IWWF World Over 35 Waterski Championships Kicks Off This Week In Chile

Drew Ross – photo by Tiare Miranda

26th Novembrer 2018

The stage is set at Miranda’s Water Ski School at Lago Los Morros, Commune San Bernardo, Chile for the 2018 IWWF World OverPreview-35 Waterski Championships.

Over 180 skiers from 24 countries are registered to compete in 4 age categories: Over-35, Over 45, Over 55 and Over 65.

Team USA has entered over 70 skiers, the biggest number.

The women include 1995 IWWF World Open Women’s Jump Champion and former World Open Women’s Jump Record Holder Brenda Nichols (USA) and Joy Kelley, former Open Team USA member,  who returns to defend her Over-55 Slalom, Jump and Overall titles.

Among the men are former IWWF World Cup Men’s Slalom Overall Champion Jodi Fisher (GBR), 1998 US Masters Jump Champion & current top ranked Open Men Jumper Scot Ellis (USA) and Jimmy Siemers (USA) 2018 Moomba Masters Trick Champion, 2003 IWWF World Open Men’s Overall & Trick Champion, 2005 IWWF Open Men’s Overall Champion and former World Open Men’s Jump & Overall Record Holder. Chile’s Rodrigo Miranda, a current top-ranked Open Men’s jumper competing in his first IWWF Over-35 Worlds, will be looking to win his first IWWF World title.

Rodrigo Miranda – photo by David Crowder

The 2018 IWWF World Over 35 Waterski Championships will be exclusively towed by the all-new Ski Nautique.

General Information
Live Stream Link (scheduled to begin Tuesday 27th November 2018)
Starting Orders & Live Results
Previous IWWF Over-35 Worlds Results

Official Hashtags:
#wake2024
#iwwf
#Over35ski2018
#nautique
#nautiqueboats
#skinautique

Schedule of Events

Monday, 26. of November 2018

 07:00  Saturday 24th / Sunday 25th / Monday 26th Official Practice

Tuesday, 27. of November 2018

 09:00  Over 65 Ladies Slalom Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 55 Ladies Slalom Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 45 Ladies Slalom Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 35 Ladies Slalom Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 45 Men Serie 2 Slalom Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 45 Men Serie 1 Slalom Preliminary Round
 17:00  Opening Ceremony

Wednesday, 28. of November 2018

 09:00  Over 65 Men Serie 2 Slalom Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 65 Men Serie 1 Slalom Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 55 Men Serie 3 Slalom Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 55 Men Serie 2 Slalom Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 55 Men Serie 1 Slalom Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 35 Men Serie 2 Slalom Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 35 Men Serie 1 Slalom Preliminary Round

Thursday, 29. of November 2018

 09:00  Over 65 Ladies Tricks Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 55 Ladies Tricks Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 45 Ladies Tricks Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 35 Ladies Tricks Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 65 Men Tricks Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 55 Men Serie 2 Tricks Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 55 Men Serie 1 Tricks Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 45 Men Tricks Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 35 Men Tricks Preliminary Round

Friday, 30. of November 2018

 09:00  Over 65 Ladies Jump Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 55 Ladies Jump Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 45 Ladies Jump Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 35 Ladies Jump Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 65 Men Jump Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 55 Men Jump Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 45 Men Jump Preliminary Round
 Following  Over 35 Men Jump Preliminary Round

Saturday, 1. of December 2018

 09:00  Over 65 Ladies Slalom Final
 Following  Over 55 Ladies Slalom Final
 Following  Over 45 Ladies Slalom Final
 Following  Over 35 Ladies Slalom Final
 Following  Over 65 Men Slalom Final
 Following  Over 55 Men Slalom Final
 Following  Over 45 Men Slalom Final
 Following  Over 35 Men Slalom Final
 15:00  Award Ceremony
 16:00  Over 65 Ladies Tricks Final
 Following  Over 55 Ladies Tricks Final
 Following  Over 45 Ladies Tricks Final
 Following  Over 35 Ladies Tricks Final

Sunday, 2. of December 2018

 09:00  Over 65 Men Tricks Final
 Following  Over 55 Men Tricks Final
 Following  Over 45 Men Tricks Final
 Following  Over 35 Men Tricks Final
 11:15  Award Ceremony
 Following  Over 65 Ladies Jump Final
 Following  Over 55 Ladies Jump Final
 Following  Over 45 Ladies Jump Final
 Following  Over 35 Ladies Jump Final
 Following  Over 65 Men Jump Final
 Following  Over 55 Men Jump Final
 Following  Over 45 Men Jump Final
 Following  Over 35 Men Jump Final
 Following  Award Ceremony
 20:30  Final Night Banquet

About the IWWF:  The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) is the world governing body for towed watersports and has 91 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:  IWWF

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