Despite cold and windy conditions, 16 riders from 19 to 5 years old hit the water on February 18 for the Taswake Wakeboarding Coaching Day. Spirits were high and all riders made solid progress throughout the day. It was great to see everyone improve their technique and add a few extra tricks to their riding. Read more “2017 TasWake Grom Day”
They may not hold the official title anymore, but the Cairns water-skiers who set a world record 30 years ago today believe they are still at the top of their game.
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Water Skiing mourns one its greatest ever athletes, Andy Mapple. Andy passed away suddenly and unexpectedly in Orlando Florida over the weekend. Read more “Water Skiing Mourns One Of Its Greatest”
New name, new logo and website, new direction!
Why the need for change? Waterski and Wakeboard Australia is the governing body for waterskiing and wakeboarding in Australia and is recognised by the Australian Sports Commission and the Federal Government. Read more “AWWF to be Waterski & Wakeboard Australia”
On April 18 Bic Life Hobart held a Stand Up Paddle Board day. They paddled the length of Meadowbank Lake from the causeway to our southern site. The conditions were perfect for them with the wind up to 15 knots NNW to WNW which was perfect. If took 2hrs paddling time and they stopped and ate lunch on the way. Read more “Bic Life Stand Up Paddle Board Day”
This year, our club was fortunate enough to be successful in receiving a grant from the Tasmanian Community Fund to help us build a shed to house our new fire fighting trailer and equipment. Read more “Fire Shed and the Tasmanian Community Fund”
After a successful summer of riding in 2012/2013, I competed in the Australian National Titles for Tasmania and scored 2nd place in my division. Read more “World Wakeboarding Championship – Nathan Vagg”
With the growth of wakeboarding in the state, and with many of our members achieving excellent results in high level competition, it leaves you wondering –“What will the next generation achieve?”. For many of our young members, their journey to success is well on it’s way. Read more “Jairus Lesek – 2013”
Our annual Camp Quality and Canteen Day was held on Saturday 23 February 2013 at our southern site. It was a magic day, with fantastic weather and huge BBQ lunch. 20 children and their family members attended from both charities and they gave it their absolute all on the water. Read more “Camp Quality and Canteen Day – 23 February 2013”
The TASWAKE State Titles were held at our southern site on Saturday 16 February 2013. Read more “TASWAKE State Titles – 16 February 2013”