Ekaterinburg grandmothers are going to take part in the Wakeboarding Championship

Wakeboarding is a sport in which you have to slide on the surface of the water while standing on the board, doing various exercises.

Championship of wakeboarding in Russia

Retirees from Ekaterinburg have decided to master such sport as - "wakeboarding ", instead of having a rest,sitting on a bench.

Wakeboarding is a sport in which you have to slide on the surface of the water while standing on the board, doing various exercises.

Championship of wakeboarding in Russia

Retirees already were engaged in bowling, dances and yoga. And now they are full of forces and determination to engage in wakeboarding.

14 persons, the mean age of which is 71 years, the total - nearly a thousand years.

Championship of wakeboarding in Russia

Skilled instructors train retirees.

They try to be kept on the board on the water.

But nothing turns out.

Championship of wakeboarding in Russia

Valentina has decided to try to sweep on a water ski.

She has won. Skis have obeyed her.

She says - "I have gotten up on the skis for the first time without any training. I have not expected a good result".

This success helps the others believe to their luck.

Championship of wakeboarding in Russia

The next is Catherine Myasnikova, who has confidently started moving, surrounded by splashes of water.

She says- "I always go in for sports! On skis - in winter, in summer - on a bicycle"

There is only one limitation: the age should not be older than 80 years.

video:here

Alexander Ponomarev, a member of the Russian national wakeboarding said "I admire the vital energy of these people. They tend to aspire to the youth. Well, God gives them the health"'.

But as long as they are not ready to participate in the Championship of Russia, 2013, on wakeboarding.

The Russian championship on wakeboarding is held annually in two disciplines : wakeboarding with a boat and cable wakeboarding.

Championship of wakeboarding in Russia

This year, the Championship of Russia will be held on Lake Inyshko (wake-club-Master, Miass) from July 29 to August 3.

Championship of wakeboarding in Russia

Lake Inyshko is an ideal place for wakeboarding, it is closed from a wind on all sides so the water surface is calm in any weather.

Viewers will see the incredible stunts, that the participants do. video here

There will be а flyboard on which everyone can ride.

video here

Championship of wakeboarding in Russia

Sportsmen will be staying in a hotel of a resort of skiing "Ryder".

The hotel has a gym, trampolines, special boards for working off of stunts on a trampoline.

The information about the hotel: http://rider74.ru

Championship of wakeboarding in Russia

Who wants to feel close to nature, and also to save some money, you can live in tents.

Championship of wakeboarding in Russia

The territory will be protected, arranged well.

The camping will be for a whole week.

The official site of the Championship of Russia on wakeboarding: http://wakechamp.ru.

Championship of wakeboarding in Russia

The organizer of competition is вейк-клуб «Мастер»

The bus transfer will be organized From Magnitogorsk and Chelyabinsk.

Preliminary applications may be submitted at wakechamp2013@gmail.com and pro@rider74.ru.

And what about our grandmothers from Ekaterinburg?

After trying of training of water skiing and wakeboarding, grandmothers are not going to stop.

They plan to arrange skydiving and they look forward engaging in them.

Sources:

http://rider74.ru/news/20130704153921/

http://wakechamp.ru.

http://vk.com/rider_74

http://www.1tv.ru/news/social/237212

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wakeboarding

http://www.obltv.ru/news/sport/vodnyjelyzhidlaekstremalnogovozrasta

video by devinsupertramp(http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=m4Bm3cs9TFo)

video by Artem Gallyamov www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Y7HiXqDkYtY

photo by :

Artem Gallyamov

Victor Averin

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2013-07-13 12:01:48Z   Oilfox       2014-03-06 12:14:46Z   Oilfox