Red Bull Wake of Steel is over and I am so stoked, it exceeded my expectations. In September 2011 we had our first meeting, from than on loads of work and unexpected things come up. Austrian government and specially the shipment authority gave Jürgen and Jörg, the main organizers, a hard time with all the paperwork and permissions.
Es geht auch anders.... Nicht nur unser Alltag, sondern auch unser Action Sport ist im Zeitalter des Web 2.0 geprägt von Superlativen. Halfpipes werden zu Superpipes, Jumpramps zu Megaramps, Brettsportler zu Superstars und jeder Contest wird noch bombastischer und dramatischer inszeniert als der letzte. Grundsätzlich ist daran auch nichts verwerflich, denn ganz egal ob
Thanks all for coming - to remember the good time we had together at the Salmsee in Steyregg- here is a little video edit:
Advent Session 2011
Bratislava Council Meeting
11.-13. Nov 2011
All IWWF Councils, like Barefoot, Disabled, Three Event, Cable Ski, Racing, Wakeboard Boat and Wakeboard Cable from EA come together. During the daytime all councils have seperate meetings and in the evening
31.Okt 2011 Der ÖWWV plant für 2012 wieder die Durchführung eines Instruktor-Kurses „Wasserski und Wakeboard“ an der Bundessportakademie Linz. Die Ausbildung dauert 3 Wochen und wird geblockt in Linz auf der Gugl durchgeführt, d.h. als Kurstermine ergeben sich insgesamt drei Blöcke jeweils von Montag bis Sonntag am Anfang bzw. Ende des Sommers (Mai/Juni und September/Oktober).
30.Sept. 2011 At the EM in Belgrad I got elected by the riders to be the official rider's representative in the E&A Cable Wakeboard council. This means that I am part of the Council and have full voting rights. I have to
Over 2.000 spectators came, I was as impressed as the riders, media and sponsors. Those many hours of work I put in that event payed off. It was a big pleasure to see that the concept which I worked out over the winter for Energie AG and Red bull, finally became reality and worked out so good.
30. June 2011 58 competitors in 6 categories split up 2.000 € picemoney and non-cash-prices worth 3.000 € . The stress free jamsession/best trick format guaranteed permanent action on the water with in a compact competition duration.
2. Juli 2011 Bruno Rixen the inventor of the first cableway celebrated his 80th birthday and 50th anniversary of rixen cableways. It was beautiful to see how fit and healthy Bruno is, he even did a few laps on the cable himself. There were 10.000 € pricemoney at the competiton ...
It was the highest level of riding ever shown on a austrian nationals but I still managed to defend my titel again. The current medal collection stand is: 7x gold + 2x silver on the cable and 2x silver on the boat.
Sa. 18.Juni 2011 We are proud to announce the start of WakeTrickTips weekly series, produced by WakeTrickTips in cooperation with the world renowned pro wakeboarder and coach Daniel »Fetzy« Fetz. Every week you will be able to watch the full HD video WakeTrickTips starting from air date Sunday 19th June.
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Seasonstart with new boat
23.Märch 2011 3 days earlier then last year, we start our season and this time with a brand new Malibu Wakesetter VLX. It was the first Malibu shipped over to europe becaus it was also shown at the big Boat Expo in Düsseldorf, so it got all the fanci extras too. Thank you so much to Malibu Europe and Malibu Austria aka "Edi" for the big support.
24.February 2010 They got 2x Rixen Cableways + 1x Rixen Bro, they will open for puplic in april 2011. I got a little tour, they showed me the whole Al Forsan Komplex which inluces Gokart, Shooting, Equestrian. The rest of the 5 days we spent on Boat Riding, a Dessert Trip and Clubbing. Definitly I will be back.