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Friends of Tournament 200 Club - August Winners

Friends of Tournament 200 Club - August Winners

8 September 2021

The BWSF Ltd Tournament Committee has started a fund raising initiative, Friends of Tournament (FoT), with the specific purpose of raising funds to support the Tournament Committee’s existing activities . . .

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Petrol In Boats

Petrol In Boats

6 September 2021

BWSW member Paul Owen of Weaver Water Ski Club has kindly shared this communication with us relating to use of petrol in boats which we are forwarding with his much appreciated permission . . .

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Freddie Winter & Rob Hazelwood Take Top 2 Spots At Pro Event

Freddie Winter & Rob Hazelwood Take Top 2 Spots At Pro Event

1 September 2021

Slalom specialist Freddie Winter just pipped three-eventer Rob Hazelwood in a gripping climax in the men’s slalom final at the latest pro event, the California Pro-Am in the USA. . .

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Brian Lawrence Passed Away At The Age Of 84.

Brian Lawrence Passed Away At The Age Of 84.

25 August 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the recent passing of Brian Lawrence at the age of 84. . .

UKCC Coaching Courses

UKCC Coaching Courses

19 August 2021

BWSW Coaching Programme, boat courses available. We rely on our network of coaches, operators and drivers; they play an essential role in the future of our sport. . .

Freddie Winter 2nd at the US Open

Freddie Winter 2nd at the US Open

16 August 2021

For the first time since 2015 the US Open was held on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th August, in Wilmington, Illinois, with Freddie taking silver ...

British Water Ski Nationals Kick Off This Thursday

British Water Ski Nationals Kick Off This Thursday

10 August 2021

It’s been a long wait since the last BWSW National Water Ski Championships in 2019, but the biggest water ski competition in the UK finally gets under way this week at Oxford Wakeboard & Ski Club . . .

GB Medals at the European Under 21 Championships

GB Medals at the European Under 21 Championships

9 August 2021

Congratulations to Ben Turp and Katie Nutt who made the podium at the Europeans in Seseña, Spain, on Sunday 8th August with some impressive slalom skiing . . .

Sebastian Kearns-Olivier - Coach & Rider

15 July 2021

Sebastian Kearns-Olivier, AKA Seabas, thought his time on a wakeboard was over after a drunken prank resulted in him having to have his left hand and part of his forearm amputated. But the super-positive rider who helps out at Pier 52 Wake Park in Staffordshire was soon back on the water, proving that disability is no bar to pursuing your favourite sport...

An Inclusive Sport

12 July 2021

It is not an exaggeration to say that waterskiing & wakeboarding can be absolutely life-changing for many people with disabilities. . .

Friends of Wake Lottery Winners Announced

12 July 2021

The first monthly draw of the new Wake Lottery, an initiative of the Boat Wakeboard Committee, took place at Ellingham Water Ski & Wakeboard Club on Saturday 10th July ….

Waterski & Wakeboard July August - Bumper Issue

12 July 2021

The July August issue of Water ski & Wakeboard magazine is available online - a bumper issue with pages of content. ...

Olympians Support Our Campaign to Get More Women on The Water

9 July 2021

Former GB ski racer Chemmy Alcott and freestyle snowboarder Aimee Fuller have been showing off their wakesurfing skills and giving their backing to our efforts to get more female participation in the sport….

WIN - Apple Airpods Pro

1 July 2021

Please assist us by completing our diversity survey and be in with a chance of winning brand new Apple Airpods Pro . . .

RAF Water Ski Championships

23 June 2021

There are not many events where complete novices can compete in slalom, tricks and jump alongside skilled veterans of the sport. The RAF Water Ski Championships is one. We were invited along to the 2021 edition at Oxford Wakeboard & Water Ski Club...

Q&A With Team GB Jumper Jack

21 June 2021

Interview with Team GB jumper Jack Critchley . . .

Overall World Record for Joel Poland

16 June 2021

It’s official! The 22-year-old has set a new world record in one of the toughest challenges in water skiing. He broke the Overall Open World Record at the end of April but it has only just been ratified by the IWWF...

Freddie Winter Wins The Masters

31 May 2021

Freddie came through an exciting, tight final to defend his men’s slalom title at the world’s top pro event, the Masters in Georgia, USA . . .