20th September 2018
The stage is set in Dnipro, Ukraine at the Sentosa Cable Park for the 2018 IWWF World Cableski Championships which begins tomorrow. Over 50 skiers from 12 countries have arrived in Dnipro for the biggest event in years and to win IWWF World Titles.
Julia Meier-Gromyko (BEL), Jana Meir (GER), Bianca and Nadine Schall, both from Austria, are the skiers to watch in women’s slalom.
IWWF Men’s World Cableski Slalom Record Holder Simon Hermann (GER), Aviv Levy (ISR) and Or Shinuk (ISR) are expected to challenge for the men’s slalom gold medal.
2017 IWWF Male Cableskier of the Year Nikita Papakul (BEL), Aliaksandr Mikhailou (BEL) and Stsiapan Shpak (BEL) are expected to fight it out for the gold medal in men’s tricks and Maria Beliakova (BEL), who just recently set a pending IWWF Women’s World Cableski Trick record, is the favourite in women’s trick.
In women’s jump, Irina Turets (BEL) and 2017 IWWF Female Cableskier of the Year Hanna Straltsova (BEL) will battle it out for the gold medal. Current IWWF Men’s World Cableski Jump Record Holder, Nikita Papakul (BEL), Stsiapan Shpak (BEL), Kamil Borysewicz (POL) and Alexander Vasko (SVK) will be looking to see who kicks the men’s gold medal winning jump.
The event will be live streamed starting tomorrow. Details can be found here or IWWF’s Facebook Page
Tentative Schedule of Events – Revised
Friday, 21nd September 2018
7:30 AM Trick Prelim Women Series 2
Followed By Trick Prelim Women Series 1
Followed By Trick Prelim Men Series 2
Followed By Trick Prelim Men Series 1
Followed By Slalom Prelim Women Series 1
5:30 PM Opening Ceremony
Saturday, 22nd September 2018
7:30 AM Men’s Trick Final
Followed By Women’s Trick Final
Followed By Slalom Prelim Men Series 2
Followed By Slalom Prelim Men Series 1
Followed By Jump Finals (1.5 m / 1.65 m / 1.8 m)
Followed By Women’s Slalom Final
Followed By Men’s Slalom Final
Click here for the event schedule, starting orders, results and livestream link.
Social Media & Other Important Links:
IWWF’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iwwfed/
IWWF’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IWWFED
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 and Barefoot Waterskiing