Luminox Krk Handi Wake 2013

Press release

Wakeboard center Cable Krk, 3-8 June 2013

Luminox Krk Handi Wake

Wakeboard Center Cable Krk in Punat bay on island Krk, Croatia, hosted from 3 to 8 June international  *** IWWF ranked event for Junior and Open categories, including the most important – Seated category for disabled riders.

The event started on 3 June with wakeboard school and training program for disabled riders, followed by the competition on Friday and Saturday, 7-8 June.

Beautiful weather and perfect riding conditions accompanied by cool music and side events resulted in a memorable weekend packed with action. 40 riders from Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, Italy, France, Hungary and Netherlands took part.

The winner in Seated category is Emanuele Pagnini of Italy who thrilled both judges and spectators with spectacular performance, followed by Philippe Turchet from France on the second position and Zdravko Lakic on the third place who made all Croatians particularly proud.

Winners by categories are: in Wakeboard Robert Pokovec from Slovenia in Open Men, Naja Puhan, also Slovenian, in Open Ladies, Timo Kapl from Austria in Junior Men, Rudolf Vinko Dekovic from Croatia in Boys. Wakeskate winners are Matic Flajs from Slovenia in Open Men and Sanda Jelicic from Croatia in Open Ladies.

All riders won points for IWWF Cable Wakeboard World ranking list and the prize money of 2.500 EUR provided by Luminox watches, Memento Venerem shop from Krk and Wakeboard center Cable Krk.

We kindly thank the event sponsors Luminox Croatia,  Memento Venerem shopOptima telekom, Hypo Alpe Adria Bank, HeinekenO’Neill Croatia and Hoteli Punat.

Dj Preddyof Austria kept the crowd entertained with hip hop, funk & reggae selection,and German writers Mr. Woodland i D.Vice of Deadly Habits created a super cool 30×2,5m graffiti.

Event organizers are Croatian Waterski and Wakeboard Federation, Wakeboard club Krk and Balance from Rijeka. The aim of this sunny project was integration of all disabled and able-bodied riders and fans of wakeboarding into a unique weekend of sport and fun.

Complete results are available at official WWF site, high res photos in our Google+ gallery, more albums and info at our Facebook page,

and here’s a short video with highlights of the event.. Thank you for riding with us :)


Luminox Krk Handi Wake 2013

Are you ready to rock’n roll?

On 3-8 June Wakeboard Cable Krk will host Luminox Krk Handi Wake – an international IWWF ranked ***wakeboard and wakeskate competition for Juniors and Open, including the Seated category for disabled riders!

A traditional Krk Handi Tricks – wakeboard school and competition for disabled, hosted every June since 2004, this year for the first time welcomes all wakeboarders and wakeskaters to take part. The event starts on Monday, 3 June, with all-week trainings for disabled riders. Official training and the qualifying rounds will be on Friday, 7 June in the afternoon, and the finals in all categories on Saturday, 8 June 2013.

For all competition related information and invitation please visit the competition page at cablewakeboard.net.

While warming up for the upcoming event, check out a short video from Krk Handi Tricks 2012:

We hope you’ll join us for the event, stay tuned for more info, pics etc at our facebook page


Opening hours 2013

Dear guests,

Our official opening date 2013 will be Friday, 26 April. Although we initially meant to open on Easter weekend and work weekends in April, bad weather troughout the winter prevented us from completing maintenance on time.

We hope for your understanding and see you soon :)


Luminox Wakeboard Croatian & Slovenian Nationals

Wakeboard center Cable Krk, on Saturday 22 September hosted Luminox Wakeboard Croatian & Slovenian Nationals.

39 Croatian and Slovenian riders competed in 7 categories for prizes and presents from the sponsors: Luminox watchesOptima telekomMemento Venerem shop and O’Neill Croatia.

To make this day packed with good riding even more fun, our speaker Marko Petar Oreskovic and DJ Jericho of Balance Crew rocked all day long and made sure everyone had a good time.

We thank all the wonderful guests and congratulate the riders!

To view full startlists and results please visit cablewakeboard.net, a nice selection of photos is available at facebook.com/cablekrk.

Take a look at the short video from the event:


Luminox Wakeboard Croatian & Slovenian Nationals

Wakeboard center Cable Krk will on Saturday, 22 September host Luminox Wakeboard Croatian & Slovenian Nationals.

The event starts on 10 a.m. with qualification rounds. Finals are scheduled for 2 p.m. and we expect around thirty best Croatian and Slovenian riders to take part.

The winners will get nice prizes and presents from the sponsors: Luminox watches, Optima telekom, Memento Venerem shop and O’Neill Croatia.

Our speaker Marko Petar Oreskovic and DJ Jericho of Balance Crew will make sure all guests have a good time, with goos selection of hip-hop, r’n'b, funk & reggae.

We kindly invite you to join the event on Saturday and support the riders! For more info please visit wakeboarder.hr and like us at facebook.com/cablekrk.



Krk Handi Tricks 2012

Wakeboard center Cable Krk  – 11 – 16 June 2012

Krk Handi Tricks 2012

International wakeboard school & competition for disabled


Sports & recreational center Cable Krk (Croatia) from 11 to 16 June hosted Krk Handi Tricks, ninth in a row traditional wakeboard school and competition for disabled..

Participants from Croatia, Slovenia, Italy and France took part, varying from absolute beginners to high level riders. The program was concluded on hot sunny Saturday with great atmosphere and performance on the water.

The day started with Croatian wakeboard team qualifications for Cable Wakeboard Europeans in September in Toulouse, France. Four riders in three categories qualified: Mara Parentic and Paula Babic in Girls category, Rudolf Dekovic in Boys and Nikola Vranesic in Open Men.

Seven competitors took part at Krk Handi Tricks, with qualifaing rounds at 11 and finals at 15 in the afternoon. The usual wakeboard course allowing water and obstacle tricks across a length of the three hundred meters, was overviewed by three judges. The results were multiplied by a coefficient that represents the degree of disability.

Winner of the day was Philippe Turchet from France, a longtime competitor and the chairman of the division for disabled of the International waterski and wakeboard federation. Emanuele Pagnini from Italy was second, only 0,4 points before Zdravko Lakic from Croatia, who came in third.

Marko Petar Oreskovic as a great moderator kept everyone smiling all day long and DJ Preddy from Austria kept perfect mood after the prize giving ceremony and troughout the evening at the after party in Piccolo bar in Punat with a selection of  funk, reggae and chill out hip hop.

Main sponsors of the event were city Krk, Tourist board of city Krk, Hotel Park Punat, Heineken, Optima telekom & company Svijet mora that runs Wakeboard center Cable Krk.

The participation was free for everyone, and all participants received prizes and goodies from the sponsors.

Krk Handi Tricks has been held since 2004 at sports and recreation centre Cable Krk. The aim of this manifestation has always been presenting waterskiing and wakeboarding to the general public as a great recreational sport for the disabled.

Krk Handi Tricks is a traditional week of great fun and instructive lessons, not only for our fellow athletes with disabilities but also for all of us, who take everyday life for granted.

For more information about water sports, waterskiing and wakeboarding in Croatia, please visit www.wakeboarder.hr.

Download pdf results here

Visit our facebook album:


View the high resolution album on Google+:

Video coming soon!!



Krk Handi Tricks 2012

Wakeboard center Cable Krk – 11 to 16 June 2012
Krk Handi Tricks 2012
International wakeboard school & competition for disabled

From Monday 11 June till Saturday 16 June 2012 Wakeboard Center Cable Krk will once again host Krk Handi Tricks – Wakeboarding school and competition for disabled.

Krk Handi Tricks is a traditional week of great fun and instructive lessons, and we’re sure looking forward to it :)

The training involves competitors from European countries, mainly paraplegic athletes, who practice wakeboarding sitting on a specially adapted wakeboard. Newcomers train together with the advanced riders and during this week instructors are available to all every day from 10 till 21 hours.

The official hotel of the event is Hotel Park in Punat. Please mind the deadlines for booking as the number of wheelchair accessible rooms is limited.

Participation in sports part of the program is free of charge for all athletes. Anyone interested to join can contact us at contact@wakeboarder.hr or +385 91 26273 02.

Download pdf invitation: Krk Handi Tricks 12 invite

Support also came from the local community and the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation whose president of the Disabled Council, Philippe Turchet from France, participates every year as an instructor and competitor.This unique and traditional event is held every year beginning June since 2004 and it has been identified as a one that raises the quality of life for disabled and hence supported by main sponsors – City Krk and company “Svijet mora” that runs Wakeboard Center Cable Krk.

Krk Handi week will be concluded on Saturday, 16 June 2012, with a wakeboard competition, starting at 11 am. Competition is held in freeride format by IWWF CWWC rules.
Hereby, Wakeboard club Krk and Wakeboard Center Cable Krk invite you to come and support Saturday’s event, entry is free of charge (and an excellent after party guaranteed:)

For more information about waterskiing and wakeboarding in Krk, Croatia, please visit www.wakeboarder.hr.


Opening hours 2012

Wakeboard Cable Krk will open on Friday, 6 April 2012. We’ll be open weekends only during April and from 27 April till 30 September we’ll be glad to welcome you every day of the week.

Season starts soooooon :)


Opening hours October 2011

We’re glad to announce Wakeboard Cable Krk will remain open three weekends in October on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 till 18 hours! For more info please call +385 91 262 73 02 Thanks :)


Cable Krk Jam 2011

Wakeboard center Cable Krk, 09-11.09.2011

Cable Krk Jam 2011

(wakeboard, graffiti & music show)

Wakeboard center “Cable Krk” in Punat bay on the island Krk, Croatia, hosted for the second time a dynamic entertaining  sports spectacle “Cable Krk Jam” from 9 till 11 September 2011.

The backbone of this creative project is the cable wakeboard and wakeskate competition combined with graffiti art, appearances by renowned DJs from the region and live hip hop acts.

53 riders from 10 European countries took part at the international wakeboard and wakeskate competition by IWWF (International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation). The competition was ranked for the Croatian Wakeboard Tour Overall and the IWWF World rankings. Prizes of a total value of 3.000 euro included presents from Carhartt, Oakley and O’Neill and cash prizes from Tag Heuer, Hypo-Alpe-Adria Bank and Desperados. Riders competed in three age categories in wakeboard and open categories for men and women in wakeboard and wakeskate. The winners in the most intense categories, Boys Wakeboard and Open Men Wakeboard were Timo Kapl from Austria and Robert Pokovec from Slovenia, impressing both the judges and the numerous spectators at wakeboard center Cable Krk. More info on event and complete results are available at www.cablewakeboard.net/news/330.html, official website of IWWF Cable Wakeboard Council.

Beautiful weather and perfect conditions for riding throughout the weekend were a real joy for both riders and spectators of Cable Krk Jam.

DJ Preddy (Austria), DJ Jericho (Balance Crew) and Dj Da Costa (Fanatiks) provided the fine selection of hip hop, funk & reggae, and the entire atmosphere reached a new level with live acts of popular hip hop band from Rijeka Balance Crew (www.balance-lifestyle.com).

The dynamic weekend also featured a graffiti session by Sec on the parking lot and the main building of Wakeboard center Cable Krk

After the emotional prize giving ceremony the R’n'B EXCLUSIVE after party continued by early morning hours in Club Jungle in Krk with Dj Jericho and Dj Costa.

The event organizers are the Croatian Waterski Federation, Wakeboard club Krk and Balance, a non profit organization from Rijeka. The goal of this project is the affiliation of wakeboarders, wakeskaters, graffiti artists and all other admirers of music, fashion and this whole lifestyle which makes this event a unique weekend of sports and entertainment.

All interested parties are invited to join us and support this sport and cultural event. For more info visit www.wakeboarder.hr and like us at www.facebook.com/cablekrk where you’ll also find the links to the first video impressions and pics. The event was streamed at www.livestream.com/iwwf where you can find the clips of the entire day Saturday and the complete video report follows shortly.

Take a look at the pics & video:

Download: Cable Krk Jam Results



WEB: www.wakeboarder.hr

Drazen Misovic

E-mail: balance@wakeboarder.hr

GSM: + 385 91 262 73 13

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