Cable wakeboarding parks: cableways are fun, cheap and eco-friendly

Cable wakeboarding parks are spreading throughout the entire world. The overhead cableski systems are constantly being upgraded and turning wakeboarding into a cheap and accessible extreme boardsport.

The popularity of cable wakeboarding parks and camps is undeniable. There are more than 200 wakeboard cableways since the first project built in 1962, as the sport gains an Olympic boost.

The best cable wake parks are designed by architects alongside with wakeboard enthusiasts and entrepreneurs. The overall investment in a cable wakeboard system is quite low.

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Shunyi Olympic Aquatic Park: wakeboarding is welcome here

New wakeboard parks are being opened in France, Germany, Russia, Great Britain, USA, Turkey and Ukraine. The world's most populous country has also a major cable wakeboard facility.


Wakeboarding is the next big thing in watersports. The inclusion of cable wakeboarding in the 2020 Olympic Games shortlist is opening the door to a global growth of these low cost wakeboard facilities.

Egypt will also join this global expansion with its first facility. In the capital of China, Beijing, the Shunyi Olympic Aquatic Park has debuted a cable wakeboarding area, too.

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Orlando Watersports Complex: taking wakeboarding into the Olympic Games

Aktion Parks announced that it has joined with the International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) in an effort to make wakeboarding an Olympic sport.


In addition to a financial contribution, Aktion Parks will work closely with the IWWF to promote their Wakeboard 2020 Vision campaign. The goal of the IWWF and Aktion Parks is to have wakeboarding included in the 2020 Summer Olympics.

"We are thrilled to have the Aktion Parks team join us in this important effort. We are convinced that wakeboarding will be an exciting addition to the Summer Olympics and the IWWF sincerely appreciates the help we are receiving from Aktion Parks", stated the IWWF president, Kuno Ritschard.

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