British Water Ski World Class Programmes British water Ski is one of only 25 sports to have World Class Programmes up Likeall non olympic sports these are funded on two year programmes in line with http://www.britishwaterski.co.uk/worldclass/welcome.htm
Extractions: The Government wants to motivate the population to participate in sport. One way they looked to do this was through establishing successful sports to assist in funding to win medals and gain success. Tournament and Disabled Water Skiing had an excellent track record and they chose to back these disciplines. Wakeboarding, Cable Skiing, Barefoot and Racing were also put forward but either these disciplines did not have a big enough following on the World Stage (i.e. not enough countries competing at a World Championships) or their organisation was not as advanced internationally. Success has been met though with both the Tournament and Disabled squads meeting every goal set for them. 5 years in to World Class though the Lottery income has fallen and UK Sport have been under pressure with their budgets. Unfortunately, as it was the only non Paralympic sports funded in the World Class system, the Disadled programme has been closed by UK Sport.
Welcome To Scoreboard Canada S. SCUBA SNORKELING SHOOTING sports SHUFFLEBOARD SKATEBOARDING SKATING SKELETONSKIJOR skiing SPECIAL OLYMPICS CANADA. W. water POLO water skiing WRESTLING. http://www.scoreboard-canada.com/
What It Takes To Become An Olympic Sport Please help the International water Ski Federation (IWSF) in its efforts to includethe sport of water skiing in the 2004 olympic Games in Athens, Greece. http://waterski.about.com/library/weekly/aa090100.htm
Extractions: zJs=10 zJs=11 zJs=12 zJs=13 zc(5,'jsc',zJs,9999999,'') About Sports Waterskiing / Wakeboarding Home ... Before You Buy A Wakeboard zau(256,152,145,'gob','http://z.about.com/5/ad/go.htm?gs='+gs,''); Beginners Wakeboarding Waterskiing / Slalom Skiing Other Boat Towed Sports ... Help zau(256,138,125,'el','http://z.about.com/0/ip/417/0.htm','');w(xb+xb); Subscribe to the About Waterskiing / Wakeboarding newsletter. Search Waterskiing / Wakeboarding What It Takes To Become An Olympic Sport As the world awaits the infamous torch to officially begin the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, the waterskiing world anxiously awaits a milestone of its own. It is so close we can almost taste it. Will waterskiing become an Olympic sport and be represented in the Athens Greece 2004 Olympics ? After years of hard work to get the sport into the games, the decision is set to be made in September. THE ARGUEMENTS
Extractions: Rollerskating, ballroom dancing and water skiing could be events you see at future Olympic Games. You may also see tug-of-war, sumo wrestling and even chess. All of these are activities which the people who organize the Olympics consider to be "sports", and are thinking about adding to future Olympic competitions. Gimme a break. There are already enough lame sports at the Olympics. They don't need to add more sports; they need to get rid of some. Why do they even have fencing or shooting events? These are not sporting events, they are methods of murder. The same goes for synchronized swimming. If you have to put on make-up and get judged based on how much you smile - then it's not a sport (and it is possible to be bored to death by synchronized swimming!) What are they gonna add next? Modeling and hair styling ? I guess that way Anna Kournikova could finally say she's a winning athlete and not just some hot babe with a nice racket. The IOC (International Olympic Committee) did have enough brains to decide that bodybuilding is not a sport (it's actually defined as a circus act or a freak exhibit) - but the organization has given status to too many other activities that should really be classified as hobbies or "things I do when I'm really bored," (synchronized swimming not being one of them!)
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Olympic Sport Karate 164 water Ski - 87 Squash - 134 Finswimming - 101 used the data Submitedby the Canditate sports. of Karate Support from National olympic Committees. http://www.wkf.net/html/olympic_sport.html
Water Ski Milestones 1997 US olympic Committee recognizes water skiing as a Pan American SportsOrganization and AWSA as the official National Governing Body. http://www.waterskihalloffame.com/pages/HoF/HoFMilestones.html
Sunset Lakes His pioneering efforts with boat speed control may eventually playa key factor in water skiing being accepted as an olympic sport. http://www.jacktravers.com/AboutUs.asp
Extractions: EXPERIENCE Owner/Operator INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT SKIING, INC. Owner, Sunset Lakes Member, AWSA Coaching Committee/Level 3 Course Conductor Coach, U.S. Open World Team Coach, U.S. Junior World Team Coach, U.S. Olympic Pan American Water Ski Team AWSA Nominee for Jack Kelly Fair Play Award Author, "Water Skiing" - named on of the most successful books ever written Chairman, AWSA National Coaching Committee Coach, U.S. World Team Received "Best Coach Award", presented by Russian Skiers at World Championships PROFESSIONAL PROFILE Jack Travers has dedicated his life to the advancement of water skiing as a respected athletic endeavor. He has operated his own ski school in Florida since 1973, developing his Sunset Lakes complex into a world renown water ski training center Jack has consistently exhibited total support of all athletes, regardless of who an athlete's primary coach may be. Jack was instrumental developing the AWSA coaches program,, assisting with implementation of that program and assisting in writing the text for all three levels of coaches manuals. He is a founding member of the AWSA Coaches Advisory Committee, serving as the first Chairman of the Committee. He continues to take an active role on the committee.
Extractions: from Dr. Louis Grivetti, the project's compiler: This year, 1996, marks the centennial celebration of the modern Olympic movement. In this spirit of celebration we acknowledge and recognize the names and publications of more than 50,000 historical and contemporary scholars, linked by the thread of a united, common interest in athletics, sport, and recreation. Athletics, games, leisure pursuits, physical education, play activities, and sports lie at the junction between the humanities, social sciences, and biological-medical sciences. While athletic activities most likely had their origin in military training, it is difficult in modern times to separate each theme: athletics from games, games from leisure pursuits and physical education, physical education from play, play from recreation, or recreation from sports. During past and present centuries research on human athletics, games, play, recreation, and sports has been conducted by a broad range of scientists, whether dietitians, nutritionists, physiologists, or physicians. Research on these themes also has been conducted by a broad range of scholars representing the humanities and social sciences, whether anthropologists, artists, classicists, dancers, economists, geographers, historians, musicians, psychologists, social theorists, or sociologists.
Water Ski Canada Hall Of Fame won an olympic medal she won bronze in the women s s slalom event at the 1972olympic Games in Munich, when water skiing debuted as a demonstration sport. http://www.waterski.ca/hof/patmessner.htm
Extractions: Olympic Games 1972 Women's Slalom (Demonstration Sport) Bronze National/International Results Competition Year Event Placing/Record Canada Summer Games 1968 Slalom Bronze Canadian Championships 1968 Slalom Gold Pan American Championships 1972 Slalom Silver Carl Fischer Cup (Austria) 1972 Slalom Gold Carl Fischer Cup (Austria) 1972 Tricks Gold Carl Fischer Cup (Austria) 1972 Overall Gold World Championships 1975 Slalom Bronze Pan American Championships 1976 Slalom Gold World Championships 1977 Team Bronze World Championships 1977 Slalom Silver The Masters Water Ski Tournament 1978 Slalom Gold(first for a Canadian woman)
Extractions: You are here: Home Navigation Main Page Barefooting Boat Hardware/Parts Boat Lettering ... Wetsuits/Drysuits/Vests Resources Discussion Board Photo Classifieds Virtual Cards Free-for-All Links ... Submit Press Release Contacts Advertising Information Suggestions/Feedback Aquaskier Newsletter Skier's Forecast Enter city or zip Governing Bodies International Water Ski Federation The International regulatory body promoting water skiing in the Olympics. Headlines, Event Calendar, Information, Directory of federations, Rulebooks, Downloadable files, Links and Contact information. IWSF Pan Am Region Member countries include Argentina, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, the United States and Venezuela. Affiliated Federation directory, News, Links, Pan Am Region history and Contact information IWSF EAME Region Member regions include Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Federation directory, Information on Tournament Water Skiing, Barefoot Skiing, Cable Skiing, Disabled Skiing, Racing and Wakeboarding. Links, Water Ski history and Contact information. World Wakeboard Association Their purpose is to introduce people to the sport of wakeboarding, sanction and govern all international and domestic events, and to help educate the public. Membership information, Trick List, Event calendar, Tournament results, News, Links and Contact information.
Sport Information One new olympic sport will be introduced in Atlanta Official Medal sport in Barcelona,1992; Basketball 1904, St 1984, Los Angeles; water skiing 1972, Munich http://www.ausport.gov.au/info/factsheets/demo.html
Extractions: Olympic Factsheets Since 1904 there have been a variety of demonstration sports held as part of the Games but not as official events eligible for medals. Some of the events have later become official sports, such as basketball, badminton, baseball and tennis. Originally, demonstration sports and events were included as an opportunity to showcase sports or events which were unique to the country hosting the Games. They have since evolved into a much more important aspect of the Olympic Games. Today, participation in the Olympics (Winter or Summer) as a demonstration sport or event often serves as a stepping stone in the application for consideration as a future Olympic sport. The sport must first be recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) under the conditions that it has an International Federation (IF) and that this Federation has held a World Championship competition. The sport may then be included as a demonstration sport, and the sport's International Federation may make an application to the IOC for consideration as an Olympic Sport. This application process must take place a minimum of six years before a scheduled Olympic Games. The demonstration sports at Barcelona were Taekwondo (a form of Martial Arts), Roller Hockey and Basque pelota, a local ball game, having appeared in Paris in 1924 and Mexico in 1968. There are no proposed demonstration sports on the Atlanta programme. One new Olympic sport will be introduced in Atlanta - women's softball; and three new disciplines will be introduced - women's soccer, mountain bike racing and beach volleyball. Sports that have been demonstration sports in the past, include:
HickokSports.com - History - Index By Sport Wakeboarding; Walking (pedestrianism); water Polo; water skiing; Weightlifting OlympicMedalists; US Champions. Winter Olympics; Windsurfing; Women s sports Flo Hyman http://www.hickoksports.com/history/sprtindx.shtml
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Australia Sport Links Ozzie Rules Team Soccer Australia Official Soccer Australia website Soccer Links- Australian Institute of Sport Golf. Sydney 2000 olympic Games water skiing. http://www.atn.com.au/links/sport.html
Sport Tour Packages Skating Olympics History meets A new sport has already been approved waterskiing olympic stadium and its public skating rink inside away http://www.supercrawler.com/pages/Sport_Tour_packages_skating_olympics.html
SPORTS LINKS National Football League (NFL). Olympics homepage of the United States OlympicCommittee. Short sports. SKATING. (see water skiing below). Cross Country skiing. http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Glade/3028/spo2.html
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Extractions: Dictionaries: General Computing Medical Legal Encyclopedia Word: Word Starts with Ends with Definition Water skiing is a sport and recreational activity invented in Lake City, Minnesota Lake City is a city located in Minnesota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 4,950. As of the Click the link for more information. and is popular in many countries around the world where appropriate conditions exist - an expanse of water unaffected by wave motion. Rivers, lakes, and sheltered bays are all popular for water skiing. Standard water skis, originally made of wood but now usually constructed out of fibreglass Fiberglass or fibreglass is material made from extremely fine fibers of glass. It is widely used in the manufacture of insulation and textiles. It is also used as a reinforcing agent for many plastic products, the result being a composite material called glass-reinforced plastic or GRP, also known as glass-fiber reinforced epoxy (GRE). Glassmakers throughout history had experimented with glass fibers, but innovations such as fiberglass were only made possible with the advent of finer machine-tooling. In 1893, Edward Drummond Libbey exhibited a dress at the World Columbian Exposition incorporating glass fibers with the diameter and texture of silk fibers.
Extractions: Dictionaries: General Computing Medical Legal Encyclopedia Word: Word Starts with Ends with Definition Wakeboarding is a relatively new boardsport The first boardsport was surfing, followed by skateboarding. Later came windsurfing (aka sailboarding), bodyboarding, wakeboarding, kneeboarding, skimboarding, snowboarding, riverboarding and kiteboarding, all now competitive sports. See also: board Click the link for more information. , created from a combination of water skiing Water skiing is a sport and recreational activity invented in Lake City, Minnesota in 1922 and is popular in many countries around the world where appropriate conditions exist - an expanse of water unaffected by wave motion. Rivers, lakes, and sheltered bays are all popular for water skiing. Standard water skis, originally made of wood but now usually constructed out of fibreglass-based composites, are of similar length to downhill snow skis but are somewhat wider. Instead of a rigid binding, they have rubber mouldings in which the feet are placed. Skiers are pulled along by a rope with a handle fitted at one end and attached to a powerboat at the other.
Extractions: See also: 1972 Summer Paralympics The Games of the XX Olympiad were held in in Munich West Germany . In the bid to organise the Olympics, Detroit Madrid and Montreal were beaten. Games of the XX Olympiad Nations participating Athletes participating 7,123 (6,065 men, 1,058 women) Events 195 in 23 sports Opening ceremonies August 26 Closing ceremonies September 11 Officially opened by Gustav Heinemann Athlete's Oath Heidi Schüller Judge's Oath: Heinz Pollay Olympic Torch Günther Zahn Table of contents 1 Highlights 2 Medals awarded 3 Medal count 4 References ... edit On September 5 Palestinian terrorists killed 2 Israeli athletes and took 9 hostage. After a failed rescue attempt, all hostages and all but three of terrorists were killed. For more, see Munich massacre All Olympic events were suspended for one day after the terrorist action became known. They were continued a day later, although some athletes decided to leave Munich. Mark Spitz set seven World Records to win a record seven gold medals in one Olympics, bringing his total to nine. Lasse Virén of Finland won the 5000 and 10000 m (the latter after a fall), a feat he would repeat in the