World Cup Stop in China This Weekend
September 30, 2009
To mark the 60th Anniversary of the Peoples Republic of China at the International Aquatic Carnival in the City of Liuzhou, the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) will present the next stop of the successful World Cup series in a truly spectacular location. This will all take place over this weekend: October 1st – 3rd.
Located 727km west of Hong Kong in China, the City of Liuzhou with its 2100 year history, will host a World Cup Stop for the very first time.
Surrounded by rolling hills, mountains and caves, the river site will stage JUMP and WAKEBOARD.
As this event will fall within a national holiday period and will form part of a major Watersports Festival, our World Cup athletes will be on center stage !
It is anticipated that the Finals will be broadcast nationally by Central China TC (CCTV) to millions in the country.
The entry lists of Wakeboard Riders and Waterski Jumpers is one of the most impressive to date. With 33 Riders plus 20 Jumpers, a total of 17 countries will be represented. These will include Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Republic of South Africa, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand and USA.
The World Cup Timetable is as follows :
October 1 - Thursday
October 2 - Friday
October 3 - Saturday
MasterCraft is the official towboat sponsor for the 2009 World Cup.
To learn more about this World Cup Stop, visit: