Download the information bulletin for Round 2 Europe Cup Geel HERE
5 Aug 2015
For the first time ever we are staging Formula 1,2 and 3 water ski racing in the Historic
Maritime Quarter of Kings Lynn. Ready to rival the Diamond Race which is a world
renowned water ski race in Belgium, close to the Henseatic town of Antwerp this event will
be of a high octane nature with racing speeds of close to 100mph. Watch from the banks of
the Ouse whilst competitors race across the choppy water surface. We hope this will be an
unforgettable experience and one to continue for years to come.
Please find attached participants race pack for the final round of the Europe Cup 2014
Please find attached the link to download the 2014 Participants Diamond Race Pack
Buy the Diamond Race 2013 movie for £18.99 or £24.99 via paypal, email or Tenerife.
For those of you who bought your copy at the Diamond Race, I’ll bring it to Tenerife, if you are not going to Tenerife please let me know and I’ll post it to you.
£18.99 or £24.99 with postage payments via paypal, via e mail address firstname.lastname@example.org
T. 01778 382 754 | M. 079 579 14 579
Sunderland Road, Market Deeping, Peterborough, PE6 8FD, UK
Scott Brooks will be reporting live from the 18th World Water Ski Championships in Tenerife keeping you updated via Skirace.net website, Twitter and Facebook. Daily updates along with interviews with skiers and crew & write ups on each race.
You can Contact Scott Brooks at Scott@skirace.net
Skirace.net looks forward to keeping you up to date.
Men F1 – F2
Ladies F1 – F2 – F3 & Masters
The European Cup has so far seen 3 events, the next round is at Geel Belgium 7th July with the final round at Eguzon France July 28th. Download here Up to date classification europe cup 2013-30-06
Check out the results of the Diamond race by visiting skirace.net Facebook page
Roger Lincoln has complied a DVD on this years Diamond race which includes footage from an on board camera on Todd’s boat If you would like to buy a copy @ £15.00 or £20 for overseas including package and postage please contact Roger Lincoln email@example.com
You can view screenshots of the results from the Diamond Race on the skirace.net Facebook page here: http://www.facebook.com/skiracedotnet
PDF or Excel versions will be published here when we receive them.
Vera van den Bossche writes …
Please note that the official hotel will be:
Aldhem **** Hotel
Tel: 014 50 10 01
Fax: 014 50 10 13
Rates for the rooms are:
75,- € single room
85,- € double room
Reservations can be made directly to the hotel referring to “Diamond Race 2013”
Kind regards and see you all soon,
Vera Van den Bossche
Diamond Race – Secretary General
Below is the link to the results from the racing at Rupelmonde, Belgium on 19 May 2013.
Please find herewith the participants Info Bulletin for the 2013 Viersel Diamond Race.
Please note there is a small error in the program:
13.00 h FIII Men and Juniors
14.30 h Ladies and Masters
Make sure you read the Camping Rules, because we had to change the event a little due to works
at the Albertkanaal.
We hope a lot of competitors will attend!
If further information should be required, please contact the Secretary’s office mentioned below.
Kind regards and see you all soon !
Vera Van Den Bossche
VWSC – Secretary – General
GSM: +32 (0) 475 909 870
Team GB have skiers that are looking for boats to compete in F2 F3 of the Diamond race. Please drop me a line so I can pass your interest on firstname.lastname@example.org
Courtesy of Vera van den Bossche, below is the 2013 Belgian water ski racing calendar.
Click here to open a PDF version
Jean Van Dyck of www.studioboule.be has produced this video of Belgium’s Hailey Van de Ven at the Grobbendonk race in October 2012.
Luc Belde has produced this TV footage of the 2012 European Championships at Genk Belgium.
The new Bernico F1 xtreme – built in Belgium.
On Vimeo here
The Antwerp Trophy Race now has its own web site at www.antwerptrophy.be. Log on for full details of this terrific European event, as the season draws to a close.
You can download the official final results from the European Championships in Belgium below.
- Results European Champioships Genk 19-08-2012
- Up to date classification 4 races
- Country Trophee European Championship 2012 Belgium
Also see www.waterski.be for more details.
Another great ski racing movie from Luc at Beldé Productions of after two days of European Championship racing in Belgium. Day 3 is today and more footage will follow.
Thanks to Sue Fleming, below are the results from Round 1 of the 2012 European Water Ski Racing Championships in Genk, Belgium.
Vera Van Den Bossche has announced the International open event has been cancelled due to logistic problems on the Canal.
Luc Beldé produces professional ski racing footage for Belgian TV and has produced this English language version for the international audience.
Team Germany Skiers Seniors Russell Cox & F1 Kurt Brooks are looking for a boat to ski the European ski race in Eguzon. Please email email@example.com if you can accommodate either skier.
Courtesy of Thea Klarenbeek, below are the results from the European Cup Race in Geel.
Below are the results from the 2012 Diamond Race.
Muckendorf was the venue for round 2 of the European Cup. Thanks to the Austrians for a great 2 days of racing
Download the official results
Luc Belde has captured a can of the action from the Beringen race in Belgium.
Luc Belde has put together this terrific compilation of canal action, which is all set to kick off on 1 July 2012 in the shape of the most gruelling race water ski in the world …The Diamond Race.
Tulln Austria hosted round 1 of the European Cup. Teams from Europe competed on the infamous River Danube. The racing was a mixture of fast and choppy conditions. Round 2 will be held Sunday May 20th at Muckendorf Austria Download the official results HERE
After 12 years of organizing Water ski racing events, and the organising the 2009 worlds race in Antwerp, the 13th EuroRace will take place at Geel on 7 & 8 July 2012.
Download the information below and if you require more information, contact the General Secretary Office for the EuroRace.
The participants’ info pack for this year’s Diamond Race in Belgium is now available for download. Click here or on the poster below to open.
Stevie of Belgium has pulled together a few glimpses of what’s to come in the Belgian / European water ski racing season this year.
We have pleasure in sending you herewith the Information Bulletin regarding the European Water Ski Racing Championships 2012
in Belgium – Genk.
If any further information should be required, please do not hesitate to contact the secretary’s office.
On behalf of the organizing committee,
Guido Bollen - Secretary
Vera Van den Bossche - Race Secretary
Michael De Cock has presented the 2012 Belgium Race calender
Bernico international unveiled the new Bernico F1 extreme, built for Andre Schurle of Team Germany, at the Gent boats show in Belgium this weekend
Team Germany F1 Skiers Kurt Brooks & Russell Cox will unveil the brand new Bernico F1 Extreme boat, built for the team at the Gent Boat show in Belgium at 8pm Friday February 17th. Team Germany’s Andre Schurle has said how excited he his at the complete new look of the Bernico F1 Extreme. We at skirace.net will look forward to putting pictures of the new Bernico F1 Extreme on here as soon as the boat has been unveiled.
Luc Beldé has shared a bunch more of his videos from Belgium and you can watch them by clicking any of the links below.
Thanks to Luc Beldé for this 4 minute video compilation from the 2011 Diamond Race.
In July 2012, the most gruelling water ski race in the world will see the toughest racers on the planet face up to the challenge of the year.
Rob Harks was at the final round of the 2011 Belgian Championships in Grobbendonk to capture the action from an amazing last race of the year.
Bernico is proud to announce the cooperation with Team Germany Racing. Team Germany has ordered a new F1 Xtreme mode lwith a Mercury Racing package
Steven Van Gaeveren has been clocking up wins for Belgium for a number of years and he follows in the footsteps of Belgium’s previous world class racers. In 2009 he became the F2 World Champion and on the weekend at Cardiff Bay he was named the 2011 F1 European Champion.
Eguzon is host to the European Cup 9th – 10th July. Nicolas Le Flohic has provided the updated bulletin for the weeknd’s racing.
Billy Lacroix has provided photos from the weekend race held at Geel European Cup. T o see the photos click on the link HERE
Wim Lamot captured the action at Geel on the weekend.
Click on the shots below to enlarge them
Peter Moorkens has taken shots of the the Diamond Race. To view the album go to http://www.powerboatracing.be
Thanks to Martine Ciroux, below are the results from the Geel round of the 2011 European Cup.
Billy Has captured some fantastic shots of this years Diamond Race. To see Billy’s album click HERE
On Saturday 25 June 2011, the New Bernico F3 Extreme was unveiled by Nico Bertels at Viersel, on the weekend of the 2011 Diamond Race. Rob Harks captured some of the moments.
Below is the list of entries for the 2011 Diamond Race (as of 09:00 CET 23 June)
Click here to open the entry list
One of Britain’s brightest Junior skiers has suffered a blown engine on his twin, just days before the Diamond Race.
Please note that on Saturday June 25, 2011 at 14.00 h a brief competitors meeting will be held (at Viersel in Belgium) to vote for a new E&A Athlete Representative, as Kim Lumley, who we
thank for the efforts taken, has decided to end this nomination due to new family circumstances.
With the Diamond Race just days away, take a look back at the 2010 results on the official Diamond Race web site: http://www.waterskiracing.be/diamond-race
Check out Wim Lamot’s collection of action shots from last weekend’s racing at Hasselt in Belgium.
Click here for all Wim’s shots from Hasselt.
Billy Lacroix was at Hasselt on Sunday to capture the action of canal racing.
Click here to see all of Billy’s shots
Rob Harks was hanging over the side of Hasselt yesterday in Belgium to capture the best of the days racing in a Belgium Championship race …7 days before the Diamond Race.
Top ski racing tweeter Scott Brooks will once again be keeping the world up to date – this weekend from Belgium.
Live from the banks of the Albert Canal in Viersel, Scott will be tweeting the thrills & spills from 2pm Friday until Sunday night.
Follow @ScottBrooksy on Twitter.
Scott’s Twitter feed will also appear at the top right of this web site from Friday.
Enjoy a taste of what happened at the 2010 Diamond Race as teams prepare for the 2011 event and the most grueling water ski race in the world.
Vera Van Den Bossche has supplied the participants information pack for the 20011 Diamond Race at Viersel Belgium
Billiy La Croix has captured the day’s racing at Olen Belgium.
Rob Harks was at the Olen round of the Belgian Water Ski Racing Championships yesterday and you can see all of his photos from the main race here
Guy Verstraeten was at Genk in Belgium on the weekend capturing the action of the new 2011 season.
Click here to see all his shots from last Sunday, a selection of which are shown below.
The Belgium championships was held on the same course as the 2009 World’s at Genk. Peter Moorkens has captured the days racing. Vera Van Den Bossche has provided the results of the days racing.
Billy Lacroix captured the ski racing at Genk this weekend. You can view Billy’s photos by following the link.
A promotional airfare is available for Europeans travelling to Brisbane. Cathay Pacific have a lead in air fare from £797.00 departing from London Heathrow.
The French Federation of Waterski & wakeboard welcome ski racers to a weekend of racing at Lake Eguzon France the weekend of July 9th-10th
Billy La Croix has provided photos from the weekend skiing at Rupelmonde Belgium
Please find attached the Hospitality and Social Events booking form for the 17th World Championships.
Confirmation due by July 31st 2011.
* Please refer to the PDF for prices. *
VIP Corporate Hospitality
Enjoy this unique event and it’s racing up close and personal and in style with our VIP Corporate Hospitality.
Located on the waterfront you will have the ultimate viewing of the racing for the 4 racing days.
Our VIP Corporate Hospitality package includes, buffet lunch, soft drinks and water, tea and coffee in the comfort of the VIP marquee with inside and outside seating.
Beer, wine and spirits will be available at bar prices.
You will also be treated to guest speakers attending the VIP marquee throughout the event and free pit access.
* Bookings Close 31st July 2011
The official final presentation of the 2011 World Waterski Racing Championships will take place on site at Pelican Park.
Enjoy a sit down buffet lunch on the foreshore with official proceedings closing the event.
Buffet lunch included with ticket entry fee, drinks at bar prices.
Competitors and teams entry is free, however booking is essential. (Competitors and teams will need to produce their event credentials at the venue to gain free access)
*Friends, family and guest passes available via this form.
**Competitor and team passes are strictly non transferable.
* Bookings Close 31st July 2011
Official After Party
The 2011 World Waterski Racing Championship Official After Party will be held on site Saturday 17th of September, 7pm to 12am.
Unwind Saturday night after the inaugural World Waterski Racing Championship in Queensland.
You will be treated to finger food, soft drinks and water, live music, entertainment and more!
This event will be held in our VIP Corporate Hospitality Marquee on the waterfront.
* Bookings Close 31st July 2011.
Confirmations may be faxed, emailed or posted to the below details.
For all enquiries and bookings please contact:
Southside Promotions Pty Ltd 5 Woolboard Rd, Port Melbourne VIC 3207
Ph: 03 9646 6922 Fax: 03 8612 3623 firstname.lastname@example.org
World Titles Marquee Garage bookings are essential.
** Limited number available.**
Marquee garages are powered, have lighting and enclosed.
Allocation of garages will be on a first in first served basis.
Marquee garages will be available from Wednesday7th September to Sunday 18th September.
Garage Marquee booking cut off date is 31st July 2011.
Please fax, email or post in your booking to Southside Promotions on the attached details.
Southside Promotions Pty Ltd
5 Woolboard Rd Port Melbourne VIC 3207
Ph: 03 9646 6922 Fax: 03 8612 3623
Vera Van Den Bossche has provided an information pack and entry form for the European Cup being held 02-03 July 2011 Geel
The Official Hotel for the World Championships is the MON KOMO, located on the beach at Redcliffe. 99 Marine Parade Redcliffe.
This is a 5 minute drive from the race site.
The Hotel consists of hotel and multi room apartments.
All bookings need to be done through Peta Smail her email is email@example.com
Rick Love says ‘ I cannot express how much I think it is important for the whole Australian Team to stay together.’
‘ There has been a lot of discussion regarding accommodation, there is an Official Hotel and all Team officials will be staying there as well as International Competitors. To create a great Team environment as we had in Belgium I think it would be great if we were all in the same location.’
Billy Lacroix has taken numerous photos of the Technical Day held at Viersel on Sunday April 17th.
Belgium’s Billy Lacroix has taken some fantastic shots of the Technical Day at Beringen. To view Billy’s photos
It is with great sadness to annoumce that Raymond Kees a former President of Viersel Water Ski Club Belgium has passed away.
The Ravenol German Grand Prix has been cancelled. The event was due to take place on Geierswalder Lake, Lausitz Ring Berlin. Andre Schurle Team Germany writes
Vera Van De Bossche has provided the Official E&A Racing Calendar for the 2011 Racing Season
Rob Harks captured plenty of action at the last Belgian race of the year at Grobbendonk last weekend.
Billy Lacroix has posted shots from Belgium’s racing at Grobbendonk on Sunday.
Billy Lacroix has posted a pile of shots from last Sunday’s race at Hasselt in Belgium.
August saw the European waterski racing Championships held in Cadiz (Arcos), and Bernico Boats are pleased to announce that 8 out of the 10 titles where won with a Bernico. Bernico would like to congratulate all winners with their titles.
Billy Lacroix from Belgium has shared a selection of shots below and dozens at his online album here: http://picasaweb.google.com/LacroixBillyPictures
E&A Racing Council Secretary Vera Van Den Bossche has confirmed that the 2011 Viersel Diamond Race will be held on the weekend of 25-26 of June, 2011.