The University of Louisiana-Monroe water ski team won the Division 1 title, at the 34th Collegiate Water Ski National Championships, at Tri-Lakes in Zachary.
Cable wakeboarding parks are spreading throughout the entire world. The overhead cable ski systems are constantly being upgraded and turning wakeboarding into a cheap and accessible extreme boardsport.
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.
Aktion Parks announced that it has joined with the International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) in an effort to make wakeboarding an Olympic sport.