The IWWF World Cup tournament will be headlining the extreme multi sports Action Sports Games event.
Current world IWWF champions Freddy Krueger (waterski big jump) and Harley Clifford (wakeboard) will be back this year to defend their titles. World champion female waterski jumper Jacinta Carroll (AUS) plus IWWF world female wakeboard champion Raimi Merritt (USA) will also be returning to defend their titles.
Read more about IWWF here.
Freddy Krueger (USA)
Freddy won the men’s jumping title for the third consecutive year at the 2014 IWWF World Cup Stop in Mandurah, soaring 216 feet/65.9 meters on his third and final attempt in the finals.
Freddy has been the US Masters Water Ski Tournament Jump Champion 10 times, The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation World Cup Jump Champion 4 times, the US Water Ski National Championships Men’s Jumping Champion 6 times, has won or placed in numerous other championships, and currently holds the world record for the longest waterski jump at 75.3m/247ft!
Jacinta Carroll (AUS)
Jacinta is from Geelong and in 2014 was ranked #1 in the world. Jacinta won at the US Masters in May where she had a jump of 182 feet (55.47 meters) and, at just 21, it is one of a long list of titles she has claimed. Her goal is to be the first woman to crack 200 feet.
Read more about Jacinta here.
Harley Clifford (AUS)
Harley Clifford is the king of wakeboarding in Australia – in just a few short years he’s gone from amateur ripper to wakeboard superstar!
Harley Clifford – Australian Pro Wakeboarder
5X World Champion
3X King of Wake Champion
4X US Pro Tour Champion
You can also WIN one of Harley’s wakeboards! Check the story out here.
Caroline Djupsjo (SWE)
In 2013 and 2014 Caroline placed third in the IWWF Mandurah World Cup. Caroline’s had a huge year, taking out first place in the Swedish national Championships and second in Germany’s Chill & Ride. Caroline’s career has spanned the last eight years and her record of achievements is a mile long, including being awarded Female Rider of the Year (Europe, Africa and Middle East) and Swedish Rider of the Year for 3 years. Definitely one to watch!