiwi. In the Open Women coming back after a serious injury what a great result from Ja.....


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Australia features on the IWWF You tube site


If you have a look on the IWWF You Yube site you can see the highlights of the recent World Cup stop at Mandurah WA. http://www.youtube.com/user/IWSFworldCUP


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Cable Skiing World Championships in Austria August 2012.


If you are a 3 event Tournament Water skier and would like the opportunity to represent Australia at the World Cable Waterski Championships then there is an opening for you. The 3 event is on cable, trick , slalom and jump. If you live in Qld or NSW there are several parks you can train at to p.....


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Cable Wakeboard Australia takes the next step!


Last weekend at the Cables Wake Park in Penrith Sydney, the Cable Wakeboarders held their first National Titles under the banner of Cable Wakeboard Australia. Sixty five riders took to the cable under direction of organiser and Chief Judge Lauren Ormsby. A great event with many new names bidding f.....


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2012 Australian Mastercraft Nationals the best ever !!


The 2012 Australian Mastercraft Nationals at Mulwala have been hailed as the best ever. With over 200 skiers, all eight states represeneted and six days of top class watwer skiing the large crowds were thrilled with the high class event. A night jump on Saturday night created a lot of excitement as.....


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Moomba 2012, TV special this Saturday.


Moomba 2012 will be on Foxtel this Saturday 7th/4 at 8.30pm on Aurora channel 183 and repeated on Sunday at 1.30pm on the same channel, enjoy and please let everyone know. Regards Darren


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TWSA runs homologation course in Sydney


Last weekend eight eager tournament skiers assembled at Myuna Bay NSW for an Homologation Seminar supported by the TWSA. There were representatives from Victoria, South Australia, ACT, NSW and Queensland. The seminar was presented by international Homologator Nigel Talamo who was in Australia to Ho.....


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Freddie Kruger takes out the Perth night jump


Freddy Krueger thrills thousands at Perth Night Jump The Perth Night Jump has thrilled thousands of spectators at the Burswood Water Sports Centre. Conditions earlier today started off with an easterly wind, the right direction for jumpers. The wind died down before the finals and conditions .....


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World Cup Results


WORLD CUP ATHLETES FROM 22 COUNTRIES WELCOMED TO MANDURAH IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA BY CITY MAYOR PADDI CREEVEY AS WEBCAST DETAILS ARE ALSO FINALISED For results go to www.actionsportsgames.com.au/event-info/Program-Schedule This weekend will be a spectacular one for the City of Man.....


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Support Ray Stokes at Moomba !!


BE A PART OF MOOMBA THIS YEAR AND SHARE IN THE FUN WITH YOUR VERY OWN JUMPER! PRIZES WORTH OVER $3,500 SO FAR!!! - it keeps building everyday This time last year, our dear friend and extraordinary Waterski Coach Ray Stokes was packing his bags for the Moomba Masters in Melbourne, Australia. S.....


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Aussie Open Web cast a huge success! Now watch the program from NBN


In a first for tournament waterskiing in Australia, the MasterCraft-Headzone Australian Open to be held on the weekend of the 25th and 26th February at Stoney Park, Telegraph Point (near Port Macquarie) NSW, will be live streamed world wide via the world wide web. The webcast will run from approxima.....


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Aussie Kiwi 2012 Lake Wiritoa, Wanganui, New Zealand Jan 2012


The 21 members of the Australian Ski Team arrived with supporters in Wanganui NZ (which was promptly pointed out to us that the pronunciation was WONG and not WANG) on Tuesday 24th January. Wednesday was spent site seeing and taking in some waterslides and Go-Karting – a fun time had by all. Then.....


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Horsham rallies at the back to Natimuk Ski Club


The township of Horsham and surrounding district were all at the Natimuk Lake on the long weekend to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Natimuk Lake Waterski club. With a strong history going back to the 50,s with Ski Shows, old timber boats and kite flying the club celebrated the event with a f.....


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AWWF Director Jan Thurgar appointed to NSW Maritime position.


MINISTER ANNOUNCES NEW NSW MARITIME ADVISORY COUNCIL Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay today announced a new 11-member Maritime Advisory Council. Mr Gay called for expressions of interest for membership last October, and received more than 40 responses from a wide range of the boating c.....


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Tassie breaks the World Record again!! 145 skiers on the one boat !!


NEW World Record On Friday 27th January 2012 the Eagle pulled 154 skiers from the deep and 145 made the full nautical mile distance - SMASHING the old record of 114 skiers behind one boat. When you visit Strahan, ask for the RED boat; make sure you ride on the RED boat so you can see all about our.....


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Ski Racer Christopher Stout named IWWF Skier of the year !!!


The strength of Australian water skiing and wakeboarding on the world stage has been recognised with 6 of our athletes taking the IWWF skier of the year for their discipline. With Ash Stebbeings the female barefooter of the year, the jumping machine Darryl Hoyle the Disabled Male skier of the ye.....


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Australia wins the 2012 Junior Worlds at Mulwala ( March 2013)


IWWF President Kuno Ritschard today announced that the AWWF Tournament Division in conjunction with the Mulwala Water Ski Club will host the Junior World Tournament Championships in March 2013. AWWF Chairman Gavin Brain, event organiser Wayne Briant and TWSA President Stafford Scott were thrilled.....


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Wakeboard Australian Open a huge success


The 2011/12 Australian Wakeboard season is officially underway, after Wakeboard Australia kicked off the competition circuit with this weekend’s AWWF Australian Open in Bli Bli QLD. The competition saw a 2 day resurrection of an Australian Pro Tour icon when the Malibu VLX’s were dropped into the B.....


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2012 Moomba Masters Expression of Interest about to close !!!


The intent to enter for the 2012 Nautique Moomba Masters International Invitational Championships & Junior Moomba is now available on the Moomba Masters web site. Expressions of Intent to enter close on the 29th December 2011.


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The passing of legend Ray Stokes


Sad news on the weekend with the passing of Ray Stokes. It was only six months ago Ray received the devastating news that he has cancer and will only have a short time to live, weeks, hopefully months. Ray has dedicated his life to waterskiing and helping others, always willing to give a hand, trav.....


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Aussie Show Skiers in Singapore


Show Ski WA returned to Marina Bay in Singapore in November to perform a series of water ski shows for the F1 Nations Cup. The 27 member team performed to a very large audience located around various parts of Marina Bay, the main race and parts of the ski show were also broadcast to over 160 cable.....


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Hoyle the IWWF Disabled skier of the year.


The jumping machine Daryl Hoyle finishes of a great season with recognition by the IWWF Disabled Division as the Disabled skier of the year. This goes along with awards recently recived in Queensland as the Wheelies awards. Congratulations to Darryl Hoyle who was awarded for his outstanding eff.....


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Tassie Tournament on the move !!


WATER skiers from the Northern Aquatic Club celebrated the start of the season yesterday. The Trevallyn-based club held its annual open day at Lake Trevallyn, which marked the club's 50 year anniversary. Shown slaloming is not the great Gatsby but the great Causby. !!


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Bigger and Better !! -MasterCraft-Headzone Australian Open 2012 Stoney Park


The Event will be held at Stoney Park – Telegraph Point Australia… At the moment we currently have $20,000 in prize money with still a few more sponsors to finalise with.. The Event will be a Battle of the Sexes Tournament with Titles in Slalom, Trick and Jump.


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Big Nick knocks Snag off the Perch !!!!


It was at the OKEEHEELEE FALL RECORD SLALOM event in the US that the ten year Australian Slalom record held by past Champion Simon Hill was broken by up and coming superstar Nick Adams from Victoria. With 2 @10.25 meter line Nick has shown the results of hard work and commitment. More to come on th.....


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Passing of Icon Keith Williams


A TRIBUTE TO THE QUEENSLAND ICON KEITH WILLIAMS CMG It was 18 months ago when I was surprised to discover Keith Williams had not been officially recognised by the Sport of Water Skiing. Keith had contributed an enormous amount of time, energy, infrastructure, sponsorship, and personal endeavour.....


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NSW Malibu Series open for business


The very successful NSW Malibu series is now open with information on events dates etc. For more information go to the Tournament page above and click on State/Division/Notices.


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Aussies take the Gold at World Cup China


Harley Clifford and Amber Wing take the Gold with Jacinta Carroll a strong Silver. With 22 Nations represented in this 32nd Waterski & Wakeboard World Cup Stop of the Series, this again attracted one of the largest numbers of spectators to date. The spectacular Linyi City purpose built World Cup St.....


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Harley wins the IWWF World Cup Championship after big win in Kuching


Harley Clifford won the IWWF Wakeboard World Cup stop held in Kuching over the weekend. The win also makes him the 2011 IWWF World Champion.The 18-year old Australian topped the six-man field finals to finish right at the top with an impressive 92.67 points to pocket the winner’s cheque of US$15,000.....


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New Level 1 Coaching Course presented in Albury


Last Saturday saw an enthusiastic group of 27 potential waterski coaches attend the newly revised AWWF Level 1 Coaching Accreditation course in Albury Wodonga. The new course was presented by our Executive Officer Gary Humphrey with assistance from several other high profile Coaches and athletes. Ti.....


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West Australia wins a World Cup Stop !!


With a vist from the IWWF President Kuno Ritschard to the beautiful city of Mandurah in West Australia the announcemnt was made that a World Cup Stop will be held on 16-18th March. A lot of work behind the scenes by John Wickliffe AWWF Wakeboard Director, Jarrad Green President WAWSA and Neil Harr.....


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Barefoot clinic in Northern Territory


The Northern Territory Water Skiing Association held a "Come and Try" barefoot clinic at Berry Springs on 3rd and 4th of September. The event was a sellout with 18 participants and 8 participants being juniors. We had two girls 7 and 9 years successfully able to experience the discipline of barefoot.....


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Gold Gold and a bag of medals


The Aussie under 21 team is on the way home with a bag of medals from the Worlds in Muzac France. With Tim Bradstreet and Jacinta Carroll retuning from the Open Worlds in Russia recently and joining up with Josh Briant and Nicholas Wrenn all was set for a great result. With Nicholas and Josh set.....


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Gold for Hoyle and McDonald and two new World records !!


Jumping legend Darryl Hoyle has blown the competition away with a new World record of 26.2 at the World Disabled Championships in Ohio USA. Followed up with the same from Jamie McDonald. Can these Aussies jump.!! Read more and the web sites listed.The Aussie Disabled Team of Darryl Hoyle, Jamie McD.....


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Bridgewater on the way back !!


Some time ago the Bridgewater Water Ski Club was devastated with serious floods that wiped out all of the infrastructure on and off water as well as all the on site caravans of which most were owned by water ski members. With an active grant process and a lot of hard work a new jump is in place.....


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Aussie Show Skiers head to the US


Double Nationals for WA Show Skiers Fresh from competing at the Australian Show Ski Nationals with Show Ski WA in April, the Horton family travelled to the US to compete at the US Show Ski Nationals in the same year. Ramon ,Colleen, Jacob and Zoe Horton performed with Backwater Gamblers in 2009 U.....


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NSW gains a super subbie


Every now and then we gain a potential superstar based purely on the heritage of the Parents. This is the case in Newcastle with Chris Cockburn Junior World Trick Champion and Nicki Southwell Australian Team representaive seeing the arrival of a new subbie Zac Ethan Cockburn. Grandfathers Graham Co.....


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Kirwan and Ferguson complete over 80 years combined service in IWWF


Aussie legends Max Kirwan and Ron Ferguson both stalwarts of water skiing in Australia have finally hung up the ski's after more than 80 years combined service to the IWWF. Both Executive Board members of the IWWF, Max the Vice President representing the AAO Confederation and Fergy the Chairman .....


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Lampard and Neville inducted into IWWF Hall of Fame


Two Aussie legends Kim Lampard Barefoot and Mick Neville Tournament were inducted into the IWWF Hall of Fame at the World Championships in Russia last wekend. Read more in the IWWF web site at http://www.iwsf.com/


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Aussie Team finishes 4th at Worlds with all skiers in finals and 3 medals.


Team finishes with a 4th spot, Silver to Jacinta Carroll and Tim Bradstreet in jump and a well earned bronze overall for veteran Ryan Green. Check the results.All is good in Russia as the Aussie Tournament Team heads into the finals in second place,. A long way to go but with all Team Members in a .....


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Aussie Wakeboarders come a strong second at Worlds


The Aussie Wakeboard Team is in Italy and ready to go in the largest championships of all time. Riding at the impressive man made lake at Idroscalo on the outskirts of Milan the Team under direction of Team Manager Jeff Teunissen is again the favorite to win the championships for the consecutive yea.....


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Aussie Show Skiers excell in China


On June 1st, 17 members of the Australian Show Ski Division from the Mulwala Waterski Showteam headed off to Melbourne to embark on a exciting adventure, representing Australia in the first ever 3 nation ski show challenge. The journey began with a 9 hour flight to Guangzhou, followed by anothe.....


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Moree NSW for a National Championships.


Moree Water Ski Club has the members - 130 - the boats, the skis, the portable slalom course, the wake boards and the wetsuits. ''Just add water,'' Mr von Drehnen, the project's chief advocate and a Moree Plains Shire councillor, said. ''The more we got into water skiing, the more we realised the wh.....


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June Jumpathon for Ray Stokes


Almost every Waterski Jumper in the World knows the name Ray Stokes. His impact on our sport has been phenominal. Coach to World Champions, World Records, National Records Friend to more people than we thought possible


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Auusies take the money at the US Masters


Last weekend saw the running of the 52nd prestigous US Masters. The Aussies came home with a bag of podium places with Karina Nowlan winning the Women's slalom, Amber Wing the Women's Wakeboard and Harley Clifford with the Men's Wakeboard. The" jumping Rabbit" Jaccinta Carroll took out second pl.....


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WATERSKI & WAKEBOARD WORLD CUP SERIES HEADING FOR KUCHING CITY, SARAWAK, BORNEO


Following the celebrations of the 30th Stop of the Waterski and Wakeboard World Cup in Chuncheon City in South Korea some months ago, the 2011 season will continue to add new exotic locations to this highly successful series. This 2011 programme will include Wakeboard, Waterski Slalom, Shortboard.....


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Cablefest World Down Unda Tour


The Australian Waterski and Wakeboard Federation together with Cables Wake Park Penrith, hosted the first ever CWWC Tour stop in Australia on April 29th – 30th 2011. The Angry Spider CWWC Tour Stop 1 was also the first stop of the Australian Cablefest Down Unda Tour for 2011. The tour program includ.....


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NT looks at a new tournament Lake.


Kelly Burns President of the NTWWF has anounced a key win for the NT with a new home water ski base for the Darwin Water Ski Club, the NTWWF and associated clubs. Andrew Hodges Club Development Officer is showing his skills on the Wakeboard at the new site. Lake Dean is situated about 40kms so.....


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Aussie Legends to be inducted into the IWWF Hall of Fame


Following the very successful AWWF Hall of Fame two of our past Champions Mick Neville and Kim Lampard have been inducted into the IWWF Hall of Fame to be presented at the Tournament Worlds in Dubna Russia July this year.


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Barefoot Nationals wind up in Longreach


The Barefoot Division is the last to wind up its season with a very successful Nationals in Queensland outback at the beautiful city of Longreach. Tough conditions over the first few days made it tough on scores however the last days saw many Aussie records and possible International records fall at.....


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Townsville hosts the Tournamant Nationals


First time in 45 years all States in attendance!!! With over 200 competitors, perfect weather, two sites on the Ross River, fireworks, top class performances on the water and a closing night at Jupiter’s Casino Townsville Qld has set the yardstick for other States to follow. Water-ski Qld under P.....


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Show Ski Nationals a huge sucess


Last weekend saw the completion of the inaugural AWWF Show Ski Nationals at the Max Kirwan Lakes at the prestigious Mulwala Water Ski Club. Three states were represented with Teams from Perth, Mulwala, the VWSA and Southern Waters from Victoria. Several days of set up and practice was followed up w.....


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AWWF Hall of Fame donation to Mulwala


Those who attended the AWWF Hall of Fame Gala dinner in Melbourne will remember the keen bidding for the signed cartoon caricature of all inductees which was auctioned on the night. The highest bidder was our Barefoot Divisional Director Geoff Davis and Barefoot Australia who have decided to "loan" .....


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World Cablefest Downunder


The Australian Waterski and wakeboard Federation together with Cables Wake Park Penrith, Cable Ski Cairns, Suncoast Cable Watersports and Logan Cable Ski are pleased to announce the Cablefest Down Unda Tour for 2011. With continuing success and growth internationally the Australian Cable Wakeboardi.....


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AWWF supports school program in Country Victoria


Tyrrell College first ever Ski Program On Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th March , 22 year 8 & 10 Outdoor Education students attended an outdoor education excursion at our local lake (Green Lake). Students had the fantastic opportunity to take part in some waterskiing activities. Of the 22 students, 10.....


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Inaugural Show Ski Nationals on track.


Only a week to go and the AWWF National Show Ski Division will conduct its first Nationals at the twin Lakes Mulwala. Andrew Jetten and his Team have been working the hours to ensure this is a great event with four Teams attending from three States. Brant Ryan and Kelvin Western Green from the MWS.....


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Townsville Nationals on track !!


After many hours of Labour across the last 12 months, from the dedicated group within the TWSC, the jump is ready, we floated the jump on the weekend to get some final measurements, and I thought I would share the photo of the moment with you all. I have attached copies of the Welcome tickets, Pr.....


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Hall of Fame Gala night


The Hall of Fame was an amazing event with over 300 people attending the Gala Night at the Crown Casino. With 22 inductees including three legends – Bruce Cockburn, Brett Wing and Glenn Thurlow being presented on the night, it was a trip down memory lane for the audience. With organizing committee o.....


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Moomba is back!!!


After two years of bad weather and storms the Moomba Masters is back with an amazing tournament , big scores, great crowds and some young Aussies showing we have a big future on the International stage. The event show cased all Divsions of the AWWF with Tournament skiing, Wakeboarding, Barefooting, .....


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AWWF Hall of fame venue extended due to numbers


Numbers exceed 300 and new Palladium room booked at Crown.!!!! Only 14 days to go!!! Time is running out to attend one of water-skiing’s biggest nights for the AWWF Hall of Fame Gala dinner at Crown Casino on March 12th 2011. Come along and see legends Glenn Thurlow, Bruce Cockburn and Brett Wing.....


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It's all happening down in Tassie !!


It is now only two years since the once dormant Tasmanian Waterski Association re affiliated with the AWWF as a recognised State body. With at least 5 strong waterski clubs right across the state the Tassie skiers had untapped potential to again be a strong waterski body at National level. Starting .....


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Floods and event changes. Watch this space


With the floods having a major impact on all Divisions we will try to keep you posted as we receive the news. Aussie Kiwi/ Aussie Masters moved to Mulwala. Aussie Open entries available at Stoney Park Barefoot Nationals entries open at Longreach.


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Queensland Floods, Comment from TWSA President Peter Kingdom.


To all our dear and valued Waterski Qld members: For once in my life I will keep this short and simple. Just prior to Christmas, I sat down and started to draft out a newsletter to you all. It was going to be the same old lighthearted waffle and dribble that I am renowned for. Looking at the draf.....


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Gromstock wrap up.


Liquid Force Gromstock 2010 was the largest Grom Wakeboard event ever held in this country. With Australia's top Wakeboard instructor Scotty Kell heading a Coaching team including Australia's best riders (Dean Smith Sam Thompson,Harley Clifford, Amber Wing,Hayley Smith and Ryleigh Pfitzner) plus a f.....


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Merry Xmas to all members, families and friends.


Have a safe and enjoyable Xmas on and off the water. Merry Xmas to all from President Gavin, Gary and Sue from the office and the Board of the AWWF. May 2011 be as progressive and successful as the last 12 months.


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Perth Night Jump Open for Expressions of Interest.


"Perth Night Jump 2011 Expressions of interest for the inaugural Pro-Men Perth Night Jump hosted by the Heirisson Island Tournament Waterski Club are now available at www.hitwaterski.com.au/nightjump/ The nomination forms must be submitted by COB 29th December WST"


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AWWF enters into partnership with Wakescout.


If you are looking for a place to ski or ride anywhere in the world then you need to go to Wakescout and all the information for each country is listed for your information. To check out the site and get more info go to the Wakescout logo on the main page of the AWWF web site


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New AWWF Show Ski Divisions announces inaugural Nationals


The new AWWF Show Ski Division lead by Andrew Jetten and his Team have just announced the date and location of the inaugural National Championships to be held at the Mulwal Water Ski Club in April next year. Watch this space for more infromation next week.


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Aussie skiers compete in France


Last weekend the Aussies sent a small Team of three tournament skiers to Reunion Island France for a two event slalom and trick tournament. Tim Bradstreet, Josh Briant and Bianca Mulach teamed up well to bring home a bag of medals. Look for the full report from Team Manager Brian Mulach on the Tour.....


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Mulwala Twin Lakes get a new look.


The twin lakes of the Mulwala water ski club have undergone a major upgrade along with a change in direction. See Steve Burns in action with the big earthmoving equipment.


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World Slalom Record broken after 14 years.


Team Malibu’s newest water skiing addition, Regina Jaquess put a Response LXi ski boat to good use on October 23rd and 24th setting two consecutive pending world records in Women's Slalom, something that has not been done even once in the last 14 years.


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Keith Williams of Sea World inducted to Asian Australasian Hall of Fame


The presentation to Keith Williams CMG, was held at SEAWORLD on the Gold Coast on Tuesday 2 November 2010. Keith was inducted into the Asia Australasia Oceania Confederation Hall of Fame 2010. The honour has been bestowed by the AAO Congress and is for outstanding contribution to the Water Skiing.....


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AWWF conduct AGM and Board meeting in Sydney


The AWWF States and Board met in Sydney at the home of the Sydney Waterski Club at Wolli Creek on the weekend. A full agenda for both the AGM and Board meeting saw some active debate on many issues as each State and Division reported on an amazing year.


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Asian Australasian Championships-- Gold Gold Gold


The three Aussie Teams have come away with the Gold medals in Wakebaord, Barefoot and Tournament with a heap of individual meadls. A great result for the Aussies For a full summary of the results go to the link on next page.


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Aussies win the inuagural China/Australia Show Ski Star Competition.


The Australian tam travelled to beautiful Lushan Xia for the final 3 rounds of competition of the China/Australia Show Ski Star competition. Set on the lake in mountainous Lushan Xia,the site was perfect for show skiing, the amphi-theatre seated 10000 people and a huge stage was erected for the ope.....


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Harley Clifford wins Rider of the Year.!!


Young Aussie Superstar has taken out the prestigous Rider of the year as he takes on the best in the World.One of the youngest athletes on the Pro Wakeboard Tour, Harley Clifford is at the top of his game. With high expectations from a dominating season on the Junior Tour last year, Harley has stepp.....


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Aussie Show Skiers continue to impress in China


China/Australia Sino Show Ski Competition update The Australian team travelled to northern China to the city of Shizuishan for the first round of the China-Australia Sino Ski Star competition. China has 2 show ski teams and we are to compete against both teams on this tour.


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AWWF Hall of Fame Selectors meet.


Last week the AWWF Hall of Fame selectors met in Sydney to finalise the 20 nominations to be inducted into the Hall of Fame Gala night next year on Moomba Saturday 12th March at the Crown Casino complex. While the selector nominations will need to be endorsed by the AWWF Board the process of fin.....


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AWWF now on facebook and twitter


Are you on facebook and twitter? Be sure to join the fan page and follow us!


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Bridgewater site goes under water. !!


With the excessive rains across Victoria and southern NSW many waterways that have been empty for up to 10 years are now refilling with the deluge of water not seen for many years. Great skiing locations like Lake Boga near Swan Hill and Lake Eppalock near Bendigo are again filling fast with a summe.....


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Barefooters go for Country Nationals.



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Moomba and Nautique Correct Craft lock in for 5 years


The Moomba committee headed up by Darren Robertson and his Team have just announced in conjunction with Nautique a five year committment to the prestigous Moomba Masters. Read on for more info


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AWWF Moves with the Times !!


Over the next 2 weeks the AWWF will move with the times and transfer our antiquated manual membership system to a new online model with IMG Australia which supports many of the leading sports in Australia. You will soon receive your membershiop renewal in an e mail and will be able to go online to .....


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Aussie Barefooters bring home the Gold


What a result, a Gold medal for the Senior Team and a Silver for the Open and Junior. Great individual results over the tournament. In the Open Men a silver to Ken Derry in slalom, and a bronze in the tricks to Brendan Paige. Open Women saw Megan Roberts with a gold in tricks, Ashleigh Stebbeings .....


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TWSA Junior Team Gold Gold Silver


Tournament Junior Team. Gold Gold and Silver The Aussie Team have just completed the best ever finish for a Junior World Championships with a Team silver medal in Italy. The Team of Tim Bradstreet, Josh Briant, Jacinta Clegg and James Sheldon all ski'd to their best and finshed the tournam.....


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Over 35 Tournament World Championships


Over 35 Waterski World Championships Australia will be sending a team of ONE to the Over 35s IWWF tournament waterski worlds to be held from the 6th to the 12th of September in Milan, Italy. This is the inaugural tournament and Australia’s representation rests of the shoulders of three event skier,.....


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TWSA success at the Top End !!


THE 2010-11 WATER SKI SEASON KICKED OFF TO A START ON JULY4TH AND DARWIN IS THE PLACE TO BE IN WINTER!!! TOURNAMENT WATER SKI AUSTRALIA CONDUCTED A TWO WEEK SKI SCHOOL WITH 28 STUDENTS REPRESENTED BY QLD, NSW, VIC, SA, WA & NT. WHILE THE REST OF AUSTRALIA WAS ENDURING COLD WET & MISERABLE WEATHER,.....


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AWWF Cable Wakeboarders finish strong third at Worlds


The newly affiliated AWWF Cable Wakeboard Team did themselves proud with a solid Bronze medal at the World Cable Championships in Germany last weekend. A great event with Aussie Team Manager Lauren Ormsby finishing a strong second in the Open Women's event only being pipped by 6 points from Kirstee.....


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AWWF Hall of Fame


Saturday 12th March 2011, Melbourne Due to unprecedented interest, we are delighted to announce the AWWF Hall of Fame Gala Night will be held on Saturday 12th March 2011 at Crown Casino Melbourne, to coincide with the renowned Moomba Festival. AWWF Chairman, Gavin Brain, is championing a new an.....


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The Passing of Aussie legend Bob Savage


Australia's Mark Savage writes below about the sad loss of his dad, Bob Savage. It is with deep regret that I share with you that my father, Bob Savage, passed away last Friday after his fight with dementia. For all you new people in the sport of water skiing you may have met Bob and my mother Ju.....


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AWWF/IWWF representation at World Conference on Women in Sport


Sally Morris will be representing the AWWF/IWWF Women in Sport Commission when she presents a paper at the 5 IWG World Conference on Women and Sport this weekend in Sydney.


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