André Schürle, the driver from the F1 Team Germany water ski racing team recently arranged a superb event in Lech am Arlberg, Austria.
Below are a selection of the boat and skier shots from In Tha Zone Images at the recent Aussie Titles / World Selections Race 3 & 4 at Lake Charm in Victoria. Rob Storum gives a special thank you to HB Promotions for getting him down for the Championships and to Brian Nutley and Ian [...]
In Straham, Tasmania on Saturday 31st January 2009 at 7am, hundreds of skiers, assistants and organisers attempt to beat the long standing record of 100 skiers set by Cairns & District Powerboat and Ski Club on 18th October 1986. Watch the Cairns record here. Strahan’s attempt is planned for Sunrise on Saturday however all day [...]
Stephen Robertson of Australia writes …yesterday (06.30am Saturday 24th January – Sydney time) 2 of my very good friends & former fellow ski racers David Morris & Dean Hanckel were involved in a tragic accident whilst on a training ride for an upcoming ironman triathlon, they were struck down by a truck causing Dave’s death, [...]
In under 2 weeks we will know the winner of the 2009 Club Marine Southern 80. Check out the Southern 80 website for all the competitor information, including briefing sheets, schedule of events, purchasing of entry passes and race day programs. Watch a podcast of an interview with Mark Cranny from Team Hell (Hellrazor, Hellbent, [...]
Well the 2009 Gannawarra Shire Australian Speed & Marathon Championships have been held. Final results can be downloaded from the SRV website Photos will be available soon on the In tha Zone website.
21 Jan update – By Neville Fry – Wayne Mawer has taken out the forth selection race at Lake Charm – second was Chris Stout, third Ben Gully. Unfortunately Peter Proctor’s boat had another problem before half way through the race - Peter was leading at the time. These two skiers have not had a [...]
Jeff Barrus has published a snippet of footage of the 2008 Catalina DVD which is scheduled for release on 15 Feb. Who’s voice was on the video and when?
Vera Van den Bossche of Belgium writes … Dear all, It is with great sadness that I have to inform you all that Hugo Van Loon at the age of 64, passed away this morning January 13th caused by a heart attack. Hugo was a well known figure amongst us, not only as International Judge [...]
14 Jan update Services for Howard Saturday, January 24 @ 2:00 pm The River Christian Reformed Church 459 E Highland Ave Redlands CA 92373 909 798-2221 Gathering following: Redlands Country Club 1749 Garden St Redlands CA 92373 909 793-1295 —————————– Many will already have heard the terribly sad news that Howard Haig passed away on [...]
With over 500 entries and 250 boats, the entries are now closed for the 2009 Club Marine Southern 80. This promises to provide plenty of action on the water. The 2009 format has been changed dramatically from previous years events. With some races cut and more events on the water on Saturday. Friday 6th February, [...]
British Water Ski has a vacancy for an experienced Operations Manager to play a key role within the organisation to assist in achieving BWS short and long term goals.
Since Tony Williams stepped down from his seat of British Racing Chairman, GB has been busy considering who is the right person to take on the role and take British water ski racing forward in 2009.
10 Jan – I want to thank everyone for their well wishing comments below, texts and email. We have been overwhelmed with the kind thoughts from around the world. Gabi and Tommy are doing great and he will no doubt be getting to see his first races in the coming months. Thanks again everyone.
3 Jan – Hello and Happy New Year, Thought I would give another update on Kevo. The new year brought special meaning to our family as Kev was coming home. He now is resting at home under the care of his wonderful wife and looked in on by all of the great people that love [...]