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.
In the afternoon on the same day from the AFRAME Session Stefan Voitl (photovoitl.com) was filming us (Mini & Me) again. THX
December 2010 Not just if If you have or if you are planing to have kids, I can recommend you this course. Also if you wanna learn more about the communication and treatment with people, or maybe if you wanna learn more about your self. Thanks to Andrea Klaes and the other members for this useful hours. (18 hours) www.elternwerkstatt.at
11 new Wakeboard Instructors for Austria. Govermental proved and offical! it was not an easy go, loads of non wakeboard stuff (biologie, psychologie, kinematics, pädagogics,...) with in full packed 3 weeks (150h).
2. October 2010 Nick Davies and Dominik Gührs kicked my out in the semifinal. For me the stay was holiday pure, 5 days, everday we could shredd from 7-12 and 18-20. The accomodation in Hipvillage was delux and the parties funny. Gührsi landed a TS BS 1080 in the contest and Davies showed 4times a Raley 720 in the training. i
8 invited riders jamed for 2.500 €. Each good trick or massiv slam got cash into a bucket. The crowd and speaker decided. I had an very spectacular slam on the quater, if there wouldnt be soft paddings in the back, I would have been dead. I also tested the new Malibu boat.
Two big contests at one weekend. One for the honor and for the cash (100.000 $). I rode scatchy in the finals, but at least I got 2.500 $ from the cake. There was Camerateam with 20 people and Tausends of people came ever day from the city to watch.
Over10.000 visitors on 5 days. Sport, Music und Filmfestival an Lake Constance. I was involved in the organisation of the Wakeboarcontest. 4.000 $ were splitt between 8 riders from 3 countries. 10 Riders were invited, 2 got a wildcard. We were riding on an Rixon Bro Cableway.