Puerto Cancun: wakeboarders' heaven

Puerto Cancun, in Mexico, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the World Wakeboard Association (WWA) with the most elite contest of the 2014 season, between October 3rd-5th.

The WWA Wakeboard World Ranking will be used to determine the top 15 pro men's and top 8 pro women's riders pre-qualified to the Cancun Pro. The Mexican debut will be pulled by the 2015 Malibu Wakesetter 23 LSV.

"We are using the same boat that I have on my dock at home, and this boat delivers! I can't wait to see what goes down from the best riders in the world, because the wake will be dialed," explains Brian Grubb, the driver for the Cancun Pro.

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Norsjø Cable Park: Ben Zilbermann seems to enjoy the spot | Photo: VM Cable Wakeboard 2014

Two hundred riders from 29 nations will participate in the 2014 Cable Wakeboard World Championships, at Norsjø Cable Park, Telemark County, Norway.

Between August 10th-16th, the best cable wakeboarders in the planet will head to Northern Europe for the 8th edition of the Cable Wakeboard World Championships.

The top-ranked athletes, including Frédéric von Osten, Sophie-Marie Reimers, Julia Rick and Dominik Gührs, will battle for titles in wakeboarding and wakeskating.

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Airplane water skiing: is your body ready for the challenge?

A group of water sports enthusiasts has enjoyed an unusual session of barefoot skiing behind an airplane.

If everything's possible, why not give it a go? Have you got a friend who owns an airplane? If so, then ask him for a ride. He drives the plane, you ride the wake.

Keith and Lauren St. Onge, David Small and Ben Groen have been towed by a plane in Florida. They say it doesn't hurt at all, although you get physically exhausted for three days.

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